Physics Instructor Pool - Adjunct (Part-time)
Posting # 2016-1058
Location US-WI-River Falls
Category Adjunct Faculty - General Education/Liberal Arts
FLSA Status Exempt
Hourly Pay Rate/Salary $35 per instructional hour (includes a built-in preparation time factor)
Hours per Week Average instructional hours vary and may range from 3 to 8 hours per week.
Work Schedule Schedule and hours vary and may include day and evening classes.
Overview and Responsibilities
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when adjunct and/or substitute instructors are needed to teach Physics courses. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. Program and course information can be found at https://www.cvtc.edu/academics.aspx#programs.
Upon successful submission of your application, resume, and transcripts, you will be considered for future adjunct and/or substitute teaching opportunities. CVTC will keep your application on file as a prospective candidate who could potentially fill a position when a need arises. If the need shall arise and review of your application materials result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.
Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. Courses are taught face-to-face in classroom, lab, or clinical settings; online; or a combination of online and face-to-face.
All CVTC instructors are required to meet with students and/or attend meetings on-site on a regular basis. This means that all instructors, including online instructors, must live within driving distance of CVTC campuses. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls, Wisconsin.
Design and implement effective learning strategies and environments.
Deliver instruction of high quality.
Assess student learning.
Maintain labs as appropriate.
Participate in college activities and pursue ongoing professional development.
Develop a relevant and progressive curriculum.
Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.
Ability to plan for and deliver quality instruction.
Ability to facilitate and assess student learning.
Ability to manage the classroom effectively.
Ability to work collaboratively with the internal community.
Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external external community.
Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
Ability to value diversity and demonstrate commitment to equity, inclusion, and culturally respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
Basic to intermediate knowledge of and skills with technology used for communication, grade entry, and teaching; including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint and SIS.
Master's degree in Physics or master's degree in any area with 18 graduate credits in Physics.
Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
This position is not eligible for benefits.
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.
CVTC offers 66 programs, over 25 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, with 91% of CVTC graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 88% in a related field.
CVTC has a nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.
Equal Opportunity/Access Employer and Educator
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its employment, admissions, programs, or activities.
View Complete Equal Opportunity/Access Employer & Educator Statement at https://www.cvtc.edu/about-cvtc/equal-opportunity-college