Adjunct Faculty- Biology

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Posting Number F00108P Position Status Reporting Relationship(s) Department Chair Supervisory Relationships Job Summary

The Biology Department at Elmhurst University in the greater Chicago area invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty for the 2021 Fall term to teach Biology courses.

BIO 100
Principles of Biology, a course designed for non-science majors. These courses sections that are currently unstaffed are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:30-11:35 am with an accompanying lab on Monday from 1-3:30 or Tuesday and Thursday from 9:50-11:30 am with an online lab and another class scheduled to meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 9:50 pm. In both cases the labs are overseen and graded by the faculty member. Lectures will cover similar content to General Biology I and II, but at a depth suitable for non-majors.

BIO 107
Teach one each of a lecture and lab section of Anatomy & Physiology I, a course designed for pre-health professionals. The course sections that are currently unstaffed are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday from 9:50-11:30 am with a lab on either Wednesday or Thursday afternoon from 1-3:30 pm. In both cases the labs are overseen and graded by the faculty member.

BIO 108
Teach one each of a lecture and lab section of Anatomy & Physiology II, a course designed for pre-health professionals. The course section that is currently unstaffed is scheduled for Monday and Wednesday from 2:50-6:20 pm and includes the laboratory component. Both the lecture and lab are overseen and graded by the faculty member.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities for these adjunct faculty positions include course preparation, teaching, grading, and being available to students who have questions or require assistance. The Biology department will provide support and models for course materials if requested.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1. An earned master’s degree in Biology
2. Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff and students.
3. Commitment to excellence in teaching with a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in college-level teaching with teaching online a plus

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.

Work Hours Posting Date 04/19/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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