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Davenport University Adjunct Faculty-Grand Rapids-Genetics in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Adjunct Faculty-Grand Rapids-Genetics


Who we are: Davenport University is a private, non-profit university focused on offering a practical curriculum and the latest degree programs. Our graduates are prepared to exceed employer expectations, transform communities, and change lives. At Davenport, we believe every person may achieve his or her dream. Would you like to be part of our success? It all starts here!


The College of Arts and Sciences


The College of Arts and Sciences provides a practical curriculum that begins with a solid foundation in general education. The College was established in 2011 to enhance the general education programs that were in place prior to the reorganization of Davenport's academic platform. Every DU degree begins here, with core classes from the College of Arts and Sciences. We build student's knowledge base in math, humanities, English, social sciences, life sciences and languages as part of a complete program.

Adjunct Faculty-Grand Rapids-Genetics


WORK LOCATION: Grand Rapids - Lettinga Campus


DEPARTMENT: Academic-College of A & S


Our Adjunct Faculty members are a very valuable asset to the DU team and programs, bringing practical experience, current working knowledge, and a passion for their profession to our students who have diverse interests, abilities, needs and expectations.




• Demonstrated knowledge in assigned teaching discipline.

• Teaches courses as contracted each session and proactively prepares for scheduled courses.

• Provide instructional opportunities for entire scheduled class time.

• Contribute positively to the advancement of academics through:


• Understanding the Davenport University curriculum.

• Preparing instructional course syllabi and materials.

• Providing input and feedback on selected textbooks, instructional resources and electronic materials.

• Use of digital learning technology including learning management system (eg. Blackboard), publisher provided digital resources and other technology as required.


• Conduct classes in accordance with established course outlines and approved instructional materials.

• Guide students in their educational processes by referring them for assistance regarding their program/schedules, academic progress, specialized services within the University, and/or up-to-date information about educational/occupational opportunities.

• Be accessible to assist students with questions and in completion of assignments as delineated in the course syllabus, including ADA accommodations.

• Access information on current issues through University communications (i.e. e-mail and print correspondence, website, and publications).

• Engage with various college and campus activities including attendance at a faculty kick-off, advisory board and other meetings as requested.

• Maintain all records-student/classroom/department (i.e. grades, attendance, Excellence System, etc.)- in compliance with University guidelines.

• Maintain and demonstrate a positive approach that provides for innovation, personal growth and professional development.

• Understand and abide by all external and internal regulations and policies. This includes NCAA, GLIAC and national affiliations associated within athletics or other role specific regulations.

• Maintain and demonstrate a high level of professional ethics.

• Participate in adjunct faculty evaluation process as determined by the University.




Master's Degree (or equivalent credentials) in related field required.

• Minimum of eighteen (18)