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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-North Harris (Greenspoint Center)

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. 


LSC-Greenspoint Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service satellite center designed to serve the greater Greenspoint area. Its proximity to local businesses and public transportation, has created a location ideal for working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses, certificates, computer/office skills, and developmental studies. 

 
Campus address is 250 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E. Houston, Texas 77060-2009


The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

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:

  1. Teaches Biology courses at a variety of times and locations.
  2. Submits timely required college reports and forms.
  3. Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.
  4. Advises students in academic matters.
  5. Provides timely, quality access to students via electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  6. Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress.
  7. Maintains professional relationship with students, colleagues and the community.
  8. Attends meetings, trainings, and orientations as required.
  9. 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

Work Schedule & Conditions:
  • PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • A climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards is the general work environment, unless otherwise stated in job announcement.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time within the LSC System and/or out of state with some overnight stays to support recruiting events in the spring and fall semesters.
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QualificationsRequired Qualifications:
  • 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 (Anatomy & Physiology): 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
  • BIOL 1322 (Nutrition): 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 master’s degree or higher in Nutrition
Benefits Marketing Statement:
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers 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-Houston
Work Locations:
250 N Sam Houston Pkwy E (0102)
250 N Sam Houston Pkwy E
Houston, 77060


Job: Academic Affairs
Organization: LSC North Harris - 01
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Aug 9, 2017, 3:34:09 PM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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