Full-Time Science Faculty
MCC/MTA Unit Position
Dean of STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering
January 22, 2019
General Description of Responsibilities: The
Science Faculty is a creative, knowledgeable and flexible
individual who will develop and teach courses in Science to a
diverse student body within the STEM division. These courses
will include Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and related
disciplines. The faculty will teach project based courses to both
liberal arts and STEM students. The faculty member will work with
STEM division staff, administration and faculty to develop student
learning outcomes and assessment strategies, and will participate
in college service and student advisement. The successful candidate
will be committed to inclusive excellence and diversity, and
continuous professional improvement.
- Teach courses in Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and
related disciplines (both lecture and laboratory components) on all
- Participate in ongoing curriculum review, assessment, and
- Develop instructional material consistent with course, program
and institutional student learning outcomes and apply innovative
instructional approaches, in order to achieve student learning
- Develop and apply instructional methods that engage a diverse
student body of varying learning styles and abilities, and promote
critical thinking and other employability skills.
- Integrate available science instrumentation and computer-based
experiments into the classroom.
- Develop and apply technology in and out of the classroom,
including use of the BlackBoard Learning Management System for
web-based, hybrid, or computer-enhanced classes.
- Develop and apply assessment strategies that maximize the
learning process and effectively measure student learning
- Incorporate high impact practices such as learning communities,
undergraduate research, service learning and collaborative projects
as part of pedagogical practices.
- Support and foster a culture of civic learning and community
- Participate in division and college committees and
- Provide developmental advising to students in STEM disciplines
to help students assess their skills, interests and aptitudes;
identify realistic career goals and develop an educational
- Fulfill terms of the faculty contract as set out in the
Agreement between the Board of Higher Education and the
Massachusetts Community College Council/Massachusetts Teachers
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and a Master's Degree
in a related discipline. Master's degree earned/conferred by
- Successful teaching experience and a demonstrated ability
to teach Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology in a lecture and
- Evidence of successful experience with a variety of
- Demonstrated ability to develop or apply innovative student
centered instructional approaches.
- Experience in the organization and management of the laboratory
- Knowledge of outcomes assessment and assessment techniques in
- Ability to apply innovative instructional approaches, in order
to achieve stated course objectives and student learning
- Commitment to continuous professional improvement.
- Ability to collaborate and work collegially with faculty from
- A demonstrated interest in the use of inclusive pedagogies and
high impact practices to foster student success and close
- Cultural awareness and competency demonstrated by working with
and/or understanding of individuals of diverse identities such as
socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and
veterans including those with different levels of academic
preparation, varying physical and learning abilities.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and
- Successful teaching at a community college.
- PhD in Biology or equivalent earned/conferred by
- Proficiency in the Blackboard Learning Management System to
develop and implement online courses.
- Experience developing academic courses and curriculum.
- Knowledge of and commitment to Community College Academic
Programs, services and culture.
- Student advising experience.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement high impact
practices such as learning communities, undergraduate research,
service learning/civic engagement and collaborative projects as
part of pedagogical practices.
- Experience with STEM grant initiatives (Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics.
- Bilingual skills.
This is a full-time faculty position with benefits.
SALARY: The Full-Time Faculty salary range
under the collective bargaining agreement is based on the
classification placement table with a base salary of $47,854;
actual starting salary for will be determined in accordance with
the classification system of the MCCC/MTA Agreement based on the
candidate's academic credentials, related experience, related
licenses and certifications.
STARTING DATE: Fall 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2020
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following
documents via the online application:
1. Cover Letter
Location/Region: Bedford, MA (01730)