Adjunct Instructor – Biology

Olean, New York, United States

Job description

The Biology Department at St. Bonaventure University is seeking one adjunct faculty to teach two sections of on-campus lecture for BIO291-Genetics in the fall 2018 semester starting on August 27. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Biology or equivalent. PhD candidates in their final years are encouraged to apply. Teaching experience is preferred.

St. Bonaventure University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Appreciation of and respect for the University’s Catholic, Franciscan mission is expected.

St. Bonaventure University, a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition, is located in the beautiful Allegheny foothills of Western New York. Its 1800 undergraduate and 400 graduate students are enrolled in the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Journalism and Mass Communication. The faculty of St. Bonaventure University is first and foremost a teaching faculty. Teaching is enlivened and enriched by faculty members engaging in research and remaining active in their fields of specialty.

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Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check. Unless otherwise provided by law, a criminal record will not automatically disqualify an individual from employment.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit any questions and/or their application package, including letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a one-page teaching statement, unofficial transcripts and the name of three references to Dr. Joel Bennington ( Review will begin immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Founded in 1858, St. Bonaventure is a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition. We are committed to the constant pursuit of distinction in our undergraduate and graduate programs, our innovative liberal arts core and all of our courses of study. At St. Bonaventure University, we come to know our students on an individual basis and become their mentors. We strive to bring out the best in every individual. As an academic and spiritual community, we endeavor to prepare our students for the challenges they will face in their professional careers as well as in their personal lives. True to our Franciscan heritage, we encourage students to manifest our values through lives of citizenship and service.