$59,207.00 – $81,968.00 Annually

Glendale, CA

Job Type
Full-time Faculty


Job Number

3/2/2018 5:00 PM Pacific

This is a full-time, tenure track, 10 month-per-year position in the Biology Division, teaching primarily Human Anatomy, and other Biology courses as needed. Responsibilities include preparation of lecture and laboratory materials, coordinating class activities with the lab staff, and participation in Biology Division activities. The current teaching load is 15 hours per week. Members of the full-time faculty will hold five office hours per week and are expected to devote as much time as necessary to perform the professional responsibilities of the position. The teaching assignment may include evening and/or Saturday classes. This position reports to the Division Chair of Biology.

Start Date: Fall 2018

Examples of Duties

  • Provide instruction and supervision in science laboratory and lecture settings.
  • Explain biological concepts through lectures, laboratory exercises, discussions, etc.
  • Evaluate student understanding and skills.
  • Participate in assessing Student Learning Outcomes, Program Learning Outcomes, and Program Reviews.
  • Maintain records of attendance, census, grades, etc.
  • Maintain regular, posted office hours and be accessible to students.
  • Advise and encourage students.
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to effective learning.
  • Coordinate instructional programs with other members of the division and assist in the development and implementation of curriculum, policies, and procedures for the program.
  • Participate in campus governance and professional activities (e.g. committees, scheduling, leadership positions, faculty meetings, etc.)
  • Participate in staff development and continuing education activities in order to remain current in biological science and teaching fields.
  • Manage tutoring services provided by the Biology Division.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s in any biological science OR Bachelor’s in any biological science AND Master’s in biochemistry, biophysics or marine sciences OR the equivalent.
  • Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching Human Anatomy at the college level is strongly preferred.
  • Experience teaching Microbiology, Physiology and/or General Biology highly desirable.
  • Experience in technology-mediated instruction.
  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Experience working with diverse racial/ethnic groups.

Additional Information

Starting salary is from $59,207 to $81,968 per year depending upon education and experience. Step placement within the appropriate column is determined by Article VIII of the Collective Bargaining agreement. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided and include family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.

Application Process
This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter that addresses minimum and desirable qualifications
  • TWO recent (within the last two years) signed and dated letters of recommendation that can attest to your professional experience.
  • Transcripts showing required degree must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application, and must identify graduate level coursework.

Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Friday, March 2, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as “see resume”) or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921.

Selection Process
All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the highest degree of desired job-related qualifications will be invited to the college for an interview at their own expense. Each interview will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic. The College President will make the final recommendation to the Governing Board of Glendale Community College.

This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district reserves the right to extend, withdraw, and/or reopen this position at any time.

About the College
Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!

GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.

GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person’s race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans’ status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.

Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Ann H. Ransford, Anthony P. Tartaglia and Yvette Vartanian Davis


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