Assistant Professor, Biology

first_imgAdditional Information:Salary Range: $60,000.00 – 65,000.00 Annual SalaryClassification Type: Regular EmployeeApplication Deadline: February 1, 2021, or thereafter untilfilled.Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/orcertifications.Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equalopportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis ofrace, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age,veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity,or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required byTitle IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans withDisabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and otherapplicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibitssexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries orcomplaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, orsexual violence shall be referred to the College’s for AffirmativeAction and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director ofEquity Compliance, [email protected], (781) 239-3147, theMassachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the EqualEmployment Opportunities Commission or the United States Departmentof Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Serve as academic advisor to students;Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours perweek;Serve on College committees as elected or appointed;Attend Program, Department, Division, Faculty, and Committeemeetings;Assist in selecting and recommending suitable instructionalmaterials, and textbooks;Participate in improvement and development of academic programsand resources in consultation with the academic dean(s);Use technology effectively to communicate and to enhanceclassroom learning as appropriate;Engage in professional development activities to maintainexcellence in teaching and learning;Submit all course related rosters at completion of coursewithin the college deadlines;Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Deanconsistent with the Collective Bargaining agreement; Assistant Professor, BiologyDepartment: Life SciencesLocation: Wellesley HillsMassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success toprepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet criticalworkforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’seconomic development.Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity,inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members ofunderrepresented communities to apply to join ourcommunity.Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-accesscommunity college, offering associate degrees and certificateprograms on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, andAshland, Massachusetts.Position Summary:The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educationalcommunity, and have a desire and ability to work with a diversepopulation.Massachusetts Bay Community College invites applications for afull-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of AssistantProfessor of Biology from qualified applicants. Responsibilitieswill include developing and teaching undergraduate courses inBiology, taken typically by science majors. The ideal candidatewill demonstrate a passion for relevant technical field(s),collaborative work, and an ability to positively influence, mentorand work with diverse student populations. The successful candidatewill be comfortable offering hands-on laboratory courses using avariety of instruments, software, and tools. The candidate willdemonstrate a solid understanding of a community college’s role inworkforce development, shared governance, commitment tocollaboration, and professional development. This position willassist the department in tracking and identifying industry/employerneeds, and will develop relevant courses and teaching strategiesfor students with diverse interests and learning styles in order tosupport student recruitment and retention.Key Responsibilities and DutiesTeach a full-time load of courses in biology involvingpreparation of course materials and assessments;Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading currentliterature, talking with colleagues, and participating inprofessional conferences;Conduct laboratory instruction conforming to best practices,including those for safety;Apply learning-centered educational practices that provide adiverse array of learning activities directly tied to definedoutcomes, use assessment data to improve instruction and learning,and participate in ongoing department and College-wide dialoguesabout teaching and learning;Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course/programrequirements, and student learning outcomes to meet graduationcompetencies as appropriate; Preferred Qualifications:Doctorate preferred.Strong communicator and effective classroom facilitator whoenjoys teaching in a student-centered, culturally diverseenvironment.Teaching experience in a community college;Experience writing grant proposals;Familiarity with use of appropriate educational technology andequipment;Familiarity with accreditation standards;Experience promoting innovation in the classroom.Interest in and familiarity with workforce development needs inthe regional community;center_img Excellent written and oral communication skills. This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor mayassign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster themission of the College.All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially andcollaboratively within a community that values and celebratesdiversity.Required Qualifications:Required Qualifications:A Master’s degree in Biology, or a closely relatedfield;last_img read more