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Adjunct, Biology

Position Description

The Biology Department at Seattle University is inviting applications for part-time adjunct faculty to teach in multiple areas of Biology. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching one or more of the department classes for majors or non-majors, which can be found here under Course Information: https://www.seattleu.edu/scieng/biology/degree-programs/

Courses typically meet on MWF or TTh for class sessions and 3-4 hours of lab sessions once or twice a week. At least two hours of office hours per class, per week are typical.



Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2019 2019" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.
In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions
Submit applications at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/ including cover letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae/Resume, and the names and contact information of three references. Recruitment is ongoing and based on quarterly teaching needs. Contact Biology Department Chair, Lindsay Whitlow, with any inquiries: whitlowl@seattleu.edu.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an PhD in a relevant area of Biology (molecular, cellular, physiology, evolution, ecology, etc.), and teaching experience across multiple areas of Biology is preferred.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 52 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2019" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers. Please include a cover letter of interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

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Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
206-296-6000