Catholic Health Initiatives Mercy College - Assistant Professor-Microbiology in DES MOINES, Iowa

Mercy College - Assistant Professor-Microbiology


Job Summary :

The purpose of this position is to assist the College in fulfilling its mission by facilitating student acquisition of the required knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for success in the student's chosen career in health sciences. Part-time, 12 month position.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences.

  • Provides individual advisement and guidance for intellectual and professional development of students.

  • Collaborates with other faculty, preceptors, field faculty, and clinical agencies to provide optimum learning opportunities for students.

  • Develops, implements and revises course content in a limited subject area.

  • Serves as a mentor to new or inexperienced faculty as appropriate.

  • Participates in scholarly activities (e.g., grant writing, research, college projects, publications, creative teaching strategies).

  • Participates in and seeks out quality improvement opportunities.

  • Contributes to policy formation for the College and/or program.

  • Contributes to the well being of the larger communities of neighborhood, city, state, or church by volunteer service or participation.



  • Doctorate degree with major appropriate to the teaching responsibility.

  • Two years academic teaching and/or professional experience in the teaching responsibility.

  • Demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate, varied and innovative classroom/clinical/field teaching strategies.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Human Resources’ Business Partner at 515.643.3180, 928 6 th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, .

Job Education


Daily Schedule varies

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0113932