Microbiology Instructor

Jacksonville University

Microbiology Instructor

  • Institution: Jacksonville University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL US
  • Website: www.ju.edu

Microbiology Instructor

  • Jacksonville University | Jacksonville, FL US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: November 06, 2022
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Job TitleMicrobiology Instructor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Jacksonville, FL US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Dr. Bill Penwell

Department -

Email microbio@ju.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit http://www.ju.edu.

Position Summary

Jacksonville University invites applications for an Instructor in Biology, beginning August 2023. The Department of Biology and Marine Science invites applications for a full-time instructor position to teach microbiology for health professionals. This position requires handling BSL-2 microorganisms, preparation of reagents and media, and acting as safety coordinator for all microbiology labs. A strong commitment to providing high-quality education with high levels of teacher/student interaction is required. Experience working in a BSL- 2 and handling of microorganisms is required, and in-person and remote teaching experiences are preferred. Willingness to teach evening course is a plus. Graduate degree required by time of appointment.

Essential Job Duties

1. Must be able to teach Microbiology for Health Professionals. This course covers basic concepts of microbiology, with emphasis on medically important microorganisms and infectious diseases.

2. Plan, organize, and deliver instruction in a laboratory setting to promote student success. Lab exercises focuses on aseptic techniques, isolation and culture of microorganism, microscopy and staining techniques, biochemical identification, and antibiotic susceptibility testing.

3. Support and promote the University and departmental mission centered on teaching excellence and learning through hand-on education.

4. Must participate in college and university service

5. Willingness to teach evening course is a plus

Work Conditions: Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires the incumbent to exercise independence and discretion

Minimum Education Requirement

1. A Master or Ph.D. degree by time of appointment in August 2023.

2. Previous teaching experience in the area of Microbiology.

Preferred Qualifications: In-person and remote teaching experiences are preferred.

Important Note: This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Faculty and Staff

All Jacksonville University employees who work at any JU facility must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

For more information regarding the JU vaccination policy, please click the link below.

To Apply

Review of Applications will begin in October 2023 and will continue until the position is filled with an intended start of August 2023. Applicants need to send the following application files in a single PDF to microbio@ju.edu:

Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Statement
Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts will be needed before hiring)
JU faculty application
A list of three references, including their contact information


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