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Adjunct Instructor - Biology, School of STEM

Avila University
Kansas City, MO
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Position Description:

The School of STEM at Avila University is seeking qualified adjunct instructors for the Biological Sciences.

  • Avila University needs adjunct instructors for multiple part-time appointments. Teaching responsibilities will include:
  • Lectures and/or labs for Introductory Biology (e.g. Cells, Genes, Ecology, Evolution, Environmental Science, Organismal Biology) or
  • Conduct all class sessions according to the assigned schedule.
  • Provide instruction, activities, assignments, assessments, and feedback to adequately cover all objectives for the specific course(s) taught,
  • Deliver content using effectual methods which are appropriate to students with differing abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experience,
  • Work effectively with the program Chair and/or the Laboratory Manager,
  • Perform other duties as needed related to assigned courses.

  • Master's degree or higher in specific discipline relevant to teaching responsibilities or a Master's degree in another area with 18 credit hours of discipline graduate coursework from an accredited university/college.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Teaching experience with a diverse population (preferred).
  • Multilingual skills highly preferred.
  • Ability to contribute to a climate that supports a diverse student body, serves first-generation college students, multilingual learners, and contributions to equity and social justice through their work.

Stipend based on the credit hours assigned and previous teaching experience.

The Community:

Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities. Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran's status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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