Astronomy Instructor (Adjunct)

Pittsburg, CA
Sep 11, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Description of Position
Teach elementary astronomy lecture and/or astronomy laboratory.

Position Title
Astronomy Instructor (Adjunct)

Los Medanos College

Posting Number

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Master's degree in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics OR bachelor's degree in physics or astronomy AND master's degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics OR the equivalent.

Please note: If you do not meet the minimum qualifications EXACTLY or if you're unsure whether or not your degree meets the minimum qualifications, you MUST complete the equivalency form contained in the application packet.

Desirable Qualifications
Experience working with students from diverse, traditionally underserved communities. Experience teaching non-science students who have no math background. Familiarity with course outlines, general education, transfer requirements, and student learning outcomes, in general. Knowledge of student-centered, active learning techniques and non-lecture pedagogy. Ability and willingness to use a planetarium, hold office hours (which are paid), and give add codes.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Los Medanos College is seeking a part-time Astronomy Instructor (Adjunct).

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.