Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology

Locust Grove, Virginia
Mar 11, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Germanna Community College

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology

Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System with a Fredericksburg Area Campus in Spotsylvania, a Locust Grove Campus, and several off-campus centers. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities.

Job Description: Germanna Community College is seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join the faculty as an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology. The successful candidate will teach all levels of general biology and microbiology. The successful candidate will teach both day and evening courses at any college location teaching a minimum of 27 credits per year (fall/spring) five courses each semester. The College desires applicants with a commitment to the community college mission; teaching, learning, and student success; integration of learning outcomes assessment into course development and teaching; use of current and emerging technologies to enhance instruction; and integration of global perspectives in instruction. Finalists will be invited to present a short sample lesson.

This is a full-time nine-month full time faculty position.

Salary is commensurate with rank and credentials plus State benefits.

Appointment date: August 16, 2019.

Position will be filled contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in biology or master’s degree in a related field and at least 18 graduate semester hours in biology and/or microbiology from an accredited institution and college-level teaching experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 18+ graduate semester hours or doctorate in biology
  • Experience with curriculum development, assessment, use of instructional technology, certified for online instruction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Community college teaching experience
  • Demonstrated student learning and student success in biology courses taught

Application Instructions: The search will remain open until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, apply online at “employment opportunities”. Please note that only online applications are accepted and must be attached to the online system. Questions regarding the submission process should be directed to (540) 423-9056.

Please include a letter of interest addressing the position and your qualifications, a CV/resume, Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, and copies of transcripts verifying academic credentials. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Germanna Community College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Inquiries concerning EEO issues or the Affirmative Action Policy should be addressed to the college’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.

Applications Review is ongoing.


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