Adjunct Biology Instructor
Pay Grade Level
Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems, TIAA 403(b),YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement and professional development support.
The pay rate for this position will be in accordance with the Part-Time Faculty Association Agreement
Job Summary/Basic Function
Bay de Noc Community College is seeking qualified applicants to teach an Essential Biology course offered at the Iron Mountain campus in Fall semester 2023.
Master's degree with 18 graduate credits in Biology courses
Commitment to quality instruction in a learner-centered environment with the goal of consistently improving student success
Commitment to the community college mission and philosophy
Ability to provide diverse learning experiences to diverse student populations
Demonstrated skill in effective written and oral communications
Demonstrated literacy in information technology and computer use
Experience using learning management systems and video conferencing
Ph.D. in Biology or related field.
Experience in teaching courses at the postsecondary level, preferably in a community college setting
Experience with active and collaborative learning strategies
Experience teaching online
Months Per Year
Hours Worked Per Week
Dependent upon course schedule
Works under the general supervision of the Dean of Arts & Sciences.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Biology courses offered at the Iron Mountain campus. Instructors may be assigned to teach introductory and general courses in traditional classroom/labs, hybrid, or online settings as needed.
Facilitate student learning through the following activities:* Develop course syllabi that share with students the expectations, standards, policies, and learning objectives of the course.* Contribute to the development and delivery of assessments of course and program learning outcomes.* Recognize and respond to different student learning styles and needs.* Develop and use supplementary learning materials, resources, and technology.* Maintain electronic student attendance records, grades, and other required records.* Implement best practices for ensuring all course content meets current regulations and guidelines for Accessibility for all students
Adhere to the ethical standards of the college, the State of Michigan, the Higher Learning Commission, FERPA and other education regulations, and the profession.
Provide for a safe and orderly learning environment.
Stay abreast of developments in course subject matter and teaching by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional development opportunities.
Communicate with students, colleagues, and other stakeholders in a professional manner through the use of telephone, email, fax, mail, and/or face-to-face communication.
Work with lab assistants, learning assistants, or student workers as needed.
Participate in professional activities such as, but not limited to, curriculum planning, syllabus writing, examination development, textbook selection, program revision, online teaching certification, and outcome assessment.
Any other duties as assigned
Beth Berube, Director of Human ResourcesShena Meffer, Human Resources Specialist
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Official transcripts and licenses required upon hire.
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