Job: Biology Assistant Professor, Contra Costa Community College District, San Diego, California

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Job title:
Biology Assistant Professor
Job location:
San Diego, California 92115 United States

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Job Description

The student population of Contra Costa College (CCC) reflects its surrounding diverse communities. CCC is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and serves predominately historically disadvantaged and underrepresented student groups including African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latinx students. CCC is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. We seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be.

We seek candidates who operate with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness.

This is a full-time, tenure-track, academic position in the Biology Department at Contra Costa College in San Pablo California. The program is looking for an enthusiastic biology instructor for our Human Anatomy and Human Physiology program. Our students are predominantly pre-health career focused and need a strong background in Anatomy and Physiology to pursue their career goals.

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Job Requirements

Master’s in any Biological Science
Bachelor’s in any Biological Science
Master’s in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or Marine Science
OR California Community College credential to teach Biological Science
OR the equivalent. If you do not possess the required degree, you must upload a Master degree equivalency form explaining how you have the equivalent background. Upload this form in the attachment section of the application.

(Job number: 4046900)