Adjunct Faculty: Botany/Genetics

Concordia University Wisconsin
Ann Arbor, Michigan, US
Jul 15, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Job Description

Concordia University invites applicants for an Adjunct Faculty position(s) to teach botany and/or genetics (Lectures and lab components) on the Ann Arbor, MI Campus for the fall 2021 semester (8/30/21-12/17/21).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

* Create lesson plans and conduct class sessions
* Prepare syllabus
* Prepare and administer exams and other assessments
* Grade students' work, maintain an online gradebook, and record midterm and final course grades
* Teach and facilitate lab activities in large and small groups
* Must maintain a minimum of three office hours per week (may be held remotely via zoom)
* All other duties as assigned

Physical Demands/Equipment

Education and Training

* Master's degree in biology, botany, or a related field is or current ABD doctoral candidate required
* Must possess effective interpersonal skills - able to work with diverse, student populations in close, academic, and professional working relationships
* Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced, change-oriented, and collaborative environment
* Evidence of teaching college-level courses preferred

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, all applicants are asked to complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page. Please complete the online application and submit cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Click the Apply Now section on the job page and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

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