Assistant Professor- Microbiology, Cell Biology, Anatomy & P
Company: Springfield Technical Community College
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Assistant Professor- Microbiology, Cell Biology, Anatomy &
Physiology, and other related courses Category: Academic/Faculty
Department: School of STEM Locations: Springfield, MA Posted: Feb
10, 2021 Closes: Mar 16, 2021 - 11:59 PM EDT Type: Full-time
Position--ID: 128211 Share About Springfield Technical Community
Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic
Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College
is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western
Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in
Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled
in the state. Mechanical Engineering Technology, IT Security, Laser
Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, and dozens of other
career programs--produce potential employees each year. STCC's
highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal
Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most
economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an
annual enrollment of over 9,000 day, evening, weekend and online
students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Dean of
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, this faculty
member is responsible for planning, delivering, and supervision of
instruction to a diverse population of students, supporting student
success and assessment of student progress in alignment with the
Student Success Plan initiatives at the College. The successful
candidate will have documented expertise in the area(s) of teaching
responsibility and will work together with all faculty and staff to
create an atmosphere of trust and respect in which all can succeed.
The ideal candidate works together with all faculty and staff to
create an atmosphere of trust and respect in which all can succeed.
This candidate will fulfill the duties of faculty in the Department
of Biological Sciences including, teaching, advising, and College
Service, in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining
Agreement Under the supervision of the Dean of STEM, the
Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology will demonstrate
excellence in the following areas: Leadership and Management:
- Collaborates with faculty, other deans and college staff on
initiatives to increase support for Biological Sciences department
students and faculty.
- Submits promptly and in proper form all grade reports and
requests as set forth by the Dean of STEM--and the Vice President
of Academic Affairs.
- Attend all meetings as required;
- Ensures that student learning outcomes for courses and the
program are current and assessed regularly, documenting the process
and submitting appropriate information to the dean. Teaching:
- Teaching introductory and advanced biology courses to students
from a diverse cultural and educational background. The person
filling this position believes that all students can learn, and
that student engagement in the classroom enhances knowledge of
academic content and leads to higher student success.
- The successful candidate understands that students learn in
different ways due to their diverse cultural and educational
backgrounds and provides numerous teaching techniques, such as
lecture, small group work, and the use of technology to reach all
- Provides guidance to students in their learning and educational
planning, instruct and supervise students in both classroom and
laboratory settings including the preparation of assignments and
equipment for lectures and laboratory exercises.
- Advise and register students.
- The ideal candidate will comply with, exemplify and promote
existing lab safety procedures and processes for handling,
labeling, storage, tracking and disposal of substances. Facilities:
- Forwards recommendations on department instructional space
needs to the Department Chair and to the Dean of STEM.
- Ensures utilization and proper maintenance of specialized
learning equipment and materials. OTHER DUTIES AND
- Serves on college committees and task forces.
- Represents the college by active participation in related
organizations, networks and cooperative groups.
- Performs special projects and related responsibilities as
initiated and requested.
- Performs other related duties as assigned. Job responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
- Teach one or more courses in Cell and Microbiology, Human
Biology and/or Anatomy and Physiology (both lab and lecture). Both
day and evening sections may be available.
- Participates actively with classroom discussions; sharing
experiences and perspectives. Experience in online course
development and delivery of STEM courses in this format
- Provides relevant and timely feedback on student assignments,
- Teaching contracts will be in accordance with MCCC/MTA
Collective Bargaining Agreement.
- College-level teaching experience in biology, preferably at the
community college level, preferred.
- Desire and ability to work with a diverse student body in a
- Experience creating and implementing student learning outcomes,
evaluating student performance and progress through a variety of
assessment approaches; the use of classroom technology, online
learning, and student-centered learning techniques are
- A minimum of a Master's degree in biology or a closely related
field and demonstrated effectiveness at on-line teaching. (PhD
- The successful candidate will have demonstrated proficiency at
teaching general chemistry and/or organic chemistry while also
being able to teach a non-majors introductory chemistry course or
other courses appropriate to their background.
- Commitment to college service activities is required.
- Strong interpersonal skills.?Must possess strong management
- Must possess strong written communication skills WORKING
CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Duties normally performed in a
classroom/lab environment. The noise level in the work environment
is usually moderate. Must have the ability to sit or stand for
extended periods of time. Must have the able to bend, stoop, sit,
climb, walk and reach overhead as needed. Must be able to operate
or use computer, office machinery, copier, calculator etc. This
person frequently communicates with students, employees or the
community. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various
situations. STCC conducts a pre-employment screening on specified
positions, which may include, but is not limited to, a Criminal
Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry
Information (SORI) check, verification of academic credentials,
licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history.
Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment
screening as a condition of employment.
SALARY: $47,854- $64,477--per annum. [Academic year - 160
days]--Actual salary will be commensurate with academic background
and experience per the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement.
BENEFITS: Yes - State Funded POSITION CLASSIFICATION: MCCC Faculty
WORK SCHEDULE: 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)-- GRANT
FUNDED: No PRE-EMPLOYMENT DETAILS: STCC conducts a pre-employment
screening on specified positions, which may include, but is not
limited to, a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or
Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check, verification of
academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification
of work history.--Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to
a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 30, 2021 CLOSING DATE: March 16,
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