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Biology, Mathematics, Human Anatomy and Physiology Instructor

MPC (Monterey Peninsula College) Recruitment
Monterey, CA Full-time
Posted on January 10, 2020

Monterey Peninsula College invites applications for the position of: Biology Instructor Full-time Tenure-track Fall 2020

Salary: $56,299.00 - $68,377.00 Annually

Opening Date: 12/20/19

Closing Date: 02/20/20 11:59 PM

Description: Monterey Peninsula College seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in Biology. The successful candidate will have expertise in cellular biology, molecular biology, evolution, genetics, botany, and/or physiology with the aim of contributing to a robust transfer curriculum. The candidate will be responsible for teaching a combination of majors-level lecture and lab courses in these areas, as well as non-majors Principles of Biology and possibly other GE offerings in Biology. Other teaching assignments may include additional courses in the life sciences. Teaching responsibilities will include day and evening lecture and lab classes. The successful candidate must also be committed to participating in department, division, and college service, including developing curricula and working on department and college committees. The candidate will share the College's commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population and will be dedicated to working with community college students. The College Monterey Peninsula Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District's Governing Board Goals, Educational Master Plan, Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, and Student Success and Equity Plan.

We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration, engaging students in and out of the classroom, and encouraging them to realize their goals and become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at Monterey Peninsula College, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice requiring broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners. Monterey Peninsula College is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an affiliate of the statewide Umoja Community of California Community Colleges. Monterey Peninsula College has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities it serves. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to: (1) Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices; (2) Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility; (3) Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference; (4) Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and (5) Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.

Monterey Peninsula College seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve. The Position The College seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Biology The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to educating a diverse student population. The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Teach all courses in Biology in accordance with program and scheduling needs accordance with program and scheduling needs

2. Assist in the development, assessment, and revisions of curriculum, including student learning outcomes, assessment processes, and program review

3. Collaborate with other instructors to enhance instruction, curriculum, and student success

4. Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment and technology, and distance education (online teaching) that will enhance course offerings of the department.

5. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, and curricula and develop new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students

6. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours

7. Serve as a member of division and college committees

8. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner

9. Teach a variety of courses during the day, evening, or online, at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center and/or other designated locations

Minimum Qualifications: Master's in any biological science; or Bachelor's in any biological science and Master's in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science; or the equivalent (refer to Degree Equivalency process); and a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Degree Equivalency Should the applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline but the degree has a different title or area of expertise or coursework that is different then the Minimum Qualifications listed in the job announcement, please complete an Equivalency Application utilizing the link below and submit with your application. https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/equivalency.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Experience in cell and molecular biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, botany,and/or physiology;

2. Demonstrated ability to teach majors-level biology for transfer students;

3. Demonstrated ability to enthusiastically engage a diverse audience of students in non-majors general biology and genetics;

4. Demonstrated ability to teach other related courses (e.g. microbiology, physiology); 

5. Knowledge and passion for experiential learning & interactive teaching methods;

6. Computer literacy & experience developing technology-related labs as they relate to biological lab techniques or methods;

7. Demonstrated ability to teach in an institution of higher education; and

8. Ability to demonstrate a vision for program development and long-term growth that will enrich the college and the community that it serves.

Personal and Professional Qualities: In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications for the position, the successful candidate will:

1. Be student-oriented and promote excellence in the classroom;

2. Be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a collegial environment;

3. Work effectively with students who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or career education goals;

4. Be willing to take an active role in shared governance through committee service, division meetings, and faculty senate activities; and

5. Have an interest in developing and maintaining partnerships and collaborative relationships with local with local 4-year institutions and industries for student enrichment, internships, and employment.

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information: Required 

Monterey Peninsula College invites applications for the position of: Mathematics Instructor Full- time Tenure Track Fall 2020

Salary: $56,299.00 - $68,377.00 Annually

Opening Date: 12/20/19

Closing Date: 02/20/20 11:59 PM

Description: Monterey Peninsula Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District's Governing Board Goals, Educational Master Plan, Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, and Student Success and Equity Plan. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration, engaging students in and out of the classroom, and encouraging them to realize their goals and become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at Monterey Peninsula College, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice requiring broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners. Monterey Peninsula College is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an affiliate of the statewide Umoja Community of California Community Colleges. Monterey Peninsula College has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities it serves.

