College of the Canyons

Biology (Anatomy and Physiology) Instructor

Full-Time Tenure Track

Position # ACA22-410

Review Date: February 10, 2023 

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The Santa Clarita Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As presented in our District Strategic Plan, which focuses on Access, Engagement, and Success, “Equity, inclusion, and diversity are not goals in themselves, but ideologies embedded in all actions and planning across all departments and functions of our college and its two campuses.

College of the Canyons is part of the Santa Clarita Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 32,000 students each academic year. College of the Canyons has a diverse student population that reflects our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.

We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. The successful candidate must be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who share our commitment to closing equity gaps. The Santa Clarita Community College District seeks leaders possessing a strong grounding in academic and student services programs and a thorough understanding of the primary mission of the community college. We seek employees that value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, who are conscientious risk takers and transformational leaders guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.


College of the Canyons is seeking a faculty leader in the area of Biology (Anatomy and Physiology).  This is a 10-MONTH professional, full-time tenure track position beginning August 11, 2023.  The position may include a combination of teaching, department, college, and community leadership functions.  Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites.


Possession of an unexpired California Community College Instructor Credential in Biological Sciences


Master’s in Biological Sciences


Bachelor’s in any biological science AND Master’s degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science

*Note to current COC adjunct instructors in the discipline: If you were qualified and hired under the previous set of equivalencies, you may still qualify for this position. Please contact Human Resources.

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources office at (661)362-3427 or email: hro@canyons.edu

Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications online at: https://www.canyons.edu/administration/humanresources/