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Biological Sciences Instructor,Part-Time/Adjunct

San Jose-Evergreen Community College District

Job Description

The San José-Evergreen Community College District is seeking a part-time/adjunctBiological SciencesInstructorat Evergreen Valley College.

The instructor's assignment will include the following:

1.Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.
2.Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
3.Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
4.Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.
5.Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
6.Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
7.Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
8.Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
9.Foster a professional work and learning environment.
10. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Minimum Qualifications


1. Master's in any biological science


Bachelor's in any biological science


Master's in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science


  • The Equivalent

2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Equivalency Information:

Applicants applying under equivalency bear the responsibility of submitting the District's Equivalency Application form with details and evidence of the factors (academic preparation and/or experience) that they believe to be equivalent of the required qualifications as listed on the Job Announcements. Application(s) for equivalency are required if the degrees are not in the exact discipline required for the applicable position, according the California Community College Minimum Qualifications (select link below to review).

NOTE:Equivalency review is for degrees not in the exact discipline, only. If you have a degree earned outside of the United States, a U.S. credential evaluation must be attached with your application materials.
(See *Foreign Degrees section below).

California Community College Minimum Qualifications


District Equivalency Form


Foreign Degree

Degree(s) must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.
All degrees and credits earned outside of the United States must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application.
Degrees earned outside of the U.S. without a U.S. credential evaluation attached, will not be considered.

Salary Placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

Assignments may include day and evening responsibilities. This position is represented by the San José-Evergreen Community College District Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

Please apply using the Direct Link below:

Adjunct/Part-time Faculty
Direct Link:http://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/1749
Position #F19014, Open and Continuous

Discipline- Degree Required,
Biological Sciences

Other part-time instructors are needed to teach classes in other disciplines on an as needed basis.
Please refer tohttp://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/employment-opportunitiesfor a complete list of all employment opportunities at San José-Evergreen Community College District.

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