Biology Instructor

$53,161 - $74,269 yearly
  • Lane Community College, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Lane Community College, East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR, USA
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

 

Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an innovative and participatory Biology Instructor with a passion for teaching and the ability to use teaching styles that support student success. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to teach a range of 100- and 200-level college courses for majors and non-majors. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in Biology. EEO/AA/ADA Institution, Women and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education:

Master’s Degree (MA, MS or MAT) in a Biology field, or Master’s in a related field plus 30 quarter hours of upper-division and graduate hours in relevant coursework from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education.

Equivalency:

A minimum of two (2) years full-time equivalent work experience in a biology laboratory and/or field setting may be considered as equivalent to 30 quarter hours of upper-division and graduate hours in biology.

Required Experience:

One (1) year college biology instruction with full responsibility for curriculum and instruction (minimum 15 quarter credits or semester equivalent).
Or
Two (2) years of college teaching experience (could be as a teaching assistant or similar role) with substantial responsibility for day-to-day curriculum and instruction. Candidates must demonstrate currency in their teaching experience.

Conditions of Employment:

Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background check. 

Preferred Education:

None.

Preferred Experience:

  • Teaching experience with community college student populations;
  • Experience in science education, adopting national biology education standards and assessing implementation and student outcomes;
  • Experience teaching plant/animal physiology, and cell biology in introductory biology for science non-majors and major’s courses;
  • Experience coordinating and implementing undergraduate research (UGR) in introductory biology courses. 

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.
A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Application Details

Applicant Instructions:

* Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties. * The Curriculum Vitae/Resume may not take the place of any section in the application. Lane only accepts online applications. To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

Required Documents:

  • 1. Online Application – complete in entirety and submitted online, including at least three (3) work-related references. 2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments. 3. Cover Letter – Clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position. 4. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below. 5. Additional Document - Provide a statement describing how you would incorporate course-based student research experiences into Introductory Biology courses. Please include student learning outcomes that would be appropriate for such projects and assessment examples. (2 pages, single-spaced maximum)

If applicable:

  • 6. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College. blunta@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3970

Questions? * For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586 * For position questions contact Amanda; blunta@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5473 Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.

 

 

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Application Deadline

01/21/2021, 9 pm