Biology for Anatomy & Physiology: Part Time Faculty - AY 24-25

  • Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Lawrenceville, GA, USA
  • May 20, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

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Biology for Anatomy & Physiology: Part Time Faculty - AY 24-25


About Us

Since our founding in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience to our students. At GGC, we believe that our students' success is our success, and we are committed to creating a culture that supports and uplifts them throughout their academic journey.

As a member of our faculty or staff, you will become part of a dedicated and passionate community of educators and professionals. Together, we work towards a common goal of empowering our students to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally. We take pride in our diverse student body, which represents a multitude of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Whether you are involved in teaching or providing essential services, your contribution will make a significant impact on the lives of our students and the broader community.

In addition to our commitment to student success, we also value the well-being and professional growth of our employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, designed to support the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. From competitive compensation to health and wellness programs, professional development opportunities to work-life balance initiatives, we strive to create an environment where everyone can thrive and feel valued.

Located in the thriving community of Gwinnett County, GGC offers a rich cultural and social landscape that enhances the overall college experience. Our backdrop is a beautiful, modern 260-acre campus located just 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our students and employees benefit from the close proximity to various local amenities, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreational opportunities. This vibrant community serves as an extension of our campus, providing a diverse and stimulating environment for personal and professional growth.

Join GGC and become part of a dynamic team that plays a pivotal role in shaping the lives and celebrating the achievements of our students. Together, let's make a positive impact and empower the next generation of leaders.

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our university's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu)

Job Summary

GGC is seeking candidates for the position of part-time Biology Faculty who will teach Anatomy and Physiology to Exercise Science, Pre-Allied Health and Pre-Nursing students for future semester terms. Applicants should demonstrate successful instruction in Anatomy and Physiology or have a strong background in Anatomy and Physiology and demonstrate successful instruction in biology-related courses. Applicants should also demonstrate their ability to interact well with colleagues as they will work closely with faculty and staff to ensure successful instruction of the course. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate an aptitude for innovative teaching styles, hands-on and active learning pedagogy and those with undergraduate teaching experience. This position teaches students in Allied Health and Pre-Nursing fields, thus an ability to emphasize real-life application of knowledge is preferred. In addition to the above, this position will review, evaluate and recommend student learning materials, and evaluate students to measure their progress in achieving institutional and course goals.


Part-Time faculty positions are semester-based positions and report directly to the Department Chair. Courses may be conducted in various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, online, hybrid and/or blended formats. These positions are on an as-needed basis. Positions require additional time outside of class to provide written feedback to students and to meet individually with students throughout the semester. Part-Time faculty may teach in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters. Classes at Georgia Gwinnett College are offered morning, afternoon and evening including weekends.

Responsibilities

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Developing course curricula, including the syllabus, lesson plans, and graded assignments, in accordance with the requirements of the upper division program and in consultation with the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.

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Reviewing, evaluating and recommending student learning materials.

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Evaluating students to measure their progress in achieving institutional and course goals.

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Timely and accurate submission of required paperwork related to instruction.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of a master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours (or 30 quarter hours) in the teaching discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree in the teaching discipline
1-year college-level teaching
Sustained professional engagement that demonstrates relevance and currency in the field of teaching.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

KNOWLEDGE
Strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement, and service to the college and community. GGC is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising, and mentoring (advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty).

Conditions of Employment

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC). Eligibility of employment is determined by GGC in its sole discretion, and includes but is not limited to confirmation of credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are subject to the applicable federal laws, state laws, statutes, rules and regulations of this institution, and to the bylaws and policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. GGC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy or childbirth), veteran status or military status, genetic information, or disability in employment or admission or access to its programs and activities, as required by Title IX. Inquiries including anyone who feels they have been discriminated against should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX compliance and direct concerns to the GGC Title IX Coordinator, Building B, Suite 3700, titleix@ggc.edu or (678) 407-5085.

For individuals requiring disability-related accommodations for participation in any event including the application, interview process, or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact HR Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5054 or email benefits@ggc.edu.

Background Check

Position of Trust + Education

Other Information

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Georgia is an open records state.

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