Instructor-Part-time-Biological Sciences /Education

Emporia State University
Emporia, KS Part-time
Posted on June 14, 2019
The Department of Biological Sciences at Emporia State University invites applications for a part-time instructor to teach “Field and Lab Biology” to Elementary Education majors in our BEST program in El Dorado, KS. The appointment will be for the Fall 2019 semester with the potential for renewal. Position Summary The responsibilities of the position are to teach two sections of GB 303, Field and Lab Biology. This unique course is a hybrid lab and lecture class designed to provide pre-service K-6 teachers with the content and skills necessary to effectively teach biology in their future classrooms. The content of the course is a broad survey of the diversity of organisms with an emphasis on botany and zoology as well as human anatomy and physiology. Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Biology or Education is required. Experience teaching life science at the K-12 level and/or training elementary teachers in science teaching methods is preferred. Must be available to teach Thursday evenings and Friday mornings at our offsite location in El Dorado, KS. ApplicationTo apply, submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Tim Burnett, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle Box 4050, Emporia, KS 66801 or tburnett@emporia.edu. Screening of applicants will begin July 1 and continue until the position is filled. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to hire. Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.