Adjunct Professor, Biology Job at Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL

  • Prairie State College
  • Chicago Heights, IL

Job Description

Posting Number:




Position Title:

Adjunct Professor, Biology

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Status of Position:

Adjunct Faculty



Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks to fill positions for Fall 2024

Semester begins the week of August 19 and ends December 12.

Please indicate the course(s) that you are interested in teaching within your cover letter.

BIO 111 (Cell & Molecular Biology) – 4 credit hours, 16-week course

Course Description:

This is a course designed for science and health majors. It provides an introduction to biochemistry, molecular genetics, cell structure, cell function, cellular process, and cell division. This course also includes an introduction to Mendelian inheritance and gene activity

BIO 221 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) – 4 credit hours, 16-week course

Course Description:

This is part I of a two-semester sequence of study concerning anatomy and physiology of the human body. Part I includes the study of basic principles of chemistry, cell biology, cellular metabolism, and tissue histology. It also covers the integumentary system, skeletal system, muscle system, and the nervous system.

BIO 222 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) – 4 credit hours, 16-week course

Course Description:

This is part II of a two-semester sequence of study on the anatomy and physiology of the human body. It also covers senses, endocrine system, digestive tract, nutrition, metabolism, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, urinary system, water and electrolyte balance, reproductive system, human growth and development, and human genetics. Minimum Qualifications:

Master of Science with minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in biology or closely related area.

Experience in teaching in one of the above listed areas at the college level.

Experience in conducting biology lab activities in the above listed areas at college.

Excellent communication skills.

Experience using an LMS. Preferred Qualifications:

PhD. in Biology or closely related area.
Online teaching certification.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically.

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