Biology (Anatomy & Physiology) - Tenure Track Instructor

Location
University Center, MI
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Delta College Career Opportunities

Position Information

Position TitleBiology (Anatomy & Physiology) - Tenure Track InstructorDivision/DepartmentBiologyEmployee GroupFacultyStatus

Starting Salary $52,700 – $68,454: Commensurate with Education, Qualifications and Experience

Position Summary Information

Position Accountabilities and Essential FunctionsThe successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in student, faculty and staff.


Are you interested in positively impacting students’ lives? We are seeking a collaborative, energetic, and innovative full-time anatomy and physiology instructor who is committed to student retention and success. At Delta, instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. The instructor will be assigned to teach anatomy and physiology courses in traditional classroom and/or blended/hybrid settings including day, evening, weekend, on the main campus, at the college downtown centers, and at dual enrollment locations as needed in the Science and Mathematics Division at Delta College.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Delta College.
  • Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually of Biology courses, specifically in the subfield of anatomy and physiology, in a variety of setting including day, evening, weekend, on the main campus, at the college downtown centers, and at dual enrollment locations.
  • Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement to ensure student success.
  • Continually develop appropriate innovation in learning and teaching to meet diverse learning styles and student needs.
  • Collaborate voluntarily and energetically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity.
  • Serve the community through outreach activities.
  • Make effective and innovative use of appropriate technology in the performance of the responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Participate in shared governance as a full member of the academic community.
  • Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
  • Engage fully in course, discipline, program development, curriculum development and assessment.
  • Attend and participate in discipline, division and college meetings.
  • Possess minimum technology skills and understanding of a course management system.
  • Demonstrate teaching effectiveness which supports student learning and encompasses pedagogies for student success to meet course and/or program requirements.
  • Work in a variety of settings which promote quality learning.
  • Maintain professional development to assure currency within field of practice.
  • Possess effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and willingness to teach dual enrolled students.
Required Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Science in a Biological Science, or closely related field, with an emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education attained by December 2019
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience
  • Demonstrated currency in the field of Anatomy and Physiology
Additional Experiences Considered

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES CONSIDERED:

  • Biology teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Experience using a variety of teaching technologies and methodologies
  • Demonstrated current and ongoing professional growth
  • Experience working with non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills
  • Experience teaching diverse student populations
  • Experience with teaching courses for dual enrollment initiatives
  • Ph.D. in a Biological Science with an emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology
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, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and professional certifications or licenses.

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
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other" above, please tell us where you heard about this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you have a Master's Degree in Biology from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or will have attained by December 2019?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Briefly explain how you maintain currency in the field of Anatomy and Physiology.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Do you have experience using a variety of teaching technologies and methodologies?
    • Yes - Evidence and explanation of experience must be provided within application materials.
    • No
  6. Do you have demonstrated current and ongoing professional growth?
    • Yes- provide explanation of current and on-going growth within application materials.
    • No
  7. Do you have experience working with non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills?
    • Yes - Explanation of experience must be provided within application materials.
    • No
  8. Do you have college teaching experience, especially in a community college setting?
    • Yes - Explanation of experience must be provided within application materials.
    • No
  9. Do you have teaching experience in biology?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. Do you have experience teaching online courses or blended/hybrid courses?
    • Yes - explanation of experience must be provided within application materials.
    • No
  11. Do you have experience teaching diverse student populations?
    • Yes - provide explanation of experience within application materials.
    • No
  12. Do you have experience with teaching courses for dual enrollment initiatives?
    • Yes - explanation of experience must be provided within application materials.
    • No
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. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Transcript 2
  6. Transcript 3

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