Biology Specialist

Troy, Alabama, United States

Job description

Posting Number SF0957P
Position Type Professional/Salaried
Department Science in Motion – Troy
Division College of Education
Campus Troy
Location Troy – T01

The AMSTI/ASIM program at Troy University is seeking a qualified master teacher to work as a Biology Specialist with the Alabama Science in Motion Project. The position is responsible for the daily operations of the biology component of Science in Motion, including visits to high school biology classrooms in the Troy In-Service Region; and on-going documentation of equipment usage.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Alabama Teaching certificate in Biology or General Science and certified to teach Biology at the high school level
2. Strong content background in biology (including appropriate laboratory safety procedures)
3. Minimum of three years of experience teaching biology
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with administrators, teachers, and students
5. Modern computer skills
6. Excellent communication skills
7. Demonstrated workshop leadership skills
8. Demonstrated interest in science outreach programs and activities
9. Must have a valid driver license
10. Completion of all available ASIM training

Preferred Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in Biology or General Science

Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?
Driving is a primary responsibility

Work Hours
To be determined

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position 
Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs
Ability to climb in and out of ASIM truck

Special Instructions to Applicants
Position is funded by external sponsor agency. Troy University is under no obligation to maintain this position if funding from external source is reduced or ceased.

How to apply
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Work Status: Full-Time
Temporary: No
Does this position have supervisory responsibility?: No
Open Until Filled: Yes

Troy University is different from most institutions of higher learning. Rather than preparing students for jobs, we prepare them for what’s ahead – life – opportunity – surprises. Yes, the future can be unpredictable, but the people who succeed in the years to come will do so because of preparation, planning and drive. These are just a few of the defining characteristics of TROY students.