Adjunct Faculty - Astronomy

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Posting Number9001088TitleAdjunct Faculty - AstronomyPosition TypeAdjunct FacultyDepartmentPhysicsJob Summary

This position carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of North Central Texas College in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment while embracing positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to our students and employees.

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of course and program objectives and to contribute to the overall educational environment of the college and community and to provide related services such as academic advising, committee participation, professional development, community development as well as other service support that is needed in the fulfillment of the North Central Texas College’s Mission.

Duties include:
• Treats students and colleagues with respect.
• Active involvement in issues of institutional effectiveness including student learning outcomes, program level outcomes, and marketable skill achievement.
• Focuses teaching and outreach efforts on student success.

Responsibilities & Duties:
The Astronomy Adjunct Instructor assumes responsibility for performance of all functions generally identified by the college as within the realm of the instructor including:
•Developing and teaching college courses in Astronomy
•Familiar with current curriculum in Astronomy
•Classes scheduled during the day, evenings, or online
•Participation in planning, implementing and evaluating the teaching-learning process in the classroom
•Maintaining accurate and complete course records as required by North Central Texas College.
•Attending departmental meetings and participating in planning, implementing and evaluating assigned courses.
•Meet North Central Texas College criteria for position of instructor.
•Work effectively within a group or independently; student oriented and able to meet deadlines.

Employee may be required to travel between campuses and attend local and out-of-town meetings as necessary. Subject to criminal background check. Resume, unofficial transcripts, and teaching philosophy required in addition to application. Salary: $590/semester hour.

North Central Texas College (“NCTC”) is an equal opportunity employer. NCTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetics, equal pay, or any other legally protected characteristic. NCTC prohibits harassment on the basis of a legally protected characteristic and/or retaliation for reporting a complaint.

Required Education

Master’s degree in Physics or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Physics.

Required Skills & Abilities

•Microsoft Office proficient
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to create and present instructional lessons based on course objectives
•Ability to assess student learning
•Ability to interact effectively with a diverse population

Preferred Skills & AbilitiesRequired Experience

None required.

Preferred Experience

Community College, Dual Credit and/or Public School teaching experience preferred.

Posting Date04/02/2019Closing DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Classes scheduled during the day or evenings depending on enrollment.

Subject to criminal background check.

Resume, Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae & Transcripts required in addition to application.

Salary: $590/load unit plus $590/labs taught.

Possible additional compensation for large class size.

LocationGainesvilleSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NCTC website
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Employee Referral
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Workforce Solutions- Texoma
    • Hispanics In Academia
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Chamber of Commerce
    • Work in Texas
    • Diversity & Inclusion Email
    • Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education
    • VIP Position -
    • HERC
    • Inside Higher Ed
  2. * Please designate which campus/campuses you are available to teach.
    • Bowie
    • Corinth
    • Denton County
    • Flower Mound
    • Gainesville
    • Graham
    • Online
Application DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae




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Posted: 6/20/2019
Application Due: 11/26/2019
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