Adjunct Faculty - Biotechnology (Summer Semester 2020)
- Quinsigamond Community College
- Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
- Category: Faculty-Science-Biology
- Posting Date: 04/27/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
About Quinsigamond Community College:
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. QCC offers over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. Additionally, over 137 credit and 300 noncredit courses are offered online, as well as a wide variety of classroom non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars. Classes are provided on the main campus, in downtown Worcester (Healthcare, Workforce Development, Continuing Education), at the Worcester Senior Center (Hospitality & Recreation Management), at Burncoat High School (Automotive Technology), and in the city of Southbridge.
Adjunct instructors teach courses within a specific discipline to a diverse student population on our main campus in Worcester and/or at additional satellite locations within our service area. This specific position is for an adjunct instructor who will teach a capstone biotechnology techniques laboratory course for majors. Courses may be assigned for days, evenings or weekends, and responsibilities include instructional preparation, assessment of student performance and assistance to students. Adjunct faculty will attend a limited number of faculty meetings.
- Master’s Degree in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, or a related discipline. Interested applicants who may not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.
- Advanced degree;
- Experience working with mammalian cell culture, recombinant protein purification, automated liquid handling, protein and enzyme analysis, and/or recombinant DNA techniques,
- Experience teaching at the post-secondary level;
- Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity in the curriculum as appropriate;
- Ability to teach day, evening or weekend classes in more than one campus location.
Starting rate of pay is $1,126 per credit hour. Positions are MCCC Unit eligible.
Applicants must apply online for consideration by submitting a cover letter and resume for this position via our website at http://www.QCC.edu/human-resources In the cover letter, applicants must state their availability to teach during the day, evening or weekend. Bilingual applicants and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.