College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States

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Job Description

The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Biology Instructor (Anatomy/Physiology) in the Biological Sciences department. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native



Full-Time Tenure Track


Review Date: April 10, 2019

This is a 10-month professional, full-time tenure track position beginning Fall 2019. The position may include a combination of teaching, department, college, and community leadership functions. Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites.

Duties of the Position:

Maintains professional and ethical academic standards.

Teaches a full load of courses in the Biological and Environmental Sciences department according to approved curriculum course outlines.

Maintains current, accurate records of course enrollment, student academic progress, and reports student progress in a timely manner.

Supports development and provides leadership in the growth, maintenance, and organization of the Biological Sciences curriculum.

Participate in Student Learning Outcome assessments.

Maintains office hours and participates in department, division, and college committees and governance.

Participates in and implements departmental and college program reviews.

Participates in additional faculty responsibilities, including college decision-making activities related to professional and academic matters. The activities will occur both within the department as well as in the larger College setting.

Performs other duties as assigned

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on April 10, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

Job Requirements

Possession of an unexpired California Community College Instructor Credential in Biological Sciences.


Master’s in any Biological Science


Bachelor’s in any Biological Science AND Master’s degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or Marine Science

*No equivalencies accepted

Note to current COC adjunct instructors in the discipline:

If you were qualified and hired under the previous set of equivalencies, you may still qualify for this position. Please contact Human Resources.