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Job Opportunity: Adjunct Faculty Position (5hrs), Microbiology, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Fall 2021

Posted by on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in Job Opportunities .

Belmont’s department of Biology is seeking a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to serve as an adjunct faculty position, teaching Microbiology for nurses lecture and lab (5 hrs total)  for the fall of 2021.  Ideally, one person could teach all 5 hours, but if necessary, they are open to splitting it up as needed. Please inquire if you are interested, details below.

One section of BIO 1070 Microbiology for Nurses lecture:

BIO 1070 Biological Science: Microbiology Lecture

3 Hours

Corequisites: BIO 1075

An introduction to the fundamental principles of biology with an emphasis on microorganisms.  Topics include evolution, structure and function of microbial cells, metabolic pathways, molecular and Mendelian genetics, microbial diseases and immunity, and microbial diversity and ecology.  Three hours lecture per week.  (For Nursing majors only.  This course does not count toward a major or minor in biology.)


Two sections of BIO 1075  Microbiology for Nurses lab:

BIO 1075 Biological Science: Microbiology Lab

1 Hours

Corequisites: BIO 1070

With an emphasis on microorganisms, Biological Science: Microbiology Laboratory course complements the fundamental principles of biology presented in the corresponding BIO 1070 Lecture course.  Laboratory experiments focus on clinical interpretation, analysis, and application of scientific knowledge.  Two hours lab per week.  (For Nursing majors only.  This course does not count toward a major or minor in biology.)

The weekly schedule would be MWF 9:00-9:50 for the lecture and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3-4:50 for the labs.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jennifer T. Thomas, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Biology
Belmont University

JAAC 3012
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212

615.460.6322 phone

615.460.5458 fax


To apply, you will need to complete the application to the Biology Dept adjunct pool: