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Microbiology Adjunct Instructor (Temporary)

California Department of Education
Martinez, California, US
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Marine, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal
Microbiology Adjunct Instructor (TEMPORARY)

Posting Number: F01106

Location: San Ramon Campus


Description of Position:

DVC inspires, educates, and empowers a diverse community of students to transform their lives and their communities. DVC instructors close the equity gaps by fostering success among all students.

To further this work, DVC is looking for adjunct instructors to teach Microbiology (BIOSC 119 and BIOSC 146).


Richard Glaves

Position Status: Temporary

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty

Department: S4750 - Science

Duties and Responsibilities:

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;4. meeting with students outside of class;5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;8. maintaining accurate academic records;9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:

EDUCATION:Master's in any biological science OR Bachelor's in any biological science AND Master's in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR the equivalent.

The disciplines listed in the minimum qualifications are determined by the statewide Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. A Doctoral degree (PhD) is considered to encompass a master's degree (MA or MS).

If the title(s) of your degree major(s) listed on your unofficial transcripts or other documents from the degree-granting institutions are not an EXACT MATCH to the degrees listed below, you MUST submit an equivalency form. Without it, your application will not be considered. The In addition to responding to the required Supplemental Questions below, please upload the following required documents:

1. Any/all undergraduate and graduate unofficial transcripts (must show degree and the date degree was conferred).

2. Résumé including information regarding preparation and experience relevant to the position and

3. Cover letter explaining your interest in the position.

Contra Costa Community College District follows all relevant local, state, federal, and CDC guidance related to COVID-19.

Desirable Qualifications:

* demonstrated commitment to student learning and demonstrated commitment to promoting the success of all students in an open-access learning environment,• demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, preparation, learning styles, and/or disabilities,• commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment,• demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge of Microbiology

Job Open Date: 04/12/2024

Job Close Date: 5/30/2024

Open Until Filled: No

Employment Begins: Fall 2024

# of Months: 5

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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