Part Time Instructor of Biology (Pool)

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Bend, OREGON
Job Type: PartTime

Posting Details

Application Instructions

Please read carefully before applying:<br><br>You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number: 0600298
Position Title: Part Time Instructor of Biology (Pool)
Posting Date: 03/10/2011
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes):
Length of Position: Contracts are on a term-by-term basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type: Part-Time Faculty
FTE: <.50
Salary Level: Part Time Instructor
Starting Minimum Pay: $525 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Starting Maximum Pay: $525 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Hours per Week: depending on class schedule
Work Schedule: depending on class schedule
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri typically
Job Summary/Purpose:

To provide instruction in Introductory Biology and Biology lab courses in support of a range of certificate and transfer programs. To work with other faculty to design and deliver such courses. Regular teaching assignments may include courses on and off campus and/or during evening hours.

Essential Functions:

1. To provide instruction in Anatomy and Physiology or Anatomy and Function. This includes lecturing, directing, and supervising student laboratory practices and providing field experience where applicable. It also includes providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress. Teaching and laboratory assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening, classes taught on or off campus. May include laboratory prep work and ordering of materials.

2. Work collaboratively with other instructors in the Science Department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Thorough knowledge of the field of Biology (Anatomy and Function or Anatomy and Physiology) in the broadest possible sense.

3. Ability to use a variety of teaching techniques and instructional methods as are appropriate to a wide range of learning styles.

4. Ability to design, develop, and maintain instructional programs and curricula in the field of Biology.

5. Ability to work successfully with other faculty and COCC staff and administrative persons at all levels.

6. Visually able, corrected, to observe, direct, and supervise students in laboratory and field settings and experiences. Includes the ability to traverse steep and uneven terrain as part of the direction and supervision of field work in Biology.

7. Familiarity with, and ability to operate and oversee, the operation of audio-visual equipment. This includes overhead projectors, film and sound systems, video and television, and interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentation systems.

8. Ability to use desktop computers effectively to produce and manage documents and data.

9. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter and with or without auxiliary aids or services.

10. Ability to review, understand, and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or the professional literature.

11. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations as required.

ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS: Persons in this position may be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. All employees who have been identified as having the potential for this exposure will be offered the hepatitis B vaccination at no cost. The employee has the right to waive these inoculations.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Ability to work in classroom and office environments using computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education: Master’s degree in biology or closely related field.
2. Experience: Demonstrated excellence in teaching, or evidence for the potential for excellence in teaching lower division Microbiology coursework.

Special Qualifications:

1. Coursework/teaching experience in teaching lower division Biology coursework.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

NOTE: you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled Yes

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