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Adjunct Faculty, Biology

Employer
Elmhurst University
Location
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 18, 2024
Job Summary

The Department of Biology at Elmhurst University invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty to teach in-person Anatomy and Physiology labs and online asynchronous lectures (lecture videos will be provided). The course sections that are currently unstaffed in Fall 2024 are scheduled for Monday/Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:40 pm (Anatomy & Physiology I), and Tuesday/ Thursday, 2:50 – 4:30 pm (Anatomy & Physiology II). Both lecture and lab are overseen and graded by the adjunct faculty member.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Essential Functions
  • Plans, organizes, and delivers instruction.
  • Provides students with assessment and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
  • Documents student progress and maintains accurate records relating to attendance and grading.
  • Is available to assist students who have questions or require extra help.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a biological discipline.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD preferred.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Work Hours

The course sections that are currently unstaffed in Fall 2024 are scheduled for Monday/Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:40 pm (Anatomy & Physiology I), and Tuesday/ Thursday, 2:50 – 4:30 pm (Anatomy & Physiology II). Both lecture and lab are overseen and graded by the adjunct faculty member.

Posting Date

04/18/2024

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates should electronically submit:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts
Please provide 3 references, including name, phone number, and email. This information may be included in either the cover letter or optional “other” document.

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, 17 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 15 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.

Direct Link to this Posting
https://elmhurst.simplehire.com/postings/2483

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