Job ID: 191444

Adjunct Instructor, Behavioral Biology

Simmons University

  • Aug. 1, 2022
  • Adjunct Instructor, Behavioral Biology
  • Biology
  • Simmons University
    Boston, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Biology - General

Adjunct Instructor, Behavioral Biology

Main Campus - Boston, MA2 LocationsMain Campus - Boston, MA

The Biology Department of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences at Simmons University is seeking applicants for an adjunct instructor position in the Biology Department to teach BIOL 342: Behavioral Biology during the Fall 2022 semester at our Boston campus in our new Science Center. The Fall semester runs from September 6, 2022 through December 16, 2022. The adjunct faculty instructor will be responsible for lecturing and leading in class discussions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:50 PM. They will also work with students on their written semester-long projects, and submit grades at the end of semester.

BIOL 342: Behavior Biology examines the modern hypothesis-driven scientific study of behavior. Interactions between the genome and environmental factors are studied in invertebrate and vertebrate species including the human in the following areas: communication, feeding, predation, courtship, parenting, cooperation, and aggression.


  • Master's degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Experience teaching Biology courses, with experience in Behavioral Biology or Organismal Biology preferred

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, short statement of teaching philosophy (optional), and contact information for at least two professional references.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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