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Faculty Part-Time (Microbiology)

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
Employment Type
Part Time
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Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Faculty Part-Time (Microbiology)

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Natural Sciences

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Degree

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

The instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities during the day, evening, or weekend via instructional delivery formats to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote. Face-to-face and hybrid classes may be offered on any Prince George’s Community College campus. The instructor must remain current in the discipline area and continually explore teaching methods and strategies to engage learners, organize and plan instructional content that accommodates diverse learning styles, and devise appropriate assessment tools that monitor student learning outcomes. The instructor is also responsible for participating in related activities to include professional development, academic advising, curriculum design.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree and accreditation from recognized college, university or national, state, or regional organization.
  2. Degrees are applicable only if earned at accredited institutions and verified with official transcripts.
  3. Pertinent professional experience may be substituted for the master’s degree at the discretion of the Vice President.



Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
  1. Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  2. Using applicable technology and pedagogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction.
  3. Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development trainings related to content discipline and pedagogy.
  4. Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  5. Evaluate student performance using assessment tools that align with established course objectives and outcomes.
  6. Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress and provide timely student feedback.
  7. Provide an orientation at the first-class meeting to include an overview of the course syllabus. The overview should include an outline of course objectives, requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  8. Notify students of key academic dates and course adjustments, maintain an up-to-date, electronic grade book, and enter final grades by the established due date.
  9. Maintain accurate records and submit class records (as appropriate) to the Department Chair or Program Coordinator by the established due date, and participate in the departmental evaluation and course assessment process.
  10. Maintain office hours, advise students, and refer students to appropriate resources.
  11. Adjunct faculty are expected to respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Faculty are expected to maintain regular communication with students and should exclusively use the assigned PGCC email.
  12. Attend all required meetings.
  13. Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, or designee.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  1. Remote and Online teaching.
  2. Technology skills and computer literacy.
  3. Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management .
  4. Communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Research skills.
  6. Time management.
  7. Teamwork.
  8. Planning and organization.
  9. Problem-solving and analytical ability .


Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Documentation of experience and performance required.
  3. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  5. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

ADJ15711/12

Open Date

07/26/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume/cv listing qualifications and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview may be asked to do a teaching demonstration.

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. Do you have teaching experience at the college or high school level, in area of concentration, or significant professional experience relevant to the teaching area?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please describe in detail the extent of relevant teaching experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
  5. Other


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