Instructor, Physics

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Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Position TitleInstructor, PhysicsIs this an Adjunct PositionNoPosition Number798790Posting Number201500090FACStart Date08/21/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions To Applicants

The chosen candidate for this position will begin employment on August 19, 2019 for the Fall 2019 Semester.

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts, and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary

Full-time instructor for Physics lecture/lab and Physical Science lecture/lab, teaching a minimum of 15 SCH per fall and spring semester, and coordinating the lab.

Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes. Locations may include PA campus, dual enrollment/Early College High School, or Correctional Facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

A Masters degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in the subject matter is required.

Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff members in a professional manner.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.

Occasional Travel required.

Working Conditions: Normal classroom setting.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctorate in the subject.

Experience teaching at a two-year college.

Experience teaching both lecture and lab.

SalaryCommensurate with experience, 9-month contract On-tenure Track; Plus excellent benefits.Work HoursFull-time Faculty, 9-month ContractQuick Link for Internal Postings Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Provide quality and innovative instruction.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Maintain current knowledge, expertise, and safety in the subject areas of teaching responsibility.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Commitment to the development, implementation, and assessment of curriculum based on the ACGM learning outcomes, and the Core Curriculum outcomes.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Ability to work independently in the classroom.

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Essential Job Functions

Advise for the General Education and Developmental Studies department.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Serve on departmental and college committees, performs community services, and continued professional development.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Recruit for the General Education and Developmental Studies Department.

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Essential Job Functions

Establish effective working relationships with others.

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Essential Job Functions

Other duties assigned by the Department chair or college administration.

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Essential Job Functions

Maintain supplies and safety materials needed for course labs.

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Minimum Requests3Maximum Requests3Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference10/15/2019Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree and 18 graduate hours in the subject area from a regionally accredited institution of higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of full-time teaching experience (college) do you have?
    • None
    • 1 semester - 2 years
    • 2-5 years
    • 5+ years
  3. * How many years of adjunct teaching experience (college) do you have?
    • None
    • 1 semester- 2 years
    • 2 years to 5 years
    • 5+ years
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3
  3. Selective Service




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 7/24/2019
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