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Adjunct - Biology Fall 2024

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Midway University
Location
Midway

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Adjunct - Biology Fall 2024

Job Details
Level : Experienced
Job Location : Midway University - Midway, KY
Position Type : Part Time
Job Category : Education


Description
Adjunct Faculty - Biology

Fall 2024

Midway University is activity recruiting for individuals to teach our non-major general biology courses on campus.

As an adjunct faculty member, you will provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies and personalized learning experiences aligned with the University Mission. We are looking for energetic individuals who have a passion about teaching exceptional quality instruction on our beautiful campus in Midway, Kentucky.

Fall 2024 Course Schedule

BIO 155 Class Lecture Tuesday/Thursday 8-9:15 am and 09:20 - 10:35 am

BIO 156 Lab(s) Tuesday/Thursday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Biology field and at least 18 graduate credit hours in your discipline to teach Undergraduate classes.
  • Prior collegiate level teaching experience also highly desirable
  • Willing to learn or have experience in instructional technologies to teach traditional face to face courses.
  • Competency in computer usage and software applications, including Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams).
  • All adjunct faculty must take Canvas training before teaching at Midway University. Canvas is the online platform used by the University.

  • Midway University is an equal opportunity employer.


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    Organization

    ESTABLISHED AS THE KENTUCKY FEMALE ORPHAN SCHOOL, the school was the dream of Dr. Lewis Letig Pinkerton, a young physician and minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Together with James Ware Parrish, the Midway Christian Church elder who raised the funds necessary to open the school, they launched a revolutionary educational experiment. In antebellum Kentucky, the few girls who received formal education were taught to read only because it was considered necessary for their role as mothers. When they reached adulthood, they would read the Bible to their children. Female orphans were rarely offered even this meager amount of schooling. Without education or parental support and concern, the most many could hope for was a lifetime of drudgery as a maid or laborer.

    The liberal arts curriculum and career preparation proposed by Dr. L.L. Pinkerton was a comprehensive solution to this tragic situation, and the benefits reached far beyond the individual girls who attended the school. Dr. Pinkerton’s dream became a reality as Midway-educated teachers went forth to share their learning with youngsters throughout the region. In the years since its inception, the institution has evolved to meet the educational needs of women, and men, while preserving the goals and standards of its founders.

    Today, Midway University has achieved its goal of excellence in education, providing advanced instruction in a broad range of subjects based upon a strong liberal arts curriculum. The campus and programs have grown with the school’s enrollment, yet many of the traditional ideals Midway was founded on have remained constant. The college’s affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) remains strong and many members of the student body are active members of Christian Church congregations.

    On May 12, 2016, the Midway University Board of Trustees voted to become fully coeducational in all of its undergraduate programs by fall 2016.

    Mission Statement

    Midway University shapes and inspires the lives of women and men in undergraduate and graduate programs through a student-centered, global education that leads to rewarding careers and responsible citizenship. (Adopted May 12, 2016)

    Values

    Midway University fosters core values shared by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and reflect the beliefs of our founder, Dr. L.L. Pinkerton. These values include:

    1. Valuing the dignity of all people

    2. Acting with integrity and responsibility

    3. Viewing self as part of the community

    4. Living life within a global context

    5. Providing service to others

    6. Pursuing life-long learning

    Quick Facts / At a Glance

    History: Midway University is a private college and was established in 1847 by Dr. Lewis L. Pinkerton, a Christian minister and physician. Originally named the Kentucky Female Orphan School, the original purpose of the institution was to educate female orphans to become teachers. Through the years the school evolved and became Pinkerton High School, Midway Junior College, Midway College, and, finally, Midway University. Today Midway University is known for excellence in its Business, Equine, Nursing, and Teacher Education programs throughout Kentucky and beyond.

    Location: Midway University's main campus is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region in Midway, Kentucky (USA) on a scenic 200-acre campus. It's a short 10-minute drive to Lexington, Frankfort, Georgetown and Versailles. Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio are just a one-hour drive away. Midway University also offers programs at an off-site location in Lexington in addition to providing many programs online.

    Campus size: 200 acres

    President: Dr. John P. Marsden

    Number of buildings: 13: Anne Hart Raymond Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology; Ashland Stable; Belle Wisdom Residence Hall; Buster Residence Hall; Equine Education Center; Keeneland Stable; Little Memorial Library; Lucy Peterson House; Marrs Hall; McManis Student Center (includes Piper Dining Hall and Marshall Gymnasium); Patterson Building; Pinkerton Hall; Learning Resource Center

    Other campus landmarks: Altrusa Bridge, the entrance to the college; Graves Amphitheater; the Path of Opportunity and Starks Bridge

    Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

    Enrollment: 1,194

    Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1

    Degrees granted and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS): Associate, Bachelor, Master

    Schools: Private, co-educational, liberal arts, residential college also offering evening and online undergraduate and graduate courses.

    Pillar Programs: Business, Equine Studies, Nursing, and Teacher Education

    Co-Educational Athletics: NAIA, River States Conference

    School Colors: Blue and Gold

    Mascot: Eagles

    Varsity Athletic Teams: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis & Volleyball

    Equestrian Riding Teams: Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat and Western

    Company info
    Website
    Telephone
    859-846-5784
    Location
    512 East Stephens Street
    Midway
    KY
    40347-1112
    US

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