Adjunct Instructor of Biology

  • Marist College
  • Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
  • Jan 13, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

The School of Science invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Biology.

The Department of Biology is specifically searching for instructors to teach the laboratory for Human Anatomy and Physiology II (one 165-minute lab period per week during the semester) as well as instructors to teach classes in evolution and social behavior entitled Sex, Evolution & Behavior as well as a general class entitled Topics in Biology, both of which are designed for non-science majors (each course meets for two 75-minute lectures per week). The successful candidate(s) will join a department characterized by a strong sense of community in which students are the central focus and faculty who are both accessible and approachable.

Essential Functions:

The Adjunct Instructor of Biology will be required to teach Human Anatomy, Physiology II, and/or Sex, Evolution & Behavior.

Biology Department at Marist College

The Biology Department consists of 9 full-time faculty characterized by a strong sense of community in which students are the central focus and faculty are both accessible and approachable. Our mission is to provide an outstanding and supportive educational environment in which students and faculty flourish as they seek to better understand the biological sciences and their practical applications.

About Marist

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger's Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department's Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include an M.A. or M.S. in Biology or closely related field, strong interest in undergraduate education, a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching, and interest in working collaboratively with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

Desirable candidates will have prior teaching experience, especially at the college level.

Application Details


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Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


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