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Biology/ Geoscience Part Time Instructor

DILLARD UNIVERSITY New Orleans, LA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced Arts and Sciences sciences/ professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Biology in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), for the Fall 2021 semester.

Biology/ Geoscience Part-Time Instructor

Qualification:

A Ph.D., M.S. or M.A. in any field of Geoscience, Geophysics, Geology or Earth and Environmental Science from an accredited institution is required.

Job Description:

This is a biology/ Geoscience adjunct/ part-time position. The appointment is effective August 2021. This position reports to the Chairperson of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

 

Job Requirements:

Teaching responsibilities will include up to 3 credit hours of lecture per week. 

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The positions begin August 2021.

Application: Applications should be submitted via the Employment webpage located on the Dillard University website.  Complete applications consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript of highest degree earned (official transcripts will be required later of all finalists), and three letters of recommendation describing the applicant's teaching skills.

Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.  


Summary of Part-time Faculty Member Duties and Job Requirements

Academic Advising     

Part-time faculty members do not serve as student academic advisors.

Environment     

Part-time faculty member’s work in classrooms, offices, labs and related venues to accomplish educational and research activities.                                                                                

Meetings        

Part-time faculty members are not expected to attend and participate in program, school, college and General Assembly meetings.

Office Hours     

Part-time faculty members are not required to schedule officer hours; however, they are asked to make themselves available either immediately before or after class meetings.  

Physical Requirements     

Communicate with students, staff and colleagues. Read academic texts and materials, student papers, etc.  Operate personal computer and audio-visual equipment. Stand or sit for up to one to three hours at a time. Fly or drive to off-site meetings or conference.  Move around campus for classes and meetings. Other requirements as specified by a job description.                              

Scholarly Activity     

Each part-time faculty member is expected to stay current in his/her field.

Teaching  

Part-time faculty members may be assigned up to nine credit hours each semester.  Part-time faculty members are expected to prepare for and meet their teaching responsibilities for every class.

University/Community Service   

At his/her discretion, part-time faculty members may participate in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities which impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of student, the university and the community.

Hiring Manger      

Dr. Lovell Agwarambgo

cc Shareen Smith-Tuircuit

DILLARD UNIVERSITY

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New Orleans, LA
70122 USA

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