Biotechnology Adjunct Assistant Professor

Los Rios Community College District Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 2 months ago

Position Information

Job Posting Title Biotechnology Adjunct Assistant Professor Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office) Department Location Posting Number F00015P The Institution

About

The Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district's 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college's main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!

Strengths

The district has approximately 4,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office in dozens of different departments that provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and community partners. Each and every district and college department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improving educational outcomes for the students we serve.

Our Vision

Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

The Los Rios Community College District's Human Resources Department is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human Resources Department is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges' student populations.

Position Summary

The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time faculty teaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment efforts.

Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round for assignments based on college needs.

Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.

Assignment Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:

Teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean.

Helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content.

Assessing student learning outcomes.

Maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field.

Continuing professional development.

Utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties

Maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.

Assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review

Serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities.

Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean.

Fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Work Year N/A Work Schedule Total Hrs per Week/Day Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications
1.Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in biological sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, or engineering and two years of full-time related professional experience; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*
2.Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

  • Note: Applicants applying under the equivalent provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District faculty posting are requested to submit the following to be considered:
1.Los Rios Community College District Faculty application (Required)
2.Unofficial transcripts of college/university work * ("graduate advising documents and grade reports" will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts) (Required) NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
3.Resume or Curriculum Vitae (Recommended)
4.Two letters of recommendation (Recommended)
5.Letter of Interest (Recommended)

  • Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will be disqualified.

    Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Click Foreign Transcript Evaluations on the Human Resources Services page for details

Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands Salary Please see Salary Schedules to the left on the navigation bar. Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note



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