Part Time Instructor - Biology
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Nevada State University (NSU) actively maintains an open
pool of qualified individuals to be selected on an as-needed basis
by the department to fulfill part-time temporary instructional
needs and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
NSU invites applications for an open pool of adjunct faculty for
in-person courses in Biology including lecture and lab
Applications will be considered on an as-needed basis determined by
Adjunct faculty members are compensated at the rate of $1,000 per
credit hour for lecture and $2,000 per credit hour for lab. Courses
range from 1-4 credits.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public
institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in
teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse
and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic
Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander
Institution (AANAPI), NSU is a university where teaching and
student support are valued above all else.
A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic
minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are
Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African
American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.
We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We
operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse
population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that
respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff,
and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our
members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In
order to strengthen the university and progress its mission, the
university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection
to meeting the evolving needs of NSU, the surrounding communities,
and the State of Nevada.
We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this
promising student population and collaborating with faculty and
staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our
institution and our community.
We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an
inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who
are historically underrepresented in higher education.
- Design course materials (syllabus, lectures, assignments,
- Utilize training sessions/materials to master the use of
Canvas, NSU's learning management system.
- Maintain regular communication with students, adjunct
coordinator, and department chair.
- Teaching, mentoring, and advising students.
- There is potential for collaboration with other faculty.
- Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or
a related field.
- Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, educational
excellence, and mentoring undergraduate students.
- Effective interpersonal, communication, and technology
- Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of
due diligence background check and verification of
- Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship
(NSU does not sponsor employment-related visas).
: Applicants must meet the posted minimum
qualifications at the time of application in order to be considered
for the position.
Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants
- PhD - Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science course
NSU employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher
Education (NSHE, UNLV, UNR, NSU, CSN, TMCC, WNC, GBC, or DRI) MUST
use the “Browse Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for
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type "Browse Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the
internal job posting site.
If you complete an application outside of the internal application
process, your application will be returned and you will have to
reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your
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Posting Close Date
- Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and
- Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position
and Nevada State University;
- Names and contact information of three references (you will be
notified before references are contacted).
Note to Applicant
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and
experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and
preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search
committee will use this information during the initial review of
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the
This position may require a criminal background check to be
conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the
Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate
the ability to perform job-related tasks.
Nevada State College does not currently sponsor Visas, all
applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without
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To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NSC-external/job/NSC---Henderson/Part-Time-Instructor---Biology_R0137664