NWHSU is in need of an adjunct lecturer for Biochemistry for our Summer term (May-August 2016) with the possibility of renewal. This adjunct contract would include 4 hours/week.
Faculty serving as the Biochemistry I lecturer must be able to perform all of these aspects of student education and evaluation, but not limited to:
Create meaningful lectures, projects, assignments, and/or written assessments covering:
Structure and function of amino acids/proteins, carbohydrates, nucleotides/nucleic acids, and lipids;introduction to vitamins; function of haemoglobin, enzyme kinetics and regulation; structure and function of membranes; aerobic cellular respiration; overview process of gene expression
Understand and use evidence informed practice parameters Create and utilize written tests and rubrics to assess student learning using the ExamSoft platform Provide meaningful feedback – oral and written Develop a syllabus that thoroughly outlines the course content, assessments and objectives
Additional duties: • Faculty are expected to adhere to all faculty policies and procedures. • Must be in attendance for the entire lecture • Communicate with students, staff, faculty and providers in a meaningful, professional manner • Attend all mandatory CoC or NWHSU faculty meetings and training • Participate in data and quality audits • Participate in the annual performance appraisal system
Requirements: • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Biochemistry, preferred PhD in chemistry or Biochemistry • 2-3 years minimum teaching within the field of organic or biochemistry
Preferred Requirements: Minimum of 1 academic year full-time teaching experience Familiarity with course management system such as Moodle Knowledge/experience with learning outcomes assessment Demonstrated innovation within the field of education and/or technology Evidence of effective problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making skills Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track Record of project completion, multitasking, and the ability to handle high pressure environments