Temporary Assistant Professor 9 Mo



Job description

Position #: F00253

Department: Biological Sciences

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Type of Employment: Faculty

# of openings:1

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Closing: 7/1/22Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date.  A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Department of Biological Sciences at Arkansas State University invites applications for a temporary position at the rank of Instructor. This position is full-time, and includes university health and retirement benefits.

The successful candidates will have an M.S. in Biology or related discipline. Prior experience in teaching college-level Human Anatomy & Physiology is preferred, but not required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the teaching and service mission of the department, which currently has approximately 550 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students
  • Actual workload will be assigned by the Chair of the Department, and will involve mostly service courses to students majoring in areas outside of biology (e.g., general education, nursing, kinesiology, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned


Demonstrated contributions to teaching subjects within the biological sciences.

General Days/Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CT on the position closing date

Arkansas State University is a comprehensive, state-supported, doctoral university with high research activity (R2). Faculty members in the Department of Biological Sciences engage in research and interact with over 550 undergraduate and 40 graduate students across Biology, Environmental Sciences, and Molecular BioSciences graduate programs

Jonesboro is a community of over 75,000 people located in Northeast Arkansas, amidst the Mississippi Alluvial Plain and Crowley’s Ridge ecoregions. The campus is about an hour away from Memphis, Tennessee, and the Ozark Highlands. Jonesboro boasts a regional center for quality healthcare, a variety of dining and entertainment options, a low cost of living, and plenty of recreational opportunities

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Master’s Degree in the biological sciences, or an equivalent degree appropriate to the discipline is required

Prior experience teaching at the college level, and with web-based content management, is preferred

E-Verify Participation Notice:


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How to apply

Apply online

Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Arkansas State University is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.

Internationally recognized public research institution with 20 different accreditations • Associate, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees • More than 250 academic programs, concentrations, and options • More than 85% of faculty hold the highest academic degrees in their field