Biology Adjunct Instructor

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Employer
Fox Valley Technical College
Location
Appleton, Wisconsin, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
2147223895
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We're looking for adjunct instructors to teach Biology. This is a perfect opportunity to earn additional income. Put your education and training to use and make a difference!

Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.

This adjunct teaching position is responsible for the delivery of instruction and facilitation of student learning which meets the needs of students and employers. This position's primary assignment is teaching General Biology. General Biology introduces general biological concepts and principles. Emphasis is on cell structure and function, genetics, evolution and taxonomical relationships. Consideration is also given to diversity among the various kingdoms. This course emphasizes an environmental perspective.

  • Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or business and industry training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
  • Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
  • Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  • Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.

  • Master's degree in discipline or Master's degree in any discipline with 18 graduate credits in discipline.
  • Previous teaching experience or curriculum development experience is desirable.
  • Experience providing instruction through various modes of delivery is preferred.
  • Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements.

  • Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
  • Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  • Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  • Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  • Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  • Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  • Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  • Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
  • A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
  • Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
  • An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  • Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  • A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.


  • This position works onsite. It is the expectation that all employees comply and cooperate with the College's emergency action plan and any rapidly changing protocols, as well any applicable government orders affecting the College's operations. This includes adhering to safety protocols and using face coverings and personal protective equipment as applicable.

    Thank you for your interest in Adjunct Faculty opportunities with Fox Valley Technical College. Upon successful submission of your application, cover letter, un-official transcripts, and resume, you will be considered for future adjunct faculty opportunities. FVTC will keep your application in our files as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position when or if the need arises. ONLY if the need shall arise, will you be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

    IMPORTANT: Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application. Otherwise, you will not receive any further contact from FVTC.

    Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. The total hours for an adjunct instructor range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 8 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day, evening, and weekend classes. Courses are taught in traditional classroom and alternative delivery formats.

    If you should have any questions regarding adjunct teaching opportunities for this position, please contact Bradley Staats at staats@fvtc.edu or (920)993-5298.