Adjunct Faculty - Biology (MA)

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Job TitleAdjunct Faculty - Biology (MA)DepartmentScience & Applied Technologies-BiologyPosting Number02455PLocationManassas, VA: 20109Full or Part TimePart-TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredNoSalary Range Position Summary Information

Basic Function

The Biology department of Manassas campus of Northern Virginia Community College is establishing a pool of candidates for General Biology, Anatomy and physiology, Microbiology, Botany and Zoology courses.

Duties and Responsibilities

Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 10 credit hours during summer session. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend.

Minimum Qualifications

*Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the biological sciences. *Some independent laboratory experience at the graduate or professional level.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience at the college or high school level in Biology.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

*Knowledge of and ability to follow science laboratory safety policies.
*Adept knowledge of instructional technologies.
*Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
*Ability to work with a diverse student population.
*Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.

Operation of a State VehicleNo Posting Detail Information

Open Date04/02/2018Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment. Salary is per credit hour and based on education and experience.

Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional InformationSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in Biology or a Master's degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Biology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with a diverse student population?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your experience using instructional technology.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you available and willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Other Document
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certificate
  6. Unofficial Transcript 2
  7. Unofficial Transcript 3




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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 11/25/2019
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