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We have an opening for 9-month Tenure-Track Biology Faculty at our Chattanooga State campus!
The role will be responsible for the following:
Under the supervision of the Dean of Math and Sciences and the Department Head of Science, the full-time faculty member has as their chief duty the instruction of Introduction to Biology 1 and 2 & General Biology 1 and 2 courses. Biology faculty teach classes which are scheduled during the day or evening, taught in a variety of formats (online and on-ground) and at several different locations, including off campus sites and local high schools. The faculty member is expected to facilitate the classroom instructional process, evaluate students, monitor progress, utilize the Learning Management System (LMS), including Faculty Feedback, assign mid- term and final grades, maintain attendance and grade records, counsel and advise students regarding academic preparation and career goals, work to retain students, and maintain required classroom and office hours.
Teaching Excellence and Program Innovation Course and Curriculum Development:
Service to Students:
Service to the College and Community:
Participate in accreditation, assessment, and performance funding processes Support and participate in college/division/department committees, organizations and/or task forces to make recommendations in the College's decision-making processes
Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues
Holistic Student Support
Organizational Culture and Inclusive Practices
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
An earned Master's degree in Biology from a regionally accredited institution or a Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Biology.
Experience teaching additional Biology courses in the department including Environmental Science, Nutrition, Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology. Preference for candidates with previous community college teaching experience and experience working with diverse populations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Maintains a comprehensive grasp on the particular area(s) of academic study • Exhibits a commitment to promoting academic excellence in students • Demonstrates a high level of self-discipline and self-motivation • Exudes a positive, supportive, and cooperative disposition towards others • Demonstrates punctuality and is detailed-oriented with a demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences in verbal and written form • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, equity-minded principles and practices related to supporting students
Projected Salary Range:
9 month Instructor 40,502.00 - 58,718.00 9 month Assistant Professor 44,171.00 - 65,376.00
Closing Date: (Must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. est.)
Open Until Filled: Yes
Requisition Number: req8616