Instructor of Biology
- New Mexico Highlands University
- New Mexico, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Aug 14, 2019
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70% Hispanic, Native American or African American with nearly 40% studying at the Master’s Degree level. The university is committed to student success and improved retention and graduation rates. NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and another 1300 students at centers in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque. For more information about the university, visit the website at www.nmhu.edu.
Instructor of Biology
Teach General Biology for majors or non-majors. These courses deal with general aspects of cell biology, biochemical molecules relevant for life as well as the integration, to the functioning of the organism. They are composed of a three hours a week lecture and 2 hours a week lab. The course may be taught as a dual credit course for the local school systems.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach three hours of lecture a week and 2 hours of labs with all the duties that it implies in terms of preparation of classes, timely grading exams and papers, holding limited office hours for students consultation. Candidate must also prepare the labs, and make sure they are clean and ready for the next professor before the lab time expires. Successful candidate will also direct and mentor a Teaching Assistant that will help with the lab activities.
Candidate needs a Masters in Biology or related field or no less than 18 graduate credits in biology. Previous experience teaching with Hispanic students is highly desirable.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with the local communities and preparation of students in our school district.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Successful candidate must be able to deliver lectures and engage students in the course content. They also need to be proficient in the basic concept of human biology and the importance in the maintenance of homeostasis in the health care and health sciences.
Las Vegas, NM Campus
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Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application must include 1) Letter of Application, and 2) Curriculum Vitae. Online application must include names, phone numbers, and e‐mail addresses of three (3) professional references. References will be contacted in conjunction with an on-campus interview and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on-campus interview. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact: Dr. Jesus Rivas at firstname.lastname@example.org. For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003. New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.
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