Instructor I Biology

Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Instructor I Biology

Position Summary Information

Job Summary / Basic Function

Provides instruction for students enrolled in Biology classes in the Allied Health and Sciences Department. Must be competent to teach courses in systems, equipment, operations, and other topics related to the discipline. Additional duties include advising, tutoring, student counseling, recruiting, and working with advisory committees. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, weekend, and summer classes.

  • Advise, tutor and recruit students.
  • Maintain office hours.
  • Teach day and/or evening classes and labs during the fall, spring, and summer semesters as required by the department.
  • Attend Teaching and Learning Center to upgrade teaching skills.
  • Awareness of national issues and trends in education and biology
  • Assist in the development of curriculum as needed.
  • Perform related duties as required.
  • Willing to develop skills necessary to teach on-line courses.
  • Responsible for maintaining and setting up equipment related biological science courses

    Minimum Qualifications
    A Master's Degree in Biology or Master's Degree with 18 graduate hours in Biology from a regionally accredited institution is required.

    A working knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications is required.

    EEO Statement
    Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    We are proud to provide Veteran's Employment Preference in compliance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Community college or technical college teaching experience in Biology is preferred.

  • Knowledge of scientific teaching methodologies/pedagogical strategies.
  • Actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Effectively recruit and retain students.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Maintain ethical and professional behavior.
  • Aware of national issues and trends.
  • Assist with the maintenance of classroom and lab equipment.
  • Possess basic skills in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures contained in TSUS and LIT Policies and Procedures Manual.

    Security Sensitive Statement
    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Open Until Filled


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