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Part-Time Anatomy Instructor (Pool)

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SMCCCD
3401 CSM Drive
San Mateo, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Paid

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General Statement: College of San Mateo seeks employees who value working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve success. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create integrated, interdisciplinary learning experiences. College of San Mateo faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods as appropriate to the discipline. College of San Mateo values diversity and actively strives to hire and retain employees who reflect the rich ethnic and cultural diversity that is represented in its student body and surrounding communities.   Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Teach Anatomy (see description below):
BIOL 250 ANATOMY (4)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement per term. Prerequisite: college level biology course with a grade of C or higher. Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 848 and completion of READ 400, or 405 with a grade of C or higher OR concurrent enrollment in READ 400, 405, OR appropriate skill level as indicated by the reading placement tests or other measures.
Description: Structure of the human body. Laboratory study and dissection of the human male and female. (Primarily intended for students of nursing, physiotherapy, physical education and related fields such as chiropractic. Elective for pre-dental, pre-medical, and pre-veterinary students.) Extra supplies may be required. Students may take either the BIOL 250-260 or the BIOL 265-266 series. (AA: Area E5a, CSU: Area B2+B3, UC: Area 5B+5C*)
2.Assist in curriculum revisions and new course development.
3.Consult with students during scheduled office and lab hours.
4.Maintain expertise in current technologies and techniques.
5.Perform other professional duties as are required by contract and general institutional needs.   Requirements: 1.Master's degree in any biological science OR Bachelor's degree in any biological science AND Master's degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR the equivalent (see below).
2.Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:
Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the requirements for minimum qualifications in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation, experience, and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets minimum qualifications.   Desirable Skills and Abilities: 1.Academic preparation for, or successful experience in, teaching anatomy, preferably at the college level.
2.Knowledge of successful teaching techniques that engage students in their own learning, motivate students to develop higher order thinking skills, and ensure consistent and appropriate monitoring of student progress.
3. Commitment to maintain currency in the discipline, and related technology appropriate to instruction.
4. Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals.
5. Enthusiasm for, understanding of, and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college.
6. The capacity to reflect on and evaluate one's pedagogy and to examine its effects critically.
7. Skill and experience to motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, socioeconomic, and language backgrounds.
8. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken language.
9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10. Ability to use instructional strategies designed for diverse learning styles and academic goals.
12. Experience in and commitment to the use of computer-based technology appropriate to the subject areas of the assignment and willingness to expand this technology.   EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.   Benefits: Academic employees participate in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security.   Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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College Transcripts   Special Instructions to Applicants: The cover letter should address the applicant's qualifications as they directly relate to the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement.

Required application materials will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the qualifications, desirable skills and attributes. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to give a presentation, provide relevant course outlines and materials, confirm licensure requirements, and/or demonstrate other job-related skills.

Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.  

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