Biology Instructor (part-time)
- Mott Community College
- Location: Flint, Michigan
- Posting Date: 07/15/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position TitleBiology Instructor (part-time)
Employee GroupPT Faculty
Starting Salary$1048.00 per contact hour
Faculty member will be responsible for teaching classes in specified areas of biology as student needs require including: Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Organismal Biology, and General Biology for both majors and non-majors.
1. Master’s degree or higher in Biology or related sub-discipline from an accredited institution or an equivalent advanced degree which may include a medical degree that may be represented through documented, accredited course equivalents.
2. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
3. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
4. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
5. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
6. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
7. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
8. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish an maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.
A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
2. Recent, within the last three years, successful teaching of Anatomy & Physiology or Organismal Biology in the lecture and laboratory setting.
3. An interest in developing new courses and programs to meet the challenges of 21st century biology.
4. Demonstrated familiarity with computer-based instruction, distance learning, learning technologies, competency-based instruction and modularized courseware.
5. Evidence of continuing professional development in biology.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
2. S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written documentation.
3. The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and the student database).
4. S/he must be able to present information in an instructional setting and respond to questions from groups.
5. Must be able to tolerate frequent exposure to a wide variety of chemicals which are common to the industry. Must be able to handle and mix chemicals properly and safely; and wear appropriate gloves.
Must be available to teach onsite; opportunities do not exist to teach online courses only.
Visa sponsorship is not available.
Selected candidates must submit to a drug test and criminal background check.
Additional Application Deadline Information
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