Adjunct Faculty, Biology

School/Division: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Office: Department of Biology
Full-Time or Part-Time: Part-Time
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Description: Hofstra University’s Department of Biology invites applications for an adjunct faculty position (adjunct instructor or adjunct assistant/associate/full professor) to teach our general biology lecture and or lab courses) beginning in the fall 2021 semester. The faculty member must be available for at least one to two hours of office hours per week and attend weekly lab instructors meetings. Teaching load is one or two courses per semester; maximum enrollment for a lab section is approximately 20 students.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
Qualifications: The desired candidate should have at least a master’s degree in biology or closely related discipline. Prior university teaching experience is strongly preferred. Both a Ph.D. and teaching experience is required for appointment at the Adjunct Assistant Professor or greater level. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.
Application Instructions: Interested applicants should email a cover letter with contact information and curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf upon request. All application materials should sent to, subject line: Adjunct Biology. Applications accepted until position filled. Position starts August 31, 2021.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 05/19/2021
Posting Number: 999927

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.