Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
$50 per contract hour
November 20, 2022
4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.,
Brief Description of Duties
The University of the District of Columbia is a public land grant
institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality,
career focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare
students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to
launch, enhance, or change careers.
Incumbents must teach all assigned classes and meet all required
office hours as determined by the semester course schedule;
Incumbents will be required to prepare and deliver relevant
curriculum to students in the course, using a variety of teaching
methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion,
demonstration labs, and projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirement
- Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course
- Prepare course materials and lesson plans.
- Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course
objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance
policies in line with those of the institution, texts and readings,
assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria,
and an outline of appropriate University policies.
- Use the institution’s learning management system to post
syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide relevant and engaging assignments that facilitate
real-world applications of concepts covered.
- Maintain records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and
grades, and submit class rosters, attendance verifications, and
grade sheets by the deadlines established by the institution.
- Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning, while
establishing and maintaining classroom control.
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations from previous semesters when available, and use
feedback to improve course delivery.
- Attend all meetings and official functions as specified by the
Division Chair and/or Program Coordinator.
- Attend one or more orientation session(s) to become familiar
with the Institution’s mission and teaching philosophy, policies
and procedures and the learning management system.
- Meet with the Dean or Division Chair as needed to discuss all
aspects of the course including student progress and curriculum
development. Incumbent may be asked to provide input on program
- Adhere to University policies and guidelines in all matters
concerning academics and student and staff conduct.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:
- Master’s degree in Biology
- Prior university teaching experience and/or corporate/industry
Temporary employment may be ended
at anytime with or without cause.
Collective Bargaining Unit:
This position is not in the
collective bargaining unit.
Due to the temporary nature of this
appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived:
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, familial status, family responsibilities,
matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information,
disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which
is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any
of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.
Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.
Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Applicants claiming veteran’s
preference must submit official proof at the time of
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please