Instructional Faculty - Anatomy and Physiology

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructional Faculty - Anatomy and Physiology

Top Message
An instructional faculty member will be responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in his/her particular discipline. The individual is expected to exercise professionalism and civility in all activities related to the role of academician, including those concerned with the various duties assigned, and any involvement with colleagues, peers, community and students.

Job Description
Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties:

1. Teaches all courses as assigned.
2. Pursues innovative approaches to instructional delivery, including creative and effective uses of technology and online instruction.

3. Actively participates in the College's sustainability practices and initiatives.

4. Embraces a multicultural environment and supports the College's diversity initiatives.
5. Exhibits the willingness and ability to adapt to an environment of continuous growth and fast-paced change.
6. Maintains a professional appearance at all times.

7. Maintains attendance and punctuality.

8. Prepares, reviews, orders teaching materials, and updates course outlines and syllabi within College guidelines to meet class schedule requirements.

9. Meets all scheduled classes, and uses scheduled classroom time appropriately.

10. Demonstrates a professional attitude, philosophy, compassion and commitment that promotes student growth and learning.

11. Demonstrates commitment to the institutional mission, goals, and objectives.

12. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College policy that govern the educational process.

13. Maintains accurate student records for grading and attendance purposes, submitting grade reports within college deadlines.
14. Schedules and maintains office hours as assigned.

15. Attends departmental and other meetings as designated by the Department Chair or administrative official.

16. Assists with development, implementation, and evaluation of divisional and departmental program goals. Participates in continuous improvement efforts and outcomes assessment.

17. Assists with preparation of public relation materials pertaining to the department.

18. Serves on College committees to which elected or appointed.

19. During periods of planned absences, coordinates with the Department Chair of Coordinator for qualified substitute instructors and provides instructional materials, protocols, and directions to ensure consistent and sequential classroom instruction.

20. Performs various tasks as required by the Department Chair/Program Directors for the fulfillment of departmental responsibilities.

21. Promotes and maintains a healthy and safe educational and work environment, free from harassment and discrimination.

22. Participates in professional development activities. (Demonstrates professional growth and development by updating knowledge of subject matter and using effective and innovative teaching techniques.)
23. Develops, maintains and promotes a positive, respectful and civil atmosphere among colleagues and members of the college-wide community to advance the mission of the college.

24. Performs all other duties as assigned by the proper authority.

Minimum Qualifications
18 graduate semester hours in anatomy, physiology, biology, botany, zoology or related biological science subfield + master’s degree
a master’s degree with a major in biology, botany, zoology or a related biological science subfield
a doctoral degree with a major in biology, botany, zoology or a related biological science subfield
a doctor of chiropractic medicine, dental science, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, or medicine

Preferred Qualifications
Preference given to candidates with Anatomy and Physiology teaching experience at the community college level, Canvas LMS experience and/or Quality Matters training or certifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please note: Depending on the qualifications, experience, and the availability of funding, the selected candidate may be hired at any one of the following classifications - Lecturer, Instructor, or Assistant Professor.

This position is an annual contract position and is not eligible for continuing contract.

This position may have teaching responsibilities at the SCF Venice, SCF Lakewood Ranch or SCF Bradenton location.

All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college.

This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.

Pre-Employment Screenings
Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

Department Name: Natural Science
Campus: Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Venice
Work Schedule: 9 Month
Work Hours From:

Work Hours To:
Total Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Requested Start Date: August 12, 2021
Job Type:
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: $24,000 - $48,795
FLSA: Exempt
Job Open Date: 04/30/2021
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No

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