FT Faculty: Asst. Prof-Biology

  • Shaw University
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

 Job Details

Description

Reporting to the Department Head of Health, Human and Life Sciences, the Biology Instructor/Assistant Professor
is a full-time teaching faculty position that teaches traditional and/or non-traditional college-level students, at on-campus and/or off-campus sites on weekdays and/or weeknights and Saturdays. In addition to the utilization of a variety of teaching strategies, full-time teaching faculty must provide student assistance and advice in their subject area, participate in student orientation sessions, pursue scholarly activities and development, engage in service the University and to the community, attend official functions, and serve on faculty committees.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Through a demonstrated commitment to the University's mission and goals, effectively teaches
    college-level students.
  • Effectively manages the classroom environment.
  • Effectively advises students in applicable academic subject area(s).
  • As applicable and assigned as the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), plays an active and
    significant role in intercollegiate athletics.
  • Develops, maintains, and submits accurate, timely, and complete records, forms, reports,
    requests, etc.
  • Maintains effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations
    within the assigned main-campus academic department, college, and/or the applicable Adult Degree
    Program site.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and compliance with all University policies and procedures.
  • Actively pursues scholarly activities and development: remains current in the applicable teaching
    field.
  • Actively engages in service to the University.
  • Actively engages in service to the Community.
  • As applicable to assignment as an academic Program Coordinator.
  • As applicable to assignment as a grant Principal Investigator, ensures compliance with all procedural
    requirements of the University and the funding source.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Work Experience:

* Master's degree in Biology from an accredited institution of higher learning or a related discipline.
* Minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field.

Preferred:
* Ph.D. in Biology from an accredited institution of higher learning or a related discipline.
* Demonstrated success teaching at the college level.
* Recent experience in a higher education setting
* Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned
department is highly desired.
* Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology.

Other Competencies:

Must have a philosophy that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the organization. Vision,
commitment, and experience in achieving goals and pursuing excellence is critical. Strong oral and written
presentation skills. Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Excellence in organization,
decision-making, problem-solving and creating a collaborative environment. Ability to manage multiple projects
simultaneously. Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in English.

Physical Demands:

Ability to sit or stand for up to 8 hours/day. Some lifting (up to 25 pounds occasionally), bending, and carrying.
The employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and to use hands and fingers to handle or feel.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

Technology

Intermediate

MS Office

Intermediate

Flexibility

Intermediate

Behaviors

Preferred

Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

Goal Completion:
Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact:
Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Preferred

Doctorate or better in Biology.

Masters or better in Biology.

PHD or better in Biology.

Experience

Preferred

Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology.

Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department is highly desired.

Demonstrated success teaching at the college level.

Recent experience in a higher education setting

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