Council Bluffs, Iowa
Iowa Western Community College
Iowa Western is currently seeking an experienced instructor qualified to teach both Biology and Chemistry courses. This position will be responsible for delivering all levels of Biology and Chemistry classes as assigned by the Academic Dean. Must be willing to teach a variety of methodologies: face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and video conferencing. This instructor will also be responsible for course instruction and classroom management. Duties include, but are not limited to, teaching classroom and laboratory sessions, curriculum development/restructuring, committee assignments, student academic advising, student recruitment, assessment of student learning, responsibility for materials and supplies, and budget management. All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.
Possess a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences or other closely related Master’s Degree with 18 graduate credits of Chemistry from a regionally accredited graduate school, or possess a Master’s degree in Chemistry from a regionally accredited graduate school and have successfully completed 18 graduate credit hours in Biological Sciences.
Previous teaching experience of science with labs with demonstrated laboratory skills. Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills. Effective organizational skills, particularly as they relate to the student-learning process. Capable of creating and maintaining a classroom environment which is conducive to student learning. Computer experience in common software and Internet. Commitment to cultural diversity among students and faculty.
Candidate must be student-focused and willing to work in the online environment utilizing technology and learning resources adopted to support student success. Proven ability to collaborate with faculty and staff.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone and other basic office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and use a phone, and some travel, by vehicle, may be required. Reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, strong management and organizational skills, reasoning/analysis, ability work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving, decision-making, and high degree of interpersonal skills is required. Work is routinely performed in an office environment.
Hiring process includes ability to pass a background check.
Iowa Western offers free access to our brand new Wellness Center and fitness classes to all part-time employees and their spouses. We also offer access to the voluntary RIC 457 retirement plan and (for those who qualify) IPERS or TIAA retirement with employer contribution of up to 9.44%.
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