Harford Community College, located in Bel Air, MD, invites applications for a 10-month, tenure-track biology faculty position, scheduled to begin August 2018. The faculty member will be primarily responsible for teaching a range of lecture and lab courses including cell and molecular biology, general biology, introductory biology, and either anatomy and physiology or microbiology.
A master's degree in biology or a closely-related field, a demonstrated minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in biology, and a minimum of one year or equivalent full-time teaching experience, preferably at a community college, are required. A doctorate is preferred.
The ideal applicant will have experience developing instructional material; demonstrated ability to teach a range of biology lecture and lab courses; demonstrated understanding of and experience in assessment of student learning; experience using evidence-based pedagogies in the teaching of biology to continually improve student learning; and demonstrated competency with current technology and learning management systems. Preference will be given to candidates with experience conducting student-based research either embedded in laboratory courses or individually mentored student research projects. The ability to conduct laboratory exercises and assist students with laboratory skills is required. In addition, the ability to interact with students and potential students outside the classroom environment in discipline-related activities, effective communication skills, and a well-articulated understanding of the role of community colleges and their students are required.