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PT Instructor, Biology

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Livermore, California
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Salary: To Be Determined Based on PT Faculty Salary Schedule 
Start Date: Fall 2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA  94551
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Part-Time Instructor, Biology.  Las Positas College, a community college located in Livermore, CA, is looking for part-time instructors for the part-time instructor pool.  We are regularly looking to staff classes such as: anatomy, physiology, non-majors anatomy and physiology, introductory biology, cell and molecular biology, microbiology.
The ideal candidate must have a passion for teaching and learning and a strong commitment to the missions and values of the community college

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules
•Create and maintain an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking
•Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas
•Meet with students outside of class periodically (office hours)
•Evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters
•Grade student’s work •Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics
•Fulfill professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member •Maintain accurate academic records

Minimum Qualifications:
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.
Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom.  Applicants applying under the “Equivalent” provision must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above.

Desirable Qualifications
•Ideal candidates will have community college experience or experience being the instructor of record in lower division course
•Experience teaching in-person, and/or online, and/or in a hybrid format
•Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic,  cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,  as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the positions. 
Notification to Applicants
The  Chabot-Las  Positas  Community  College  District  reserves  the  right  to  close  or  not  fill  any  advertised position.
TO APPLY, please send the following application materials to the contact listed below:
1.Cover Letter
2.Resume3.Transcripts (Un-officials accepted for application purposes.)
4.Please review our available course offerings and note in your cover letter which courses you are interested in teaching.
Nan Ho, Dean of Academic Services, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
[email protected]
925  424-1182
Department:Biology (STEMDivision)

Special Instructions to Applicants:
The Board of Trustees has implemented a vaccine mandate for all employees.  Accordingly, finalist(s) must comply with the vaccine mandate prior to being forwarded to the Board of Trustees for approval. See vaccine mandate information at 
It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color, national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination  regulations,  and  its  own  statements  of  philosophy  of  objectives. The  District  encourages the filing of applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled


Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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