Northern Virginia Community College | Sterling, VA
Basic FunctionThe primary responsibility of a faculty member in the Virginia Community College System ...
Basic FunctionThe primary responsibility of a faculty member in the Virginia Community College System shall be to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis shall be on good teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities?to help the student develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become a better person, a better worker, and a better citizen.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe primary purpose of the academic division is to provide a diverse student population with high quality instruction in a variety of developmental, transfer, occupational and technical curricula. This is a full-time teaching position in the AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology Program with courses offered both on campus and online to traditional and nontraditional students. Teach a variety of lecture and lab based courses covering multiple species such as lab animal, small animal, exotics, food/livestock, equine and zoo animals. Responsibilities include service on program, campus and/or college-wide committees, curriculum review and development, course revision and design, and student academic advising.Minimum QualificationsCurrent veterinary license (DVM) in the Commonwealth of Virginia with several years of small animal dentistry, surgical and clinical experience. Rabies vaccinated.Preferred QualificationsCollege- level teaching experience and familiar with Internet based course management systems.Required Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesProficiency with soft tissue surgery, digital radiography and ultrasound techniques and emergency & critical care procedures. Interest in pharmacology, diagnostic imaging, advanced nursing techniques, animal dentistry and lab animal/zoo medicine.Operation of a State VehicleSeldomNorthern Virginia Community College continuously recruits qualified part-time faculty to teach in a broad range of transfer disciplines and career/technical disciplines.NOVA has six campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Woodbridge, Medical Education Campus (in Springfield) and two centers: Reston and Arlington. Our needs vary from semester to semester depending on student enrollment. We will accept adjunct applications for any discipline on any campus at any time. Classes are offered during the day, evening and weekends.Teach?Health Science?courses. Must be available to teach day, evening and/or weekend classes. Teach distance learning, hybrid, and traditional courses; serve as faculty advisor; serve on college committees; participate in curriculum development. Candidates applying for teaching positions are required to submit transcripts of all graduate coursework in order for applications to be considered complete.REQUIRED: Master?s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, the ability to work in a collegial manner with a highly diverse faculty, staff and student population and the ability to teach in an urban community college setting. Candidates for all positions are expected to have an understanding of instructional technology and, as needed, to receive training in such tools as the Blackboard learning management system.Previous teaching experience in the discipline is desired. The positions are open until filled. However, you are encouraged to get your completed application submitted ASAP. Employment with NOVA is contingent upon the successful completion of a required background check.