Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowe’s beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowe’s diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region
The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Harris-Stowe State University is creating a pool of potential adjunct instructors to teach Biology. The successful candidate must possess a Doctorate or a Master’s Degree in Biology or related field from an accredited university.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Capable of teaching up to two classes per semester (fall, spring, summer).
Design and develop curriculum and instruction and class management strategies for all courses, including syllabi and lesson plans.
Assess the students’ learning outcome for all courses thought bases on the school and its programs’ set goals and objectives.
Review periodically and assure curriculum and instruction of courses are relevant and up to date.
Review and become proficient with the My HSSU E-Learning Management Systems.
Utilize innovative teaching and technology approach to teaching.
Develop faculty goals and objectives and annual report for every academic year.
Make sure students’ attendance and grades are turned in on-time.
Adhere to the university faculty handbook.
A Master’s Degree in Biology or closely related discipline
Excellent written and verbal communications
Ability to critically and solve problems independently
Ability to be organized and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CX Jenzabar, Canvas, CAMS or a similar platform.
The ideal candidate should be familiar with both online and on-campus teaching methods
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.
Teaching experience in a community college or similar program or equivalent documented experience teaching occupational-technical programs is preferred.
Experience in developing and designing innovative curriculum and delivery is desired.
A track record of excellence in teaching to a diverse undergraduate student body is greatly appreciated.
***This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three reference letters.
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About Harris-Stowe State University
Harris Stowe State University is a coeducational municipal university centrally located in St. Louis. MO. There are three divisions. The college division provides a program of instruction leading to the degree of B.A. in education. The junior college division offers two-year courses in general, professional, and pre-professional training for residents of St. Louis. The University hosts collaborative graduate degree programs with Maryville University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Webster University. The University continues to expand, adding new campuses and buildings as part of its 21st-century initiative to offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking a variety of degrees.