Microbiology Adjunct Instructor

University Center, MI
Aug 08, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College
Delta College Career Opportunities

Position TitleMicrobiology Adjunct InstructorEmployee GroupFacultyDivision/DepartmentScience and MathematicsStatus

Part-time instructor, teach days and/or evenings FA, WI, SP, or SS

Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions

Are you interested in positively impacting students’ lives? We are seeking collaborative, energetic, and innovative microbiology adjunct instructors who are committed to student retention and success. Instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. Instructors may be assigned to teach microbiology courses in traditional classroom and/or blended/hybrid settings as needed in the Science and Mathematics Division at Delta College.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of and ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Use of email, internet-based resources, and common Office software
  • Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including incorporating online learning systems
  • Understanding of ADA requirements and willingness to create accessible materials
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Understanding Delta Mission/Vision/Values
Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in biology with relevant coursework OR master’s degree in related field with at least 18 hours of successful graduate level biology coursework that includes relevant microbiology coursework
  • Ability to teach on a Delta campus
Additional Experiences Considered

Additional Experiences Considered:

  • Teaching experience at the community college level
  • Recent experience in teaching biology in an active learning environment
Application Deadline

Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.

  • Course assignment is dependent on the applicant’s qualifications and demonstrated abilities.

  • If you are selected for an interview, you are required to provide a teaching demonstration on topics selected by the Science and Mathematics Division.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. In order to track our recruitment sources, please indicate how you became aware of the position vacancy?
    • Bay City, Saginaw or Midland Newspapers
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • Craigslist
    • Delta website
    • Flint Journal
    • HERC website
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed
    • MLive.com
    • MITalent.org
    • Delta College Career Services
    • Diversity Employers
    • MFAD (The Minority Faculty/Staff Applicant Database)
    • TAP (Talent Acquisition Portal)
    • Twitter
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    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other" above, please tell us where you heard about this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Briefly explain your teaching and learning philosophy as it relates to teaching and learning microbiology in a college classroom.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Describe your understanding of and experience working with a culturally diverse student and college/university population.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcript 2
  5. Transcript 3

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