Instructor of Biology (Tenure Track) - 2 Positions Available

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About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

The Instructor of Biology will teach a full-time load of 15 credit hours during both the fall and spring semesters, consisting of foundational Biology lecture and laboratory courses such as Principles of Biological Science, General Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology.  The Instructor of Biology will be an integral part of the Biology Department and participate in assessment, as well as contribute to departmental and college activities and initiatives that support the college mission.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Master's degree in an area of Biology and a minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience are required. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  At least two years of college-level teaching experience, preferably at the community college level, preferred.  Experience in teaching a wide range of Biology classes, particularly Microbiology and Pharmacology, strongly preferred.  Experience in successful utilization of classroom technology also strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $64,841 plus excellent benefits. 

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.  The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The priority deadline date is March 19, 2021. The anticipated starting date is fall 2021.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.




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Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: The starting salary is $64,841 plus excellent benefits.