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Adjunct Faculty - Biology

Employer
Stephen F. Austin State University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Mar 7, 2024
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:This is a full-time or part-time position that is awarded on a semester basis and is used to fill temporary vacancies. Responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the chair.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Prepares and delivers classes to undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  2. Compiles, administers, and grades examinations.
  3. Provides services to the university and the profession.
  4. May conduct supplemental instructional activities such as independent studies, internships, and advising.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. May supervise the work of student and/or graduate assistants.
  2. May serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  1. Knowledge and practical experience in the field in which the individual will be teaching.
  2. Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  3. Ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  5. Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.
EDUCATION:Master's degree in the field in which the individual will be teaching is required. Terminal degree is preferred. Some fields may allow applicable practical experience to substitute for Master's degree.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:Practical experience sufficient to teach at the university level, through teaching or profession, is required. Experience teaching at the university level is preferred.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:
Experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology is strongly preferred.

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