We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:

(1) Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;

(2) Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;

(3) Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;

(4) Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and

(5) Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.

Monterey Peninsula College seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve. The Position The College seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Mathematics. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to educating a diverse student population. The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all 12/20/2019 Job Bulletin of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Teach all courses in Mathematics (including Statistics) in accordance with program and scheduling needs accordance with program and scheduling needs;

2. Assist in the assessment, development, and revision of curriculum, including student learning outcomes, assessment processes, and program review;

3. Collaborate with other instructors to enhance instruction, curriculum, and student success;

4. Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment and technology, and distance education (online teaching) that will enhance course offerings of the department;

5. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, and curricula and develop new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students;

6. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours;

7. Serve as a member of division, department, and college committees;

8. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner;

9. Teach a variety of courses, during the day, evening, or online at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center and/or other designated locations.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's in mathematics or applied mathematics; or Bachelor's in either of the above and Master's in statistics, physics or mathematics education; or The equivalent (refer to Degree Equivalency process). And a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Degree Equivalency Should the applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline but the degree has a different title or area of expertise or coursework that is different then the Minimum Qualifications listed in the job announcement, please complete an Equivalency Application utilizing the link below and submit with your application. https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/equivalency,

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Knowledge of, and commitment to, equitable teaching strategies and methods which enhance student success at community colleges.

2. Excellent interpersonal skills.

3. Ability to work effectively with community groups and campus organizations.

4. Effective oral and written communication skills.

5. Ability to meet the needs of community college learners with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of skills and goals.

6. Demonstrated ability to teach transfer level mathematics courses at the community college level including but not limited to Statistics, Pre-calculus, and above. Demonstrated success as a teaching assistant is acceptable.

7. Strong academic preparation in mathematics as evidenced by upper division and/or graduate level coursework or certifications.

8. Evidence of a strong commitment to remaining current in the mathematics field and the profession of teaching.

9. Willingness and ability to work cooperatively with colleagues on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would promote mathematics as a field of study.

10. Work experience in either teaching mathematics, applied mathematics, or related fields. 

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information: Required

Monterey Peninsula College invites applications for the position of: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instructor Full-time Tenure-track Fall 2020

Salary: $56,299.00 - $68,377.00 Annually

Opening Date: 12/20/19

Closing date: 02/20/20 11:59 PM

Description: Monterey Peninsula College seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in Human Anatomy and Physiology. The candidate will be responsible for teaching a combination of lecture and lab courses in human anatomy, human physiology and human biology for non-majors. Other teaching assignments in life sciences may also be considered based on expertise and qualifications. Teaching responsibilities may include day, evening and/or Saturday classes at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center, online, or other district locations. The successful candidate must also be committed to participating in department, division, and college service, including developing curricula and working on department and college committees. The candidate will share the College's commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population and will be dedicated to working with community college students. Monterey Peninsula Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District's Governing Board Goals, Educational Master Plan, Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, and Student Success and Equity Plan. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration, engaging students in and out of the classroom, and encouraging them to realize their goals and become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at Monterey Peninsula College, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice requiring broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners. Monterey Peninsula College is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an affiliate of the statewide Umoja Community of California Community Colleges. Monterey Peninsula College has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities it serves. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:

(1) Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;

(2) Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;

(3) Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;

(4) Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and

(5) Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives. 

Monterey Peninsula College seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve. The Position The College seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in Human Anatomy and Physiology The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to educating a diverse student population. The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Teach all courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology in accordance with program and scheduling needs accordance with program and scheduling needs;

2. Assist in the development, assessment, and revision of curriculum, including student learning outcomes, assessment processes, and program review;

3. Collaborate with other instructors to enhance instruction, curriculum, and student success;

4. Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment and technology, and distance education (online teaching) that will enhance course offerings of the department;

5. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, and curricula and develop new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students;

6. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours;

7. Serve as a member of division, department, and college committees;

8. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner;

9. Teach a variety of courses during the day, evening, or online, at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center and/or other designated locations.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's in any biological science; or Bachelor's in any biological science and Master's in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science; or the equivalent (refer to Degree Equivalency process); and a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Degree Equivalency Should the applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline but the degree has a different title or area of expertise or coursework that is different then the Minimum Qualifications listed in the job announcement, please complete an Equivalency Application utilizing the link below and submit with your application. https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/equivalency.

