Faculty in Biology Southeast Arkansas College, Faculty - Science - Biology United States

Job Description: Biology faculty members are instructors with the responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for Southeast Arkansas College students on a semester basis. Faculty report to the department chair to perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the college. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

 

Functions:

Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management

Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses

Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy

Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning

Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect

Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement

Maintains up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress

Meets with current and prospective students for review and provide an accurate interpretation of college placement scores

Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students

Provides guidance to students for academic planning

Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students

Engages in the college community for intra professional networking and professional development

Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes

Keeps abreast of developments in the field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence

Communicates learning expectation

Varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology

Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes

Provides students with written and oral feedback

Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs

Instructors must keep all classes, office hours at the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintain good classroom management

Oversees the labs for courses that require lab time

Must have the ability to set up lab equipment for each class

Performs other duties as assigned

 

Salary: Commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the discipline is required

Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to successfully maintain a teaching load involving courses such as Anatomy & Physiology I & II, and Principles of Biology

Two years’ experience teaching students in higher education

The successful candidate will possess competence and experience to develop, revise, implement and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings

Candidates must have capability and flexibility to teach in the evening and/or online classes with labs that meet in-person during the day

A shared vision for preparing students for their professional programs and an ability and willingness to use novel teaching techniques and technology to engage today’s learner is essential

Candidates for this position must possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success, and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the Qualifications Review Committee

 

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the above, formal classroom teaching experience is preferred.

 

Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled. Interviews to begin immediately.

 

Instructions to Apply: Complete the online SEARK College Employment Application and attach the following supporting documents before submitting:

Resume

Cover Letter

Copies of College Transcripts (Required; Official transcripts will be required before final appointment)

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact: Personnel

Southeast Arkansas College

 

Phone: 870-543-5959

 

Online App. Form: http://www.seark.edu/about/employment


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