Biology Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty
Job no: 493085
Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Salary: Per FT Faculty Contract
Department: Math and Science
Schedule Information: Per course schedule; maintains a minimum of 15 contact hours of teaching and 10 office hours per week for student consultation; evening and weekend instruction may be required. Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and division initiatives.
Weeks per fiscal year: Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense
Position Description and Duties: Harper College is currently accepting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in biology, teaching courses for majors and non-majors. The successful candidate will possess excellent classroom management skills, be able to engage and effectively communicate with a diverse student body, demonstrate the ability to use technology in teaching, and maintain the highest possible standards of laboratory safety.
The successful candidate will teach laboratory and non-laboratory based biology courses, participate in institutional and departmental committee meetings, maintain professional skills through regular professional development, and other activities appropriate to higher education faculty.
Educational Requirements: Minimum of a Master's degree in Biology or related sub-discipline with 18 graduate hours in Biology is required.
Experience Requirements: Community college and/or university experience teaching laboratory and non-laboratory based biology courses is required, with a minimum of two years teaching experience preferred. Experience teaching laboratory-based human anatomy and physiology courses is desired.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: January 21, 2018.
*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:
- Cover letter
- CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
- Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
- A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.
*Official transcripts required upon hire.
*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check
*Employment Sponsorship is not available
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