Position Summary Information
The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College shall be to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities. Full-time faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens.
Duties and Responsibilities
This position is responsible for teaching Environmental Science lectures and labs, advising students, and participating on committees and other campus and college-wide activities. If qualified, may teach Biology or Geology courses when needed.
Master’s degree in Environmental Science or master’s with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field.
Doctoral degree in Environmental Science or in addition to a master’s degree in Environmental Science, a candidate with 18 graduate semester hours in Biology or Geology. College level teaching experience and/or relevant work experience. Ability to use instructional technologies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to use instructional technologies in the classroom. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills. Ability to teach students from diverse language backgrounds and varying levels of proficiency. The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes.
Operation of a State Vehicle
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position has a start date for Spring 2020 semester.
Please upload copies of unofficial transcripts with your application packet.
Background Check Statement
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.