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About UC Clermont
UC Clermont College provides student-centered undergraduate education in an open-access, regional college environment. We foster diversity as well as intellectual, cultural, and social development in our community. UC Clermont College has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students and is located in Batavia, Ohio, twenty miles east of the University of Cincinnati's downtown campus. We offer a variety of associate's degrees, two-year technical degrees and certificates, and prepare students for transition or transfer into baccalaureate degree programs. UC Clermont's open-access nature presents a unique opportunity for faculty with a strong commitment to provide a solid foundation for students at all levels to develop their academic skills and reach their educational goals.
To this end, the Science & Health Department at UC Clermont College seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biology at the level of Assistant Professor. The position will begin August 15, 2024, unless otherwise indicated.
Tenure-track faculty responsibilities include the following:
Teaching twelve (12) credit-hours for each of two primary semesters (Fall and Spring), including lectures and labs during day, and possibly evenings as needed.
Scheduling a minimum of four (4) office hours per week,
Participating in ongoing scholarship and/or research, and
Participating in service to the department, college, university, and community.
Position Description: Selected candidates should expect to focus on teaching first and second year biology courses, including non-majors' courses, but may be asked to teach other courses included in the Biology department.
All candidates must demonstrate/provide evidence of effective teaching and professional development and must have appropriate degrees awarded by the time of appointment.
Ph.D. in biology, or a closely related field (e.g., zoology, microbiology, ecology and one (1) year college-level teaching experience as the primary instructor.
The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high academic standards while encouraging and supporting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and aptitudes.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience in teaching a broad base of biology courses.
Proficient in using innovative instructional technologies and techniques.
At least two (2) years teaching biology in an institution where students have varied interests, degrees of preparation, and aptitude.
Experience teaching lecture and lab in Anatomy & Physiology and/or Microbiology is also desirable.
Additional Application Information
Please apply online. Only online applications received will be considered.
All applications require the following and should be uploaded:
A cover letter
Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
A brief statement of teaching philosophy
Evidence of excellent teaching effectiveness, including available student evaluations
Evidence of professional development
A statement from the candidate describing what diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) means to them; providing specific examples of how they have promoted an inclusive environment in their classrooms (750 words maximum)
Please use the 'Additional Documents' option as needed for these documents.
Any application that does not contain all required documentation will not be considered.
Applicants requiring sponsorship are not being considered at this time.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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