Adjunct Biotechnology

Description/Job Summary

Summary of Position:
•Develop & select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus.
•Based on Master Syllabus, teach assigned class session(s), leveraging digital content and multi-media resources in the classroom.
•Assess student engagement/understanding during each class session.
•Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework.
•Adhere to and strictly follow departmental course evaluation criteria and documentation such as course score sheets.
•Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughout the course.
•Remediate student’s lack of prerequisite knowledge.
•Offer content help through various means, including referral to prescriptive tutoring.
•Place the syllabus, readings, and homework on Blackboard.
•Maintain, manage and use Publisher’s website such as Connect, Mastering biology etc. for supplemental course instruction, Homework, assignments, and quizzes.
•Maintain and update the instructor syllabus and course materials.
•Set up online course content on Blackboard when relevant.
•Create new digital instruction materials.
•Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student development, and evaluation methods.
•Use evidence-based resources to improve and support teaching.
•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 online discussion boards.
•Provide academic advice and guidance to students.
•Submit grades, on time, via the faculty portal.
•Manage incomplete and make-ups.
•Occasionally instruct Independent Study students for purpose of graduation. (Individualized Instruction)
•Identify individual learning styles and unique needs of students who are culturally diverse, traditional vs. non-traditional, at-risk (e.g., educationally disadvantaged, learning and/or physically challenged social and economic issues).
•Advise learners in ways to help them meet their educational goals.
•Create a learning environment that facilitates self-reflection and personal goal setting.
•Foster the development of learners in these areas: cognitive, psychomotor, effective, and creative.
•Adapt teaching styles and interpersonal interactions to facilitate learning behaviors.

** May be required to teach classes on-site at designated High School and teach online**

Required Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science - Biotechnology from a regionally accredited University or College
  • Experience with Biotechnology labs
  • Non- USA degrees must have the transcript evaluation certificate from a National or Regional evaluation agency such as WES.
  • 2 years or more teaching experience from a Higher Education institution or regional High School
  • Education may be substituted for experience


Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters in Biotechnology/Biology

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