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AY17-18 Adjunct Faculty - Biology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested individuals are invited to complete a faculty profile, a cover letter, attach a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts for consideration. Please include a list of three professional references with current contact information.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Type Adjunct
Classification Title Adjunct Faculty - Biology
Position's Functional Title AY17-18 Adjunct Faculty - Biology
Position Start Date 08/01/2017
Position End Date (if temporary) 07/31/2018
Position Summary

Governors State University’s College of Arts and Sciences seeks to create an available pool of Adjunct Faculty candidates to teach Biology courses in the Division of Science, Mathematics and Technology. At Governors State University, adjunct faculty are hired as temporary faculty with teaching responsibilities for a specific course in a semester or summer session. Adjuncts are not tenure-track, not a part of the faculty bargaining unit, and are not included in membership of faculty Senate.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Biology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Biology
Experience teaching college level Biology.
Professional experience in the Biology or Environmental Biology, fields.
Experience in teaching Physiology.
Professional experience in Biology such as Research or Consulting.

Posting Date 08/22/2017
Closing Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested individuals are invited to complete a faculty profile, a cover letter, attach a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts for consideration. Please include a list of three professional references with current contact information.

Posting Number FA0145P
Type of Search External
Quicklink for Posting http://employment.govst.edu/postings/2937
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
  2. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Is your Master's Degree in Biology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience teaching at the undergraduate level?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have teaching experience at the graduate level?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of professional experience in the Environmental Biology field do you have?
    • None
    • 0-3 years
    • 4-6 years
    • 6-8 years
    • 9+ years
  7. * How many years of professional experience in Biology such as Research or Consulting do you have?
    • None
    • 0-3 years
    • 4-6 years
    • 6-8 years
    • 9+ years
  8. * Please describe your availability to teach. Adjunct assignments can be scheduled: Monday-Wednesday-Friday daytime, online, and/or evening courses at the University Park, Illinois campus.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Veteran’s Preference Points Documentation
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Documents
  6. Other
  7. Other2
  8. Other3
  9. Other4
  10. Other5
  11. List of References