Owensboro Community and Technical College has been recognized by Chronicle on Higher Education as a Great College to Work For.
College Overview: Owensboro Community and Technical College is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/ and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit https://visitowensboro.com.
Benefits: OCTC offers a variety of health plans, wellness incentives, and retirement options for full-time regular employees. Alternate benefit variations for temporary and/or part-time job types are also available. Benefit plans include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, LTD, and Supplemental Insurance plans. Wellness Programs include incentives applied to an HRA card for healthy life choices and activities. Additional Benefits include vacation pay, holiday pay, institutional closure pay (2 weeks), sick pay, EAP, tuition waiver & discounts, and employee discounts. Retirement plan is a Defined Contribution 403(b) plan, 5% employee contribution with 10% employer match.
Job Summary: Owensboro Community and Technical College invites applications for an instructor to teach Biology in the Department of Mathematics, Natural, and Social Sciences. This position will provide instruction in undergraduate general education biology courses using a variety of teaching methods. Classes may include in-person, online, and/or hybrid modes of instruction. Primary teaching assignments will mainly be Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory classes and as needed Introductory Biology courses with laboratories.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Teach introductory and intermediate Biology classes.
Incorporate a variety of teaching methods and materials to assist students with differing educational experiences, experiential backgrounds, and learning styles to assist them in meeting course competencies. Evaluate students' progress towards stated course competencies and inform them of their progress in a timely manner.
Provide quality and timely course access to students and communicate availability through appropriate methods such as posted campus/office hours and electronic communication. Maintain professional relationship with colleagues, students, and the community.
Participate in non-teaching assignments including academic advising, professional development, internal and external service, and other assigned responsibilities determined in consultation with supervisors.
This position requires teaching a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester, or a minimum of 30 credit hours in the Fall and Spring semesters combined. Teaching assignment may include teaching on one or more of the college's campuses in person, hybrid, online or some combination thereof, based on the needs of the students.
Candidates must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, working with a diverse population, and the community and technical college mission.
Master's degree from an accredited university with 18 graduate hours of coursework in Biology or related fields. Prior teaching experience preferred.
Demonstrate knowledge, experience, or evidence of a commitment to inclusivity, and excellence in teaching methodologies that effectively engage our diverse student population.
Experience with instructional technologies, including presentation software and learning management systems (i.e., Blackboard Ultra, Canvas, Banner, etc.) preferred.
Demonstrate proficiency with technology, as well as written, verbal, and interpersonal communication.
Application Process: Applicants must complete and submit:
Copy of all college transcripts. Official transcripts needed within 30 days of hire.
Kentucky State Law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment
Selected candidate will perform a teaching demonstration
Positions are based on a term-contract, with the expectancy of continuance based on performance.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. The search may be extended if additional candidates are needed.
Owensboro Community and Technical College is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/ and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit https://visitowensboro.com.