Adjunct Faculty Biotech
About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College's campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.
* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.
Requisition Number: 2018-013
Posting Start Date: 2/5/2018
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: Transcripts Required (upload as other)
Adjunct Faculty Biotech
Under the general direction of the Associate Dean and Course Facilitator this position will be responsible for the instruction of students in the discipline of Biotechnology.
Develop & select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus.
Based on Master Syllabus, teach assigned class session(s), leveraging digital content and multi-media resources in the classroom.
Assess student engagement/understanding during each class session.
Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework.
Adhere to and strictly follow departmental course evaluation criteria and documentation such as course sheets.
Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughout the course.
Remediate student's lack of prerequisite knowledge.
Offer content help through various means, including referral to prescriptive tutoring.
Place the syllabus, readings, and homework on Blackboard.
Maintain, manage and use Publisher's web site such as Connect, MasteringBiology etc. for supplemental course instruction, homework, assignments and quizzes.
Maintain and update the instructor syllabus and course materials.
Set up online course content on Blackboard when relevant.
Create new digital instruction materials.
Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student development, and evaluation methods.
Use evidence-based resources to improve and support teaching.
Develop an area of expertise with colleagues and others.
Demonstrate integrity as a scholar.
Provide required office hours.
Effectively communicate with students via e-mail, phone or online discussion boards.
Provide academic advice and guidance to students.
Submit grades on time, via the faculty portal.
Manage incompletes and make-ups.
Occasionally instruct independent Study students for purpose of graduation.
Identify individual learning styles and unique needs of students who are culturally diverse, traditional vs. non-traditional, at-risk (e.g., educationally disadvantaged, learning and/or physically challenged, social and economic issues).
Advise learners in ways to help them meet their educational goals.
Create a learning environment that facilitates self-reflection and personal goal setting.
Foster the development of learners in these areas; cognitive, psychomotor, affective, and creative.
Adapt teaching styles and interpersonal interactions to facilitate learning behaviors.
Assist learners to engage in thoughtful and constructive self and peer evaluation.
Encourage professional and personal development of learners.
Provide input for the development of department standards and policies.
Use a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate learning.
Incorporate current research in assessment and evaluation practices.
Use existing evaluation tools for assessing educational outcomes.
Evaluate available resources for learner assessment and evaluation practices.
Actively participate in all M & E.
Analyze all M & E data.
Advise learners regarding assessment and evaluation.
Provide timely, thoughtful and constructive feedback to learners.
(Curriculum Design and Development)
Actively participate in the design of the curriculum to reflect institutional philosophy and mission, current trends and best practices, community and societal needs, educational principles, theory and research, and use of technology.
Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum development including; identifying program outcomes, developing competency standards, writing course objectives, selecting appropriate learning activities, selecting appropriate clinical experiences, and selecting appropriate evaluation strategies.
Assist in revision of the curriculum based on evaluation of program outcomes, leaner needs, societal and health care trends and stakeholder's feedback.
Update courses to reflect the philosophical and theoretical framework of the curriculum.
Design courses to reflect the philosophical and theoretical framework of the curriculum.
Create and maintain community partnerships that support the educational goals.
Evaluate educational goal attainment through community partnerships.
Implement program assessment models.
Analyze results of program evaluation and initiate curricular change when needed.
Critique the program evaluation methods and plan.
Maintain membership in professional organizations.
Participate actively in professional organizations through committee work and/or leadership roles.
Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.
Participate in professional development opportunities that will increase effectiveness in the role.
Use feedback gained from self, peers, learners and administrative evaluation to improve role effectiveness.
Acquire knowledge of legal and ethical issues relevant to higher educations.
Mentor and support faculty colleagues.
Model cultural sensitivity when advocating for change.
Create a culture for positive change and growth.
Develop leadership skills in others to shape and implement growth, change and positivity.
Adapt to changes created by external factors.
Master of Science degree
At least two years teaching experience at a post-secondary institution
Master of Science or Ph.D. in Biotechnology
Work experience including biotechnology labs required from a regionally accredited college or university.
Non US degrees must have transcript evaluation certificate from a National or Regional evaluation agency such as WES.
2 years or more of teaching experience preferably including biotechnology labs in a higher education institution.
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