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Adjunct Instructor - Biology

Company: South Dakota Board of Regents
Location: Aberdeen
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Adjunct Instructor - Biology

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Posting Details

Logo Institution Northern State University Working Title Adjunct Instructor - Biology Posting Number F00725P Department NSU-Biology Physical Location of Position (City) Aberdeen Posting Text

Qualifications: A Master's degree with at least 18 graduate credits in biology or a related area is required. Teaching experience at the high school or college level is preferred. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills.

Responsibilities: The applicant will teach one course per semester at the Huron Community Campus in Huron, SD. These courses will include Biology 211 (Environmental Biology) and Biology 101 (Biology Survey); other courses may be added to the course rotation depending on the expertise of the candidate.

Posting Date 05/17/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date 05/31/2021 Advertised Salary Depends on highest degree obtained Duration of the Term Other If Other, describe duration One semester online teaching only Appointment Percent .08 Tenure Status Term Proposed Rank Instructor Work Hours


Typical Hours Worked Per Week 10 Appointment Type Temporary Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and excellent co-curricular opportunities. NSU is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. NSU is organized into the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Fine Arts, and College of Professional Studies including the Millicent Atkins School of Education and the School of Business. NSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as multiple disciplinary accrediting bodies. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern SD. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a cultural, retail, banking, agribusiness, and healthcare hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. With more than $100 million invested over the last decade, Northern State University is experiencing transformative positive momentum. Recent new buildings, renovations and projects under construction include significant updates to the Johnson Fine Arts Center and Barnett Athletics Center, three new residence halls, the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center, and a new regional Sports Complex with athletic and recreational fields.

Affirmative Action Statement

Northern State University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Diversity Statement

Northern State University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At NSU, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Notice to all applicants: If you are selected as a finalist, job references and a background check may be conducted.

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Working Conditions

Please check the appropriate response that describe the cognitive requirements for this position. Analyzing, Comprehend, Intense Customer Interaction, Multiple Priorities, Pace-average, Reading, Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

Please check the appropriate response for this position's use of the following protective clothing or equipment. Eye Protection, Latex Gloves If other protection is used please identify

Please designate the physical requirements of this position Fine Finger Manipulation (keyboarding, pipefitting, bench work, etc), Sitting for sustained periods of time, Standing for sustained periods of time, Use Both Hands, Use of Either Hand, Independently, Wrist Movement (twisting or rotating) Describe any of the conditions selected

Please check the appropriate response that describe the sensory requirements for this position. Color Vision, Hearing, Near Vision, Speaking, Vision (With and without corrective lenses)

Working Conditions or Exposures (or potential exposures) that this position may encounter during the course of the work day. Biohazard, Chemical Hazards Please describe, in more detail, any of the conditions checked above

Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Classroom Environment, Lab Environment If you have indicated Other Environment, if work tasks involve one or more of the above, or if further explanation is necessary, please use the space provided.

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Keywords: South Dakota Board of Regents, Fargo , Adjunct Instructor - Biology, Other , Aberdeen, North Dakota

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