Adjunct Faculty-Biology (Brookhaven)

Dallas, Dallas County / Farmers Branch, Dallas County / North Branch, Dallas County
May 03, 2014
Location: Brookhaven
Division: Sci/Math - Brookhaven
Position Number: 021311047
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Part Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $45.09/Hourly
Work Days/Hours: Will Vary
Posting Number: 02522
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Position begins at Brookhaven College in Spring 2014.

Teaches courses in General Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology. Maintains office hours for student consultation. Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
Special Instructions to Applicants:


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  • Part time work experience counts as half time work experience. For example, 12 months of part time work equals 6 months full time work experience.

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# of Months:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: YesMinimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree or higher with 18 graduate hours in Biology.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. *A criminal background check will be conducted.*

Position Specific Qualifications:

This position will primarily be teaching Biology, Anatomy and Physiology; experience in teaching these disciplines is necessary. This position will be required to teach lecture and/or labs in Biology. May need to teach basic dissection techniques in laboratory. Being enthusiastic about learning, teaching with technology is a plus.

One year of teaching experience is a plus

  • The most successful candidate should be able to plan and carry out effective instructional lessons and utilize instructional technology.

*Course work not specified on transcript as Biology requires accompanying course descriptions from the pertinent graduate catalog or letters from the division with descriptions of the course.

  • Unofficial transcripts for any graduate degree(s) obtained are required at the time of application (to include all graduate work).
  • Official transcripts will be required prior to employment.