Biology Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-line

Jamestown Community College

Jamestown, NY

ID: 7075528
Posted: February 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Jamestown Community College:

Jamestown Community College, a SUNY institution, is a comprehensive community college with degree granting campuses in Jamestown and Olean, New York. JCC is an innovative, open access institution that meets regional education needs by providing transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and training programs for business and industry. Guided by principles that emphasize student success and continuous improvement, JCC welcomes applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates.

In particular, the college seeks individuals with leadership potential and a vision for the future. As the role of faculty continues to evolve, responsibilities and expectations transform appropriately. Faculty responsibilities include but are not limited to curriculum development, assessment activities, appropriate use of technology to enhance student learning, participation on committees, academic advisement of students, mentoring and collaboration with colleagues, as well as the development and implementation of activities that support student engagement. Faculty members are also expected to have flexible schedules to adjust to the needs of the student population, and to be open to exploring alternative teaching modalities. High-energy candidates with experience and interest in developing and leading innovative recruitment and retention efforts designed to increase enrollment will be given the highest consideration.

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-line, biology faculty position based on the Jamestown campus. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of college-level biology courses via multiple teaching modalities. A broad background in biology is essential, including the expertise to teach courses such as Anatomy & Physiology or Microbiology. Curriculum development, including courses appropriate for non-science majors, is an expectation. Position available August 2021.


Required: Master’s degree (or higher) in biology or a closely related discipline.

Preferred: PhD in Biology or a closely related discipline. Community college teaching experience. Experience teaching in a variety of modalities. Ability to teach in a second discipline. Demonstrated leadership ability.

Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits package.

Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.

Please note that Jamestown Community College does not sponsor H-1B Visas.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, please complete the required online application and submit the following required documents, by clicking on the link below:

Resume (LinkedIn profile is not sufficient).
Cover letter.
Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at application but official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
Names and contact information for three professional references.
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