Biological Sciences Adjunct Instructor

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Biological Sciences Adjunct Instructor

Posting Number: F00578
Location: San Ramon Campus
Salary: $59.70 - $84.36 /hr

Description of Position:
The San Ramon Campus of Diablo Valley College is searching for instructors for a variety of classes including human physiology, environmental science and non-majors biology. Class offerings may include evening classes.

John Polos
[email protected]

Position Status: Temporary
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty
Department: S4740 - Math & Science

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Master’s in any biological science


Bachelor’s in any biological science


Master’s in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR the equivalent.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to student learning and promoting the success of all students in an open-access learning environment.
• Demonstrated sensitivity and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, preparation, learning styles, and/or disabilities.
• Commitment to professional growth and development, innovation, and improvement of teaching.
• Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogical techniques that are not lecture-based.
• Demonstrated competency in environmental science, general biology or human physiology with coursework and/or teaching experience.

Job Open Date: 04/10/2019
Job Close Date: 12/31/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins:
# of Months: 5

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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Posted: 7/30/2019
Application Due: 9/28/2019
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