PT Faculty POOL - Astronomy

Costa Mesa, California
Feb 15, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Coast Community College District

PT Faculty POOL - Astronomy



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Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals.  As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs.  These part-time positions are as needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to Orange County.



- Provide quality instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.

- Create and maintain an environment which emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages   free discussion of ideas, interests and issues.

- Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

- Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.

- Fulfill professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member.

- Teach all scheduled classes.

- Maintain accurate records.

- Assignments may include day, evening, weekend, on-line and/or off-campus classes.




1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):

a. Valid California Community College instructor credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990);

b. Master's degree in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics.

c. Bachelor's degree in physics or astronomy AND master's degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics.

d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above.  Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. Please see Additional Information below to determine if you need to submit an Application for Equivalency.


2. Evidence of a sensitivity to, understanding of, and the ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.



1. Recent community college or lower division teaching experience.

2. Expertise and professional experience in field of course(s) to be taught.


Based on LHE (Lecture Hour Equivalent) in accordance with the current Part-Time Faculty Salary Schedule.

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