Instructor of Introductory Science

Location
Dowagiac, MI
Posted
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary
Southwestern Michigan College, a two-year college located approximately 30 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana and approximately 30 minutes from Lake Michigan’s eastern shore, is seeking applications for the position of full-time Instructor of Introductory Science.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to teach introductory biological, environmental, and physical sciences. Successful candidates must also demonstrate a strong commitment to student success, show the ability to teach effectively using a variety of instructional methods, possess facility in advising and mentoring students as well as adjunct instructors, and be prepared to become an integral part of the department and college.

Please note, this assignment may be taught at the Dowagiac or Niles campus.


Required Qualifications
Master’s degree or higher in subject matter AND a minimum of 18 graduate-level credit hours in at least two of biological science, chemistry, environmental science, human biology, or physical geography. The successful candidate will have prior community college teaching experience.


Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will have a PhD or terminal degree appropriate to the field. All applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required. The best applicants will also demonstrate the ability to connect with both traditional and nontraditional students in a rural community college setting. The position is scheduled to begin in the Fall semester of 2017.


Other Information
All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.


Position Information

Posting Number 104

Job Category Faculty

Reference Requests

Reference Request Details

Accept References Yes

Minimum Requests 3

Posting Specific Questions
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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Do you have a Master's Degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Academic Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Portfolio
  3. Optional Documents

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