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Biology Faculty

Lorain County Community College
Job Location:
Elyria, Ohio
Lorain County Community College (LCCC) is seeking applicants for two (2) full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Biology within the Division of Science and Mathematics. LCCC is seeking innovative student-centered instructors who place student learning and academic achievement as top priorities. The teaching assignments will focus on integrated lecture/lab sections of Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Microbiology, Principles of Biology I and II, and other courses as assigned. The standard teaching responsibility is a minimum of 15 credits per semester. Summer session teaching is optional. Leadership roles within the department such as department chair, course coordination, and college credit plus coordination are potentially available. Opportunities to oversee student research are also available. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue and attain tenure, participate in the assessment of student learning, participate in curriculum and program development and review, participate in college governance and policy-making, engage in scholarship and professional growth, participate in discipline related activities and organizations, and actively support the department, division, and college’s mission, vision, and values.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Biology or related discipline. College teaching experience is required. Experience teaching both lectures and labs at a Community College is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and innovative approaches to active learning, including demonstrating experience with distance learning and interactive classroom technologies. Commitment to professional development and teaching effectiveness is expected. Experience working in multicultural environments and with diverse student populations is preferred. 

Applicants selected for interview will be asked to deliver a short presentation demonstrating their teaching skills and their ability to integrate technology into the learning process.

Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The salary is supported by a comprehensive fringe benefits package. Position pending budget approval by the Board. Starting date is August, 2023.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing area(s) of expertise, a professional statement addressing the topic stated below, an updated curriculum vitae (CV), unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), an LCCC Employment Application, and the contact information of three professional references. Incomplete files will not be considered. Official transcripts are required prior to employment. The screening process will begin in October 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Professional Statement: Discuss your teaching philosophy and views of equity in higher education, particularly as it relates to the community college compared to other institutions of higher learning; how your teaching style supports LCCC’s equity focus and equity as it relates to teaching biology courses. Additionally, please reflect on your teaching experience and any peer and student evaluations for the most recent 3 years.

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