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Adjunct Faculty-Human Anatomy and Physiology courses

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:



Adjunct Faculty-Human Anatomy and Physiology courses

Job ID: 316422
Location: Glendale Community College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

Hiring Salary Range

$972.00 per Load Hour

$30.38 per Clock Hour for sick pay

Not Eligible for Benefits

This is a part-time, temporary position not eligible for benefits.

Work Schedule

Depends on need; Monday - Friday, Sat.

6-12 (class time)

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us


Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program). Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance One of the largest community college systems in the country 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

Job Summary

Provides in-person, evidence-based instruction in 200-level Human Anatomy and Physiology courses. The successful candidate will be asked to teach both lecture(s) and lab(s) at one or both of the two Glendale Community College campuses.and to align their laboratory activities, level of instruction and grading policies with that established by the course coordinator. Must be committed to teaching a diverse population of students, meaningfully assessing their learning and adjusting instruction such that the same learning outcomes are achieved by all. The primary focus of this position will be to promote student mastery of anatomical terminology (using both models and plastinated cadavers) and related physiological concepts. Together, these two courses establish the foundational knowledge base for multiple allied health programs (like nursing). Schedule depends on departmental staffing needs; may include day, evening or Saturday meeting times.Provides in-person, evidence-based instruction in 200-level Human Anatomy and Physiology courses. The successful candidate will be asked to teach both lecture(s) and lab(s) at one or both of the two Glendale Community College campuses.and to align their laboratory activities, level of instruction and grading policies with that established by the course coordinator. Must be committed to teaching a diverse population of students, meaningfully assessing their learning and adjusting instruction such that the same learning outcomes are achieved by all. The primary focus of this position will be to promote student mastery of anatomical terminology (using both models and plastinated cadavers) and related physiological concepts. Together, these two courses establish the foundational knowledge base for multiple allied health programs (like nursing). Schedule depends on departmental staffing needs; may include day, evening or Saturday meeting times.

Essential Functions
Instructs and supervises a diverse population of primarily pre-allied health students in classroom and hands-on laboratory settings Develops written syllabi/course outlines, point distribution and grading standards, and instructional materials commensurate with others teaching the same courses and with college standards Uses learning management system (Canvas) to communicate important information to students (e.g., scores, announcements, calendar) as well as a vehicle to improve student access to instructional resources. Prepares and grades written exams, quizzes, and other assignments aligned with course competencies and level of expectation common to all faculty teaching that course and submits final grade for each student to the college records office. All A&P instructors teaching the same course use common laboratory practicals. Monitors students' academic progress. Seeks ways to connect with "at risk" students and identify (and provide, whenever possible) relevant supports/resources to increase the probability of their long-term success. Participates in course level assessment and uses results as a monitoring tool for the continuous improvement of student academic success; prepares assessment reports for the department Assessment Coordinator Is available outside of class meeting time to assist individuals and small groups with their questions/concerns (e.g., before or after class office hours, via email, via video conferencing) Remains current with developments in A&P through reading professional journals, participation/presentations at conferences, courses, seminars, and/or workshops, and other professional development activities. Meets deadlines established by department and college including those related to student attendance and withdrawal and submission of official rosters and grades Abides by district's Administrative Regulations, Federal, state and college policies. Attends/completes required college/district meetings, training sessions, acknowledgments and disclosures

Minimum Qualifications

A Master's degree or higher in biology or a biology-related discipline. Master's degree or higher in a medical or health-related discipline (i.e. MD, PA, DVM, DPM, DO, DC, DDS, ND), or in Education, with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in a Biological or Life Science Area. Completion of coursework in program of study towards a Ph.D. in biology or biology-related discipline that includes a minimum of 30 graduate credits in discipline(s) identified below will be considered as equivalent experience to a Master's degree in the field. Acceptable disciplines and coursework include but are not limited to:

Agricultural Sciences, Anatomy, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biology/Science Education (maximum of 6 graduate credits can be applied to the 18 required), Biomedical Sciences, Biosciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Conservation-Wildlife/Plant/Animal, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Evolutionary Biology, Embryology, Entomology, Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Immunology, Limnology, Mammalogy, Marine Sciences, Marine Biology, Medical Sciences, Microbiology-Soil/Medical/Veterinary, Molecular Biology, Mycology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Nutritional Sciences, Ornithology, Pathology, Pathophysiology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plant Science, Public Health- Epidemiology/Infectious Disease/Toxicology, Veterinary Sciences, Virology, Zoology.

Any course that falls outside of these should be referred to the BIO Instructional Council for determination as to whether it is within the scope of the teaching field.

EDU250 -Teaching and Learning in the Community College-or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire

Desired Qualifications
Ph.D. or Master's degree requiring a "primary research" focused dissertation or thesis in an evidence-based discipline directly related to Human Anatomy and Physiology. Lower division college teaching experience as primary instructor of record (for both lecture and lab) at community college(s). Experience teaching both lecture and lab of a 200-level Human Anatomy and Physiology course(s) in a "face-to-face" format. Experience teaching A&P laboratories using human cadavers in a "hands-on" teaching environment Demonstrated commitment to supporting diverse student population in their mastery of a course's stated learning outcomes.

Posting Close Date

Open until filled

EEO Information

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link .

Clery Act

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link


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