Gaston College

Charlotte , NC
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Adjunct Instructor - Biology

Gaston College
Charlotte, NC Part time
Posted on April 30, 2018

Gaston College in Dallas, NC is currently accepting applications for the following position(s): Instructor - Biology

An adjunct (part-time) instructor is a College employee whose primary assignment involves teaching or the direct support of teaching. The position of adjunct instructor involves delivery of instruction, preparation and evaluation of such instruction, and accessibility to students. Teach day and evening classes at multiple instruction sites as required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assigned classes of instruction in the best manner to achieve student learning; present information, ideas, and skills in ways which are appropriate to a variety of learning styles and which show sensitivity to a diverse student population.
  • Provide students with the approved course syllabus and relate instruction and evaluation to that syllabus.
  • Treat students with tact and respect; maintain collegial relationships; and work productively as a member of a team.
  • Evaluate achievement with timely interim and final performance evaluations and assign grades which reflect College policy and the achievement of course objectives as stated in the syllabus.
  • Maintain overall accessibility to students, which necessitates flexibility in arranging out-of-class consultations to accommodate student needs.
  • Maintain instructional quality and effectiveness through constant and timely revisions of courses and course syllabi within assigned content area.
  • Maintain class records and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Maintain currency in content areas through appropriate professional development.

Minimum Education Qualifications:
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution required; at least 18 graduate hours in discipline required.
Must meet minimum SACS criteria and the minimum criteria of other pertinent accrediting, licensing, and credentialing agencies in the area of teaching assignment.

Minimum Experience Qualifications:
Experience teaching college-level courses preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 10 pounds.
Frequent standing, walking, stooping, and bending required.
Exposure to typical elements associated with a biology classroom and lab environment.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the position's duties and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may be assigned, which should not be construed as expanding the position's role, scope, and/or grade.