Physics Faculty, Part-Time, Adjunct Faculty Pool
Physics Faculty, Part-Time, Adjunct Faculty PoolRequisition Number:
Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.
The Physics Department administers introductory, first year and second year physics courses. These courses include courses intended for a general population (history of science and descriptive astronomy) as well as algebra-trigonometry based general physics and advanced calculus-based physics intended for engineering and science majors.The Physics Department also runs the Engineering-Science and Applied Science and Engineering Technology programs.
The Department of Physics invites applications for part-time faculty positions available for the 2019 calendar year. Applications will remain on file until December 31, 2019.Specific Responsibilities:
• Teach calculus-based first and second semester physics courses. Topics: Mechanics, Heat and Sound for the first semester; Electricity, Magnetism and Light for the second.
• Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values.
• Prepare and deliver instruction to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, hybrid, online, etc.). Prepare and submit required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college. Maintain and disseminate current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.
• Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to further the goals and objectives of the College and the program.
• Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom. Demonstrate an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the College’s faculty, staff and students.
• Participation in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes.
• Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention. Provide feedback to students in matters related to academic success in a timely manner.
• Remain current in the use of technology, developments within the field of discipline, and developments related to teaching and student success.Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Physics, Engineering, or Mathematics.
• Teaching experience at the college level
• Any related work experience in the field, professional licensure and certifications, or other demonstrated competencies required for effective teaching and student learning outcomes.Preferred Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Physics or Engineering.Work Location:
Main CampusSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
• Interested persons should complete an online application.
• Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED.
• Name and contact information for three (3) references REQUIRED.
• Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
• Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.
Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally under-represented groups. AA/EOE.Position Type:
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