Adjunct Faculty - Biology

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.
Requisition Number: 2019-097
Posting Start Date: 9/13/2019
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: $41.55 / credit hour
Adjunct Faculty - BiologyDescription/Job Summary

(Teaching)

•Based on Master Syllabus, teach assigned class session(s), leveraging digital content and multi-media resources in the classroom.

•Assess student engagement/understanding during each class session.

•Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework.

•Adhere to and strictly follow departmental course evaluation criteria and documentation such as course score sheets.

•Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughout the course.

•Remediate student’s lack of prerequisite knowledge.

•Offer content help through various means, including referral to prescriptive tutoring.

•Select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus.

•Place the syllabus, readings and homework on Blackboard.

•Maintain, manage and use Publisher’s web site such as Connect, Masteringbiology etc. for supplemental course instruction, Homework, assignments and quizzes.

•Maintain and update the instructor syllabus and course materials.

•Set up online course content on Blackboard when relevant.

•Create new digital instruction materials.

•Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student development, and evaluation methods.

•Use evidence-based resources to improve and support teaching.

•Develop an area of expertise in the academic arena.

•Share teaching expertise with colleagues and others.

•Demonstrate integrity as a scholar.

•Provide required office hours.

•Effectively communicate with students via e-mail, phone or online discussion boards.

•Provide academic advice and guidance to students.

•Submit grades, on time, via the faculty portal.

•Manage incompletes and make-ups.

•Occasionally instruct Independent Study students for purpose of graduation.


(Individualized Instruction)

•Identify individual learning styles and unique needs of students who are culturally diverse, traditional vs. non-traditional, at-risk (e.g., educationally disadvantaged, learning and/or physically challenged, social and economic issues).

•Advise learners in ways to help them meet their educational goals.

•Create a learning environment that facilitates self-reflection and personal goal setting.

•Foster the development of learners in these areas: cognitive, psychomotor, affective, and creative.

•Adapt teaching styles and interpersonal interactions to facilitate learning behaviors.

Required Education

  • Master of Science – Biology with an emphasis in general biology required from a regionally accredited college or university. Non US degrees must have transcript evaluation certificate from a National or Regional evaluation agency such as WES.

Required Qualifications
  • 2 years of teaching experience both lecture and laboratory, preferably in a higher education institution.

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at [email protected]

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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