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Adjunct Pool for Professor of Anatomy and Physiology

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Adjunct Pool for Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
Position Number: 201314682
Department: Biological Sciences
Job Category: Adjunct Faculty
Time (Percent Time):
Term (months/year):
Current Work Schedule (days, hours):
Salary Range: $76.02 PER HOUR based on lecture hour equivalent taught (Adjunct are placed on salary schedule)
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Open Date: 07/03/2017
Initial Screening Date: 06/29/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Application Procedure:

Adjunct Pool for Professor of Biology APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Apply between Apply beginning July 3, 2017 and open until filled. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online to be considered for this position:

• A Mt. San Antonio College online application (http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu)

• College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

The following materials are encouraged, but not required:

• A cover letter indicating how qualifications and required experience are met and addressing the applicant’s philosophy of teaching

• A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position

• One to three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents)

Health & Welfare:
Basic Function/Overview:

THIS IS A TEMPORARY, HOURLY AS NEEDED POSITION WITHOUT PERMANENT STATUS.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Teach Anatomy and/or Physiology, as well as other courses in the Biological Sciences, depending on candidate’s background
• Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities and College, division, and department policies
• Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions
• Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract

Other Duties:
Knowledge Of:
Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:

1. Master’s Degree in any biological science;
OR

2. Bachelor’s in any biological science and Master’s in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science; OR

3. Bachelor’s degree in a biological science and the unit/course equivalent to a master’s degree in the discipline or a related discipline and significant progress towards a Ph. D. degree a biological science such as, but not limited to, Anatomy, Physiology, Animal Physiology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Cell or Molecular Biology, Genetics, Histology, Embryology/ Developmental Biology, Botany, Plant Sciences, Biology Education, Ecology/ Environmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Entomology, Zoology, Herpetology, Ornithology, Ichthyology, Mammology, or Paleobiology/Paleobotany/Paleozoology. “Significant progress” shall be defined as having advanced to candidacy for the degree as designated on the candidate’s transcript or documented by a written statement from an authorized representative of the institution which will award the degree and is subject to degree completion before entering into a contract with the district. (Documentation that the degree has been awarded must be submitted before the district will enter into a contract.); OR

4. Bachelor’s degree in a biological science and an advanced degree in the biomedical sciences, such as M.P.H., M.P.S. H., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., or D.V.M.

5. California Community College credential, “Valid for Life” (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed Code § 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential

B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students; AND

C. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English

Equivalencies:

Equivalency:
A bachelor’s degree in a biological science AND the unit/course equivalent to a master’s degree in the discipline or a related discipline AND significant progress towards a Ph. D. degree a biological science such as, but not limited to, Anatomy, Physiology, Animal Physiology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Cell or Molecular Biology, Genetics, Histology, Embryology/ Developmental Biology, Botany, Plant Sciences, Biology Education, Ecology/ Environmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Entomology, Zoology, Herpetology, Ornithology, Ichthyology, Mammology, or Paleobiology/Paleobotany/Paleozoology. “Significant progress” shall be defined as having advanced to candidacy for the degree as designated on the candidate’s transcript or documented by a written statement from an authorized representative of the institution which will award the degree and is subject to degree completion before entering into a contract with the district. (Documentation that the degree has been awarded must be submitted before the district will enter into a contract.); OR A bachelor’s degree in a biological science and an advanced degree in the biomedical sciences, such as M.P.H., M.P.S. H., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., or D.V.M.;

Preferred Qualifications:

Desired qualifications

• Teaching experience at the collegiate level.

• Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

• Excellent communication skills.

• For Anatomy positions: experience with cat or other mammalian dissection, experience with human cadavers

• For Physiology positions: experience with computer-aided data collection systems for Physiology such as iWorks or Biopac

License(s) & Other Requirements:

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Official offers of employment are made by the Mt. San Antonio College Office of Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by the Office of Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Examination Requirements:
Working Environment:
Physical Demands:
Hazards:
Conditions of Employment:

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

Typing Certificate Requirements:
Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Inquiries/Contact:

For more details about the responsibilities of this position, direct inquiries to:

David Mirman
Dept. Chair/Professor of Biology
E-mail: dmirman@mtsac.edu
(909) 274-4013

Selection Procedure:

SELECTION PROCEDURE

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities and other job-related criteria as listed in the job posting. Interviews may include a writing sample, board presentation, and/or performance test.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Confidential Letters of Recommendation Portal is NOT available for this position.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Quick Link http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/postings/4814

Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Transcripts to Meet Required Qualifications
Optional Documents
  1. Narrative continued
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter/Teaching Philosophy
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Transcripts - Continued
  8. Transcripts - Continued (32768)
  9. Transcripts - Continued (65536)
  10. Foreign Transcripts Evaluation
  11. Professional License/Certificates/ Credentials
  12. Other Document 1
  13. Other Document 2
  14. Other Document 3
  15. Other Document 4
  16. Other Document 5
  17. Reference List