Monday, September 13, 2021
Starting Salary is based on rank and applicable steps for related
work experience as per the Santa Fe College
Salary Schedule. Promotional placement is not limited to
the posted salary range maximum. Compensation package is
comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life
insurance, retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe
College and the University of Florida.
Full-time Faculty, 9-Month Exempt, Career & Technical
Education, Continuing Contact (Tenure Track).
Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building W,
Gainesville, FL 32606.
Overview: Santa Fe College (SF) has
been recognized as one of the top-rated community college in the
United States. Santa Fe College is a student-centered
institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence,
and cultural and ethnic diversity. Santa Fe College is a
comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s
degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in
Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and
Non-Degree programs. A high quality of life, temperate
climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural
events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and
Gainesville an ideal community to work and live. SF enrolls
over 16,000 students each semester, retains and completes over 60%
of students every academic year, while over 10% transfer into the
Sciences for Health Programs provides required pre-requisite
courses for students wishing to enter the health care field. The
department serves to prepare students for successful admission to
and completion of their chosen Health Science Program by providing
a comprehensive health core and science foundation tailored to the
curriculum requirements of myriad Health Science Programs. Sciences
for Health Programs at Santa Fe College is seeking a nine (9) month
Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology to promote and
encourage student success through quality instruction and
real-world learning experiences beginning Spring 2021.
Under general supervision, the Assistant Professor of Anatomy
and Physiology will develop, prepare and teach a variety of
coursework. Faculty may be assigned to SF’s Northwest campus
or any of the College’s six educational centers. Candidates
must have the flexibility to teach at any one of these different
sites throughout the academic year. Additionally, course
offerings may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well
as taught using other distance learning formats. Full-time faculty
have a primary nine (9) month contract based on teaching 15 credit
hours in the Fall and 15 credit hours in the Spring; teaching
opportunities beyond contractual obligations, including during the
summer may be available for additional compensation based upon
Responsibilities and duties include:
- Plan, organize, and instruct human anatomy and physiology
curriculum in classroom and laboratory settings promoting student
subject mastery and success.
- Work with other faculty to evaluate, revise, and develop
curricula and pedagogical methods that enhance student mastery of
course content and student success after they enter a Health
Science Program, such as Nursing or Allied Health.
- Support the mission of the department and college to promote
student learning through quality instruction, curriculum
enhancement, faculty scholarship, professional development and
service to the college.
- Work a flexible schedule at multiple sites.
- Teach in on-line and hybrid environments, including instruction
via Learning Management Systems.
- Assist with the implementation of college policies, procedures
and practices in accordance with college philosophy, mission, and
- Participate in departmental meetings, committee work and
service to the college as requested.
- Strictly honor the privacy, security and confidentiality of
student records and other sensitive information according to state,
federal, and college regulations, policies and procedures.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed,
accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Chair, Sciences for Health Programs
Required: A Master’s
degree in a qualifying field of Biological Sciences or a master’s
degree with at least eighteen (18) graduate course hours in any
combination of the qualifying fields is required. A
professional degree (MSN, MD, DO, DC, DVM, PT, OT) or other
advanced clinical degree may be accepted as fulfilling the degree
requirements. For further information regarding credentialing
requirements see page 36 of the
SF Faculty Credentialing Manual.
Additional Requirements: A criminal background
will be conducted.
Preferred: It is
preferred that the candidate be eligible to teach additional
course(s) offered by the department, which are Chemistry,
Microbiology, Nutrition, Introduction to Health Care, Medical
Terminology or Physics with Medical Applications. Candidates with
teaching experience and the ability to incorporate appropriate
instructional technology and productivity tools into coursework are
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Communication – able to effectively communicate in a
professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using
preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
- Systems & Software - proficient level of knowledge of
Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
- Organization & Time Management – able to plan, schedule,
and organize tasks related to the job to achieve goals within or
ahead of established time frames.
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural
Application Process: All applicants must create
Profile to complete the SF Employment
Application, submit an up-to-date resume, letter of intent which
describes his/her interest in teaching Anatomy and Physiology at
Santa Fe College and explains the strength he/she can bring to this
faculty position, three letters of recommendation, as well as
college transcripts to be considered for this position. Official
transcripts must be submitted prior to any employment offer when
academic credentials are the basis for meeting minimum
qualifications or receiving steps. Unofficial transcripts are
only accepted for review purposes.