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Math & Science
September 20, 2022
Job Type
Masters Degree
Number of Openings
200 I St NE


Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

Instructor: Microbiology/Biology Instructor


FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Status: Full Time

Reports To: Department Chair: Math and Science

Amount of Travel Required: Minimal

Positions Supervised: None



The position requires that the instructor teach a full load of courses as assigned by their supervisor. Release time and or contact hours may be considered when assigning an instructor's teaching load. A full load is defined as 30 credit hours per year dependent upon release time earned through other assignments. Resumes or other supplemental material cannot be substituted for any part of the application. Please submit a resume, cover letter, formal NEO application (located on our website: www.neo.edu) unofficial transcripts to the following address: Hollie Synder, Coordinator of Human Resources, Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College; Box 3842 Miami, OK 74354. You may email hollie.synder@neo.edu. AA/EOE



  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with catalog descriptions and approved syllabi, revising official syllabi when necessary
  • Teaches evenings, off-campus, or through distance education delivery systems, if necessary
  • Maintains competency in assigned instructional areas
  • Complies with all appropriate academic standards as set forth by the accreditation agency of the college, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the Board of Regents for Oklahoma State University and the A&M Colleges, the College, and the academic program
  • Participates in selection of textbooks/learning materials for courses taught
  • Demonstrates satisfactory performance related to curriculum development to ensure that courses and programs meet current standards, are reviewed regularly, and provide evidence of necessary assessment practices
  • Promotes a positive learning atmosphere within the classroom by maintaining order, demonstrating multiple approaches, employing appropriate technology, attending promptly to individual needs, and conducting class regularly and punctually
  • Maintains a sound system of student evaluation, demonstrating fairness in grading and protecting the integrity of all evaluation tools
  • Keeps accurate records and promptly submits all requested materials to appropriate administration
  • Participates in the Department's efforts to assess learning and submits assessment reports in a timely manner
  • Posts and adheres to an approved schedule of office hours for advising, enrolling, and tutoring students
  • Uses academic alert system and other forms of communication to enhance student success and retention
  • Communicate with students in a timely and effective manner
  • Observes all accepted policies and procedures when enrolling students
  • Supports College functions which include (but are not limited to) assemblies, commencement, enrollment sessions, in-service workshops, honors banquets, etc.
  • Work with faculty in other departments, such as health sciences, to provide curricular support for the programs
  • Supports College events which may include (but are not limited to) concerts, activity events, luncheons, dinners, etc.
  • Assists Department Chair in the recruitment and retention of faculty and staff
  • Supports Departmental programs including meetings, training, program reviews, etc.
  • Actively recruits prospective students, both traditional and non-traditional
  • Academically advises students (specifically related to a student's academic assessment and placement, academic major and appropriate plan of study, enrollment, and intervention, when necessary)
  • Academically counsels students (specifically related to career and transfer guidance, referral to instructional resources, etc.)
  • Interacts with appropriate external audiences (alumni, community, private sector, etc.) to raise awareness of specific projects of the College in need of support (donations of funds, contributions of other assets, etc.)
  • Maintains a professional attitude, cooperating with administration, faculty, staff, students, and community, and following accepted channels in all official campus communication
  • Supports the vision, mission and goals of the college
  • Accepts other related work responsibilities as assigned



In addition to those functions of all full-time instructors at NEO College, science faculty should:

  • Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment
  • Maintains safety quality in laboratories
  • Assist in recruiting and supervision of lab assistants
  • Actively engage area public school teachers in promoting science and science related careers.
  • Assist Science Fair Director in promotion of the Science Fair and recruitment of schools to participate in the fair



  • Master's degree in the Microbiology or a subfield; or master's degree in another field with at least 18 graduate hours in microbiology or subfield
  • Teaching experience preferred, but not required
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office products preferred, but not required


Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

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