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Job ID: 115782

Instructor
Erie Community College


Date Posted Nov. 14, 2018
Title Instructor
University Erie Community College
Williamsville, NY, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Sciences - Biological
 
 

INSTRUCTOR
Location: City Campus
Department: Biology

DESCRIPTION

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

Faculty teach department courses and evaluate student performance pursuant to guidelines set by the department and the College. Faculty report to the Department Chair within the Academic Unit. Faculty are responsible for preparing lessons and student learning activities. Faculty must maintain accurate records on students and submit pertinent data to the department and/or the College.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject;
Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject(s);
Prepares course syllabi which motivate and engage students;
Aligns learning activities with Departmental course outcomes;
Evaluates student’s performance based on course learning outcomes ;
Assists students as faculty advisor and holds office hours;
Provides tutorial help to students;
Serves on departmental, unit, and college committees;
Provides as appropriate learning environment for students;
Respond to students and provide students with assistance and guidance;
Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment;
Adheres to all College policies and follow the process as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct;
Fulfills all duties as required in the FFECC Collective Bargaining Agreement.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of academic discipline; ability to implement a variety of teaching strategies; use of instructional technology where appropriate; experience with computerized student record management; ability to develop educational programs; ability to teach effectively at the college level; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; ability to work in a team and collaborative environment; effective communication skills; experience teaching a diverse student body; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree within the Academic Discipline or a closely related field as approved by Human Resources in conjunction with the Academic Unit and one of the following

30 hours of advanced study in area of specialization and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities or appropriate Master’s Degree; or 2. A professional certificate and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities; or 3. Journeyman status in his/her profession determined by the application of equivalencies in the individual academic unit and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities.*

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Experience in teaching at the College level preferred.

*EQUIVALENCIES:

Equivalency of experience and significant professional achievement in lieu of the Baccalaureate (128 semester credit hours) or additional semester credit hours.

1. Applicable Work Experience: Each year of full-time experience related to the Academic Discipline is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours.

2. Applicable Non-College Teaching: Each year of full-time experience is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours.

3. Applicable College Teaching: Each year of full-time experience is equivalent to 6 semester credit hours. Every 5 part-time contact hours is equivalent to 1 semester credit hour.

4. Journeyman Certification: The typical journeyman certification eligibility program requires 4 years of full-time, progressive on-the-job training plus 4 years of concurrent formal scholastic training at the rate of 36 weeks per year with 4 hours of class work per week and 6 hours of outside preparation per week. Each year of required full-time preparation (2000 on-the-job plus 360 total related) is equivalent to 13 semester credit hours, and each year of subsequent full-time practice is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours.

5. Professional Licensure: The typical professional licensure eligibility program requires 2 years of formal scholastic training at the rate of 30 weeks per year with 18 or 22 hours of class work per week and 26 to 30 hours of outside preparation per week, or 1440 hours of professionally supervised laboratory and/or clinical work experience. Each year of required full-time preparation (1440 hours total) is equivalent to 32 semester credit hours, and each year of subsequent full-time practice is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours.

6. Professional Engineering Licensure: The typical engineering licensure eligibility program requires the baccalaureate in engineering plus 4 years of applicable work experience, or 12 years of applicable work experience plus intensive and extensive self-study. The professional engineering licensure received after the baccalaureate is equivalent to 20 additional semester credit hours, and each year of subsequent full-time practice is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours. The professional engineering licensure received without the baccalaureate is equivalent to 96 semester credit hours, and each year of subsequent full-time practice is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours. (The first 36 credit hours earned before the licensure may not be counted as additional semester credit hours, but semester credit hours earned after the licensure may be counted as additional semester credit hours.)

7. Professional Architectural Licensure: The typical professional architectural licensure eligibility program requires the baccalaureate in architecture plus 4 years of applicable work experience or 12 years of applicable work experience plus intensive and extensive self-study. The professional architectural licensure received after the baccalaureate is equivalent to 20 additional semester credit hours and each year of subsequent full-time practice is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours. The professional architectural licensure received without the baccalaureate is equivalent to 96 semester credit hours, and each year of subsequent full-time practice is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours. (The first 36 semester credit hours before the licensure may not be counted as additional semester credit hours, but semester credit hours earned after the licensure may be counted as additional semester credit hours.)

Please attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


 
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