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General Biology Adjunct Instructor

Company: Los Medanos College
Location: Diablo
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Position Title General Biology Adjunct Instructor Description of Position Teach one or more of the following courses: Fundamentals of Biological Science; Fundamentals of Biological Science with Laboratory Inquiries Dr. John Freytag, Biology Dept. Chair **************** ************** Recruitment Type Faculty Location Diablo Valley College Posting Number F00588 # of Openings 2 Yearly Salary Range / Hourly Range $59.70 - $84.36 per hour Position Status Temporary EEO Job Category Faculty & Other Instructional Staff Employee Group Part-Time Faculty Department D3530-Biological Sciences Discipline Biological sciences Alternate Discipline 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. Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university): 1. Master's degree in any biological science OR 2. Bachelor's degree in any biological science AND a master's degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR 3. A valid California Community Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in biological science OR 4. The equivalent. (If you believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency form found in the online application.) License/Certificates/Credentials Desirable Qualifications 1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and demonstrated commitment to promoting the success of all students in an open-access learning environment. 2. Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, preparation, learning styles, and/or disabilities, 3. 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, 4. Demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge of: General/Introductory Biology Job Open Date: 05/06/0019 Job Close Date: 12/31/2019 Open Until Filled No Employment Begins: August 2019 # of Months 5 Diversity Statement It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Employee Benefits Part-time instructors and non-instructional academic staff may be eligible for medical, dental and vision plan benefits at the beginning of their third semester. Eligibility requirements are based on the United Faculty contract for part-time instructors and non-instructional academic staff and include: 1) working for CCCCD in the current semester and 2) averaged 0.30 FTE of a regular faculty member's load for the previous two semesters with CCCCD. Medical and dental premium calculations are based on the previous semester FTE or load. Part-time instructors pay a portion for medical and dental and the full premium for the Vision Services plan per the United Faculty contract. Eligible part-time instructors and non-instructional staff may enroll in Kaiser, Anthem HMO, Anthem EPO, Delta Dental PPO, Delta Care and the Vision Services Plan during the open enrollment periods which occur at the beginning of the fall and spring semester. How to Apply 1. Interested applicants must submit all of the application materials online to be considered for this position. We do not accept hand-delivered, e-mailed, faxed or postal mailed application packets. 2. It is your responsibility to ensure that all application materials are received. 3. You should submit an unofficial transcript for screening purposes. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload transcripts when completing our online application process. You should be prepared to provide an official transcripts prior to employment start date should the position be offered. 4. If you do not possess the required educational degrees and are applying under the equivalency process, you bear the responsibility of submitting the District's Equivalency Application. Equivalency applications with supporting documentation should be submitted when 1) degrees are not in exact discipline required; 2) degree is in progress; 3) degrees were earned at a college or university outside of the United States. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload an equivalency form for evaluation by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process. 5. Applicants with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to United States degrees. An approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency must evaluate your course work. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload a foreign degree evaluation for review of by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process. Please read more details in the Foreign Degree and Credit Statement section of the job announcement. 6. Documents uploaded online must be the actual documents to be considered for review. Do not upload a placeholder document. Applications with placeholder documents are considered incomplete and will be rejected. Only upload the required documents, other materials can be presented if you are selected for an interview. 7. All application materials become the property of the district and will not be returned or duplicated. Selection Process Applications will be screened to ensure the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement. 1. The applications, cover letters, resumes, unofficial college transcripts, and other supporting materials submitted by all qualified applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee. Those who are deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense. 2. During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a demonstration appropriate to the discipline. Responses to the interview questions and demonstration will be rated by the interview committee. 3. Upon hire, the successful candidate must meet the conditions of employment. Finalists must provide verification of transcripts. TB test, physical examination, fingerprinting/conviction clearance and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Foreign Degree and Credit Statement In accordance with the United Faculty Contract, Article ********.2, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency ************* prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. Please upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date ADA Accommodations: Request For Reasonable Accommodation Medical Verification Candidates with legally defined disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by notifying the Human Resources Department by the deadline date. Candidates will be required to supply documentation supporting the need for the accommodation when the request is made. Please complete the forms provided in the links above and email to ************** Quick Link ***************************************

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