Victoria College is hiring for a full-time, benefits eligible, nine-month, tenure-track Biology Instructor position available August 2020. We are looking for an engaging team player comfortable with traditional, interactive television, and online/hybrid assignments. Teaching assignment may include a variety of biology classes. A microbiology background and experience is preferred. Class size is usually limited to 35 students. A successful candidate will compassionately commit to rigor and retention through campus partnerships at the departmental, divisional, and institutional levels. Committee work and other duties will be assigned by the department chair or dean. Teaching assignment may include evening classes.
Starting earned monthly salary for the nine-month position is $4,957.00. The earned annual salary is paid out over 12 months.
Victoria College has been a respected community partner in the Crossroads region since 1925 and continues to offer quality, affordable educational opportunities to help our students achieve their dreams.
Victoria has a low cost of living with easy access to the Gulf of Mexico, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. All faculty have a private office, computer, phone, reserved parking, dedicated dining space, and access to library and health and fitness facilities. Summer overload classes may be available if desired. Our small class sizes allow opportunities to directly engage students, and all members of the department regularly share in classroom and curricula upgrades and planning.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Regular faculty members help students achieve learning outcomes by teaching assigned classes in accordance with established guidelines and policies, and participating in advising and committee assignments, other academic and institutional support activities, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.
A Master's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Biology, microbiology preferred
Will consider May 2020 graduates
Commitment to teaching excellence. Excellent work ethic
Qualifications to teach in additional disciplines
Experience teaching microbiology
Experience forming community partnerships
Experience in assessment of student learning outcomes
Experience teaching students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social backgrounds, including high school students enrolled in dual credit classes
Exhibit keyboarding skills
Ability to lift and move materials weighing up to twenty pounds