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Human Biology Faculty

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Human Biology Faculty
Rank
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Nature of Work

Full-time faculty member in the Physical & Life Sciences Department with primary teaching emphasis in Human Biology and potentially teach non-science majors courses in biology, lower division chemistry courses, graduate level courses, and other courses in applicant’s level of expertise related areas as assigned by Dean. The faculty member participates in the department and the institution’s communities of learners to foster a culture of inquiry, critical self-reflection, evidence-based decision making, and a learner-centered environment.

Examples of Work Performed

Essential Duties:
1. Teach and contribute to students’ academic growth and development
A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Organize course presentations through short-term and long-range lesson plans
2. Provide regular and timely assessment of student progress
3. Gather handouts, video and online materials and articles to update course content
4. Conduct classroom presentations and activities
5. Incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes, including brain-based/engaged learning
6. Actively participate in program development and assessment, curriculum revisions, and catalog revisions
B. Advising Students, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Help students plan programs of study
2. Provide students with advice on academic issues and career counseling
3. Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of the departmental enrollment management plan, including serving directly in student recruitment, retention, and success strategies
4. Schedule and maintain regular office hours for student advising
5. Establish and maintain regular contact with advisees

2. Continual preparation and study through scholarly and creative activity, which includes but is not limited to the following:
A. Participate in academic organizations related to teaching assignment
B. Give scholarly presentations, workshops or performances
C. Produce scholarly materials such as original research, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, musical arrangements, or works of art
D. Engage in appropriate professional development to enhance performance as faculty member
E. Seek external funding through grant and contract work related to discipline, as appropriate and assigned

3. Service to the Campus and Community, and Profession
A. Participate in campus and community presentations
B. Participate in campus and community organizations
C. Serve on Discipline-, Department-, School- and Campus-wide committees
D. Take an active role in discipline, departmental, and school accreditation and reaccreditation activities, as appropriate and as assigned
E. Sponsor student organizations, as appropriate and assigned
F. Contribute to professional organizations
G. Foster and sustain collegial relations with campus, community and profession

Secondary Duties:
1. Other duties as assigned by Dean

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Biology, plus ABD in appropriate field.
Experience in teaching and in research/scholarship

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate; required for tenure
Experience in effectively using technology to facilitate student learning and to expand student access

Salary Information Rank and Salary commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with SCEA Agreement; excellent benefits package
FTE

1

FLSA Exempt
Union Status SCEA
Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F6P
Desired Start Date 08/01/2017
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
General Information
EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator (see campus websites for contact information).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcript 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents