University of St. Thomas

Biology Adjunct Faculty

Location
St. Paul
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 20, 2017
Category
Science
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Overview:
The University of St. Thomas invites applications for adjunct faculty positions in the Biology department. Positions are available to teach the following courses:

  • Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution: This is an introductory course taken primarily by first semester freshman and serves as an introduction to the mechanisms of heredity, evolution, population genetics, and population ecology emphasizing hypothesis testing, case studies, and quantitative and experimental approaches to population biology. The course also has three hours of laboratory per week.
  • Biology of Sustainability: This course is typically taken by sophomore students and covers the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. The course has three hours of laboratory per week.
  • Biology of Communication and Energetics: This is an introductory course in taken primarily by first year students in the major and serves as an introduction the structure and function of cells, and how structure and function drives organismal physiology and diversity. An instructor is needed for one laboratory section, Friday afternoons each week.
  • Microbiology: This course is taken primarily by upper level biology majors. The course has three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week
  • Animal Behavior: This course is taken primarily by upper level biology majors. The course has three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week
  • Vertebrate Biology: This course is taken primarily by upper level biology majors. The course has three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week
  • Conservation Biology: This course is taken primarily by upper level biology majors. The course has three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week

Further Course information can be found in the Undergraduate Course Catalog http://www.stthomas.edu/catalog/current/biol/

Information regarding Adjunct Faculty Benefits at the University of St. Thomas can be found in the Adjunct Faculty Benefit Guide.

Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications for this position include a Master's degree in a related field of biology. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.


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