Saint Louis University

Adjunct Faculty Member (ONLINE) - Cannabis Science and Operations Program - St. Louis, MO

Job Posted
Feb 09, 2021
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Company & Role Overview


The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University is seeking part-time adjunct faculty on an on-going basis to teach on-line courses in the Cannabis Science and Operations Certificate program that began in August, 2020. Qualified applicants will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be contacted as openings become available.


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About Saint Louis University

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a commitment to faith and service.

Within SLU is the School for Professional Studies (SPS). Since 1963, SPS has evolved into one of the most innovative, adult-focused programs in the country. Students can earn a quality SLU education at a lower cost than a traditional undergraduate program. Active military, veterans and first-responders can take advantage of even lower rates. SPS classes are offered completely online and you can study on your own time, anywhere in the world. Our accelerated schedule helps students meet their goals faster with 8-week terms instead of the traditional 16-week semester.

The School for Professional Studies' mission is to offer globally accessible, academic, professional and continuing education programs for students in Saint Louis University's Jesuit tradition of excellence. Our faculty and staff promote a student-centered, innovative and enterprising environment built on a foundation of integrity, accountability and collaboration.

Role Requirements


Applicants must have extensive professional experience or education in one or more of the Program’s instructional areas:

Cannabis Fundamentals: Growing, Manufacturing and Dispensing Knowledge of the science of growing the cannabis plant, the manufacturing and processing of cannabis products, and dispensing of cannabis for medical and therapeutic use. Cannabis Plant Science and Cultivation Knowledge of growing and developing the cannabis plant for use in the pharmaceutical, construction, and agricultural sectors. Cannabis Extraction and Product Production Knowledge of Information relevant to the extraction and manufacturing of cannabis, including but not limited to basic chemistry, lab safety, and manufacturing practices. Cannabis Compliance and Dispensing Knowledge of roles, responsibilities and legal requirements of a dispensary in the distribution of information and products to the consumer. Pharmacological Properties of Cannabis Knowledge of chemical characteristics of the cannabis components and the factors that influence its interaction within the body. For more information on Saint Louis University’s Cannabis Science and Operations program, please visit our website.

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Bachelor's degree or higher preferred