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Adjunct Faculty, Biology

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DescriptionCommitment to Mission:

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs:

  • Students Matter
  • Inspire Excellence
  • Act Intentionally
  • Better Together
  • No Fear!
  • Trust!
Campus Marketing Statement:

Lone Star College-Kingwood

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.  


LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.


Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally.  Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene. 


Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive.  Kingwood, Texas 77339-3801


Position Summary:

Adjunct faculty are hired in a part-time capacity on a semester-by-semester basis, contingent upon the needs of the System. Lone Star College System accepts application material year-round from qualified applicants willing to teach on a part-time basis. Adjunct (part-time) faculty hiring is based on student demand. We offer day, evening, and weekend classes. Classes are offered at various times and locations during the academic year. As a rule, adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of five classes per academic year.

Job Functions:
  • Teaches Biology courses at a variety of times and locations
  • Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner
  • Develops and follows a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
  • Meets with and advises students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methods
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs students in a timely manner of their progress
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
  • Attends meetings, trainings, and orientations as required
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Mastery of course content
  • Commitment to academic excellence, student success, exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning
  • Excellent in communication and interpersonal skills, and student engagement
Physical Abilities:
  • Minimal physical effort is required
Salary:

$41.75 per contact hour (not to exceed 19.5 hours)

Work Schedule & Conditions:
  • Hours will vary depending on class time. Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction
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QualificationsRequired:
  • BIOL 1406, 1407,1408,1409,2305,2389,2406,2416,2420,2421: A master’s degree or higher in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences or a master’s degree or higher with 18 graduate credit hours in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences
  • BIOL 2401, 2402,2404: A master’s degree or higher in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences or a master’s degree or higher with 18 graduate credit hours in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences or MD, DDS, DC, DVM with college level anatomy and/or physiology courses
Benefits Marketing Statement:

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For". We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.

How to Apply:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check


Primary Location: US-Texas-Kingwood
Work Locations:
20000 Kingwood Dr (0200)
20000 Kingwood Dr
Kingwood, 77339


Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC Kingwood - 02
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Nov 2, 2017, 10:16:26 AM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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