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Biology Instructor-Academics

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For consideration, a completed Holmes Community College on-line employment application is required. In order to complete the application process, please be prepared to upload a copy of your official college transcript(s). You will have the opportunity to attach a resume and cover letter if you wish. Candidates who are selected for interviews should be prepared to demonstrate knowledge of subject and teaching methods. In the event you are determined to be the candidate of choice, you will be required to submit to a background check and submit official transcripts as part of finalizing your employment status.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2010318
Position Title Biology Instructor-Academics
General Statement of Function

The general duties of this position will be to teach Biology courses ranging from non-major courses to sophomore-level courses during the regular fall/spring semesters and possibly summer and/or evening sessions. Duties will also include advising students in certain Programs of Study.

Reports to: Academic Dean

Qualifications/Skills

1. Master’s degree in Biological Science or a master’s degree with a concentration in Biology (minimum of 18 graduate hours in Biology are required). Experience or course work using multimedia presentations is preferred. A consideration will be given to equivalent education, related work experience, demonstrated competencies in the discipline and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.
2. Applicants with community college teaching and Canvas experience preferred.
3. Applicants must possess an understanding and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy.
4. Applicants must have excellent references from previous employers and/or professors.

Job Description

1. Prepare course materials, organize classes, keep student records, maintain classrooms and equipment, and perform other duties related to the instructional process.
2. Attend faculty meetings and training sessions.
3. Cooperate in the development of curriculum, preparation of syllabi, and the selection of textbooks and materials.
4. Participate in curriculum development, program review, and creating student learning outcomes.
5. Employ available instructional technology to meet diverse student needs.
6. Serve as an academic advisor to students who have indicated a Program of Study in the faculty member’s assigned area.
7. Perform all related and implied duties as may be directed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For consideration, a completed Holmes Community College on-line employment application is required. In order to complete the application process, please be prepared to upload a copy of your official college transcript(s). You will have the opportunity to attach a resume and cover letter if you wish.

Candidates who are selected for interviews should be prepared to demonstrate knowledge of subject and teaching methods.

In the event you are determined to be the candidate of choice, you will be required to submit to a background check and submit official transcripts as part of finalizing your employment status.

Location Ridgeland
Posting Date 03/21/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Classification Faculty
Position Category Full-time
Position Type Day
Proposed Pay Range/Minimum Salary
Contact(s)

Dr. Tonya Lawrence
412 W. Ridgeland Avenue
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your highest level of education.
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Education Specialist
    • Ph.D/Ed.D
    • Other
  2. * If you have a degree in progress or additional course work that you would like for us to consider, please provide pertinent information. If there is no additional information, please indicate N/A for not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Transcript 2
  5. Transcript 3
  6. Other Document