Job Opportunity: Adjunct, Biology:Saint Joseph's University
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Position Title:: Adjunct, Biology
Full Time or Part Time Status: : Part-Time, Temporary
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Employment Type:: Salaried/Exempt
Position Summary or Faculty Appropriate qualifications: Saint joseph's University Department of Biology has an continuing need for highly qualified adjunct faculty to staff a variety of courses each semester. Professionals with practice and a passion for teaching at the undergraduate level will be given preference. Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct one or two courses each semester on an " as needed" basis. Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered during the day and also in the evening. Courses available for adjunct staffing may include:
Non- Major courses:
1. Bio 160 - Heredity and Evolution - an intoductory course in DNA, genetics and evolutionary principles.
2 Bio 161: The Human Organism- an elementary course in basic principles of human anatomy, physiology, and genetics.
3. Bio 165: Exploring the Living World - a lecture/Laboratory course covering the nature of science, cell biology and heredity, biodiversity, ecology, and human evolution and physiology
4. Bio 260-261: Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Allied Health I and II
For more information about the Department of Biology, please visit our website at:
tasks and Job responsibilities:: Teaching a specified course
Preparation of materials
Providing support and guidance to students
Giving prompt, regular feedback to students about their academic performance
Reporting mid-semester grades and final grades electronically
Secondary Job responsibilities:: Cooperating with course coordinators or other program faculty to assure quality and consistency across the program.
Minimum Requirements:: Masters Degree in an area of Biology or closely related major
Preferred Appropriate qualifications:: ABD or PhD in an area of Biology
Previous teaching practice
availability to be flexible in class scheduling
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours::
Position Job Category:: Faculty
Number of direct reports to this position:: 0
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Department:: 214010 - Biology
Date Open to Internal candidates:: 07/13/2022
Date Open to External candidates:: 07/13/2022
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Open Until Filled: No
Open to:: Internal and External candidates
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