(Full-Time) Chemistry Instructor
(Full-Time) Chemistry Instructor
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.
Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes and to contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative educational programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a Bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.
Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community that prioritizes the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing for equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.
Shasta College Chemistry faculty have an interest in evidence-based pedagogy and continuous quality enhancement. The department hopes that the successful candidate will likewise participate in the evaluation/assessment of instructional methods and student learning outcomes, and consistently work towards the improvement of both.
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the regular/contract college instructor to teach classes, and to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district. Proactive, prompt, and effective communication with students, peer faculty, administrators, and other District personnel are critical to high quality performance.
The selected candidate should expect to teach any chemistry courses currently offered as described in the Shasta College catalogue. Courses may be in face-to-face, interactive television, online, or hybrid modalities at any of the Shasta College locations (Redding, Tehama, Burney, or Weaverville). Shasta College faculty are expected to continue to develop professional skills and up-to-date educational and subject matter knowledge, potentially including participation in conferences and research activities.
CLASSIFICATION: Placement on the current Faculty Salary Schedule is commensurate with previous education and experience.
START DATE: This position is anticipated to start the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester.
BENEFITS: Holiday and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP).
Employees have the option to contribute to:
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement.
SUPERVISOR: Dean of Science, Language Arts, & Mathematics or designee.
TYPICAL DUTIES, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the faculty role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each faculty member and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.
Evaluation of Students
Master's in chemistry
Bachelor's in chemistry or biochemistry
Master's in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology or geochemistry
OR the equivalent.
Experience/interest in chemistry education / scholarship of teaching and learning is desirable.
Expertise in Material Science is desirable
To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:
Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
Attention Internal Applicants:
After formal application has been made, all application materials will be screened.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
For more information and to apply, visit: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/shastacc/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=2286398
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