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Adjunct - Biology

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Part Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift, Weekends, After School

Job Function:

Teach Biology class for the 2020 Spring semester. To develop in each student the skills of critical thinking and to help students learn the subject matter presented to them in order for that student to become a positive member of the community. 

Pay Rate: 

$700.00 credited hour 

 Essential Job Functions: 

  1. Maintain student and course records.
  2. Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.
  3. Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.
  4. Provide continuing education experiences for the community.
  5. Completes all mandatory training and participates in a minimum of two professional development each year.
  6. Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Requirements

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Education:

Master's Degree

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Work Experience:

Must have educational qualifications to teach in subject area or have documented specialty education/experience to meet tested experience requirements, as per the Higher Learning Commission’s publication on Determining Qualified Faculty, and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program.  Programs with discipline-specific external accreditation may have more stringent training and experience requirements.

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Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. Degree in field of study

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Communication skills – Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
  • Computer skills – Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail, internet and learning management systems.
  • Passion for assisting students with educational endeavors and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism 
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior

Other performance measures: 

  • Successful performance of the job requires creativity, initiative, and effective problem solving. 
  • Must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officials to accomplish essential job functions.
  • An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy. 
  • Following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns are required.

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Working Conditions: 

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment.
  • Work will be performed in an office and classroom environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone and via email. 

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Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require extended periods of sitting, standing, talking, listening and computer usage
  • Must be able to handle and safely dispose of chemicals, solutions, biohazardous material, and any other hazardous materials common to the science lab. 

 

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

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apply online at http://jobs.okstate.edu. For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.

 

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

 

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


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Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2038-01-18

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system of interdisciplinary programs that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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