Biology Annually Contracted Faculty

Dayton, OH
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

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Science, Life Sciences
Organization Type
Position Summary:

Sinclair seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty that carries out the mission of the college with dedication, innovation and a commitment to the success of each student. The Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division invites applications for an Annually Contracted Faculty position in the Biology department that will begin August 2022.

Annually Contracted Faculty (ACF) appointments are full-time, temporary positions limited to one academic year. Appointments are not automatically awarded for subsequent years, but rather, are awarded on a year-by-year basis at the sole discretion of Sinclair Community College.

All positions are pending budget approval for the 2022-2023 Academic year.

Principal Accountabilities:

Plan and organize instruction in ways which maximize student learning
Prepare, distribute and submit syllabi for all assigned sections in accordance with department and divisional policies
Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies, use available instructional technology when appropriate
Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student's needs
Support classroom and online efforts to promote student success
Evaluate and return student work in a timely manner to promote learning
Maintain accurate records of student progress
Submit final grade rosters according to established deadlines
Maintain confidentiality of student information
Teach a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester
Work closely with the department chair to implement the policies of the department and college
Participate in department, division and college-wide meetings
Maintain office hours and respond to student inquiries in a timely and effective manner
Committee service is not required


A minimum of a master's in biology or related field required
Experience teaching biology and/or ecology required
Experience with up to date pedagogical teaching techniques required
Flexibility to teach daytime, evening or weekend classes on Dayton campus as well as off campus sites required
Evidence of successful prior teaching experience, and ability to teach classroom and online courses required
A demonstrated commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies shown to help students succeed at the course and program level
Effective communication skills and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work successfully in a culturally diverse college community
Must possess demonstrated skills in using modern educational technology, including multimedia-based instruction

A contract for employment will not be issued without receiving official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees and successful completion of a background check.

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