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Adjunct Faculty - Life Sciences

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Richmond, IN
Categories: Adjunct Faculty

General Description of Position: Adjunct Faculty are hired each semester on an as-needed basis. Adjunct Faculty are responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided.
Major Responsibilities:

Facilitates student learning by delivering assigned classes in accordance with College policy and course objectives.

Makes optimal use of available technology to enhance instructional methods.

Develops/maintains course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and materials.

Maintains accurate student records, grades, and other requirements.

Engages with students in meaningful and productive ways that impact student learning and leads to a positive experience with Ivy Tech Community College, shows evidence of developing and implementing active classroom teaching strategies focused on engaging students with their learning (curricular).

Interacts with students and co-workers in a professional and cooperative manner, complies with College policies, campus guidelines and expectations.

Ensures knowledge of and implements emergency and safety procedures for classrooms, labs and all learning environments.

Is available to students outside scheduled class time to answer questions/provide assistance.

Deals with student concerns and, if necessary, consults with the Program Chair to resolve issues.

Meets all scheduled classes of contracted course(s).

Uses technology such as Canvas, PowerPoint, etc., as appropriate.

Completes OSHA-compliant classroom activities in the laboratory.

In the event of an emergency absence, notifies Program Chair

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

A qualified faculty member in biology meets the discipline standard through one of two routes:

Possesses an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution in biological science, or

Possesses an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in biology-related courses.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:


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Special Instructions to Applicants:

If interested in joining an enthusiatic team and assisting students to achieve their educaitonal dreams, please submit your resume, letter of interest, and college transcript(s) via this website or contact:  Kristen Soots, ksoots5@ivytech.edu   Program Chair for Sciences, Economics, Sociology, History, Art History
 for more information.  Join Team Ivy today! 



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