Biology Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

Palatine IL
Nov 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information: Per course schedule; maintains a minimum of 15 contact hours of teaching and 10 office hours per week for student consultation; evening and weekend instruction may be required.  Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and division initiatives.

Weeks per fiscal year:  Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Position Description and Duties: Harper College is currently accepting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in biology, teaching courses for majors and non-majors. The successful candidate will possess excellent classroom management skills, be able to engage and effectively communicate with a diverse student body, demonstrate the ability to use technology in teaching, and maintain the highest possible standards of laboratory safety.

The successful candidate will teach laboratory and non-laboratory based biology courses, participate in institutional and departmental committee meetings, maintain professional skills through regular professional development, and other activities appropriate to higher education faculty.

Educational Requirements:  Minimum of a Master's degree in Biology or related sub-discipline with 18 graduate hours in Biology is required.

Experience Requirements:   Community college and/or university experience teaching laboratory and non-laboratory based biology courses is required, with a minimum of two years teaching experience preferred.  Experience teaching laboratory-based human anatomy and physiology courses is desired.

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: January 21, 2018.

Special Notes:

*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

*Official transcripts required upon hire.

*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check

*Employment Sponsorship is not available

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