•Based on Master Syllabus, teach assigned class session(s),
leveraging digital content and multi-media resources in the
•Assess student engagement/understanding during each class
•Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework.
•Adhere to and strictly follow departmental course evaluation
criteria and documentation such as course score sheets.
•Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughout
•Remediate student’s lack of prerequisite knowledge.
•Offer content help through various means, including referral to
•Select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus.
•Place the syllabus, readings and homework on Blackboard.
•Maintain, manage and use Publisher’s web site such as Connect,
Masteringbiology etc. for supplemental course instruction,
Homework, assignments and quizzes.
•Maintain and update the instructor syllabus and course
•Set up online course content on Blackboard when relevant.
•Create new digital instruction materials.
•Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student
development, and evaluation methods.
•Use evidence-based resources to improve and support
•Develop an area of expertise in the academic arena.
•Share teaching expertise with colleagues and others.
•Demonstrate integrity as a scholar.
•Provide required office hours.
•Effectively communicate with students via e-mail, phone or online
•Provide academic advice and guidance to students.
•Submit grades, on time, via the faculty portal.
•Manage incompletes and make-ups.
•Occasionally instruct Independent Study students for purpose of
•Identify individual learning styles and unique needs of students
who are culturally diverse, traditional vs. non-traditional,
at-risk (e.g., educationally disadvantaged, learning and/or
physically challenged, social and economic issues).
•Advise learners in ways to help them meet their educational
•Create a learning environment that facilitates self-reflection and
personal goal setting.
•Foster the development of learners in these areas: cognitive,
psychomotor, affective, and creative.
•Adapt teaching styles and interpersonal interactions to facilitate
- Master of Science – Biology with an emphasis in general biology
required from a regionally accredited college or university. Non US
degrees must have transcript evaluation certificate from a National
or Regional evaluation agency such as WES.
- 2 years of teaching experience both lecture and laboratory,
preferably in a higher education institution.