Schedule: Hours vary depending on course assignment; day, evening or weekend hours.
Job Description: Teaches courses in introductory microbiology.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: theory, content and applications of biology and microbiology absolutely essential. Basic knowledge of internet research techniques and methods required. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Skill In: 1) providing quality instruction (developmental, multicultural, applied learning) and support to a diverse student body; 2) instructional planning and presentation, incorporating critical thinking and general education outcomes in the discipline's course content; and 3) effective and timely communication with peers, in particular the course and departmental leadership teams. Ability to: 1) demonstrate teaching strategies that focus on student-centered learning; 2) direct and assist students during active laboratory experiences; 3) explore and incorporate learning technologies and use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; 4) perform student learning outcomes assessments; 5) demonstrate a commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aid student success and retention and reflect industry trends; 6) adapt to multi-campus organizational work environments as well as changes in the discipline and 7) follow administrative directives concerning grade reporting, use of learning platforms, meeting classroom expectations and obligations consistent with being faculty at Columbus State Community College.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree or higher from an accredited academic institution in the discipline of microbiology. Medical professional degree (MD, DVM, DO or other pertinent post-baccalaureate degree) will also be considered. Experience in the procedures of a teaching/learning laboratory setting. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree; prior teaching experience, experience using an online course management system (Blackboard, Edmodo, Moodle) and online course instruction techniques and methods.
Internal Number: req2236_1576781583
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.