Adjunct Instructor, Science 170: Introduction to
About Champlain College:
Founded in 1878,
Champlain College is a small, private, not-for-profit college in
Burlington, Vermont overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack
mountains, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and
Dublin, Ireland. Its career-driven approach to higher education
prepares students for professional life from their very first
semester. For the fifth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most
Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's
"America's Best Colleges" 2020 regional rankings and listed among
The Princeton Review's "The Best 385 Colleges" in 2020. Champlain
is also featured in the 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the
"best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada,
and Great Britain and is recognized as a 2020 College of
Distinction for its "Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes.
The College offers 30 undergraduate degrees as well as online
undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.
Champlain's Centers of Experience provide students from across
all majors with experiential learning environments that guide them
in how to take their classroom knowledge and put it to the test in
practical applications allowing them to gain real-world experience
firsthand. Each Center connects Champlain to the local community
and the world, turning theory into practice. The Centers entrust
students with responsibility, engage them in ambitious goals and
empower them to lead with creativity, confidence, insight, and
integrity. At the helms of the Centers are cutting-edge industry
professionals who share the goal of providing the most relevant,
career-focused education, enriched with hands-on learning
Adjunct Instructor, Science 170:
Introduction to Forensic Science
Adjunct instructor(s) needed to teach Introduction to Forensic
Science (SCI 170) for the Spring 2022 semester, January 17th, 2022
- May 6th, 2022. Applicants should live within commuting
distance of the Burlington, VT campus. Classes will be
held on campus in Burlington, Vermont.
Two sections available:
Lecture: Tuesday and Friday
Lab: Friday 12:00pm-2:00pm
Lab: Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm
In this course,
students learn the biology, genetics, chemistry, and physics
involved in the forensic investigation of crimes. A wide range of
topics are studied including DNA, entomology, fingerprinting, trace
evidence, serology (blood, saliva, and semen) blood spatter, and
chemical analysis of drugs, alcohol, and other compounds.
Laboratory sessions are designed to reinforce, by a hands-on
approach, the principles discussed in lecture. This course includes
two laboratory hours per week.
include a minimum of a Master's degree in Biology or a related
field, Ph.D. preferred. Experience teaching college-level science
courses and experience with an online learning management system is
desirable but not required.
completion of a criminal background check is required as a
condition of employment.
Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of
interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired
qualifications as well as a separate DEI statement describing
your experience and vision for mentoring underrepresented
students. Further describe how you would contribute to
Champlain's goal of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of
race, creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry,
religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or
military service status, HIV-positive status, qualified disability,
or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not
discriminate in the administration of its education and admission
policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or
co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain
College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified
students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees.
Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with
questions concerning the hiring process or future employment at
Champlain College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to
apply for employment at Champlain College.
Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and
diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection
of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to
be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we
live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as
The College seeks candidates who, through their work and
life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research
can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity, and academic
excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about
how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this
goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.
- Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of
backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and
staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- The successful completion of a criminal background check is
required as a condition of employment.
Please submit the following documents
- Resume/CV and
- A letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the
- DEI statement
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