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Biology Instructor (Reg FT 10 month, with benefits)

Community College of Allegheny County, Biology Department

Job Title: Biology Instructor (Reg FT 10 month, with benefits)
Reference Code: 1398715
Job Location: Pittsburgh , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-02-21
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


Biology Instructor (Reg FT 10 month, with benefits)

Community College of Allegheny County



Position Title: Biology Instructor (Reg FT 10 month, with benefits)

Department: Biology

Campus: Allegheny Campus

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than March 5, 2019. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed. This is a regular full-time tenure-track instructor-level 10 month position with benefits. Two positions at Allegheny Campus are available.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Salary Grade: Per Contract

Job Category: Faculty/Counselor/Librarian/Ed Tech/Academic Advisor

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 2084, 2088

Job Open Date: 1/28/2019

Job Close Date:

Transcripts: Applicants must electronically attach scanable unofficial transcripts when applying to this posting.

General Summary: The primary responsibilities of the faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines, in learning theory, and in pedagogy. Faculty portfolios will include contributions and program development and show evidence of ongoing professional development.

Duties:

  1. The primary responsibilities of faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. Prepare and provide students with course outlines that support learning objectives set forth in the course syllabus. Develop and measure learning outcomes. Assess student performance and maintain grade records.

  2. Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods.

  3. Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.

  4. Work with other program and/or discipline faculty to complete scheduled program reviews and to use the findings to revise the curriculum.

  5. Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in both discipline, knowledge and instructional methods.

  6. Participate in department/discipline, division, campus, and college meetings and committees.

  7. Participate in college projects, surveys, studies, and reports that relate to the discipline or program.

  8. Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.

  9. Maintain five office hours each week.

  10. Support the college's goals.

  11. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

Requires one of the following: Master's or doctorate in biology, 30 graduate biology credits, professional medical doctorate, (e.g., MD, DDS, DO, DVM), or a master's degree in a recognized biological or medical sub-field. Adjunct faculty must also meet these requirements.

Applicants are expected to utilize best practices and innovation, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodologies, the ability to retain students and work with a diverse student population and have strong communication skills. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.


Information and Application Process Instructions

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here or by going to http://www.ccac.edu/hr, selecting "HR Forms and Documents" from the left menu and locating the link named "CCAC Instructions on Clearances.

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://ccac.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=347&site=3

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Community College of Allegheny County and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com




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