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Biology Lecturer

Delta College
San Diego, California, US
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Biology, Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions:The successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of belonging, diversity, equity and inclusion .We are seeking a collaborative, energetic, and innovative full-time Anatomy & Physiology Lecturer-As-Needed ( LAN ) who is committed to student retention and success. The LAN will be responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning in both the face-to-face an online classroom. They may be assigned to teach various levels of anatomy and physiology in the traditional classroom and/or blended/hybrid/online setting and must be available to teach courses during the evening, weekend, and nontraditional times as needed in the Science and Mathematics Division at Delta College. In addition, we seek candidates whose teaching and/or service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion ( BEDI ).POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Delta College.Demonstrate an inclusive and culturally relevant philosophy of teaching that provides learning opportunities that meet the needs of all students.Commitment to providing a learning environment that addresses the historical and contemporary sociocultural frameworks that provide a more holistic representation of the field of biology.Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually of biology courses, specifically in the subfield of anatomy & physiology, in a variety of settings including day, evening, weekend, on campus, off campus, online and in-person.Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement to ensure student success.Continually develop appropriate innovation in learning and teaching to meet diverse learning styles and student needs.Collaborate voluntarily and energetically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity.Make effective and innovative use of appropriate technology in the performance of the responsibilities and accountabilities.Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.Engage fully in course, discipline, program development, curriculum development and assessment.Committee participation at the college and related professional organizations.Attend and participate in discipline, division and college meetings.Possess minimum technology skills and understanding of a course management system.Demonstrate teaching effectiveness which supports student learning and encompasses pedagogies for student success to meet course and/or program requirements.Work in a variety of settings which promote quality learning.Maintain professional development to assure currency within field of practice.Possess effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills.Demonstrate an understanding of and willingness to teach dual enrolled students.Required Qualifications:Master of Science degree in biology or a related discipline with a minimum of 18 credit hours in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, biochemistry, or other closely related subject areas from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.Commitment to creating an inclusive classroom climate and designing curricula that foster greater sense of community.Recent experience in teaching biology in an active learning environment.Experience using a variety of teaching modalities, educational technology, and delivery methods including online.Demonstrated current knowledge in anatomy & physiology.Ability to teach on multiple Delta campuses and online (asynchronous and synchronous)Additional Experiences Considered:Teaching experience at the community college level.Relevant teaching experience in the content area and at the community college level.Post-doctoral work in a related field.Demonstrated current and ongoing professional growthExperience working with non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills.Special Instructions to Applicants:Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, and copies of transcripts (optional) and/or certifications and licenses.Please also attach the following to the applicant posting documents section:1. Diversity statement: One- to two-page document that explains your experiences with and commitments to inclusive, equity-focused teaching practices.2. Two exemplars of course materials that you have developed. One sample may include an outline of a lesson sequence/module with a description of the activity and/or assessments used.Application Deadline:The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified. Status:Starting Salary $40,000; this is a non-tenure track teaching opportunityOpen Until Filled: No#J-18808-Ljbffr
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