Biology Instructor

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Antelope Valley College

 

Biology Instructor

Full Time Tenure Track, 10 months 

Salary:  Placement on the applicable salary schedule is commensurate with education. 

Salary Schedule F0 -$53,993.87 - $79,667.66/Annually + Benefits

Deadline:  March 11, 2019

 

Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment

 

INTRODUCTION:

This position is a full-time, tenure track teaching assignment in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences of the Division of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering. This position includes instruction in introductory non-majors and majors courses that support transfer by students into disciplines in the biological sciences, plant sciences, health-related professions including vocational programs, and the fulfilment of general education requirements for transfer students in other disciplines.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications: (Applicant must meet one of the following requirements)

Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges:

Master’s in any biological science OR bachelor’s in any biological science AND master’s in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science or the equivalent as follows

 

Antelope College Equivalency: Equivalency not needed per, division faculty

 

Credential(s):

A California Community College Credential in the discipline, valid for life, may be considered for purposes of minimum qualifications.

 

AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and training in botany plant sciences, organismal biology and ecology.

Previous community college or college level teaching experience, including graduate teaching assistantships, in majors and non-majors biology courses and related fields.

Laboratory and/or field experiences that demonstrate knowledge of current methods used in teaching organismal and field biology.

Demonstrated ability to use effective instructional methods and strategies, including digital multi-media tools.

Evidence of a commitment to work as part of a team in departmental, divisional and college wide activities. 

Sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

 

Duties:

In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hours per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty / division meetings and yearly program review.

Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action plans, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college’s mission and strategic goals.

Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.

Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected.

Travel between District locations is also expected.

 

For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/29/2019
Application Due: 3/11/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $53,993.87 - $79,667.66/Annually + Benefits