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Faculty- Biological Sciences

Sullivan County Community College
12759, Loch Sheldrake
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SUNY Sullivan is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Biology.  The incumbent must possess the ability to teach lecture and laboratory sections of General Biology, Microbiology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Nutrition courses designed primarily for nursing and science majors but also students with other majors.  Faculty members are expected to participate in curriculum development and review and serve on college-wide committees. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy and are willing to work in a collegial setting.  We anticipate a Fall 2022 start date.  These courses are scheduled to be taught on campus.


  • Master’s degree required,
  • Ph.D. preferred. 
  • At least 3 years of teaching or equivalent experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 15 contact hours of general biology, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology and nutrition courses, as well as potential additional courses related to the applicant’s area of professional expertise.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and possess the ability to effectively interact with a diverse student and staff population.
  • Hold appropriate office hours.
  • Take part as needed in typical activities of a full-time faculty member, including the following: advising/mentoring students, developing curriculum, recruiting students and attending division and faculty meetings.

SUNY Sullivan is a principal employer in the Catskill region that seeks to invest in its employees by insuring a well-rounded work/life balance for its employees.  Employee benefits, sometimes called fringe benefits, are indirect forms of compensation provided to our employees as part of furthering the employment relationship.  We do more than offer a “fair day's pay.” In addition to a comprehensive salary, generous insurance benefit programs and broad benefit time policies are available.

As a benefit of being a union member of the Professional Staff Association, the faculty member will be granted annually 12 sick days and 5 personal days.  In addition to statutory considerations, the incumbent will also be eligible to participate in:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance,
  • Health Insurance Buyback if the incumbent has other health insurance coverage,
  • Participation in the NYS retirement system,
  • Supplemental retirement annuities,
  • College-sponsored life and accidental death insurance equivalent to the employee’s annual salary,
  • College-sponsored Long-term disability coverage,
  • Optional short-term disability, cancer or accident insurances,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan - flexible spending for medical and dependent care,
  • Access to credit unions,
  • Access to onsite Daycare,
  • Wellness Program & access to the cardio & weight rooms in the Field House,
  • Community Garden on campus,
  • And more!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, in anticipation of a Fall 2022 semester appointment we encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of March 11, 2022.  Salary will vary depending upon rank and based on a 30-week academic teaching schedule.  Apply in less than 5 minutes using our Applicant Tracking System at the link below! Please submit your cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for 3 professional references.

For more information, please visit our website at:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.


At Sullivan County Community College, academic excellence is a product of the faculty-student ratio. Professors know students by name, and they have opportunities to enter into the kind of mentored relationships that truly accelerate learning. There are moments during the learning process when things just drop into place and everything becomes clear. This doesn’t happen by accident—it is a planned result of the array of relationships we build for our students.

At SCCC students are immersed in programs that become the tools for their work and educational life. Most importantly, they gain the skills needed to use technology sullivan_county_community_college2.jpgand communicate with others and the knowledge to work in their chosen field or transfer to a bachelor’s degree program upon graduation.

The expression “big fish in a small pond” aptly describes the leadership opportunities at SCCC. Students are invited to exercise and extend their organizational abilities. In two short years, students' paths are mapped out for a career or for further education.

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