Job description

El Camino College



Req: A1819-036

Division: Mathematical Sciences

Close Date: January 29, 2019


Complete job description and application available online at:



El Camino College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join its team. This is a joint position between the Engineering and Mathematics departments. The position is to provide leadership to the Engineering department and assist in the growth and development of its programs and courses. Additional responsibilities for this position include instruction in math courses. Teaching assignments may include engineering courses in Introduction to Engineering, Circuits, Statics and additional engineering courses. Additional teaching assignments may include developmental (non- transferable) mathematics classes, and university-transferable courses including statistics, calculus and differential equations. Other professional responsibilities include curriculum and program development; assessment of student learning; participation in department, division, and college-wide meetings; and other related duties.

The position requires participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities such as faculty meetings, student activities, office hours, and curriculum/instructional development. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, which will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.


Master’s degree in any field of engineering; or engineering; OR

Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND Master’s degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, biological science or chemistry; OR

Bachelor’s degree in industrial technology, engineering technology or engineering AND a professional engineer’s license; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND

Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.



Interest in providing leadership within the Engineering department and assist with the growth and development of its programs and courses.

Recent experience teaching engineering and mathematics at the community college level.

At least three years' experience teaching engineering and mathematics at any level.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated knowledge of transfer level engineering and math subject areas.

Experience and interest in teaching: Statistics, Online or Hybrid courses, Developmental Math (Elementary Algebra and less advanced)

Experience using technology to improve student learning, such as course management systems, online homework systems, computer algebra systems, and graphing calculators.

Experience using and developing a variety of teaching methodologies to engage students. 18 graduate units in engineering

Experience examining and remediating one’s instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.

Demonstrated skill with addressing issues of equity.

Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students’ lives, interests, and communities.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS - Please limit each response to 300 words.

1. What strategies do you use to motivate students and facilitate students' self-

motivation? How do you assess whether these strategies are effective?

2. Please describe your knowledge of and experience with using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning. What were the key factors in creating learning success, particularly for diverse students?



Contract shall be for full-time, tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2019 – 2020 academic year, beginning August 22, 2019. A teaching demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.



The starting salary ranges from $64,547-$93,953 depending on education and experience. Excellent fringe benefits are included.



Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by- course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online. If you need assistance, you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3476 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Closing Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

The Campus will be closed December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019


El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.





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Job No: A1819-036
Posted: 12/21/2018
Application Due: 1/29/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $64,547-$93,953 depending on education and experience. Excellent fringe benefits are included.