Arcadia University

Arcadia University invites applications for Adjunct Professors in the Department of Biology for the academic year. Teaching assignments are available for one or more sections of our General Biology lecture and/or laboratory, Human Anatomy laboratory, Comparative Anatomy and Physiology laboratory, Genetics laboratory, Microbiology laboratory, and Biochemistry laboratory.

Qualified candidates should either possess a Master's Degree or PhD Degree in a Biology-related discipline. PhD candidates nearing completion of their doctoral programs will also be considered. Teaching experience is highly preferred with an emphasis on close faculty-student interaction.

Arcadia's College of Arts and Sciences offers programs in science, technology, math; humanities; visual and performing arts; communications; and historical and political studies. These programs prepare students to be leaders in a global society by providing opportunities to exhibit, perform, and publish on campus and in the Philadelphia area. The campus has a variety of outlets to support the arts and sciences, including art galleries, a literary magazine, and an online academic journal.

Adjunct Faculty instructors will work closely with a course coordinator to provide instruction and/or demonstration of biological concepts in the context of a specific course and/or its laboratory component.

Qualified candidates should either possess a Master's Degree or PhD Degree in a Biology-related discipline. PhD candidates nearing completion of their doctoral programs will also be considered. Teaching experience is highly preferred with an emphasis on close faculty-student interaction.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides an educational experience that is values-based; rooted in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI); and places students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 12 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for seven consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranks Arcadia among the top 25 percent in its category and cites Arcadia for being among the "most innovative" and "best value" colleges. Approximately 3,700 students study at Arcadia, with 2,300 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority by developing and implementing anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) on campus and in its surrounding communities. Visit www.arcadia.edu.

Our belief and experience is that there is strength in diversity and we are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and employees alike. We are a community built on varied experiences and perspectives that beneļ¬ts from open-minded discussion and cultural humility. Guided by our University's values, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are working towards dismantling anti-Black racism/white supremacy and other forms of interpersonal and systemic discrimination and oppression.

We welcome candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, service, and/or lived experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The successful candidate will include a statement of interest demonstrating examples of ways they will incorporate our values in their teaching and scholarly work through application, methodology, content, and/or inclusion of students from diverse backgrounds pursuing research/creative work.

The number of part-time instructors hired by the department varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the program. When a position is available, qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview and asked to submit further documentation. While there may not be immediate openings, the hiring manager will review applications when openings do occur.

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