Jacksonville State University
Adjunct Faculty Position, Biology
The Department of Biology at Jacksonville State University (JSU) invites applications for adjunct faculty positions. Our undergraduate program offers concentrations in General Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Ecology and Environmental Biology, Marine Biology, Organismal Biology, and Pre-Health Professions. Instructors are needed to teach in-person introductory courses for biology majors and the general education curriculum.
The department currently maintains a variety of specialized facilities, as well as traditional and modern instrumentation, in support of student/faculty research.
In recent years, student/faculty research has been supported by extramural funding through the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, NASA, Alabama Environmental Council, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, U. S. Forest Service and other agencies/groups.
Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.
Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 61 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to JSU Strategic Plan.
Academically JSU offers 101 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education. More than 40 online programs are offered. The University features seven schools on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education & Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Behavioral and Social Sciences; Science & Mathematics and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.
- Master’s degree in any area of biology
- Candidates who hold current relevant professional credentials.
- College or University teaching experience.
- Experience working with culturally diverse populations.
Required Application Documents
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts required upon hire)
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