Faculty 09-Biology - Perkinston Campus

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

United States

July 30, 2021

Description

Posting Details Job Title Faculty 09-Biology - Perkinston Campus

Job Duties

1. Teach courses assigned by Dean of Teaching & Learning. Teaching load will vary and can include regular and non-traditional classes/assignments, including classes during the day, evenings, weekends, on-line, at learning resources center (LRC), and on other MGCCC campuses. Classes shall be met when scheduled and for entire period of time scheduled. 2. Work with the chairperson of School of Science & Kinesiology, as directed, on annual goals and objectives, strategic initiatives, standards and measures, student learning outcomes (SLO), etc. 3. Work closely with the chairperson of School of Science & Kinesiology in the continued evaluation and improvement of Biological Sciences curricula. Update syllabi annually. 4. Maintain a familiarity with LRC services available to Biological Sciences students and make recommendations for LRC improvements via the chairperson of School of Science & Kinesiology. 5. Strive to better understand students' learning styles and work to improve teaching methods, content, and value of each course taught. 6. Provide students with course objectives and course outlines that have been approved by the department chair and the Dean of Teaching & Learning. 7. Perform extracurricular duties assigned by the college administration. 8. Attend all required meetings. 9. Serve on college committees as assigned by college administration. 10. Serve as a sponsor for student groups and clubs as requested by department chair and college administration. 11. Establish, post, and maintain office hours as directed by college policy. 12. Actively participate in the Student Advisory System by developing a familiarity with requirements in Biological Sciences curricula at 4-year institutions and making recommendations to students. 13. Coordinate classroom work assignments for students by utilizing materials and services available in the Learning Resource Center. 14. Counsel with students and refer to appropriate campus counselors as needed. 15. Work to maintain proper public relations with the community. 16. Meet employee development program (EDP) units as required by college policy. 17. Use diverse instructional methodology including audio-visual, computer software, and other technological means. 18. Actively recruit students for the college. 19. Perform other duties as requested by the chairperson of School of Science & Kinesiology, Dean of Teaching & Learning, and Campus Vice President.

Classification Title Position Number 299925 Rank Instructor Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION: To teach Biological Sciences courses, as assigned. Reports to the chairperson of the Science department on the Perkinston Campus.

Mandatory Qualifications

(M1) Master's degree in Biology or Master's degree with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in Biological Sciences (BIO/BLY/BSC) from an accredited institution of higher learning. (M2) College level or High School teaching experience. (M3) Qualifications to teach various lecture/lab courses in the area of Biological Sciences (General Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Zoology). (M4) Excellent written and interpersonal communications skills. (M5) Proficient user of educational technology including but not limited to internet, email, Microsoft Office Suite, online learning management systems, etc.

Desirable Qualifications

(D1) Doctorate in Biological Sciences. (D3) Experience in teaching at the community college level.

EEO Statement

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes students and employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or qualified disability in its programs and activities. The college complies with non-discriminatory regulations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act. For further information, contact the Compliance Officer, P.O. Box 609, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573, telephone number 601-528-8735, email address compliance@mgccc.edu.

The College:

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District serves a four-county area with three major campuses, the Community Campus and four centers including: Perkinston Campus, Perkinston, MS; Harrison County Campus, Gulfport, MS; Jackson County Campus, Gautier, MS. Additionally, Mississippi Gulf Coast Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, Gulfport, MS; Keesler Center, Biloxi, MS; West Harrison Center, Long Beach, MS; and George County Center, Lucedale, MS.

State and regional associations accredit Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, and several programs are accredited nationally. Offerings include academic, technical degree, vocational skill and adult continuing education programs

Classification Faculty

Open Date 07/19/2021

Close Date 07/30/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants For more information on the position, please contact (Name, Address, Phone, and Email):

Dr. Bobby Ghosal Dean of Teaching & Learning P. O. Box 548 Perkinston, MS 39573 601-928-6207 bobby.ghosal@mgccc.edu

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