Biology Adjunct Position

Mount Mercy University invites applications from persons interested in part-time teaching in the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences. We are looking for biologists to teach this coming Spring 2021 semester in the following courses: BI 150C – Basic Microbiology Laboratory course (2.5 credit hours total, meeting Thursday from 11:00 AM -1:50 PM)

Candidates must have a M.S. or Ph.D. (individuals working towards their doctorate will be considered) in biology or a related field; prior teaching experience strongly preferred. Positions open until filled.

Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae and/or resume, an application letter summarizing qualifications for the position and names of three references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: with the subject line, “Adjunct Biology Faculty.” Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Paper application materials will not be reviewed.

Successful candidates must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling over 1800 students. The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs on our picturesque campus overlooking the city of Cedar Rapids. Mount Mercy welcomes those of diverse faiths and backgrounds. Mount Mercy University has a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students. MMU encourages application from women and underrepresented groups.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke-free campus.