INSTRUCTOR IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (FAC3074)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions –

  • Teach courses (lecture and laboratory) in Cell/Molecular Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology.  Teaching assignments may include teaching via alternative delivery systems such as online. 
  • Plan, implement, and sponsor appropriate activities to supplement instruction.  
  • Assist in selecting textbooks, developing curricula, completing reports, tracking and entering assessment data.
  • Maintain evaluation and attendance records as requested by the department and/or Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Maintain skills in teaching methods and course development as recommended by HutchCC.
  • Participate, as possible, in faculty development activities at the college and within state and regional organizations.
  • Serve actively on institutional committees.
  • Maintain records and files as requested by the department and/or Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Arrive on time for work, attend work regularly, and successfully complete the responsibilities of the position.
  • Comply with HutchCC policies, procedures, and practices.

Secondary –

  • May advise prospective and enrolled students in the appropriate curricula.
  • May mentor honors students.
  • May sponsor co-curricular activities such as Biology Club.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chairperson or the Vice President of Academic Affairs or as specified in the local Master Agreement.

QUALIFICATIONS (Essential):

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Biology Education or a biological field required. 
  • Evidence of effective biology teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred. 
  • Ability to incorporate study skills, adult learning theory, and teaching/learning strategies to improve student persistence and retention.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with staff, students, faculty and other HutchCC stakeholders.
  • Ability to plan, revise, and update curricula.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, socioeconomic, gender and disabilities populations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in a student-centered environment.
  • Ability to be attentive to detail, to accurately follow written and oral instructions, and to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills and willingness to collaborate.
  • Physical requirements include excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills.  The ability to understand words and respond effectively and appropriately; visual acuity to view a computer terminal; use appropriate judgment and apply tact and courtesy in difficult situations; light/indoor work environment.
  • Mental requirements include the ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions about the position.
  • Physical and mental qualifications must be performed with or without a reasonable accommodation. 
  • The qualifications listed are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties.



Hutchinson Community College
The salary is determined per the 2019-2020 Hiring Salary Schedule in the local HutchCC Master Agreement. This full-time faculty position is nine months annual (based on contract renewal), due process rights eligible, benefit eligible, and exempt. For a copy of the hiring schedule for this position, please see the attached schedule, or you may visit the following address: http://www.hutchcc.edu/hiring-schedule
Job Start Date: January-1-2020
Applications Due By: January-1-2020

Job Contact Information

Marcia Fletcher - fletcherm@hutchcc.edu - 620-665-3495

Employer Information

Hutchinson Community College www.hutchcc.edu

 


Employer Address: 1300 N Plum Hutchinson, Kansas


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