Adjunct Faculty Credit - Astronomy

Palatine, Illinois
Aug 07, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Job no: 492774
Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Salary: per Adjunct Faculty pay scale
Division: Provost
Department: Math and Science

Starting Pay Rate:  Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information:  Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule

*** This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews.***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. 

Job Description:

  • Teach Astronomy classes

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of an M.S. or equivalent degree in Astronomy or one of the physical sciences. 

Experience Requirements:

  • Effective, enthusiastic teacher committed to teaching at the community college level, preferably with academic experience in descriptive astronomy. 

Required Documents:  ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with some tuition waivers available after 3 semesters; sick and personal business leave; and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Development Program. 

Advertised: 26 Oct 2016 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

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