LCCC Logo Bullet Current Position Openings - FT Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology (Both on and off Campus)
Position Title: FT Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology (Both on and off Campus)

Position Classification: Full-Time Nine (9) Month Faculty

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Academic Rank: Instructor

  1. Education - Master's Degree in Biology or a related field; 15 graduate credits in Biology required.

  2. Experience - Three (3) years college teaching experience is preferred.

  3. Skills - Demonstrate capability of using innovative teaching strategies involving Distance Education and On-line courses. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

  1. Education - Master's Degree in Biology or a related field; 15 graduate credits in Biology required.

  2. Experience - Three (3) years college teaching experience is required.

  3. Skills - Demonstrated capability of using innovative teaching strategies involving Distance Education and On-line courses; demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching Biology courses with lab to include General Biology I & II, Anatomy & Physiology I & II and Biological science courses for non-majors.

Entry Salary: Instructor - $36,739.00/Assistant Professor - $40,089.00

Standard Work Week: 35 Hours

Apply End Date: May 29, 2019.


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