Instructor, Biology/Chemistry
Milwaukee Area Technical College - Wisconsin

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Education Required:Masters DegreeExperience Required:1 - 2 YearsRelocation Provided:Job DescriptionINSTRUCTOR, BIOLOGY REPOST***Out = Position will be offered to internal or external applicantsCLOSING DATE : August 19, 2011JOB SUMMARY :Under the supervision of the Associate Dean, to teach traditional lecture/lab courses in Biology (may also teach other Natural Sciences courses, depending on academic qualifications and need). Related duties include curriculum development; student advising; maintenance of laboratories; active participation in departmental, divisional, and MATC- and WTCS-wide activities to promote teaching and learning; participation in grant-related activities; and other duties as assigned.Qualifications1. Must have a Master’s degree in Biology; Ph.D. is preferred.

2. Must be prepared to work one-on-one with students in the classroom and traditional laboratory environments. 3. Must be academically prepared to teach Biology.4.

Must have at least two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience.5. Must have at least one (1) year (2,000 hours) of full-time, non-teaching, occupational experience.6. Experience with innovative delivery strategies in instruction of Biology, including alternative delivery courses (i.e., Internet) and course management systems (i.e., BlackBoard), is preferred. 7.

Coursework in education slated to the delivery of Biology instruction is preferred.8. Knowledge of assessment of student academic achievement techniques is preferred.9. Experience in proposal development and grant writing is desirable.10. Must meet Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) instructor certification requirements.11.

Must have academic background and/or experience in the teaching of marginally prepared students.12. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and students through both oral and written means.13. Must be able to relate successfully with students and staff of diverse cultural, social, and educational backgrounds.14. Must meet State of Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) instruction certification requirements.

WTCS Certification Requirements Summary 15. Must meet Higher Learning Commission (HLC) standards (if applicable).16. Must be able to relate successfully with students and staff of diverse cultural, social and educational backgrounds.15. Teaching – Must embrace and demonstrate the MATC Core Abilities and Standards of Teaching Excellence in development and delivery of instruction.MATC Core Abilities • Communicate effectively • Collaborate with others • Respect diversity • Demonstrate responsibility • Think critically and creatively • Utilize technology • Apply math and science • Demonstrate environmental responsibility• Embrace changeStandards of Teaching Excellence • Understanding Students and Fostering Student Success• Classroom Management• Planning/Organization• Content Mastery and Currency• Teaching Methodology• Assessment of Student Learning• Professional ContributionsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :1.

Ability to lift 50 pounds with or without accommodation 2. Ability to sit or stand for class duration with or without accommodation3. Ability to work effectively in auto maintenance and repair work areas (labs) were repair work is doneESSENTIAL TECHNOLOGY :1. Email - Experience with an Email system (GroupWise, Outlook, Gmail…) 2.

Telephone - Experience with a voice mail system 3. Computer - Experience with Microsoft Office SuiteSUPPORTIVE TECHNOLOGY :Experience with or willingness to learn the following supportive technologies:1. Online Information Management Systems - Experience with INFOnline or other online information management systems used for student advising, student programs, grading, class schedules and rosters2. Blackboard - Experience with Blackboard or other web-based course - management systems 3.

Technology-based Instruction - Experience with technology-based instructional delivery systems including SMART symposium, interactive touch screen monitors, LCD projectors, DVD players and/or other classroom technology4. Emerging Technologies - Experience with emerging technologies (eg. social networking applications)5. (Optional) Distance Learning Instruction - Experience with on-line, two-way video, ITV, and other methods of distance learning instructionSALARY :Salary is based upon education and experience.

A Master’s degree and five years of related experience would gross an approximate beginning salary of $71,617.APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS :To be considered for this position, please complete the following:• MATC Online Application • Attach a copy of your college transcripts*In-A = Position will be offered to one of the three most senior qualified internal applicants**In-B = Selection will be made from the pool of tenured, part-time qualified internal applicants***Out = Position will be offered to internal or external applicantsExcellence through diversity.

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