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Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology 

Department:   Biology 

Campus:   North Manchester 

Position Overview: This is a 3-yr teaching position (with the possibility to continue) with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean for Natural and Health Sciences.  

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Teaching, generally 24 semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • 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
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Attending and participation in meetings of the department, the College, and the full faculty
  • Limited student advising
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Qualifications: 

  • Terminal degree in related biology field.  ABD required, Ph.D preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Biology
  • Ability to teach Immunology, Microbiology with lab, Cell Biology, and courses for majors and non-majors.
  • 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, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use
  • Use of biological laboratory equipment
  • Ability to mentor student research.

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, 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. 

Salary Range: $48,000 - $50,000 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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

 

 


Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, Clinical Education Coordinator for Athletic Training 

Department: Exercise Science and Athletic Training 

Campus:  North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   This is a full-time teaching position, non-tenure track (convertible to tenure-track after 3 years of successful teaching), 10-month annual appointment with additional responsibilities related to the academic program (Clinical Education Coordinator for Athletic Training), reporting through the department chair to the Dean for Natural and Health Sciences. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (release time provided for administrative duties)
  • Clinical Education Coordinator for Athletic Training – responsible for preceptor training and development, clinical site evaluations, developing additional opportunities for student clinical experiences, administration of clinical education phase of athletic training curriculum
  • Engaging in academic advising with students and supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses and curricula, as necessary
  • Assessing student learning
  • Assisting with student recruitment
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Meeting assigned classes regularly, beginning and ending class sessions as scheduled
  • Working in a professional and team-oriented manner with faculty, staff, and administrators 

Secondary Job functions

  • Engaging in scholarly work to remain current in the field
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as necessary
  • Developing course syllabi and teaching plans
  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate in Athletic Training or a related discipline (e.g. Rehabilitation, Higher Education, Physical Therapy)
  • Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with prior college teaching experience in a CAATE-accredited athletic training education program
  • Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with the dual credentials, ATC, PT
  • Current BOC certification as an Athletic Trainer
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to teach undergraduate exercise science and graduate athletic training courses
  • 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 faculty 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

Work Schedule: Most classes, meetings, and office hours are scheduled during the typical work day; however, there are some evening and weekend responsibilities.   

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

Salary Range: $56,000 - $58,500 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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