Instructor of Biology - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position reports directly to the Dean, School of Sciences and will teach 15 credit hours per semester of freshman and sophomore level biology classes.

San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values:

• Innovation
• Collaboration
• Accountability
• Respect
• Excellence

Duties & Responsibilities

Classes taught can include the following: Introduction to Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology, and other general biology courses. Responsibilities will also include organizing and maintaining laboratories in biology; developing and revising instructional materials as appropriate; keeping student records; advising students; assisting in recommending and orienting part-time faculty; and working with college councils and committees as assigned. The instructor will maintain a minimum of five office hours per week. Day and evening classes can be expected. Instruction times may vary possibly including evening hours.
Classroom locations may vary to include: SJC Main Campus, SJC East Campus and SJC West Campus.


A Master’s Degree in Biology with an emphasis in human anatomy and physiology, Pathophysiology or closely related area is required. Two (2) years of teaching and/or related educational experience at a post-secondary level is required. Experience with online and distance education instruction and interactive instructional methods is highly desired. Ability to teach classes in several of the areas specified is preferred. The successful candidate will value diversity and have a multicultural perspective with adult/minority students; and have a high energy level along with a strong commitment to the community college philosophy.

Starting Salary

Commensurate with highest level education and actual years teaching experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide unofficial transcripts at the time you submit application materials. Official Transcripts and certifications will be required if you are determined a finalist in the search.
3 Letters of Recommendation will be required to be attached to your application packet prior to submitting your materials.

Keyword Phrases

  • Instructor of Biology
  • School of Science, Math & Engineering
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Community College
  • Biology
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter