Assistant Professor of Biology

Employer
Maryville University
Location
St. Louis, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
2199217997
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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Assistant Professor of Biology
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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: College of Arts & Sciences

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Faculty are an integral part of the University's learning community and teach courses online and/or on campus.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically qualified faculty member to teach on-ground introductory or upper division biology lectures or laboratories. Specific areas of interest are genetics, microbiology and molecular biology.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University's mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
• Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).
• Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
• Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Relevant Master's degree
• Commitment to undergraduate chemistry instruction

Preferred Qualifications

• Undergraduate teaching experience
• Ph.D. in relevant field

Physical Demands

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Advertised: April 27, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled

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