Faculty in Chemistry/Biology - LCC

Winslow, AZ

Northland Pioneer College


Northland Pioneer College invites applications for a 9-month faculty position in Chemistry/Biology beginning Fall of 2020.  This position will consist of teaching up to 30 credits per academic year: live, hybrid, or online via the institution's learning management system.  Responsibilities will include supporting NPC's values:  1) quality learning environment; 2) diversity and accessibility; 3) integrity and accountability, and 4) collaboration toward success; as well as upholding the mission of providing, supporting, and promoting life-long learning. 

Successful candidates will teach courses in the accredited undergraduate Science Department, as well as other courses for which they are qualified and assigned; teach in a variety of environments and modes (team-taught offerings, day offerings, evening offerings, online offerings, hybrid offerings, etc.) in accordance with course outlines and instructional procedures; integrate technology with instruction; assess students in light of the institution goals, program goals, and course objectives; maintain appropriate scheduled office hours; provide service to the department, division, college, and community as assigned by the supervising department chair, dean or elected by peers; develop good working relationships with discipline-related professionals in the College's Service area; collaborate and participate in AZTransfer to foster transferability opportunities; serve as a community resource in area of expertise; be active in one's field of expertise; travel within the College district.


Standard Faculty Expectations:

  1. Positively supports and promotes college's students, faculty, administrators, staff, and communities.
  2. Teach a minimum of 15 credit hours/loads per semester, at varied times and locations and using a variety of teaching delivery systems (e.g., video, enhanced audio, online) within the qualified discipline.
  3. Participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of curriculum, including assessment of student learning, and program review.
  4. Maintain accurate student records.
  5. Maintain regular office hours and meet all instructional deadlines
  6. Serve on program Advisory Councils, Committees, and Articulation Task Forces
  7. Provide input for budgets, book orders, and, semester schedules.
  8. Engage in creative and scholarly activities within the discipline.
  9. Maintain industry recognized certification in assigned discipline, as required.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Discipline-Specific Faculty Expectations:

Teaching responsibilities may include but are not restricted to: undergraduate courses in Chemistry and Biology. Other courses may be developed to fit the successful candidate's expertise and program demand as approved by the appropriate Department Chair and Dean.

In addition, the successful candidate will

1. Expect to travel for live classes in Holbrook and Keams Canyon.



1.    Master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the discipline taught, or master's degree in different discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in the discipline taught.


  1. Completed Doctorate in Chemistry and/or Biology
  2. Demonstrated proficiency in college-level teaching for at minimum 2 years (or the equivalency of 2 years full-time); teaching experience as a teaching assistant or adjunct instructor may count toward the requirement.


  • Exempt
  • 3-4 Year Probationary Period
  • Single Coverage Medical Insurance
  • Optional Employee Pay Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 4 Personal Days 
  • 12  Holiday Days
  • 5 Days Spring Break Leave 
  • 18 Sick Days that can accrue up to 130 Days
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Arizona State Retirement System membership
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance


Located in rural, Northern Arizona, Northland Pioneer College serves two counties (Navajo and Apache Counties) by providing a vast array of educational opportunities to a diverse population. The College consists of 4 campuses and 5 centers (which also serve communities within the Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, and the White Mountain Apache Tribe). There is ample opportunity in this region to make a difference in students'/community members' lives, while enjoying a rural lifestyle with outdoor recreation and wide-open, tranquil landscapes. Northland Pioneer College is committed to providing, supporting, and promoting lifelong learning.

Posted: 06/04/2020