Biology - Adjunct Faculty Pool

  • James Madison University
  • Jun 30, 2020
Part time Biology - Ecology Faculty/Instructor

Job Description

About James Madison University

We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

Who We Are
Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

General Information

The Biology Department at James Madison University is accepting applications for part-time instructors to teach a variety of biology and biotechnology courses, including anatomy, physiology or core biology courses during the academic year. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates will teach courses in the following areas, included but not limited to general biology, anatomy, physiology, genetics, microbiology, cell and molecular and ecology.


Ph.D. in biology or a related field is preferred, or a M.S. with at least 18 hours in graduate biology coursework.

Criminal Background Check and E-Verify Notice

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

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