Full-Time Faculty - Biology

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posted:: Nov 6, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

About Dutchess Community College:

Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, Dutchess Community College is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.

Job Description:

Dutchess Community College invites applications for a full-time, Tenure-Track Instructor position in Biological Sciences.

The individual in this position will have responsibility for teaching Biology core and elective courses. Teaching responsibilities may include some combination of on-ground, on-line, and hybrid courses in a highly interactive teaching/learning environment that includes significant faculty/student interaction. The successful candidate will value the mission of the college and support the college's commitment to community service, strategic planning, and the intellectual development of all students. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with or teaching community college students and to those with an understanding and appreciation of the role of the community college in higher education. A deep passion for the discipline of Biological Sciences and the energy to engage all levels of students in the process of learning will be sought in the successful candidate.


Preferred candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role of assessment in course and program development. Candidates should have experience in using instructional technology in classroom or online adaptations, proficiency with common laboratory instrumentation and a willingness to adopt new and emerging technologies. An appreciation for diversity of all types and how diversity impacts learning and instruction is strongly desired.

Candidate must have a Master's Degree in Biological Sciences. Experience in using a variety of instructional methods to facilitate student learning is sought. Significant experience with computer, video and other multi-media assisted instruction at the college level is preferred.

Additional Information:

Faculty positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between Dutchess Community College and Dutchess United Educators (DUE). DCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Applicants for this position should submit a current resume and cover letter that clearly states how the candidate fulfills the required and preferred qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.

Applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others are encouraged (AA/EOE).




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