Position Title:

Faculty, Human Anatomy and Physiology

Job Description:

POSITION: Faculty, Human Anatomy, and Physiology
STATUS: Full-time Tenure track
DEPARTMENT: Natural Science/Physical Education
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Placement on the salary schedule is dependent on qualifications. t
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age, and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.


Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. The position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.


1. Teach at least three courses in Human Anatomy & Physiology, Human Biology, and other biology as needed.

2. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.

3. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.

4. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.

5. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees.

6. Assist students with academic advising.

7. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.

8. Demonstrate a strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.

9. Teach at other campus sites as needed.

10. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.

11. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

12. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.


1. Master’s Degree in Anatomy and Physiology, Biology with emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology, or closely related field is required.

2. Two (2) years of teaching experience at the collegiate level.


1. Doctoral Degree in Anatomy and Physiology, Biology with an emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology, or closely related field is preferred.

2. Experience at the community college level.

3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

4. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. 5. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.

6. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

7. Experience in human cadaver dissection.

8. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
9. Demonstrated multicultural competence.


1. Normal classroom and laboratory physical demands.


1. Classroom and laboratory teaching environment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

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