Moraine Park Technical College

  • Adjunct Faculty - Biology

    Job Locations US-WI-Fond du Lac | US-WI-Beaver Dam | US-WI-West Bend
    Post Start Date 2 months ago(5/9/2018 11:13 AM)
    Req No.
    Internal or Internal/External
    Academic Affairs - General Education
    Weeks Per Year
    Varies by position
    Summary of Work Schedule - Academic
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    Total Hours/Week - Academic
    Varies by position
    Summary of Work Schedule - Summer
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    Total Hours/Week - Summer
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    Hiring Range
  • Overview

    Applications are being accepted for an adjunct Biology Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac campus. This position reports to the Associate Dean of General Education beginning June, 2018.


    Courses in which adjunct faculty are needed:


    806-177 General Anatomy & Physiology - Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision making and professional communication with colleagues and patients.  Tues and Thurs from 5:30 pm to 9:25 pm from June 19, 2018 to August 9, 2018 (Fond du Lac campus)


    806-197 Microbiology - Examines microbial structure, metabolism, genetics, growth and the relationship between humans and microorganisms. Addresses disease production, epidemiology, host defense mechanisms and the medical impact of microbes. Presents the role of microbes in the environment, industry and biotechnology.  Mon and Wed from 9:00 am to 1:55 pm from June 18, 2018 to August 8, 2018 (Fond du Lac campus)



    1. Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment.  Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior.  Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct. 
    2. Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
    3. Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe.  Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.   
    4. Work with internal customers, including student services staff, adjunct faculty, and other College staff, to provide consistent, effective learning and support for students.
    5. Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry.   


    1. Master's degree in Biology OR a master's degree in any field/discipline and 18 graduate-level credits in biology.
    2. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
    3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner.  Ability to adjust to variance in communication and learning styles of students.  Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers. 
    4. Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy. 
    5. Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn. 
    6. Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet, social media and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies.  Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
    7. Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
    8. Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.  Excellent problem solving skills.
    9. Previous community involvement and a desire to give back to the profession and community.
    10. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.



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