9 Month Teaching Faculty - Biology (WO)

Northern Virginia Community College
Woodbridge, Virginia, US
May 02, 2021
May 05, 2021
Biology, Botany
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Role Title 9 month-Instructor Role Code 01013-FP FLSA Exempt Pay Band 00 Working Title 9 Month Teaching Faculty - Biology (WO) Position Number 280F0245 Agency Northern VA Community College Agency/Division NV280-Provost Woodbridge Work Location Prince William - 153 Hiring Range commensurate based on education and experience Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category I-Faculty Full Time or Part Time Full Time Does this position have telework options? Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? Work Schedule

Varies. Day, evening and/or weekend. Sensitive Position No Job Description

General Description: The primary responsibility of a faculty member in the Virginia Community College System is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis shall be on good teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, advising and related activities-to help the student develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become a better person, a better worker, and a better citizen.

Duties and Tasks: The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching in General Biology, Human Anatomy/Physiology, and/or Microbiology; advising students & participating in committees & other activities.

Essential Functions: As a part of this primary responsibility, the College expects each faculty member to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports routinely; teach the prescribed courses of study with the established texts; conduct requisite student conferences; hold required office hours; academic advising; attend to assigned divisional and College duties; contribute to the development of the program of instruction; adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with College policies, procedures, and regulations; maintain currency in discipline, classroom technology, and best practices as related to Biology education. The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College's locations. Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor. KSA's/Required Qualifications

Required KSAs: Ability to use technology to enhance instruction; excellent interpersonal, analytical and oral/written communication skills; ability to effectively teach classrooms and labs; experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at NOVA.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Biology or master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Biology. Degrees and coursework should be from a regionally accredited institution. Teaching experience. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required. Preferred Qualifications

College level teaching experience and/or relevant work experience; experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds and experience in community college teaching desired. Background in Botany, Environmental Science, Evolution, Anatomy and Physiology, and General Biology. Experience in Microbiology.

Experience in both traditional and alternative instructional methods, including hybrid and online education delivery. Familiarity with assessment of student learning outcomes. Demonstrated ability to teach a range of Biology lecture and laboratory classes. Experience with faculty advising. Teaching experience, especially at a community college. Experience working with a diverse population. Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel


Posting Number FAC_189P Recruitment Type Public Number of Vacancies 1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 04/01/2021 Job Close Date 05/01/2021 Open Until Filled No Agency Website https://www.nvcc.edu Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/ EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes. E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes. Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/32509

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • Why are you interested in teaching at a community college?
    (Open Ended Question)
  • What skills, experience, or teaching philosophy do you have that will encourage our students to be successful?"
    (Open Ended Question)
  • Do you have experience teaching at a Community College?
    • Yes
    • No
  • Describe your experience with hybrid and online teaching formats.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • Please list all college Biology courses you have taught including labs.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • Please list any technology you have used to enhance instruction.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • Please list any learning management systems you have used.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No

  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Other Document
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3
  • Sample Lesson Plan
  • Sample Syllabus
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