ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, BIOLOGY (TENURE ELIGIBLE)
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
Instruct courses in human anatomy and physiology and general biology. Other responsibilities include, but are not
limited to, maintaining office hours, participating in professional development, and working across departments to
develop student communication, computation and critical thinking skills. Instructional responsibilities may include
non-traditional venues, such as: online courses, online/traditional classroom combinations and dual credit. Teaching
schedule may include evening classes. This position reports to the Division Chair of Math & Sciences. Note: This is
a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly
considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education: Master’s degree in a life science from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary level.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Experience: At least two (2) years of teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary level.
Experience developing and teaching Internet classes. Experience teaching dual credit students.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Knowledge of: (1) discipline subject matter, (2) curriculum development, (3) current trends
in teaching/learning theory as they apply to biology, (4) technology in support of classroom instruction. Skills to: (5)
use technology in support of instruction, (6) develop and instruct courses in an online format. Ability to: (7) establish
and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty and staff in the science department, (8) communicate
clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, (9) participate in college committees, (10) work across departments to
develop student communication, computation, and critical thinking skills, (11) promote and support related extracurricular
Physical effort-restricted: Sustained posture or intense attentiveness for prolonged periods. Light lifting (less than 30
lbs.), some walking, pushing, pulling on a regular basis. Work environment-Minimal hazard/exposure: Standard office
setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.
Health and life insurance, retirement plan, personal leave, sick leave, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents
may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested applicants should submit applications only to: Human Resources Office, McLennan Community
College, 1400 College Drive, Waco, Texas 76708, 254/299-8611 or Fax 254/299-6237 or Email:
[email protected] MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.
For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
MCC Employment Application
Copies of College Transcripts
Graduate Course Summary