Molecular Biology Lecture Instructor

Bellarmine University

United States

December 20, 2021

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Molecular Biology Lecture Instructor

Category: Adjunct Positions Department: Biology Locations: Louisville, KY Posted: Nov 19, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Part-time Temporary Position ID: 139665

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About Bellarmine University:

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in The Princeton Review 's Best 385 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report 's 2019 college rankings and is a top university in Forbes ' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review , students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world. Beginning in Fall 2020, Bellarmine's 22 athletic teams will compete in NCAA Division I, through an invitation from the ASUN Conference.

Bellarmine is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a "Top 15 City" for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the "Best Small Cities in the U.S." Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.

Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.

Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.

Job Description:

The Department of Biology at Bellarmine University seeks a part-time instructor to teach two lecture sections of molecular Biology (BIOL317) during the Spring Semester 2022.

The course description for BIOL317 is as follows: "Emphasis will be on the functional connections between nucleic acids and proteins, and the special role that DNA plays in both heritability and in regulating cellular processes. Molecular methodologies like gene cloning, genomics, and bioinformatics will be highlighted. The laboratory exercises will include experiments designed to illustrate concepts central to cell and molecular biology and to familiarize students with basic skills required at the laboratory bench."

The class consists primarily of junior undergraduate Biology and Biochemistry/Molecular Biology students. Lecture section times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00-10:50AM and 11:00-11:50AM. The 2022 Spring semester extends from 01/07/22 to 04/27/2022.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Master's degree in Biology, with academic training in molecular biology
  • Experience teaching molecular biology at the undergraduate level is highly preferred
  • Additional Information:

    Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

    Bellarmine University requires COVID-19 vaccination for all students, faculty and staff. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information may be found at https: // www. bellarmine.edu/welcome

    URL: www. bellarmine.edu/arts-and-sciences/undergraduate/biology/

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