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Professor of Biology

Company: Arizona Western College
Location: Yuma
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Job Description:

SunIRef:cr001 #20-033 POSTING DATE: August 24, 2020 POSITION: Professor of Biology (Spring 2021) SALARY: Starting salary is $54,134 commensurate with credentials and experience plus excellent fringe benefits. For education beyond the master's, the starting range may be higher. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master's degree in Biological Sciences or related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Biology. Demonstrated ability to teach general biology and additional related biological courses, including, but not limited to, A & P and Microbiology. Candidate must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, relate well to learners of different ages and multi-cultural backgrounds and demonstrate commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college. Completion of EDU 250 - The Community College within two years of initial employment, or transcript indicating successful completion of similar course at another college. Preferred: A doctorate in biology or related biological science with a preferred specialty in botany and/or entomology. Experience in teaching freshman and sophomore (or 100 and 200) level major and general education laboratory/science courses. The ability to promote and support the 2+2 partnerships with Arizona universities. Note: Position available for Spring 2021. SUMMARY OF FUNCTION: Faculty members, both full-time and adjunct, are involved in continuous assessment and engaged in expanding teaching methodologies and delivery systems to improve student academic success and retention. Full-time faculty will follow an 80-10-10 model, where they actively participate in departmental/divisional meetings and activities, in student recruitment/retention/advisement activities, in community/partner relationships, and in activities that promote and support the district-wide academic goals of the local populations and the College. Faculty may be asked to teach on various campuses, via online/hybrid courses, or via Interactive Television, as directed by the needs of the community for a given semester; course scheduling may include daytime, evenings, and/or weekends. TYPICAL DUTIES: Teaching Responsibility: Teach 15 equated load hours/semester (to included material and preparation time; equates typically to 3 courses/semester); develop and grade exams and instruments to evaluate student learning and progress; submission of student grades/progress as required by the programs/policies of the Instruction area. Maintain a min of 5 office hours/week/semester load and direct interaction with students in a formal learning environment for a 15 equated load hour schedule. Remain current in his/her discipline, updating course content when appropriate. Maintain standard syllabus/outline for each course, in accordance with program/procedures. Update course syllabus/outline annually. Working with Division Chairs and Departmental faculty, develop and implement processes and tools for assessment of teaching and student learning outcomes incorporating appropriate methodologies and technology. In collaboration with colleagues and the Director of Assessment, Program Review, Curriculum and Articulation and under the guidance of the Dean/Division Chair, develop a system for evaluation of teaching and learning including course competency expectations and student outcome measures. Working with the Division Chair, incorporate results of assessments to modify instruction and materials in general education. College Responsibility: Collaborating with Division Chair and division Faculty, Vice President for Learning Services, and Director of Assessment, Program Review, Curriculum and Articulation, identify student-leaning outcomes; develop assessment processes and tools; incorporate results to enhance/modify instruction and material, degree program, course cluster, and/or certificate program as appropriate. Working and coordinating with Student Services and the Division Chair actively participate in student recruitment, retention, and advisement activities and programs. Participation in institutional functions such as, but not limited to, college committees, task forces, club sponsorships, facilitation of advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new and associate faculty. Participation may be directed by the Division Chair or Vice President for Learning Services. Maintain 10 positive interaction hours/week. Attend graduation ceremonies. Serve as a resource for faculty members. Community Responsibility: Participate in professional developmental activities outside the College, such as but not limited to, community events, boards, clubs, and conferences. Coordinate such participation with the Division Chair, Vice President for Learning Services, or Director of the Center for Teaching Effectiveness, as appropriate. Serve on local and state advisory committees as directed by the Division Chair. Additional Responsibility: Participate in adjunct faculty recruitment. Serve as a resource for adjunct faculty. Budget for equipment, materials, and supplies to support courses of primary responsibility. Assist with maintaining and securing equipment in the laboratory. Develop and conduct field trips. Work with Department and Division faculty to help develop and support intern, research, and work experiences for students at all levels. Develop an active program of study that will complement and extend the current science offerings in Yuma. CLOSING DATE: Position will remain until suitable candidate is found. ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Arizona Western College Human Resources Phone: / FAX: / TTY: Email: APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The following materials must be uploaded at the time of application. Any materials submitted via e-mail, fax, or mail will not be accepted. Applications missing any of the below requirements will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed. 1. Completed application 2. Resume or curriculum vita 3. Unofficial College/University transcripts ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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