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Adjunct Faculty, Biology

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, NY

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Life Sciences
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration. Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more. Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City. Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Biology

Position Number:

999927

School/Division:

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-Natural Science

Department:

Biology

Full-Time or Part-Time:

Part-Time

Description:

Hofstra University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to invite applications for an adjunct faculty position (adjunct instructor or adjunct assistant/associate/full professor) in the Department of Biology to teach introductory biology lab courses and potentially courses in microbiology, physiology, or cell biology beginning in the Spring 2024 semester

The faculty member must be available for at least one to two hours of office hours per week and attend weekly lab instructors’ meetings. Teaching load is typically one or two courses per semester; maximum enrollment for a lab section is approximately 20 students.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in biology or closely related discipline.
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Prior university teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  • Both a PhD and teaching experience is required for appointment at the Adjunct Assistant Professor or greater level.

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter with salary requirement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of effectiveness as an educator
  • Address and phone number of three professional references

All applications received by December 1 will receive full consideration but the position is open until filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Maureen K. Krause, Chair, Department of Biology, maureen.k.krause@hofstra.edu.

Deadline:

Open until filled

Tenure Track:

No

Date Posted:

11/03/2023

EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Salary/Salary Range:

$1,387-$1,750 per credit

Organization

Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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