Central Ohio Technical College is accepting online applications for a full-time, 9-month biology instructor position.
Summary of Duties:
The faculty position description is contained within the Agreement Between The Central Ohio Technical College and The United Faculty/Central Ohio Technical College, AFT/OFT.
A full-time Biology Instructor teaches a range of introductory courses, as well as, advanced courses in specific program technology areas. Teaching assignments will be based in large part on the faculty member’s educational training and professional expertise. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to updating existing curriculum; developing new courses; engaging in ongoing course- assessment; reviewing and recommending textbooks, software, and equipment to aid in the development of the courses; advising students; supervising lab usage and maintenance; holding regularly scheduled office hours; serving on College Committees; attending department and division meetings;
-Master’s degree in biology, from a regionally accredited college or university; -Demonstrated commitment to being and remaining current in the field; -Experience teaching lower-division college classes; -Demonstrated experience in or commitment to: innovative teaching strategies; creating cutting-edge, transferable curricula, especially in one or more of the following areas: biology, microbiology, anatomy, and physiology; -Willingness to teach, in a variety of instructional delivery modes, including the use of instructional technologies and online learning management systems; -Effective oral and written communication skills and effective organizational skills; -Personal and educational philosophy compatible with the mission, goals, and objectives of the college; and -Demonstrated commitment to diversity and to meeting students’ learning needs and empowering students in their learning endeavors.
-Bachelor’s degree also in biology or a related field and from a regionally accredited college or university; -Ph.D. in biology from a regionally accredited college or university. ABD status in biology from a regionally accredited college or university secondarily preferred; -Experience in teaching at a two-year college.
Internal Number: PA700357P
About Central OH Technical College
COTC offers 45 degrees and certificates. Students choose COTC to gain hands-on, applicable experience to begin working in a technical field or to transfer those credits toward a bachelor's degree program at many of Ohio's public colleges and universities. COTC has articulation agreements with 22 four-year institutions.
The college’s main campus is located in Newark, Ohio, 35 miles east of Columbus, Ohio, the state’s capital. The greater Columbus area enjoys a thriving economy and boasts a population of over 2 million in its greater metropolitan area. With the college’s longstanding commitment to accessibility and affordability at the forefront, COTC implemented an aggressive plan for outreach and growth and now maintains three Higher Learning Commission (HLC) accredited full-service campuses in Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala, in addition to its main campus in Newark. The college is committed to providing education to all those who seek it, recognizing their diversity and needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio with four HLC accredited campuses.
COTC’s student-centered environment is at the core of all programming—from high-quality, hands-on instruction and resources... for first-generation college students and others who face personal challenges to opportunities for continued growth, development and success. Additionally, through its integration of academics and applied career preparation, COTC continues to be well aligned with local employer needs and economic development goals. The college offers 24 associate degree programs and 14 credit certificate programs in the in-demand fields of engineering technologies, computer and business information technologies, health technologies, public services and safety, and arts & sciences. The college offers additional customized workforce training through its Workforce Development Innovation Center (WDIC). Programs offered through the WDIC range from professional education and training of technical skill enhancement and safety certifications, to soft skills development and professional designation exam preparation.
COTC’s longstanding reputation for excellence allows the college to attract and maintain an excellent staff and faculty dedicated to the academic success of students. Further, through strategic planning and management, the college has eliminated all debt and remains debt free. From this position of strength, the college is well positioned for the future and maintains its vision is to be recognized as Ohio’s premier technical college focused on student success as well as for excellence in workforce development and technical education.
The Ohio State University at Newark offers the best of the Big Ten educational experience, including a rich research heritage and academic excellence. Small class sizes and interaction with faculty through research projects are unique features at Ohio State Newark. Students can complete bachelor's degree programs in education, nursing (RN to BSN), business, English, history and psychology. In addition, students can complete master's degrees in Early/Middle Childhood Education (M.Ed.) and in Integrated Teaching and Learning (M.A.), and most of the coursework for the master's in social work (M.S.W.). Students can take courses toward other Ohio State degree programs, and then transition on to the Columbus campus.