Instructor of Natural Sciences

  • Full Time
  • Quincy, IL
  • Posted on September 27, 2021

Website John Wood Community College

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Job Description

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, bargaining unit position that reports to the Chair of the Natural Sciences Department and is located on the JWCC campus in Quincy, Illinois.  Position begins Spring semester 2022.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for teaching 15 credit hours per semester, which may include classes during the day or evening. Classes may be in a structured setting at any JWCC center, hybrid, or online. Courses will include general biology and additional courses in life sciences dependent on the successful candidate’s qualifications. Other duties may include course development and updates.

 

Requires a willingness to be involved in activities including professional development, committee membership, curriculum review, academic assessment, and participation in systematic planning for program evaluation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Requires Master’s degree in related field and experience in community college teaching. Doctorate preferred.  The successful candidate must be fully credentialed per Higher Learning Commission and Illinois Community College Board standards upon date of hire to teach general biology plus additional courses in one or more of the following areas: environmental biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology. Credentialing to teach additional courses preferred.

 

BENEFITS

JWCC offers a competitive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, prescription insurance, vacation, sick days, personal days, paid holidays, tuition waivers for employee and family, and State University Retirement System.

 

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.  If you are a person with a disability and need assistance applying for a job, please submit a request to hr@jwcc.edu.

How to Apply

To receive full consideration, submit a resume with cover letter and transcripts by October 15, 2021 by visiting https://.jwcc.aaimtrack.com/jobs/. Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.