Adjunct Openings at MU

Alexis Young
Alexis Young, director of conference services

Individuals interested in serving as an adjunct professor at Manchester University may submit an application through the link below. Please specify the academic area(s) in which you would like to adjunct.

 


Positions: Adjunct – Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Human Genetics, Molecular Biology, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology 

* Please note that we recruit for these positions on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. When a position becomes available, we will review applicants at that time.  You will not be contacted until a position is available, sometimes this could be a few months.  At that time you may be asked to resubmit updated documents. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Position Overview: This is a temporary, part-time adjunct teaching position for the online Masters in Pharmacogenomics Program, reporting through the director of pharmacogenomics operations to the department chair and the Dean of pharmacy programs.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach in accordance with the description and syllabus provided by the director of pharmacogenomics operations
  • Administer examinations and assessing student learning
  • Demonstrate respect for students as individuals and foster a respectful atmosphere in the online learning environment
  • Work in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintain compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Maintain office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in specified field required
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses and assess student learning as assigned in the specified department
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Online classes will met at the discretion of the faculty member.  Virtual class meetings may, or may not, occur depending on the faculty member.  If class meetings are scheduled, the faculty member is encouraged to create the meeting between 8AM – 10PM EST on a weekday.  Some classes, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Interested candidates can apply online via ADP by following the links for each adjunct position below.  Please submit a curriculum vita along with your completed application.  Contact Jenny Steele, employment coordinator, if you have any questions. 

Adjunct - Bioinformatics

Adjunct - Biostatistics

Adjunct - Human Genetics

Adjunct - Molecular Biology

Adjunct - Pharmacokinetics

Adjunct - Pharmacology

 

 Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 

 


 

 

Position: Adjunct Instructor of Sociology  (SOC 311 Cultural Anthropology)

Department: Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a part-time adjunct teaching position, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences.  This individual will be responsible for teaching two sections of SOC 311 Cultural Anthropology during the 2018-2019 academic year (one in the fall semester, one in the spring semester).   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching one section of SOC 311 Cultural Anthropology for 3 semester hours during Fall 2018.
  • Teaching one section of SOC 311 Cultural Anthropology for 3 semester hours during Spring 2019.
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled duration. (The courses are currently scheduled to meet on campus one evening per week, but there is potential for them to be delivered in an on-line format.)
  • Developing a course syllabus (the current syllabus will be provided)
  • Planning and leading class field trips or other field experiences
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning; submitting final grades on time.
  • Working in a professional, collegial, and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate (may be virtual or face-to-face)  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal, academic, and professional development 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or doctoral degree in sociology, anthropology, or related field
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach fundamental anthropological concepts
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and learning and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use  

Work Schedule:  The fall class is currently scheduled for Monday evenings, 6:30-9:20 pm. The spring class is currently scheduled for Tuesday evenings, 6:30p-9:20p.  However, there is potential for converting the courses to an on-line delivery format.  

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction.  

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita and list of contact information for three references with your completed application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 

 


 

 

Position: Adjunct Instructor of Biology – BIOL 106L (Principles of Biology I Lab)

Department: Biology 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a part-time adjunct teaching position, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching lab sections of Principles of Biology I Lab (Biol 106L) for 1-4 semester hours during Fall 2018.
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Academic advising  

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree, with training in Introductory Biology,
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach the Scientific Methodology and Introductory Biological Concepts (e.g., biodiversity, ecological processes)
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.  The lab times for Principles of Biology I are as follows:   

Tuesdays: Sec. B 11:00 am-12:50 pm, Sec. C 2:00 - 3:50 pm

Thursdays: Sec. D 8:00-9:50 am, Sec. F 1:30-3:20 pm

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume and contact information for three references with your completed application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.