Adjunct Faculty in Biology

Randolph Macon College
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time



Randolph-Macon College invites applications for an adjunct position in Biology for Fall 2021. We
encourage candidates seeking to gain teaching experience in the liberal arts setting to apply. We
seek an Adjunct Professor of Biology to teach an upper-level course in organismal biology. The
specific topic of the course is open to the candidate’s field of specialty, but a preference will
be given to candidates who can teach a course in plant biology. Applicants must hold at Ph.D. in
biology or a related field at time of hire.

Major/Essential Functions: The adjunct professor will teach one 3- or 4-credit hour course during
the Fall term.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Biology or a related field;
Interest in teaching undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience teaching at the collegiate level; Experience teaching online;
Demonstrated effectiveness teaching undergraduates;
Evidence of working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds toward shared goals;
Evidence of success using pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and
socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential;
Experience with a liberal arts framework.

Application Procedures
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate
transcripts to Ms. Barbara Wirth (, subject line Biology Adjunct Search. Please
submit materials electronically as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first
initial. In their cover letter, candidates should briefly describe the topic(s) of the upper-level
organismal course they propose to teach at R-MC, and the candidate should provide names and contact
information of three individuals (at least one of whom should be able to speak to the experience
and potential of the candidate as a teacher) who can serve as references. For specific inquiries
about the position, please contact Dr. Traci Stevens (

Randolph-Macon is a selective liberal arts college located in Ashland, VA, 15 miles north of Richmond, the state capital. Richmond was recently named one of the best places to live by U.S. World News Report and one of the top ten “Up-&-Coming U.S. Cities.” Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

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