Adjunct Biology Instructor

  • Dallas College
  • United States
  • May 23, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

Compensation Range

H02

 

Hourly Rate

Varies by Program and Contract

 

FLSA

United States of America (Exempt)

 

Position Type

Faculty

 

 

Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students.
  • Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences.
  • The ability to provide quality customer service.


Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • For credit classes transferable towards a higher degree: Master’s degree or higher and at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline for credit courses.

  • For workforce education degree or certificate courses: a combination of academic preparation and work experience, including three (3) years of direct or related work experience other than teaching.

  • For developmental courses: Bachelor’s degree or higher in the specific teaching discipline and demonstrated competency (i.e., teaching experience, honors, graduate course work or other related accomplishments). Official transcripts will be required at time of interview.

***Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides students with a written course syllabus.

  • Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning.

  • Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate.

  • Maintains accurate and complete course records.

  • Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions.

  • Values the collaborative process.

  • Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles to incorporate delivery of learning styles in instruction.

  • Participates in student advising and registration.

  • Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.

  • Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System’s calendar and contractual obligations.

  • Complies with Dallas College board policies, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate.

  • Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests.

  • Serves on and attends college committees as assigned.

  • Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities.

  • Participates in his/her own performance appraisal.

  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds.

  • May work with student clubs and/or organizations.

  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas College and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students.

  • Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities.

  • Participates in professional development activities.

  • Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

 

About Us

 

Since 1965, Dallas College, formerly Dallas County Community College District, has served more than three (3) million students. Comprising seven campuses located around the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we are one of the largest community college systems in the state of Texas.  We strive to be a leader in the community college space, placing students at the center of everything we do.

 

Dallas College is committed to cultivating an environment of opportunity and belonging for all students and employees. We recognize that the Dallas College workforce, and the diverse talent that stems from it, is directly linked to our success. We are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, pregnancy or any other basis protected under applicable law.  In accordance with applicable law, Dallas College will make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.  

 

 

Applications Deadline

May 31, 2025

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