Adjunct Faculty – Biology

first_imgRequired Qualifications2 years of teaching experience both lecture and laboratory,preferably in a higher education institution. Master of Science – Biology with an emphasis in general biologyrequired from a regionally accredited college or university. Non USdegrees must have transcript evaluation certificate from a Nationalor Regional evaluation agency such as WES. Description/Job Summary(Teaching)•Based on Master Syllabus, teach assigned class session(s),leveraging digital content and multi-media resources in theclassroom.•Assess student engagement/understanding during each classsession.•Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework.•Adhere to and strictly follow departmental course evaluationcriteria and documentation such as course score sheets.•Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughoutthe course.•Remediate student’s lack of prerequisite knowledge.•Offer content help through various means, including referral toprescriptive tutoring.•Select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus.•Place the syllabus, readings and homework on Blackboard.•Maintain, manage and use Publisher’s web site such as Connect,Masteringbiology etc. for supplemental course instruction,Homework, assignments and quizzes.•Maintain and update the instructor syllabus and coursematerials.•Set up online course content on Blackboard when relevant.•Create new digital instruction materials.•Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, studentdevelopment, and evaluation methods.•Use evidence-based resources to improve and supportteaching.•Develop an area of expertise in the academic arena.•Share teaching expertise with colleagues and others.•Demonstrate integrity as a scholar.•Provide required office hours.•Effectively communicate with students via e-mail, phone or onlinediscussion boards.•Provide academic advice and guidance to students.•Submit grades, on time, via the faculty portal.•Manage incompletes and make-ups.•Occasionally instruct Independent Study students for purpose ofgraduation.(Individualized Instruction)•Identify individual learning styles and unique needs of studentswho are culturally diverse, traditional vs. non-traditional,at-risk (e.g., educationally disadvantaged, learning and/orphysically challenged, social and economic issues).•Advise learners in ways to help them meet their educationalgoals.•Create a learning environment that facilitates self-reflection andpersonal goal setting.•Foster the development of learners in these areas: cognitive,psychomotor, affective, and creative.•Adapt teaching styles and interpersonal interactions to facilitatelearning behaviors.Required Educationlast_img

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