About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2021-031
Posting Start Date: 3/15/2021
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Assistant Professor of Microbiology

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Description/Job Summary

Position Summary

Baltimore City Community College is searching for an Instructor/Assistant Professor in Microbiology. This position will be responsible for teaching microbiology and other classes as assigned by the Dean of Business, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (BSTEM). The selected candidate will teach 15 credit hours per semester which includes any combination of classroom and laboratory sessions. Responsibilities include maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, HyFlex and are subject to change as needed. All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.

Responsibilities/Duties

Overview of position: Summary of position’s responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management.
  • Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy.
  • Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation methods that align with course and program outcomes.
  • Maintain data to support the student learning and outcome assessment process.
  • Creates and maintain an environment of rapport and respect.
  • Clearly establish expectations for learning and achievement.
  • Maintain up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress.
  • Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students.
  • Provide guidance to students for academic planning. 
  • Engages in the college community for intra-professional networking and professional development.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence.
  • Communicate learning expectations.
  • Varies teaching techniques and incorporate current technologies.
  • Provide students with written and oral feedback.
  • Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs.
  • Keep all classes and office hours for the required amount of time set forth by the college and maintain good classroom management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Microbiology or related field.
  • Three years of experience teaching in a college setting.
  • Familiarity with Canvas or another learning management system (LMS).

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Degree in Microbiology or related field.
  • Five years of teaching in a college setting, preferably community college experience.
  • Experience with teaching dual enrollment students. 
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