Biotechnology: Contract Instructor-College Credit

Biotechnology: Contract Instructor-College Credit

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date:

Position Number: 007874

Location: San Diego Miramar College

Position Type: Academic

The Position:
This is a contract faculty position that includes a 20% reassignment being a program director per NAACLS standards.

Hours and days may vary Monday through Saturday, 40 hours per week. The selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs. Assignment may include some combination of day, evening, Saturday, and/or distance education classes. While the current vacancy is at Miramar College, applicants should understand they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the option of the Chancellor.

Major Responsibilities:
• Reports to the Dean of the School of Mathematics, Biological, Exercise and Physical Sciences.
• Maintain NAACLS accreditation and stay in contact with Lab Field Services, California Department of Public Health.
• Teach clinically focused classes in chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology and blood bank and fulfill other duties as required of contract faculty as per the collective bargaining agreement.
• Be the instructor of record for all practicum classes and visit clinical sites and evaluate student performance at clinical site on a regular basis.
• Establish, maintain and assess clinical affiliates to ensure that these sites provide students with education that meets the standards of quality for accreditation.
• Develop, review and implement all policies regarding the Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician Program, including policies related to performance, assessment, retention and graduation requirements.
• Oversee program curriculum and clinical sites as necessary to meet requirements of the accreditation agencies and graduate eligibility for the national certification examination.
• Be responsible for the organization, administration, instruction, evaluation, continuous quality improvement, curriculum planning and development, directing other program faculty/staff, and general effectiveness of the program.
• Participate in the budget preparation process.
• Maintain accreditation of the program.
• Maintain regular and consistent contact with students, faculty and program personnel.

Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences,
chemistry, biochemistry or engineering, and two
years of full-time related professional experience;
Has an earned master’s or doctoral degree;
Holds ASCPBOC or ASCPi - BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist;
Three years of teaching (Directed Clinical Practical) experience.

Desired Qualifications:
• Effective administrative experience
• Knowledge of education methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures
• Knowledge of California Code of Regulations as it pertains to Medical Laboratory Technician Training Program Standards
• Experience in forming and maintaining partnerships with clinical affiliates and/or partner organizations
• Ability to be an effective mentor to trainee and/or students
• Effective written and oral communication skills

ASCPBOC or ASCPi -BOC and licensed CLS

Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A - Class 6, Step C ($5,783.69 - $7,793.19) per month based on the current AFT - College Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 - Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made within the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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