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Adjunct Teaching Position
St. Edward's University


Date Posted Sep. 17, 2018
Title Adjunct Teaching Position
University St. Edward's University
Department Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Austin, TX
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social Work
 
 
Adjunct Teaching Position
Department of Biological Sciences
School of Natural Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis and maintains a pool of candidates for temporary part-time positions as the need arises. This position is continuously open and qualified persons will be selected to teach undergraduate courses as the need arises. Appointments are generally made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent upon need and performance.

Responsibilities
Teaching one or more sections of introductory biology lecture and lab courses for majors or non-majors. Occasionally, adjunct instructors may be asked to teach a specialized course in their area of expertise. Adjunct instructors must be available on campus for one office hour per week per course taught.

Qualifications
  • Ph. D. or Master's degree (with 18 graduate hours in Biology) in any area of Biology required.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.

About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include a cover letter detailing interest, teaching experience, and areas of disciplinary expertise, a Curriculum Vitae, and the contact information for three references in a single (PDF preferred) document. The review of applications will commence on an as needed basis when openings arise.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and individuals authorized to work in the United States. Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged. All applicants are invited to address how they could support St. Edward's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #: J18039
Posted: 4/25/2018

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

About Austin, Texas

Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.

For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau webpage.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

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