Adjunct Faculty - Biology

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 09, 2019
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
About MassBay Community College:

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities and to contribute to region's economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.


Job Description:

Massachusetts Bay Community College invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in Biology from qualified applicants. An ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to engage, mentor, and work with diverse student populations. The candidate is expected to commit to excellence in teaching and learning, collaboration and professional development.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population.

Faculty members are responsible for developing educational and evaluation materials consistent with the philosophy and framework of the relevant programs at MassBay Community College.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare syllabus, assign textbooks and other curricular materials consistent with the needs of the program and related department(s);
  • Submit midterm and final grade reports, attendance records, early alerts, and other reports pertaining to assigned courses by required due dates;
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students, faculty and staff at the college to carry out the responsibilities of the position consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement;
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement;
  • Courses may include: General Biology I & II, Principles of Biology I & II, and Fundamentals of Microbiology all with labs;
  • This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College;
  • All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.



Requirements:

Required Qualifications :

  • A Master's degree in Biology, or a related field;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications :

  • A Ph.D. in Biology or related field;
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Ability to use sophisticated laboratory equipment including but not limited to: Lab-Quest Vernier probe-ware (or similar), microscopes, and electrophoresis apparatus;
  • Undergraduate teaching experience at a community college, or at a university. High school teaching experience may also be relevant.



Additional Information:

Education : Master's degree in Biology or a closely related field.

Salary Range : Commensurate with experience consistent with the

provisions of the Division of Continuing Education (DCE) contract.

Classification : Division of Continuing Education (DCE)

Source of Funding : State Appropriation

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, lmacdonald@massbay.edu or (781) 239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance


Application Instructions:

To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking the "Apply" button. Include a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.

Deadline: December 26, 2019 or open until filled.



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