Biology Instructor - Reedley College in Reedley California

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Reedley College

Reedley, California 93654

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Biology Instructor

State Center Community College District

Closing Date: 4/6/2015

Campus Location:
Reedley College

Start Date:

Essential Functions:
Include classroom teaching in general biology, principles of zoology and botany, biology for majors and non-majors, human biology, microbiology and environmental biology with an emphasis on human anatomy/physiology, biotechnology; teaching during the extended day as assigned; serving on college and district committees; evaluating adjunct instructors, and collecting data on student learning outcomes, and otherwise fulfilling all the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required. Duties may include assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evenings, Saturdays, online or off-campus.

Minimum Qualifications:
Include a master’s degree in any biological science; OR a bachelor’s degree in any biological science AND a master’s degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science; OR a valid California Community College Credential; OR the equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency), AND demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:
Ability to perform specialized and technical duties to ensure efficient biology laboratory operations; teaching both lecture and laboratory biology courses; teaching experiences at the secondary, or post- secondary level; experience with educational technology (computer use in lecture presentations and laboratory exercises, interactive video, etc.); knowledge of the community college mission and goals, working with students of various cultural, gender, age, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds, including disabled students; related work and professional experience and potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth.

Conditions of Employment:
177 duty days.

Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $53,483 – $80,521 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,001 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.

From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents, a selection committee will determine the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications. They will be invited to interview.

The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the “recommended candidates”. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and College President for final interviews. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.

State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.

For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 226-0720, fax (559) 499-6007. For information on Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at Please refer to Position No. 3679.

Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility and must be submitted through the district’s online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:



Keyword Phrases

  • Biology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 4/6/2015