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Adjunct Faculty Member- College of Natural and Behavioral Science / Biology and Chemistry

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Adjunct Faculty Member- College of Natural and Behavioral Science / Biology and Chemistry

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Purpose of Position:

Christopher Newport University’s College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences is accepting applications from prospective adjunct faculty members to teach individual courses, as needed, in the following areas in Fall 2021 and beyond:

• Principles of Biology I Lab
• Human Anatomy/Physiology I Lab
• Topics in Medicine and Health

• Introductory Chemistry I and II Lecture and Lab
• General Chemistry I and II Lecture and Lab
• Organic Chemistry I and II Lab

Christopher Newport University is committed to excellence in teaching in a student centered, liberal arts and sciences environment. Along with demonstrated ability for excellent teaching, candidates must hold an earned graduate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited university in a relevant discipline, with 18 completed semester hours of graduate course work in Biology to teach Biology courses or in Chemistry to teach Chemistry courses. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Candidates for hire are required to complete a University sponsored background check.

Departmental Information:

The Department of Molecular Biology and Chemistry is composed of 22 faculty members and oversees the major in Cellular, Molecular and Physiological Biology under the B.S. degree program in Biology and the B.S. degree in Chemistry with majors in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Department is located in the $80 Million integrated science building, which includes dedicated research space for faculty and houses a vivarium, confocal microscope, real-time thermocycler, and other standard molecular biology equipment as well as over $1M of chemical instrumentation. For more information please visit: .

CNU Information:

Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 388 Best Colleges: 2023 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 4,500 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 2nd among public regional universities in the South and 5th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.
Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored, and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit">

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To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, and graduate transcript (unofficial is sufficient for initial consideration).

Review of applications will begin immediately.

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EEO/Diversity Statement(s):

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:


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