Grayson College

  • Adjunct Biology Professor

    Job Locations US-TX-Denison
    Type Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Faculty
  • Overview

    Instructs lecture classes in biology.

    Responsibilities

    • 75% Teaches no more than 9 credit hours per semester, courses may include microbiology, anatomy and physiology, general biology, and nutrition.
    • 10% Works as a team member in the Biological and Physical Sciences Department; complies with all faculty responsibilities as outlined in college policies and procedures.
    • 10% Contributes to campus assessment process by measuring and reporting student learning outcomes as directed to meet THECB Core Objectives and SACSCOC requirements.
    • 5%   Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean and Department Chair

    Performance Measurements:

    • Demonstrates Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
    • Places student success at the center of decision-making.
    • Uses a wide range of learning resources, tools, and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.
    • Provides quality instruction in a classroom or online learning environment.
    • Embraces the community college mission and the faculty role of contributing to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university or the workplace.
    • Assesses student knowledge, skills, and abilities regardless of how or where the learning or skills were acquired.
    • Participates in professional development and stays current in both the professional field and in current teaching/learning practices.

    This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

    Qualifications

    Master's degree or higher with 18 hours of graduate courses in biology from an accredited college or university.

    Previous successful experience teaching in the area of biology at the university or community college level; however, professional experience may be held as equivalent.

    Demonstrated ability to engage students in the learning process and proven commitment to student success.

    Collegial attitude with college community as well as outside entities.

    Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple assignments.

    Excellent computer and multi-media skills.

    Preferred: Experience in tracking student learning outcomes, analyzing resultant data, and implementing improvement plans.

     

    This position requires original transcripts and three professional references. This position is considered a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.

     

    GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.

     

    The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or gcjobs@grayson.edu.

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