Adjunct Instructor - Biology

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Adjunct Instructor - Biology

Agency

Prairie View A&M University

Department

Department Of Biology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Biological Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for an adjunct faculty position, starting in Fall 2022. We are seeking a part-time faculty member committed to excellence in undergraduate science education. The adjunct professor will teach both lecture and laboratory biology courses at the undergraduate college level. The ideal candidate will have expertise in teaching courses related to Anatomy and Physiology. Teaching responsibilities based upon the applicant's background and expertise in introductory anatomy and physiology level courses with laboratories.  Minimum qualifications for the position are a candidate having successfully completed a Doctorate (Ph.D., PharmD, M.D., O.D., or D.V.M.). Candidate must demonstrate a teaching interest and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach Anatomy and Physiology I and II or other related courses to major and non-major students.

  • Commitment to the pursuit of excellence in teaching.

  • Maintain regular office hours.

  • Meet with and advise students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methods.

  • Evaluate students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs students in a timely manner of their progress.

  • Ability to fulfill assessment requirements according to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation standards.

  • Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

  • Perform other teaching duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Candidates must have successfully completed a Doctorate (Ph.D., PharmD, MD, O.D., or D.V.M.) in relevant areas of Biology.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to teach biology at the undergraduate college level.

  • Ability to prepare and implement teaching laboratories.

  •  Ability to use instructional technology and course learning management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience in teaching biology at the undergraduate college level.

  • At least two years of experience in preparation and implementation of teaching laboratories.

  • At least two years of expertise in instructional technology and experience in course learning management systems.

Job Posting Close Date:

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.  Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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