Part-Time Faculty – Biology

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair  

Department: Biology, Chemistry and EHS

BASIC FUNCTIONS: 

The School of Science and Engineering is seeking candidates for part-time faculty in the field of Biology. This position will teach undergraduate courses in Biology as assigned by the Department Chair or Dean. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the Benedict College Mission. 

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Teaching responsibilities include lower and upper-level Biological Sciences courses.
  • Prepare course syllabi and teach assigned courses based on approved departmental syllabi. 
  • Prepare all exams and assessments needed for assigned course(s). 
  • Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
  • Be available outside of class to help students learn and to answer their questions (5 offices hours per week, in-person and/or virtual).
  • Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and outside of the classroom. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to teach lower and upper-level Biology courses. 
  • Ability to effectively learn and use instructional technology, including our learning management system (Canvas). 
  • Willingness and flexibility to teach day, evening and weekend sections as needed. 
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the college community.
  • Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment. 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree in Biology or closely related field. 

Qualified applicant should submit:

  • Benedict College application
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Unofficial transcript(s)
  • List of three references with contact information

Official transcripts and background check will be required before hiring.

Submit Application Packet to:

Human.Resources@Benedict.edu

For further information, contact: 

Professor Larry Lowe, Chair,
Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Health Science Department
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
803-705-4573
larry.lowe@benedict.edu

To apply for this job please visit www.benedict.edu.

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