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Position Title:Adjunct Instructor, Biology
Posting Number:1332
Department:School of Science
Type of Position:Part Time
Classification:Adjunct Faculty
Duration of Position:Temporary
Work Schedule:TBD
Number of Hours Per Week:7.5 per 3 credit course
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The Biology Department at Marist College invites applications for part-time adjunct instructor(s) to teach two sections of Sex, Evolution and Behavior (lecture) a course designed for non-science majors, starting at the end of August for the Fall 2018 semester.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This course is designed for the non-science major and will examine how natural selection influences the evolution of social behavior in animals (including humans). Topics will include: the physiological basis of behavior, the adaptive value of behavior, learning and instinct, mate selection, parental investment, altruism, infanticide, primate behavior, and human sociobiology.
Meets once per week, M/W 3:30-4:45 PM AND M/W 5:00-6:15 PM


Master's degree in Biology or closely related field required; PhD and college-level teaching experience preferred but not required.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Position Open Date:08/01/2018

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