Biological Sciences (Anatomy & Physiology) Instructor

California, United States
$57,235.00 - $84,543.00
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Antelope Valley College


Biological Sciences (Anatomy & Physiology) Instructor 

FT Faculty - 10 months

Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually

Deadline: 4/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Complete job description and application available online at:



This position is a full-time, tenure track teaching assignment in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences of the Division of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering. The candidate will be responsible for teaching a combination of lecture and lab courses in human anatomy, human physiology and non-majors biology courses that support transfer by students into disciplines in the biological sciences, health-related professions including vocational programs, and the fulfillment of general education requirements for transfer students in other disciplines.



In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hours per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty / division meetings and yearly program review.

Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action plans, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college's mission and strategic goals.

Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, online, and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.

Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected.

Travel between District locations is also expected.



(Applicant must meet one of the following requirements)


Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges:

Master's in any biological science OR bachelor's in any biological science AND master's in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science or the equivalent as follows


Antelope College Equivalency:  Equivalency not needed, per division faculty



AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



• A specialization in Anatomy and Physiology as evidenced by relevant coursework in one or both fields

• Previous community college or college level teaching experience, including graduate teaching assistantships in anatomy and physiology.

• Knowledge of and experience with current anatomy laboratory materials and methods that includes the use of animal and cadaver specimens.

• Laboratory experiences that demonstrate knowledge of current methods used in designing and teaching hands-on human and animal physiology experiments, including the ability to use a variety of equipment for the acquisition and analysis  of physiological data.

• Knowledge in developing and implementing innovative teaching methods, including inquiry-based learning into the curriculum, is highly desired.

• Experience with teaching in an online environment.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.