Now Hiring – General Education/ Science Instructor

Sumner College is accepting applications for a general education/science instructor position that is part time and hybrid.

Job Description – General Education/Science Instructor – Part Time, Hybrid Position (In person & remote), Must live in OR or WA

Supervisor: Dean of Students

Job Summary:

The Science Instructor will be responsible for teaching our students Anatomy and Physiology along with other topics. This person will be part of our part-time faculty.

The days of work for the position are Mondays and Wednesdays.

The total hours for this position is around 16 hrs/week of teaching time.

The position will begin in February 2023

Hybrid position, some days on campus and some days remote

Only candidates able to commute to the campus should apply.


  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in biology or related field
  • 3-6 years as an instructor preferred
  • Experience using multi-media equipment for instruction
  • Experience teaching online classes as well as in person classes
  • Ability to engage students in active learning and critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms
  • Ability to adapt instruction to enhance student learning, including the appropriate use of traditional, technology-assisted, hands-on, and other forms of instruction
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and delivery of the curriculum to all assigned classes
  • Timely grading of assignments and ensuring all grades are entered into the course management system (Canvas) in a timely manner
  • Remaining current in knowledge being taught to students
  • Making recommendations to improve syllabi and update textbooks for the program
  • Ensuring that the material is delivered within the boundaries of the course syllabus and delivered in a comprehensive and professional manner to students
  • Evaluating and developing multi-style teaching strategies
  • Attending assigned instructional development and continuing education events

Job Type: Part-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portland, OR 97220: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you ok with working only Mondays and Wednesdays?


  • Master’s (Required)


  • Teaching: 3 years (Required)
  • Higher education teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Interested applicants should contact Human Resources at Sumner College. EMAIL