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Instructor Part-time (Adjunct for Biology-Continuous Recruitment)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a current resume along with a cover letter of application emphasizing your strengths and accomplishments, schedule availability, plus any appropriate supporting documents. In addition, please submit the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional references. Candidates will not be considered for this position unless unofficial transcripts are attached to the application. Anyone hired will be required to provide official transcripts prior to teaching.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20180001RO
Job Title Instructor Part-time (Adjunct for Biology-Continuous Recruitment)
Department Biology
Potential Courses Anatomy & Physiology (BIO-171 and/or BIO-172, for allied health and pre-allied health majors); General Ecology (BIO-131); Introductory Biology (BIO-121, for non-majors); or General Biology (BIO-151, for majors)

Position Summary Information for Web Posting

Job Description Summary

Onondaga Community College seeks enthusiastic and engaging adjunct instructors qualified to teach Anatomy & Physiology (BIO-171 and/or BIO-172, for allied health and pre-allied health majors); General Ecology (BIO-131); Introductory Biology (BIO-121, for non-majors); or General Biology (BIO-151, for majors). Day and evening sections may be available.

Major Responsibilities

Biology instructors at OCC teach both lecture and laboratory components of the course, and develop their own course materials (e.g., presentations, assignments, quizzes, and exams), with the guidance of senior faculty. Typically, a teaching assignment involves a lecture section that meets for three hours per week, plus one, two, or three lab sections consisting of one two-hour lab class per section per week.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree (or higher) in a relevant biological discipline from a regionally accredited college or university, or a professional degree in an appropriate medical profession (e.g. MD, DO, DVM).

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience, particularly at the community college or introductory college level, especially as the sole or lead instructor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Relevant biological content-area expertise as evidenced by coursework at the undergraduate, graduate, and/or clinical professional school level, and/or by successful experience teaching similar college-level Biology classes at similar institutions. Ability to clearly and engagingly present information, lead class activities, and facilitate student learning. Commitment to student success and academic excellence.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a current resume along with a cover letter of application emphasizing your strengths and accomplishments, schedule availability, plus any appropriate supporting documents. In addition, please submit the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional references.

Candidates will not be considered for this position unless unofficial transcripts are attached to the application. Anyone hired will be required to provide official transcripts prior to teaching.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * What is your highest degree received?
    • Doctoral
    • Masters
    • Bachelors
    • Associate
    • Trade School
    • High School
    • Less than High School
  2. * Where did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Onondaga Community College Website
    • Syracuse.com
    • Indeed.com
    • CommunityCollegeJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • DiversityFirstJobs.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Syracuse Post Standard Ad
    • EOE & E Journal
    • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
    • National Minority Update
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Public Job Posting (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Agency Referral (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Other (please specify in Question #2)
  3. If not listed above, please describe here any additional sources where you learned of this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g. H1-B)?
    • No
    • Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents