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Adjunct - Biological Sciences

Company: Indian River State College
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:


  • Preparing, instructing and grading all class coursework;
  • Assigning final grades;
  • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours to meet with students. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Masters degree from a regionally accredited institution in the specific teaching discipline, or a Masters degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate hours in the specific teaching discipline.
    • Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
    • Proven teaching skills with the ability to convey basic concepts and theories in a practical and comprehensible way;
    • Ability to recognize and to respond to students from culturally diverse backgrounds as well as the willingness to make students active partners in the teaching/learning process;
    • Computer literacy and experience using computers in classroom with a willingness to apply technology and innovative approaches to the teaching of specific discipline. PREFERRED:
      • A Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in the teaching discipline;
      • Two to five years teaching experience in a post-secondary institution;
      • All instructors must meet the appropriate credentialing requirements for the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools (SACS). SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
        • Instructing assigned classes; grading all quizzes, tests, and written assignments;
        • Assigning final grades and delivering grades and grade justification sheets;
        • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours to meet with students;
        • Maintaining a safe and effective classroom environment;
        • Participating in department, division, and general adjunct faculty meetings;
        • Completing other duties and responsibilities as assigned. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
          This position requires an ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time and to present oral lectures/demonstrations, walk, bend, lift, reach up, stoop, and carry items occasionally in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds.Some lifting of computer and electronic equipment may be required.It also requires manual dexterity to operate standard office machines, such as, copier, fax, calculator, telephone, and other equipment as necessary.IRSC expects its employees to follow proper safety standards while employed by the College. Classification Adjunct Supervisory No FLSA Exempt Yes Employment Type Temporary (Fixed Term) Compensation and Application Deadline Commensurate with Degree/Experience Level - Adjunct positions at IRSC are filled on an as needed basis and are permanently posted. You will be contacted for an interview only if the related department has positions to fill. -

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