Adjunct Instructor of Biology

Contact Dr. Jonathan Visick, Chair, Department of Biology

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College has two openings for part-time instructors for the spring 2019 semester (January 6 through April 29). Both courses are intended for students not majoring in the life sciences, and both include lab experience integrated into the course (no separate lab session). Master’s degree or higher required.

• Human Biology: Introduces students to key ideas of physiology, anatomy, cell biology, immunology, etc. in the context of the functions of the human body and human health. Meets MWF 2:40-3:45 p.m., 4 credits.
• Water, Food and Sex: Explores the excretory, respiratory, circulatory, digestive, and reproductive systems in the context of three fundamental problems for all biological organisms (water, food, reproduction). Includes discussion from ethical, public health, and public policy perspectives. Meets MWF 12:00-1:05 p.m., 4 credits.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center opened in March 2017. For more information, please visit:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.
For further information, please email Dr. Jonathan Visick, Chair, Department of Biology, at

North Central College values diversity and is committed to social justice, equity and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities will be weighed in the candidate’s favor.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.