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Adjunct for Biological Sciences
St Edwards University | Austin, Texas
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Job Description

Adjunct Teaching Position

Department of Biological Sciences

School of Natural Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis and maintains a pool of candidates for temporary part-time positions as the need arises. This position is continuously open and qualified persons will be selected to teach undergraduate courses as the need arises. Appointments are generally made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent upon need and performance.

Responsibilities

Teaching one or more sections of introductory biology lecture and lab courses for majors or non-majors. Occasionally, adjunct instructors may be asked to teach a specialized course in their area of expertise. Adjunct instructors must be available on campus for one office hour per week per course taught.

Qualifications

* Ph. D. or Master's degree (with 18 graduate hours in Biology) in any area of Biology required.
* Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
* Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit an online application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include a cover letter detailing interest, teaching experience, and areas of disciplinary expertise, a Curriculum Vitae, and the contact information for three references in a single (PDF preferred) document. The review of applications will commence on an as needed basis when openings arise.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and individuals authorized to work in the United States. Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged. All applicants are invited to address how they could support St. Edward's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #: J18039

Posted: 4/25/2018