Assistant Professor, Biology and Microbiology

Florida Gateway College (Lake City)
June 01, 2023
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Assistant Professor, Biology and Microbiology


Depends on Qualifications


Lake City, FL

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Vice President, Academic Affairs


Academic Affairs

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Closing Date

6/1/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

  • Description
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  • Description

    Teach general biology and microbiology classes and laboratory sessions. Work with others in biology and microbiology departments to develop and revise curriculum, and examine learning outcomes. Administration of the learning process (teaching) is to be accomplished in accordance with Federal regulation, Florida State Law, and Florida Gateway College Board Policies. The primary responsibility of an Instructor at FGC is to the student in the classroom. All other activities must be considered secondary in importance. The Instructor is expected to allocate time in a manner as to provide scheduled classroom hours and office hours during which the students may have access to the Instructor.

    Examples of Duties

    (Note: The following examples of work as listed in this job descriptions are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

    Uses assessment strategies (traditional and alternate) to assist the continuous development of the learner.

    Uses effective communication techniques with students and all other stakeholders

    Engages in continuous professional quality improvement for self and school.

    Uses appropriate techniques and strategies, which promote and enhance critical, creative, and evaluative thinking capabilities of students.

    Uses teaching and learning strategies that reflect each student's culture, learning styles, special needs, and socio-economic background.

    Adheres to Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education Profession in Florida.

    Uses an understanding of learning and human development to provide a positive learning environment, which supports the intellectual, personal, and social development of all students. Demonstrates knowledge and understandings of the subject matter.

    Creates and maintains positive learning environments in which students are actively engaged in learning, social interaction, cooperative learning and self-motivation.

    Plans, implements, and evaluates instruction in a variety of learning environments. Works with various educational professionals and other stakeholders in the continuous improvement of the educational experiences of students.

    Uses appropriate technology in the teaching and learning process.

    Other functions as specified in applicable policies/procedures and the Faculty Handbook.

    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)

    Minimum Qualifications


    Experience in using technology in instruction. Ability to work well with others. Experience with or desire to teach distance-learning, online and/or evening courses. Ability to effectively manage chemicals, supplies, and other resources to support the laboratory experience. Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairly evaluate student retention of that information. Computer literate.


    Master's degree with minimum of 18 graduate credits in microbiology, or a combination of experience and/or education commensurate with the requirements of the position. Desirable Qualifications: College teaching experience. Ability and willingness to explore new technologies in and out of the classroom to support the learner. Experience with examining and reporting leaning outcomes and accreditation standards. Experience leading out of class STEM experiences. Experience and qualification related to the botany discipline.


    Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).

    Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).

    Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.


    Use of fingers.





    Works inside in an office and classroom environment.

    (Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

    Supplemental Information

    Florida Gateway College does not discriminate in education or employment related decisions on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status in accordance with the law. The equity officer is Cassie Buckles, Executive Director of Human Resources, Building 001, Room 116, 149 SE College Place, Lake City, FL 32025, and may be reached at [email protected] or (386) 754-4313.

    Florida Gateway College offers a benefit package to full-time employees. Follow this link to learn more: https: // www. resources/employee-benefits/


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