Assistant Professor Or Instructor Of Biology

State Of Virginia Petersburg , VA 23803

Posted 6 days ago

The Richard Bland College of William & Mary is currently seeking an exceptional Biology Professor to serve in a permanent, non-tenure track, full-time position for the 2019 ? 2020 academic year. The primary role of this position is to provide college-level instruction and academic-related activities designed to encourage, support, and enable student success. The selected incumbent will be expected to teach 15 -18 credit hours of anatomy and physiology. In addition to teaching biology at all levels and supporting the development of stronger interdisciplinary ties with other departments, duties include student advising and committee service under our shared governance structure as part of the Department of Natural Science and Mathematics at the College. Reporting to the Chair of Natural Science and Mathematics, this faculty member will be an integral part of our academic community, and whose major responsibilities include:

  • Teaching biology courses face-to-face, online or in a hybrid format, in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Preparing and submitting timely grade reports and other reports on student performance, as required.

  • Organizing class activities and assignments, related to the overall learning outcomes of the courses.

  • Providing input and working with other faculty and staff to review, produce, and/or select course-related materials.

  • Staying current in the fields of biology and online learning in higher education.

  • Engaging students through CANVAS, the learning management system at the College.

  • Adapting current curriculum and assessment in the field for an online learning environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master of Science degree (or higher) in a biology-related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university; or a M.S. degree with 18 graduate credit hours in biology.

  • Extensive knowledge of the subject area(s) of instruction, which include anatomy and physiology, or some combination thereof.

  • College/university teaching experience, preferably with online education.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of effective communication and of effective instruction.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and challenges of first and second year college students.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style.

  • Enthusiastic commitment to the Richard Bland College mission, vision, and strategic plan.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An earned Doctorate in Biological Science.

  • Significant experience as a college faculty member.

  • Extensive background and experience in implementing innovative education delivery techniques.

Special Requirements

It is the practice of Richard Bland College to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment. Reference checks will be conducted and the selected candidate will be fingerprinted. Successful results are a condition of employment.


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