Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is an outstanding multi-campus community college with an excellent reputation for high quality instruction, programs and services. The College is the largest community college in New York State and educates over 26,000 credit students and 10,000 non-credit and workforce training students on its three campuses – Ammerman (Selden, NY), Eastern (Riverhead, NY), and Michael J. Grant (Brentwood, NY), as well as the Sayville Center and the Riverhead Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center. There are 493 full-time faculty and 1,458 adjunct faculty teaching 71 degree programs and 30 certificate programs. Suffolk County is the largest suburban county in the State of New York, with a population of over 1.5 million people. The attractive county includes rural and suburban communities. For more information visit the College web site at
Applicants for this position are required to teach marine biology, oceanography and any other freshman/sophomore - level courses in general biology for both majors and non-majors. Active participation in departmental, campus and college-wide committees, student academic advisement and curriculum development is required. Integration of technology into teaching is preferred. Other responsibilities involve demonstrating current scholarship and involvement in the profession.
Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in the catalog and the approved course outline, incorporating alternative approaches and methods when appropriate and possible.
Grant writing and a willingness to encourage student research opportunities is preferred.
Works and cooperates with tri-campus Biology committees in developing and revising courses of study and curricula.
Meets all scheduled classes and all scheduled office hours.
Advises Academic Chairperson of absences in a timely manner.
Maintains and submits accurate grade and attendance records for students enrolled in classes.
Incorporates an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and national perspectives into courses.
Advises students as per contractual obligation throughout every semester.
Engages in assessment of college-wide Marine Biology learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in courses.
Serves on campus and college-wide committees.
Attends scheduled departmental and discipline meetings.
Engages in continual discipline professional development activities.
Adheres to college policies and procedures.
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