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Adjunct Professor-Biology

General Position Description

The Department of Science, in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD, is seeking adjunct faculty to teach sections of Introductory Biology. Topics covered include evolution, biodiversity, and ecology.

  • Biology (BIOL 110) class and laboratory

(BIOL 110 familiarizes students with the major levels and unifying principles of biological organization.)

Mount St. Mary’s University works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in Mount’s Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan. As such, the Adjunct Instructor of Gender and Women's Studies will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.


  1. Applicants should possess a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in a related field.

  2. Prior teaching experience in the field


Candidates with interest should apply to the department chair, Dana Ward, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and include a CV with cover letter and contact information.


Mount St. Mary's University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts university with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary’s graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others. The university has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. EOE.

Mount St. Mary’s University, the second oldest Catholic university in America, seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity.

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