Assistant Professor, Biology (Tenure Eligible)

Job description

Assistant Professor, Biology (Tenure Eligible) Division: Instruction Salary Group: Exempt Class Range: Faculty Annual Salary: Per Faculty Salary Schedule Start Date: Fall 2019 Position Close Date: Position Open Until Filled Required Documents: Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.


  • MCC Employment application
  • Copies of college transcripts
  • Graduate course summary
  • Resume
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 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 extra-curricular activities.

Working Conditions

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).

Application Process

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

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.




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Posted: 3/20/2019
Application Due: 5/19/2019
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