Desirable Qualifications

Education/Work Experience:

1. Undergraduate, graduate and/or post-doctoral[1] level training in Human Anatomy and/or Physiology;

2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and

3. Demonstrated leadership potential.

Teaching 

1. Ability to teach Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and/or combined Human Anatomy and Physiology lectures and labs;

2. Ability to be student-oriented and promote excellence in the classroom;

3. Ability to work effectively with community college scholars with diverse backgrounds who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or career education goals (pre-nursing, pre- physical therapy, kinesiology, and/or general education);

4. Experience with cat anatomy, dissection technique, and/or human cadaver labs;

5. Demonstrated ability to use a variety of tools for the acquisition and analysis of physiological data, such as iWorx or Biopac Student Lab systems;

6. Ability to contribute to teaching other courses offered through the Biology Department (e.g. General Biology, Microbiology etc.);

7. Ability to meet the needs of community college learners with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of skills and goals; and

8. Experience with development of college learning outcomes and assessment initiatives.

[2] Other

1. Possess a vision for program development and long-term growth that will enrich the college and the community that it serves;

2. Eagerness to take an active role in participatory governance through committee service, division meetings and faculty senate activities;

3. Ability to work collegially to develop and maintain collaborative relationships and partnerships with community groups and/or campus organizations;

4. Willingness and ability to work cooperatively with colleagues on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would promote Human Biology as a field of study;

5. Ability to participate in grant writing[3] efforts in support of the Life Science division's programs.

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information: Required

Monterey Peninsula College invites applications for the position of: Medical Assisting Instructor Full-time Tenure-track Fall 2020

Salary: $52,315.00 - $64,387.00 Annually

Opening Date: 12/20/19

Closing date: 02/20/20 11:59 PM

Description: Monterey Peninsula Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District's Governing Board Goals, Educational Master Plan, Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, and Student Success and Equity Plan. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration, engaging students in and out of the classroom, and encouraging them to realize their goals and become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at Monterey Peninsula College, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice requiring broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners. Monterey Peninsula College is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an affiliate of the statewide Umoja Community of California Community Colleges. Monterey Peninsula College has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities it serves. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:

(1) Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;

(2) Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;

(3) Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;

(4) Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and

(5) Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.

Monterey Peninsula College seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve. The Position The College seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Medical Assisting The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to educating a diverse student population. 

The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Teach all courses in Medical Assisting in accordance with program and scheduling needs accordance with program and scheduling needs;

2. Assist in the development, assessment, and revision of curriculum, including student learning outcomes, assessment processes, and program review;

3. Collaborate with other instructors to enhance instruction, curriculum, and student success;

4. Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment and technology, and distance education (online teaching) that will enhance course offerings of the department;

5. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, healthcare industry best practices, and curricula and develop new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students;

6. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours;

7. Serve as a member of division, department, and college committees;

8. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner;

9. Teach a variety of courses during the day, evening, or online, at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center and/or other designated locations;

10. Assist with developing and maintaining a robust advisory committee and industry relationships; and

11. Collaborate with the program coordinator in all matters of teaching Medical Assisting courses, including curriculum, lesson plans and textbook selection.

Minimum Qualifications: Any bachelor's degree or higher and two years of professional experience*; or Any associate degree and six years of professional experience*; or The equivalent (refer to Degree Equivalency process); And a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. *The professional experience required must be directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment. Degree Equivalency Should the applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline but the degree has a different title or area of expertise or coursework that is different then the Minimum Qualifications listed in the job announcement, please complete an Equivalency Application utilizing the link below and submit with your application. https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/equivalency.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential;

2. Experience working as a medical assistant in an ambulatory medical practice setting;

3. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

4. Experience with Electronic Medical Record (EMR)/Electronic Health Record (EHR)/Practice Management (PM) systems, preferably in an EPIC environment;

5. Knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations pertaining to medical assisting; and

6. Ability to teach administrative, general and clinical courses in the medical assisting; department.

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information: Required