Adjunct instructor for Principles of Animal Development

Position summary:

Washington State University’s Biology Program is seeking applicants for Adjunct Faculty to teach a course on the Vancouver campus in Principles of Animal Development during the Fall 2022 semester (Aug. 22 – Dec. 17).

Biology 321 Principles of Animal Development covers experimental analyses of development and descriptive and comparative examination of embryology with emphasis on the chordates. Prerequisite: 2 semester Introductory Biology series for majors (Biol 106, 107). Course consists of 150 minutes of lecture room meeting plus 150 minutes of lab.

Lecture times: Monday and Wednesday: 9:10 – 10:25 am; Lab time: Wednesday 13:30-16:10

Expected Enrollment: 24 students; Instructor will be provided with existing materials, though lab activities may require additional planning; Lecture could be taught in hybrid format (i.e. up to 50% online).

Minimum requirements:

M.S. in Biology or a related discipline. Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent and experience teaching similar courses at a college level. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations.

Work schedule:
Fall 2022 semester
Lecture compensation range for the semester: $7827-$8202, depending on terminal degree.
To apply:

Deadline for priority consideration is April 18, 2022 but applications are welcome until position is filled.

Interested applicants should send by email 1) a cover letter highlighting training and experience as related to the required and preferred qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) contact information for three references, and (4) evaluations of past teaching experience, if available to:

Informational inquiries can be directed to Biology Program Leader Dr. John Bishop,

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