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Online Adjunct Faculty - Marine Biology

Unity Environmental University
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2022

About Unity College:

For more than fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. With environmentally focused degrees, Unity College offers affordable and accessible degrees, certificates, and non-degree courses, through a variety of modalities including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online.

Our Mission:

Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Utilizing experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.

Position Overview:

Unity College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach Marine Biology courses for our online undergraduate degree programs. Courses are online and run for five weeks in eight different terms.
  • We are particularly interested in hiring adjunct faculty to develop and teach foundational courses in Marine Biology. Examples of courses to be instructed would be Introduction to Oceanography, Form and Function of Unique Marine Systems, Sustainable Aquaculture Techniques, and Global Diversity of Freshwater and Marine Resources Used in Sustainable Harvest.
  • Courses are taught asynchronously with an average of 20 students per course.


The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree (e.g. PhD, DVM) in the discipline or a masters degree with ample experience in the profession in addition to the following:
  • Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is desirable.
  • Prior experience with field work and the Marine Sciences professions strongly desirable. Expertise in Oceanography, Ichthyology, and Corals is particularly desirable
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the college.
The Location

Unity Colleges distance education curriculum is 100% online. Our Distance Education Adjuncts will teach remotely.


This is a temporary part time position and is not eligible for benefits.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should click on the Apply Now button and submit a CV, cover letter and points of contact for three references.

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