Adjunct - Biology
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired
by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We
seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our
mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as
engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse
faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Job Description: Adjunct – Biology; College of Science &
Health; Lisle, IL
Classification: Non-Benefit Eligible
Duties: Benedictine University is seeking an adjunct faculty member
to teach 1-3 biology courses each semester. Common course offerings
include undergraduate lectures and labs in: biology courses for
non-majors, general biology for majors, genetics, cell biology,
human anatomy, human physiology, ecology, a writing intensive
course, and others, all offered on an as-needed basis.
While we offer courses in either an in-person or virtual modality,
those who are able and willing to teach in-person are especially
encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: A Master’s or a Doctoral degree in Biology or some
discipline within biology is required. Prior teaching experience at
the high school or college level is highly desirable. All areas
within biology are invited to apply.
Application Process: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and
contact information for three professional references.
Candidates who are offered an adjunct faculty position at
Benedictine University must present their Official Transcripts and
Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position.
These items must be presented to Human Resources before the
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