University Center, MI
Starting Salary $52,700 – $68,454: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions
The successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in student, faculty and staff.
Are you interested in positively impacting students’ lives? We are seeking a collaborative, energetic, and innovative full-time anatomy and physiology instructor who is committed to student retention and success. At Delta, instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. The instructor will be assigned to teach anatomy and physiology courses in traditional classroom and/or blended/hybrid settings including day, evening, weekend, on the main campus, at the college downtown centers, and at dual enrollment locations as needed in the Science and Mathematics Division at Delta College.
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Delta College.
- Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually of Biology courses, specifically in the subfield of anatomy and physiology, in a variety of setting including day, evening, weekend, on the main campus, at the college downtown centers, and at dual enrollment locations.
- Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement to ensure student success.
- Continually develop appropriate innovation in learning and teaching to meet diverse learning styles and student needs.
- Collaborate voluntarily and energetically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
- Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity.
- Serve the community through outreach activities.
- Make effective and innovative use of appropriate technology in the performance of the responsibilities and accountabilities.
- Participate in shared governance as a full member of the academic community.
- Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
- Engage fully in course, discipline, program development, curriculum development and assessment.
- Attend and participate in discipline, division and college meetings.
- Possess minimum technology skills and understanding of a course management system.
- Demonstrate teaching effectiveness which supports student learning and encompasses pedagogies for student success to meet course and/or program requirements.
- Work in a variety of settings which promote quality learning.
- Maintain professional development to assure currency within field of practice.
- Possess effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and willingness to teach dual enrolled students.
- Master of Science in a Biological Science, or closely related field, with an emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education attained by December 2019
- Minimum of two years of teaching experience
- Demonstrated currency in the field of Anatomy and Physiology
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES CONSIDERED:
- Biology teaching experience in a community college setting
- Experience using a variety of teaching technologies and methodologies
- Demonstrated current and ongoing professional growth
- Experience working with non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills
- Experience teaching diverse student populations
- Experience with teaching courses for dual enrollment initiatives
- Ph.D. in a Biological Science with an emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology