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Online Adjunct Faculty - Biology

Job Details

Off Premise - NA, ME
Distance Education - Adjunct Faculty
Graduate Degree
Distance Education


About Unity:

At Unity Environmental University we are on a mission to make environmental education accessible and affordable to all. Our unique model combines a functional hierarchy and project-based structure through our four Sustainable Education Business Units (SEBUs) to promote collaboration and innovation (Distance Education, Sustainable Ventures, Hybrid Learning and the Technical Institute for Environmental Professions). We prioritize our students' needs above all else, offering a variety of modalities, including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online. Our innovative and inclusive culture prepares students to tackle real-world challenges and cultivate the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders who can make a positive impact on our world.


Our Mission:

We are dedicated to delivering quality education and experiences that produce outstanding environmentally competent professionals and inspire individuals from all walks of life to steward sustainable ecosystems.


About Distance Education:
Distance Education provides an entirely asynchronous, online learning experience that adapts to the unique circumstances of each student. Our fully accredited bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as non-degree credits, empower learners to shape their own educational journey. With 8 five-week terms for undergraduates and 5 eight-week terms for graduate students, our model offers unparalleled flexibility. You can learn at your own pace, and take breaks as needed. By using your everyday environment as your laboratory, you'll integrate your studies into your daily life. This makes our education ideal for busy professionals who seek to advance their careers while still honoring their commitments. We are committed to empowering our students to become the changemakers our world needs, wherever they are.

The Opportunity:
Unity Environmental University Distance Education is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach Biology courses for our online baccalaureate degree programs. Courses are online and run for five weeks in eight terms for baccalaureate programs.

We are particularly interested in hiring adjunct faculty to develop and teach foundational courses in Biological Sciences. Example courses to be taught include - Foundations of Life, Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution, Understanding Plants, Ecology, Animal Behavior, and Biochemistry.
Courses are taught asynchronously with a maximum of 20 students per course.


Do you have the skills?
The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree (e.g. PhD, DVM) in the discipline or a master’s degree with ample experience in the profession.
Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is highly desirable
Prior training or experience in the field of Ecology, Biochemistry, Botany, or Dendrology strongly desired.
Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the university.


The Location
Unity Environmental University'sDistance Education curriculum is 100% online. Our Distance Education Adjuncts will teach remotely.

This is a temporary part time position and is not eligible for benefits.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should click on the Apply Now button and submit a CV, cover letter and points of contact for three references.