This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified individual to earn considerable extra income outside of their day job. This is a flexible schedule (e.g., evenings, weekends), part-time remote online work position. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for facilitating an asynchronous 7.5 week online accelerated course in Population Genetics and Ancestry Analysis three times a year, during the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Undergoes initial faculty onboarding training including the use of Canvas Learning Management system, ExamSoft, University policies and procedures, and best practices in online teaching.
Engages students remotely several times a week; answers student questions, encourages student participation and inspires student interest in the subject matter.
Monitors student progress and ensures students meet assignment deadlines.
Grades discussion question posts, quizzes, and other assignments using Speedgrader within the Canvas Learning Management System as well as ExamSoft for the final examination.
Participates in department meetings and contributes to the improvement of curricula design and delivery.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
We welcome everyone regardless of age, race, ethnicity, class, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, or any other similar or protected status. We believe inclusivity leads to more diversity in our reasoning, better representativeness in our conclusions, more ingenuity in our problem solving, and greater equity in our care.
Master's Degree or higher in Genetic Counseling or Human Genetics from an accredited US university. Expert knowledge of population genetics, genetic genealogy, ancestry analysis, and the technologies involved in ancestry testing required. In-person or online teaching experience highly desired. Certification as a Genetic Counselor highly desired.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Adjunct faculty will be paid as a W-2 employee. Payment will be made biweekly during the periods of course preparation and facilitation (about 8 weeks) three times a year.
Internal Number: 2021-01
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