Faculty, Biology (Microbiology), Full-Time 9.5 Month Tenure Track, Harrisburg (Fall 2018)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Identification Number (PIN) F172213
Department Harrisburg Science Staff
Campus Harrisburg
Position Number F00032
Working Job Title Faculty, Biology (Microbiology), Full-Time 9.5 Month Tenure Track, Harrisburg (Fall 2018)
Job Category Faculty
If temporary, through
FLSA Exempt
Job Type Full-Time 9.5 month
If part time, hours per week
Start Date Desired
Advertised Hiring Range $39,000 - $52,800

Provides academic instruction and student academic support for the Science Department. Performs tasks designed to ensure the quality and consistency of academic instruction including governance activities.

Classification DescriptionList the broad major functions of the position.
Minimum Qualifications

- Master’s degree in Biology or related field.

- Willingness to teach day, evening, weekend, and on or off-campus classes.

- Ability to teach general biology lecture & lab courses as part of their regular teaching load.

Required Clearances (Obtained within 60 days of start date):
-PA State Police Criminal History Record Information
-PA Department of Human Services Child Abuse Clearance
-Federal Criminal History Record Information

Job Specific Task List

Teaches assigned Biology courses.

Participates in curriculum development and maintenance.

Provides academic support and advising to students including establishing and maintaining a schedule of office hours.

Participates in college governance by serving on joint, ad hoc, faculty, campus, division and discipline committees.

Participates in the recruitment and hiring of new faculty through participation on assigned search committees.

Participates in college and community service activities.

Participates in professional growth activities and maintains awareness of new trends and developments within areas of instructional responsibility.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Preferred Experience

- Strong academic and/or work experience in General Biology

- Strong academic and/or work experience in Microbiology

- College level teaching experience

Additional Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of and commitment to the community college mission.

Knowledge of and experience with personal computers and software applications.

Knowledge of and experience with a variety of instructional technologies.

Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to establish positive relationships with students, faculty and staff.

Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Physical Requirements
Licensing Requirements

Required to be compliant with PA Child Protective Service Laws

Job Open Date 10/30/2017
Job Close Date 01/07/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first hear about this opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Newspaper
    • PA Job Gateway
    • HACC Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other, please specify below
  2. If you selected Referral or Other above, please specify here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's or higher degree in Biology (or a related field), or will you have a Master's degree in Biology (or a related field) by this position's start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have college level teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe how your education and/or experience prepares you to teach general biology lecture and lab courses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe how your education and/or experience prepares you teach microbiology lecture and lab courses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you willing and able to teach a flexible schedule that may include day, evening, weekend, and on- or off-campus classes?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. How would you define diversity? Please provide examples of how you have demonstrated your commitment to diversity in your teaching philosophy.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. UndergraduateTranscript
  4. Graduate Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Any Other Relevant Document
  2. License
  3. Certification
  4. Portfolio

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