Adjunct Lecturer-Quarterly:Genetics

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Adjunct Lecturer-Quarterly:Genetics

Santa Clara University

Department, Program, Center: Biology

Specialty or Subdiscipline: Genetics

College or School: College of Arts and Sciences


The Biology Department at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic University, seeks applicants for an adjunct lecturer for Spring quarter 2018 to teach a lecture and lab course in “Genetics” for upper-division life science majors. The successful applicant will teach both the lecture and the lab parts of the course.

Salary: $14,520 for the lecture and two lab sections

Basic Qualifications:

PhD in Biology or a related discipline.

Some teaching experience.
Must be available to teach:

MWF 11:45 AM -12:50 PM

M 2:15 PM – 5:00 PM

W 2:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior independent teaching experience strongly prefered.
Postdoctoral experience welcome but not required.


Duties include but are not limited to:
A. Teaching an undergraduate course in genetics. This course has a separate laboratory component.
B. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with this course, including
a. Conducting all assigned class meetings.
b. Assigning and evaluating all written work, projects, and exams that align with course learning objectives.
c. Holding weekly office hours on campus.
d. Assigning and submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline.
e. Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to students in all courses.
f. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or by the Chair of the Biology Department.

Work Authorization:

Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: No

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About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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