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Adjunct Instructor of Biology

Job Details

Lane College - Jackson, TN
Graduate Degree


Position: Adjunct Instructor Biology

Reports To: Department Chair

Classification: Exempt

Core Responsibilities: Teaching 6-9 credit hours. The successful candidate should have experience in teaching courses in Biology, specifically Human Anatomy and Physiology or Microbiology.


  • Teach 3-9 hours of biology courses.
  • Participating in department activities.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Biology, with 18 graduate credit hours in Biology or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field is preferred.
  • Evidence of teaching potential is essential.
  • The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Blackboard, hybrid courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.
  • The ability to lift 10lb, 1% of the time
  • Position may require some walking and the ability to climb stairs

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.