Adjunct Instructor of Anatomy and Physiology

Adjunct Instructor of Anatomy and Physiology


Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, NC


$26.42 - $31.99 hourly rates


No full-time benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 3, 2020
Closes: Friday, April 3, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, February 3, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Published meeting times, preparation, and grading for contracted courses

Employment Type

Part-time Adjunct

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in Biology, or a related field, with at least 18 graduate semester hours in biological sciences.
Work Experience: Successful experience teaching Biology, or related subjects, at a university or community college


Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated teaching experience in Human Anatomy and Physiology; experience in general biology a plus

Position Description

- Adjunct Instructor of Anatomy and PhysiologyDepartmentScience, Engineering, and Math

- Rank: Adjunct Instructor

- Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Biology, or a related field, with at least 18 graduate semester hours in biological sciences.
Work Experience: Successful experience teaching Biology, or related subjects, at a university or community college

- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1.Thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System
2.Demonstrated ability to use modern instructional technology (Microsoft Office, learning management systems, e-mail, Internet, student information databases, library research databases) and experience with Internet-based instruction
3.Competence in oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching
4.Ability to be organized, accurate, and punctual with paperwork and assigned tasks
5.Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups
6.Ability to make presentations to small or large audiences
7.Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful communication and interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community
8.Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
9.Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to educational environments

- Essential Functions: The Adjunct Instructor is responsible for course preparation, delivery, grading, and records management. The Instructor will work closely with his or her Discipline Chair on matters related to and for the benefit of the ASUT department and its students.

- Job Duties:

1.Teach all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction
2.Be fully prepared with a syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accord with the stated objectives of the course
3.Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times, and comply with institutional rules and regulations
4.Maintain complete course and student records, reports, and forms
5.Stay current with developments in the field of instruction
6.Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the chair, department dean, chief instructional officer, or president, in meeting the needs of the department, division, and college
7.Assume responsibility for laboratory/classroom preparation, including maintenance and cleanup, and recommend, as necessary, appropriate laboratory supplies and equipment

- Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

•Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
•Ability to move between classrooms, buildings, and campuses
•Ability to express or exchange ideas
•Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
•Good eye/hand dexterity

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