Biology Adjunct Instructor (Major courses)

Diablo Valley College
Pleasant Hill, California
$59.70 - $ 84.36/hrly
Apr 05, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Diablo Valley College


Biology Adjunct Instructor (Major courses)

Job Number: F00301

Salary: $59.70 - $ 84.36/hrly

Deadline: 08/01/2017


Complete job description and application available online at:


Description of Position

Teach one or more of the following courses: 

Principles of Cellular and Molecular Biology; Principles of Organismal Biology, Evolution and Ecology


Duties and Responsibilities

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;

2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;

3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work; 

4. meeting with students outside of class;

5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;

7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;

8. maintaining accurate academic records;

9. performing other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications:

1. master’s degree in biological science OR 

2. bachelor’s degree in any biological science AND master’s degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR 

3. a valid California community college instructor credential authorizing full-time instruction in biology OR 

4. the equivalent. (If you believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the application packet.)


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.