ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY (HUMAN ANATOMY)

Location
Chula Vista
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY (HUMAN ANATOMY)
10 MONTH, TENURE TRACK POSITION
Southwestern College


This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and extension site assignments.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering, this is a tenure track, full time faculty position.The teaching assignment may consist of a combination of lecture and laboratory courses with a primary emphasis in Human Anatomy. All instructors are expected to be able to teach introductory non-majors' General Biology, lecture and lab. Faculty member will serve as a liaison between the Biology department, its students and allied health programs such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Surgical Technology, Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technology. SWC's Biology Department strives for academic excellence in its faculty and students. A new faculty member is expected to embrace this philosophy.The new faculty member is expected to participate in department, school and college committees, selected staff development and/or extracurricular activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in any biological science OR a Bachelor's Degree in any biological science AND a Master's Degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or Marine Science OR the equivalent, OR possession of a valid California Community College Instructor Credential in Biology.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. Experience working in a community with a similar diversity pattern as is found in the service area for Southwestern College is desirable as well as the ability to utilize teaching methods, techniques, and strategies appropriate for students for whom English is a second language.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful teaching experience in the biological sciences at the post-secondary level; interest in, commitment to, and enthusiasm for working as a member of a team committed to excellence in biology instruction; proficiency in the use of computer technology for lecture and lab applications, including multimedia presentation, data acquisition, and data analysis. Expertise in human cadaver dissection is desirable.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Upon initial employment, full-time faculty members are placed on the salary schedule based upon years of experience and education. The maximum initial placement for experience is Step 6. Faculty members are encouraged to continue their professional development through additional study qualifying them for advancement on the salary schedule. For current salary schedules and information on salary placement visit our website at www.swccd.edu. Excellent fringe benefits.

STARTING DATE: August 16, 2018 (Fall Semester, 2018)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received online at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2476 by 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018. Screening of applications will begin shortly thereafter. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review. Position is open until filled.

FAXED AND E-MAILED MATERIAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, HOWEVER, APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT OUR COLLEGE WEBSITE, https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2476.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Submit the following application materials on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2476:

(1) Letter of Application (cover letter)
(2) SWC online application
(3) Resume
(4) Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
(5) Two current letters of reference dated within the past year

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Upon offer of employment, the successful applicant must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.

Selected applicants who wish to be considered as candidates will be required to participate in an in-person (not video) interview and teaching demonstration, at a time scheduled by the District.

INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.


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