Instructor Biology (Anatomy & Physiology)

Instructor Biology (Anatomy & Physiology)

Employer

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

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$54,000- $58,000 based on a 9 month contract. Summer hours may be available.

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Closes: Friday, March 15, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Normal Working Hours: A forty-hour workweek scheduled within both day and evening hours to allow the instructor to fulfill adequately the assigned duties and responsibilities. Teaching load may include teaching classes for selected high school students

Reports to

Chair of Sciences, Arts, Sciences, and University Transfer

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

 

  A master's degree in biology with at least 18 graduate semester hours in biology. 

(2)      Two years of successfully teaching biology coursework and/or teaching experience in anatomy and physiology in a university or community college. 

  1. A thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.
  2. Competence in modern instructional technology, including experience with Internet-based instruction.
  3. Competence in oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching.
  1. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and inter­personal relations throughout the college and the community.
  3. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to educational environments.
  4.  

Preferred Qualifications

 

  A master's degree in biology with at least 18 graduate semester hours in biology. 

(2)      Two years of successfully teaching biology coursework and/or teaching experience in anatomy and physiology in a university or community college. 

  1. A thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.
  2. Competence in modern instructional technology, including experience with Internet-based instruction.
  3. Competence in oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching.
  1. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and inter­personal relations throughout the college and the community.
  3. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to educational environments.

Position Description

 

 

Job Title:     Instructor of Biology (Anatomy & Physiology)

 

Reports to:  Chair of Sciences, Arts, Sciences, and University Transfer

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The instructor of biology is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of classroom and laboratory instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming.  As a member of the Science Faculty and of the Arts, Sciences and University Transfer Department, the instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the chairman, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, Science Faculty, Department and Division.  More specifically, and consistent with the employee's current contract of appointment, the instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

 

  1. Teaching all assigned courses for the full duration of scheduled instruction;
  2. Preparing a class syllabi in accordance with the course objectives;

(3)      Being fully prepared with instructional plans for each class session and in accord with the stated objectives of the course;

(4)      Enforcing academic policy and procedures at all times, and complying with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom instruction and general employment;

(5)      Being available outside of class to students requiring additional assistance;

(6)      Serving as educational advisor to students, as formally required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students;

(7)      Assisting in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives;

(8)      Contributing to the development and implementation of competency-based education and for utilizing available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials;

(9)      Assisting the Chairperson in the identification, preview and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies and other instructional provisions;

(10)    Participating in semester registration activities, as assigned, and assisting in the recruitment of students;

          (11)    Participating in science faculty, departmental, divisional and institutional meetings and other announced activities;

  1. Maintaining complete office and student records, as needed; processing reports,     forms, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness and completeness of all data;

          (13)    Fulfilling committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community-at-large, and otherwise giving appropriate support to institutional endeavors;

          (14)    Maintaining posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division and college;

          (15)    Taking advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off- campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction;

          (16)    Assuming responsibility for all laboratory course preparations and ensuring proper maintenance and cleanup of laboratory facilities;

          (17)    Recommending, as necessary, appropriate laboratory supplies and equipment and assisting the Chairperson in the yearly inventory;

          (18)    Maintaining proper communication and supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the division and the college, providing assistance to them in carrying out their respective functions;

(19)    Teaching an academic success class and/or interdisciplinary humanities capstone course as needed;

          (20)    Assuming other necessary responsibilities and performing additional tasks as assigned by the Chairperson, the Dean, Vice-Presidents and/or President in meeting the needs of the science faculty, department, division and the college.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

(1)      A master's degree in biology with at least 18 graduate semester hours in biology. 

(2)      Two years of successfully teaching biology coursework and/or teaching experience in anatomy and physiology in a university or community college. 

  1. A thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.
  2. Competence in modern instructional technology, including experience with Internet-based instruction.
  3. Competence in oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching.
  1. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and inter­personal relations throughout the college and the community.
  3. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to educational environments.

 

 

 

How to Apply

 

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