Overview

HIRING RANGE: $44,047-$60,229 (Placement on Faculty Salary Schedule based on experience) *Faculty appointment to begin Fall 2019.

NOTE: Classes will be taught at dual campuses in Prescott and Verde

The Science department is seeking a faculty member to teach Human Biology and other general major/non-major biology courses. The position will teach pre-nursing and biology students in the School of Science and Engineering (SCEN). Responsibilities will include course preparation, classroom and laboratory instruction for each course taught along with participation in the college committees, professional growth activities, and curriculum program design and outcomes assessment.

Job summary

  • Design and implement courses in Molecular Biology, Human or Cellular Biology and General Biology for majors. BIO 201, 202, 205, 181, 160, 156, and 100
  • Responsible for teaching courses and managing labs associated with Molecular, Human or Cellular Biology, and General Biology
  • Ability to teach courses using a variety of delivery methods, including traditional face-to-face, online, or a combination of in-class and online
  • Participate in the faculty committees, and other service opportunities within the college
  • Ability to teach day and/or evening classes, and travel between campuses

Applications must include: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae or resume, Transcripts, Three letters of reference, and (other) one year of recent teaching/student evaluations.

Minimum Expectations & Requirements

  • Master’s degree in the field of biological sciences or a related field: Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Human or Cellular Biology OR Master’s degree in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in the field to be taught;
  • Knowledgeable in current composition theory and practice
  • Experience with instruction for different populations (developmental, multicultural, applied learning)
  • Experience with Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Major’s Biology and Non-majors biology, at the college level.
  • Experience in a laboratory setting and use of laboratory equipment
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Working within a collaborative and innovative department.
  • Experience with a variety of teaching methods for engaging students in active learning.
  • Engaged in shared governance and collaboration

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Ph.D. preferred graduate coursework in cellular and/or molecular biology or related field.
  • Evidence of understanding and/or experience working with student learning outcomes and their assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability of co-operatively working with others, and work related to developing programs to promote student success and retention.
  • Experience with multi-media technology to enhance student learning
  • Experience with online and/or blended/hybrid instruction
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations
  • Ability to teach other courses as needed

Essential Functions
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may vary based on assignment.

About Yavapai College

Yavapai College was stablished in 1966 through county-wide election; the first classes were held in Fall of 1969. The College is now a multi-campus institution with specialty centers serving the various needs of the community across Yavapai County

YC Mission: The mission of Yavapai College is to support and enhance the academic, professional, cultural and lifelong learning needs of the Yavapai College community.

We do this by:
Providing information resources, technology and support necessary for success in teaching and learning;
Providing environments, services and programs that promote discovery, engagement and the value of lifelong learning.