Aurora University

Adjunct Faculty - Animal Behavior

Aurora University seeks talented adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. Adjunct faculty are qualified part-time instructors offered teaching opportunities based on course demand and staffing.

We are seeking adjunct faculty to teach the following course:

  • BIO-3520 Animal Behavior (4 semester hours)

    This course provides an introduction to the study of ethology, or animal behavior, with an emphasis on both the proximate and ultimate causes of behavior. Topics include genetic and hormonal influences on behavior, types of learning and cultural transmission, predation, foraging, habitat selection, mating systems, and social interactions. Laboratory exercises will reinforce lecture materials and expose students to research methods and data analysis in the animal behavior field.

The course is on MWF 12-12:50 p.m. (lecture), M 3-4:50 p.m. (lab) Spring semester: 1/09/2023-4/29/2023

A Master’s or PhD degree in biology or related fields is required. Industry experience and college-level teaching experience are preferred.

When applying include the phrase “Animal Behavior Adjunct Application” in the subject line of the application.

If you were referred by a current employee of Aurora University please include the name of the employee in your submission.

Please email resume or curriculum vitae, plus cover letter stating the specific areas you are interested in teaching to:

adjunctfaculty@aurora.edu

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.