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Biology Faculty

Employer
Triton College
Location
River Grove, Illinois

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EDUCATION

Master's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology.

EXPERIENCE

Post-secondary teaching experience in any of the following disciplines: Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Anatomy and Physiology. Preferred experience with community colleges, curriculum development, designing/implementing laboratory manuals and activities, developing/fostering interdisciplinary partnerships. 

DUTIES

Directly responsible to the Department Chairperson or appropriate administrator.

1. Instructs students in the facts, skills, and appreciations pertaining to the assigned courses.

2. Considers the general and special needs of the students, assists them in meeting their problems, and when necessary, seeks additional help from other college services.

3. Informs students of educational and occupational opportunities.

4. Observes schedule as approved by the department chairperson and appropriate administrator.

5. Cooperates with the department chairperson department members,
and the appropriate administrators in the development of the curriculum, in the preparation and update of course syllabi, course outlines, and the selection of textbooks.

6. Recommends library books and other instructional materials.

7. Assists in the organization and meetings of advisory committees where applicable.

8. Consults with department chairperson on matters pertaining to departmental problems; observes proper channels of communications.

9. When needed, maintains an inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.

10. Submits midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records, and any other reports pertaining to the assigned course. Faculty will cooperate with the department Chairperson and the department members to provide artifacts of student learning outcomes for the assessment of course, program and general education outcomes. When the faculty receives the aggregate data of assessment results back, they determine if and what curricular changes are needed.

11. Participates in the formation of policies and regulations and assists in enforcing the regulations. Informs department chairperson in writing of any pending problem that might have a detrimental effect on the college.

12. Participates in faculty and professional organizations.

13. Attends scheduled monthly departmental/program meetings when there is no conflict with a professional responsibility.

14. Distributes to all students each term a course outline which covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and objectives the instructor feels are appropriate.

Organization

ABOUT TRITON COLLEGE

Triton College is an institution of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

Triton’s attractive 110-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff collaborates to promote integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.

We empower success in life-changing ways. Our degree and certificate programs feature practical courses and flexible scheduling options. Triton transfer students are readily accepted into colleges and universities nationwide. Career program students learn skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive job market that will allow them to make significant contributions to business and industry. Continuing Education students participate in courses geared toward recreation, personal enrichment, workforce development and lifelong learning.

More than 10,000 students enroll at Triton each year, yet every student receives ample individual attention in small, accessible classes. Our highly qualified faculty combines distinguished academic credentials with valuable real-world experience. Tuition is extremely affordable and financial assistance and scholarships are available.

THE TRITON DIFFERENCE

Triton College is committed to empowering your success in life-changing ways. Our positive learning environment prepares students to effectively compete in our global economy, realize their career aspirations, and achieve personal growth.

What sets Triton College apart?

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Triton College features small class sizes and a wide range of quality, real-world focused programs that provide a pathway to completing your degree at a four-year university, obtaining a well-paying job, or advancing in your career. Hands-on learning experiences in degree, certificate, continuing education, and adult education programs promote achievement.

ACCOMPLISHED FACULTY

Our faculty brings many years of professional and teaching experience to their classrooms. Placing a priority on engaging students with practical knowledge, faculty members use proven instructional methods to bring content to life. They also participate in ongoing professional development to share successful teaching approaches and best practices that will help students meet and complete course requirements.

EASILY TRANSFERRABLE CREDITS

Most four-year institutions around the country accept Triton's college credit courses as transfer credit. You can stay close to home while meeting your general education requirements at Triton, then transfer these credits to another university to complete your degree.

STUDEN-CENTERED ENVIRONMENT

Triton is a vibrant and diverse community that promotes learning and achievement. State-of-the-art facilities, support services, and flexible class scheduling options provide students of all ages with opportunities and resources to excel and gain important skills for succeeding in life. Extra-curricular student clubs, organizations and activities offer many ways to get involved with our unique community on- and off-campus.

EXCEPTIONAL VALUE

When you complete your studies at Triton, you can be confident that you will receive a positive return on your investment. Triton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, an important distinction that employers look for when hiring prospective employees. Triton's affordable tuition offers significant annual savings compared to other colleges and universities, and financial assistance is available.

With all that Triton College has to offer, why spend more to attend college elsewhere? All the advantages you are looking for are right here!

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Website
Telephone
708.456.0300
Location
2000 5th Avenue
River Grove
Illinois
60171
United States
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