Part-Time Instructor for Biology

The Biology Department at Coe College is seeking a Part-Time Instructor for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The successful candidate will teach two laboratory sections and assist with grading homework, lab reports and exams for our General Botany course in the fall 2019 term. This is a sophomore level course required for the biology major. An in-house lab manual is used for the laboratory. Attending weekly prep sessions and interacting with students during regular weekly office hours will also be required.


Candidates for the position must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching at the college level and a willingness to engage students; and experience teaching botany. A master’s degree in biology or a related discipline is required.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, their resume and contact information for three professional references to:  Dr. Paula Sanchini, Department of Biology, Coe College, 1220 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, or by email to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coe Biology: Learn more about the Biology Department on our website.

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.