Full-Time Faculty- Biology
Job Details
Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport, CT
Full Time

In partnership with the University of Bridgeport, Goodwin University is seeking candidates for the position of Full-Time Faculty- Biology. Full-time faculty members at the University of Bridgeport are responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in their particular disciplines. Faculty advise students; develop and maintain curriculum; stay current in their disciplines; stay current with pedagogy and teaching methodology; participate in on and off-campus staff development activities; fulfill administrative responsibilities relevant to their positions; and participate in college and community service. This position is located in Bridgeport, CT.

Duties to be performed:

At a minimum, the essential functions of the instructor are to:

  • Use the approved course syllabus format when creating course syllabi
  • Teach all classes according to an approved course syllabus
  • Ensure that each course contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency
  • Ensure that assigned classes are held as scheduled and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Assess student academic achievement and demonstrate modification of teaching techniques in accordance with assessment feedback and universal design of courses
  • Submit reports in an accurate and timely manner including attendance, grades, and other related documentation
  • Attend department meetings and participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program goals and curriculum review based on student learning outcomes
  • Initiate discussions and make recommendations concerning the improvement of teaching, curriculum, and processes related to improving student outcomes
  • Attend professional development activities to remain informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction
  • Engage in research and scholarly activities within your discipline and engage students in your research.
  • Serve on and provide information to college committees as needed and requested
  • Demonstrate professional attitude, philosophy, compassion, and commitment that promotes student growth and learning
  • Commitment to the University mission, vision and values
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • Minimum Master's Degree, Doctorate preferred
  • Expertise in Organismal Biology or Marine Biology, Genetics, and/or Bioinformatics is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated skills teaching in traditional University classroom and on-line environments
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and interpret student learning outcome data to improve teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated ability in word programs and Internet applications
  • Demonstrated ability to research material both on-line and in traditional library settings
  • Demonstrated dedication to excellence in teaching and a commitment to high academic and professional standards
  • Demonstrated track record of positive teaching outcomes
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment
  • Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent action, and sound judgment
  • Candidates with a track record of peer-reviewed publications and/or externally funded research will be given preference.

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)