This 10 month position is required and responsible to support Cumberland County College’s mission statement and strategic objectives and is accountable for establishing a learning-centered philosophy and pedagogy, ensuring the success and education of the College’s students.
Examples of Duties
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
- Teach fifteen (15) classroom contact hours of courses in Biological Science disciplines including Human Anatomy and Physiology.
- Instruct lecture and laboratory sessions in Anatomy and Physiology and other Biological Science disciplines. Facilitate student learning by stimulating class discussion, providing bibliographies and specialized materials for assignments and student projects, reviewing and suggesting textbooks, techniques and teaching aides relevant to courses.
- Interact with Part-time Faculty, Technical Assistants and others in the preparation for and instruction of laboratory sessions in Anatomy and Physiology and other Biological Sciences.
- Communicate regularly with Part-time Faculty and other Full-Time Faculty teaching additional sections of the same courses.
- Prepare assignments, examinations and other tools for the assessment of student learning. Review and report on the results of these assessments, and use these results to identify means for improving the achievement of student learning outcomes.
- Initiate curriculum revisions and develop new courses for the program.
- Complete all requested Division paperwork such as syllabi, outlines, book orders, time sheets and assessment reports. Administer and compile student assessment, student examinations, projects, presentations and grades as required during the semester.
- Post and hold office hours for student academic advisement and consultation at times convenient to students. Schedule meetings and provide professional assistance to all assigned advisees and other advisees as appropriate. Assist with advisement and registration activities.
- Serve on college-wide governance councils, committees and task forces. Attend college, division and faculty meetings. Accept routine contributory and leadership roles in governance and committee service.
- Participate in community outreach through interaction with local schools, students and community outreach groups. Participate in the recruitment process and exercises for the STEM Division.
- Cooperate with Full-time and Part-time Faculty, Division Dean and the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs in carrying out the instructional program. Assist the Dean and Coordinators by providing advice and/or assistance to Part-time Faculty in regard to course content and instructional materials.
- Advise and register students and stay current with college advisement software.
- Work together with the Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness department to provide accurate assessment data regarding student learning and outcomes.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by division Dean or Vice President.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of Internet, e-mail, and various software packages. Must have the ability to learn on-line functions. Must be able to use Microsoft Office, Excel and Word.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Masters of Science degree in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology or a related Biological Sciences Discipline, Ph.D. preferred. Three years of ranked teaching experience at a Community College preferred. Curriculum Vitae must include thesis title, teaching and research experience and professional publications.