The successful applicant for this position will be responsible for teaching lower-division, university-transferable courses and non-transferable courses both in the classroom and lab settings as well as online courses. Major teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of Introductory Cell and Molecular Biology and/or Human Anatomy & Physiology and/or General Microbiology and/or Non-Majors Biology. Additional areas may include Organismal Biology, Evolution, Botany or special topics.
Other scholarly activities may include the assessment of biology curriculum, developing new pedagogical techniques, creating new courses or programs, engaging and publishing in discipline or educational research, advising students, mentoring students in undergraduate research, and outreach activities to recruit, retain, include, and engage students from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.Qualifications & Requirements
1. Master’s degree in a Biological Science or closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution with at least 18 graduate credits in biological sciences.
2. Minimum of 30 credits of teaching college level Biology or related disciplines or combination of the preceding in a post-secondary setting as the instructor of record for courses taught (Experience as a teaching assistant, lab assistant, or as a guest lecturer does not count towards this qualification).
1. Ph.D. in a Biological Science or closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
2. Demonstrated teaching experience with a diverse student population, such as at a community or predominantly 2-year college or minority serving institution.
3. Thirty credits of teaching college level Biology or related discipline or combination of the preceding in a post-secondary setting as the instructor of record for courses taught (Experience as a teaching assistant, lab assistant, or as a guest lecturer does not count towards this qualification).
4. Demonstrated teaching experience in Human Anatomy and Physiology and
5. Further academic training, research, service, or scholarship experiences that emphasize depth and breadth of knowledge in biology. This may include developing new pedagogical techniques, courses or programs, participation in biological or educational research, collaborations with faculty or professional board members, leadership in professional societies or organizations, applying for institutional, state, or federal grants, or training and participation in undergraduate mentoring and research initiatives.
6. Contributions in teaching, scholarship, research, or service that demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of diverse and underserved populations, including low-income and first-generation students.
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