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Natural Sciences Instructor (Adjunct/Part Time) - General Ed Division

Company: WSU Tech
Location: Wichita
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Having experience & education in the sciences field you can impart to students jumping into the program or needing to complete gen ed towards their degree, is vital. If you like to aid others in learning/advancing their life, you might be the answer to this position. We are exploring for real-world experience in addition to book smarts. Biology, A&P and/or a variety of experiences in the science realm is a plus for us! You could be our new instructor so apply today!

Quick Glance of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises students in all assigned classroom and laboratory activities to ensure a safe and effective learning environment.
  • Keeps students informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
  • Ensures each program/class contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Maintains a high level of expertise in the subjects taught and stimulates enthusiasm for those subjects.
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward the achievement of course outcomes/competencies.

    Teaching and Instruction

  • Develops, revises, and/or recommends curriculum changes which meet the objectives of the course/program and improve student learning.
  • Ensures that each program/class meets the WSU Tech Course Standard, includes all appropriate curricular components, utilizes effective teaching methods/practices (pedagogy) and reflects current field practices.
  • Plans each unit or lesson, both as to content and method. Provides lesson plans to the appropriate dean or designee. Publishes lesson plans on course syllabus.
  • Teaches and maintains an effective learning environment regardless of instructional modality.

    Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:

  • Master's Degree required, in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physical Science, Astronomy, or Health Science (A&P). Master's Degree with 18 graduate credits in the specified discipline will meet requirement.

  • For Anatomy and Physiology Instructors, preferred clinical/medical experience.

  • Previous teaching or training experience in adult education preferred with pre-planning course work.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication and interpersonal skills - must be able to work with students, technical and administrative personnel in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision, meeting deadlines and dealing with pressure appropriately.

    Pay Rate: $675 /credit hr

    Schedule: Afternoons T & Th (hybrid); South Campus

    WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: WSU Tech, Wichita , Natural Sciences Instructor (Adjunct/Part Time) - General Ed Division, Education / Teaching , Wichita, Kansas

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