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Instructor, CC (Biological Science)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UH Maui College
Kahului, Maui
Date Posted:
January 04, 2018
Closing Date:
January 31, 2018
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • Position may be converted from 9 to 11 months based on operational needs. Position to begin August 2018
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision teach college-level Biology, Ecology, Marine Biology, and other related science lecture and laboratory courses.
  2. Work collaboratively with STEM colleagues to identify, plan, develop, and implement curriculum and learning strategies to meet student, special population, college and community needs.
  3. Manage and mentor undergraduate research interns, student employees, and other personnel involved in extramural projects.
  4. Prepare, adapt, and revise Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and Assessment strategies, and develop appropriate assessment instruments for assigned courses.
  5. Prepare self-studies, data collection and analysis, and assessment reporting for external accreditation such as WASC.
  6. Prepare and coordinate academic advising documents for students and counselors. Develop and/or redesign curricula for online and other distance education applications as appropriate.
  7. Evening, weekend, television, distance education, and off campus (i.e. Moloka’i, Lana’i, and Hana) classes may be assigned as part of regular workload
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s Degree in Biological Science, Ecology, or Marine Biology. All minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. M.S. or Ph.D. in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology/Organismal Biology
  2. Teaching experience, preferably in a community college or university setting, in Biology, Environment and Ecology, Marine Biology, or other life science courses including labs
  3. Strong background (academic and/or professional experience) in applied life sciences
  4. Experience in developing laboratory curricula
  5. Knowledge of computers and their applications to science, teaching, and laboratory work
  6. Knowledge of the use of equipment and techniques related to life science laboratory courses
  7. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others and to communicate clearly
  8. Experience in mentoring or supervising student research
  9. Experience in working with people from various social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and with diverse academic interests and abilities
  10. Experience in grant writing and grant execution
  11. Distance teaching experience including cable classes and internet classes.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UHCC Form 27 , completed in its entirety, ( standard format ) ( large format ), UHCC Form 27 must be signed. Application packet must include resume, three (3) professional references with contact information (including email address), graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework appropriate to the position (copies of OFFICIAL transcripts are acceptable at time of application, however, official transcripts will be required at time of hire). Online academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted, this includes online transcripts (i.e. UH Star transcripts). Diplomas will NOT be accepted.) All materials submitted becomes the property of UH Maui College. Faxed, e-mailed, or incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested documents/information must be received in the UHMC HR office or mailed and postmarked by the closing date (see below address). Employment eligibility verification must be submitted at the time of hire. (A list of acceptable documents can be obtained from Immigration and Naturalization Services). UH Maui College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, contact Section 504 Coordinator–Employees, (808) 984-3380; Title IX Coordinator, (808) 984-3515.
  1. UH Maui College - Human Resources
  2. 310 Kaahumanu Avenue
  3. Kahului, HI 96732
  1. Sean Calder; 808-984-3220;

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