St Edwards University
  • Science
  • TX, USA
  • Contract

School of Natural Sciences

Science in Perspective

Adjunct Positions

Position

St. Edward's University invites applications for an Adjunct position to teach general science.  Job duties will August 15, 2017. 

 

SCIE 2320 Science in Perspective

SCIE 2320 Science in Perspective covers a broad sequence of topics: the nature of science; astronomy (including how the elements were formed); climate change; energy (including alternative energies); health and nutrition; and evolution.  While covering those topics, students will distinguish between science and pseudoscience; understand the difference between science and technology; and understand the role of science in creating and solving current societal problems.  Other responsibilities include: attending meetings; conducting surveys; reporting performance statistics; and maintaining office hours.  Multiple sections of the course will be available for the fall semester:  MWF 9-9:50 am; 10-10:50 am; and 1-1:50 pm.

 

Qualifications

Ph. D. or Master's degree in biology, chemistry, physics, or a related discipline.

Graduate level coursework of at least 18 hours in biology, chemistry, or physics required. 

Excellence in teaching is essential and teaching experience is preferred.

 

About St. Edwards

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of approximately 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community appreciates faculty and students from all backgrounds, as engagement with various perspectives prepares our students to be involved and equipped for life in a global society. The community atmosphere extends to the nearly 1000 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community, as the university pursues an ambitious plan to be recognized as one of the best small universities in the country.

 

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the positions are filled.  Applicants should send an application letter, vita, contact information for at least three references and graduate transcript in electronic format and apply online at:  https://www.stedwards.edu/careers-st-edwards

 

St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.

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