Department: School of Natural Sciences
Reports to: Dean in the School of Natural Sciences
Start date: January 2021

Position

The School of Natural Sciences seeks applications for adjunct faculty to instruct undergraduate lower-division introductory lab/lecture biology course for non-majors.

Role

Instruct one or more of the following:

  • Biol 100: Principles of Biology
    • MWF 8:00am-8:50am (Lecture)
    • W 11:00am – 1:00pm (Lab)
    • W 2:00pm – 4:00pm (Lab)
    • W 5:30pm - 7:30pm (Lab)
  • Biol 332:  Human Physiology
    • TTH 7:45am – 9:00am (Lecture)
    • T 9:20pm – 12:20pm (Lab)
    • T 2:00pm – 5:00pm (Lab)

Qualifications

Required

  • Master’s degree in Biology or a related field;
  • Coursework or expertise related to the disciplines instructed;
  • Experience in, or aptitude for, undergraduate-level teaching;
  • Ability to work with students, staff and faculty in a collegial environment;
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the University’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning and involvement in a local church.

Preferred

  • Terminal Degree

Compensation

Dependent on qualifications.

Application

The link to the application is available below.

Send a letter of application, a completed adjunct faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vita, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:

Dr. Karen Cianci
Fresno Pacific University
School of Natural Sciences, Box 2304
1717 S. Chestnut Avenue
Fresno, CA 93702
OR: email FPUProv@fresno.edu

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University description

Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Some 4,000 traditional and adult students attend classes on the main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 10,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 44 percent, and is one of the top 10 HSIs nationally in graduating Hispanic students. The Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees, the university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresno Pacific University Idea.

Fresno Pacific University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic or social background, sex, age, or disability. Committed to excellence and actively supportive of cultural diversity, FPU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply.

The university reserves the right to fill positions before the application deadline or to extend the deadline as circumstances may warrant.