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Part-time Instructor - Biological Sciences

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

Job Details

Part-time Instructor - Biological Sciences

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Part-time Instructor - Biological Sciences

Position Type: Part-Time Faculty

Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Part Time, No Benefits (less than 20 hrs per week)

Contact Person: Sherry Harrel

About the College/Department:

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Eastern Kentucky University offers a broad range of degree programs in STEM areas that meet the needs of our students and prepare them for their chosen career or advanced studies.

Our outstanding faculty are committed to student success through excellent instruction, accessibility to students, and other high impact practices such as undergraduate research and hands-on instruction.

Our state-of-the-art Science Building provides laboratory and instructional spaces that are well-suited for engaged and transformative learning and cutting-edge research. Meadowbrook Farm provides students a unique experience to work with livestock and crop enterprises. It also serves as a learning resource for the agriculture community. Our natural areas at Lilley Cornett Woods, Maywoods, and Taylor Fork Ecological Area provide unparalleled outdoor facilities for environmental research and education. EKU's flight training operations at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport enables us to train the best and safest professional pilots, and the most forward-thinking managers coming out of academia today.

EKU's Department of Biological Sciences ( includes a robust group of more than 25 full-time faculty who work collaboratively among themselves and with other departments and colleges at EKU. The department engages in both basic and applied research, and faculty have access to state-of-the-art biomedical research suites (constructed in 2017) with a wide range of scientific equipment allowing research from cellular to whole animal levels. Partnerships with R1 universities in the region afford our faculty and students access to molecular core facilities.

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Biological Sciences at EKU is seeking part-time instructors to teach undergraduate lectures and laboratories starting Spring 2024 semester with options to renew. Course load of up to 9 credit hours, depending on need, including (but not limited to) introductory biology (for majors and for non-majors), human anatomy and physiology.

Candidates must have a Master's degree in the related field, with at least 18 graduate credit hours from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited or internationally recognized institution. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Master's degree in the related field, with at least 18 graduate credit hours from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc) accredited or internationally recognized institution. For lecture instruction, graduate degree in Biology or a closely related field is required; Ph.D. preferred.

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: No

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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