Environmental Science Adjunct Instructor - Fall 2017

Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Environmental Science Adjunct Instructor - Fall 2017

SALARY:	Hourly
OPENING DATE:	04/21/17
CLOSING DATE:	Continuous
Monterey Peninsula College is currently accepting applications for future part-time teaching assignments in this discipline.

FALL 2017
Scheduled: Various days/times, Marina Education Center
Description: This course is a survey of the fundamental political, economic, and ecological principles that define the important environmental issues of our time. Topics include ecology, climate change, biodiversity, energy and sustainability.


Under the general supervision of the Division or Department Chair, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned. Instructor may be assigned to the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.

• Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period.
• Contact the appropriate division chair or administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences.
• Provide each student at the beginning of the course with written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated.
• Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading.
• Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy.
• Comply with all institutional policies and procedures.
• Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices.
• Check faculty mailbox and MPC email frequently.

• Master's degree in any biological science OR
• Bachelor's degree in any biological science AND master's degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR
• The equivalent. Applicant must submit equivalency form.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

During the application process, you will be asked to submit the following items:
Cover Letter
We require unofficial copies showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) at the applicant's expense.
Equivalency Form (optional, based on minimum qualifications)
If you do not meet the minimum listed in the job announcement, but you believe you possess minimum qualifications that are equivalent, you will need to complete an equivalency form. Click here to download.
Please do not upload any items not listed above (such as letters of recommendation), as they will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

Teaching assignments are part-time and temporary in nature. Assignments are subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, and tuberculosis examination as required.

Salary Rate: $48.16 - $58.80 based on education.

This position is open until filled.

For full application instructions and position description, visit http://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/employment


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