Adjunct Teaching Opportunity: Austin Peay State University, College of Science and Mathematics, Clarksville, TN

Ashley Brady
March 17, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Austin Peay State University
Adjunct Teaching Positions

601 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37044

Are you interested in gaining college teaching experience?  There is an immediate need for graduate students and/or postdocs to serve as adjunct professors in the College of Science and Mathematics at Austin Peay State University for the 2016-2017 school year. 

APSU is a public university with over 10,000 students focused on the individualized needs of our students. Even as a public school we pride ourselves on offering smaller class sizes, fostering faculty/student relationships and offering unique opportunities that may not be available for students at other Universities. APSU is located in Clarksville, TN, just 50 miles northwest of Nashville and Vanderbilt's campus.

As an adjunct at APSU you will have full responsibility for the course you are teaching.


  • Paid opportunity to gain valuable experience in teaching undergraduate courses
  • APSU prides itself on small classes of 24-40 students
  • Receive mentorship from established faculty members.
  • All courses and lab sections are team taught, so you will be provided all necessary materials including syllabi, lecture slides and handouts to guide you as needed.
  • Design exams and grade coursework with the support of established faculty
  • No required office hours
  • Examples:

Chemistry course descriptions and syllabi
Biology course descriptions

APSU’s College of Science and Mathematics is interested in learning of your interest and understanding how they might best accommodate your schedule to make this a successful endeavor for both the Ph.D. student/postdoc and their students.


If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please submit a CV and an unofficial graduate school transcript to Karen Meisch, Ph.D.,Professor of Biology, Associate Dean, College of Science and Mathematics, (

Also, please indicate your interest in the following (or any combination thereof)

  • Instructor for Lecture
  • Instructor for Lab
  • Guest Lecturer
  • Seminar Speaker
  • Morning classes
  • Afternoon classes
  • Evening classes
  • Weekend classes
  • Instructor for Biology
  • Instructor for Chemistry
  • Instructor for Physics
  • Instructor for Mathematics
  • Instructor for GeoSciences
  • Other (please detail)

For further questions, please contact:

Don Dailey, Ph.D.

Chair, Professor of Biology

Karen Meisch, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Associate Dean, College of Science and Mathematics

Lisa Sullivan, Ph.D.

Chair, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Jaime Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics
Dean, College of Science and Mathematics