Biological Sciences (Anatomy & Physiology) Instructor

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Antelope Valley College


Biological Sciences (Anatomy & Physiology) Instructor

FT Faculty - 10 months

Salary: $53,933.87 - $79,667.66 Annually

Deadline: 10/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific


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This position is a full-time, tenure track teaching assignment in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences of the Division of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering. The candidate will be responsible for teaching a combination of lecture and lab courses in human anatomy, human physiology and non-majors biology courses that support transfer by students into disciplines in the biological sciences, health-related professions including vocational programs, and the fulfillment of general education requirements for transfer students in other disciplines.



• In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hours per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty / division meetings and yearly program review.

• Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action plans, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college's mission and strategic goals.

• Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.

• Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected.

• Travel between District locations is also expected.



(Applicant must meet one of the following requirements)

• Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges:

Master's in any biological science OR bachelor's in any biological science AND master's in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science or the equivalent as follows

• Antelope College Equivalency:  No Equivalency per faculty


AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



A specialization in Anatomy and Physiology as evidenced by relevant coursework in one or both fields

• Previous community college or college level teaching experience, including graduate teaching assistantships in anatomy and physiology.

• Knowledge of and experience with current anatomy laboratory materials and methods that includes the use of animal and cadaver specimens.

• Laboratory experiences that demonstrate knowledge of current methods used in designing and teaching hands-on human and animal physiology experiments, including the ability to use a variety of equipment for the acquisition and analysis  of physiological data.

• Knowledge in developing and implementing innovative teaching methods, including inquiry-based learning into the curriculum, is highly desired.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.




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Posted: 10/1/2020
Application Due: 10/31/2020
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Salary: $53,933.87 - $79,667.66 Annually