Part-Time Pool - Biology Instructor
Salary: Depends on Qualifications Location: Seattle, WA Job Type: Less Than Full-Time College: Siegal Center / District Office Job Number: 2020-00081 Closing: 6/18/2021 4:59 PM Pacific Physical Demands and Work Environment Seattle Colleges follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants: the ability to operate office equipment, the ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials, and the ability to exchange information on the phone or in person. Position Summary The Seattle Colleges are looking for innovative and dedicated faculty members, who have a demonstrated commitment to working within a college community that is diverse and serves students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and academic backgrounds. Faculty will teach part-time in a wide range of biology courses. Successful applicants will have the ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding in an urban environment. Specific teaching assignments will be dependent on the instructor's background and scheduling. Successful applicants may be invited to teach at North Seattle, South Seattle, or Seattle Central College. A complete application will include: An attached resume outlining your educational and teaching experience Philosophy of teaching statement demonstrating a commitment to supporting diverse student learners (no more than one page) Unofficial transcripts (graduate school only) List of courses taught by college and year/quarter (Word file or Excel file) An attached cover letter addressing how you meet the duties, responsibilities, and requirements for the position Contact information for three professional references Notices to applicants: You are applying to a part-time teaching pool that is open for one year. If you are selected for an interview, the college will contact you. Please note that Seattle Colleges has moved to remote operations and will reopen pending public health guidance. Per CDC and WA Public Health directions, at this time we will be practicing social distancing and holding interviews virtually using video conference or teleconference options. As such, if you are selected for interview, please be prepared to hold your interview virtually. Candidates should be willing to teach in a variety of formats such as in-class, hybrid, online and varied class times including days, evenings, and weekends according to program needs. Seattle Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT-Seattle. Essential Functions An understanding of the goals and role of the community college. Demonstrated ability and commitment to teach multiple levels of biology. Master's Degree or PhD in the field or related field from an accredited institution. (Please read the position announcement carefully when applying for possible part-time teaching positions, to find those that best match your education and experience.) A demonstrated commitment to working within a college community that is diverse and serves students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and academic backgrounds.