Biology Faculty - Tenure-track

Employer
Harford Community College
Location
Bel Air, MD
Posted
Mar 14, 2018
Closes
Mar 15, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events. As we celebrated our 60th anniversary, Harford Community College embarked on a journey to examine and reset its foundation. To that end, we recently became an Achieving the Dream institution, are working with Campus Works to redesign our student experience, and are actively building a strong data infrastructureA cents € "all in preparation for a 2019 strategic plan that will launch Harford Community College into the future. Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is located in the heart of vibrant Harford County, Maryland, and conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 70 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year. This is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position scheduled to begin August 2018. This person will join a team of 26 dynamic, innovative and eager faculty team members engaged in making that difference for students. A master's degree in biology or a closely-related field, a demonstrated minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in biology, and a minimum of one year or equivalent full-time teaching experience, preferably at a community college, are required. A doctorate is preferred. Applicants must have experience developing instructional material; demonstrated ability to teach a range of biology lecture and lab courses; demonstrated understanding of and experience in assessment of student learning; experience using evidence-based pedagogies in the teaching of biology to continually improve student learning; and demonstrated competency with current technology and learning management systems. Preference will be given to candidates with experience conducting student-based research either embedded in laboratory courses or individually mentored student research projects. The ability to conduct laboratory exercises and assist students with laboratory skills is required. The ability to interact with students and potential students outside the classroom environment in discipline-related activities, effective communication skills, and a well-articulated understanding of the role of community colleges and their students are required. Candidates will be asked to validate teaching experience. A teaching demonstration will be part of the interview process. For best consideration apply online by March 25, 2018. HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Biology - Faculty Position, Location: Bel Air, MD - 21015

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