Chemistry Instructor (One or More)

Job description

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Job Category::

Full-Time Faculty

Job Close Date::

02/01/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Position ID::

P0001614

Job Opening ID::

REQ8899

Position Title::

Chemistry Instructor (One or More)

Department:

Chemistry (IVC-078-010)

Term::

10 Months/Year

Pay Basis::

Monthly

% of Range::

100

Hours per week::

36

Receives benefits: :

Yes

Location::

10-Irvine Valley College

Minimum Qualifications::

For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:

1. Master’s degree or higher in chemistry from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biochemistry AND a Master’s degree or higher in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology, or geochemistry from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above.

Experience Required::

• Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

• Minimum of two semesters of recent experience teaching Introductory Chemistry or Chemistry courses designed for allied health science and non-science majors.

• Evidence of strong commitment to remain current in Chemistry, may include recent research experience.

• Demonstrated skills in communicating effectively, both written and orally, with students and colleagues.

• Evidence of ability to implement innovative, high quality chemistry curriculum for undergraduate courses, may include computer technology in the classroom.

• Evidence of ability to adapt to changes in curriculum and to design new and appropriate laboratory experiments

• History of active leadership and mentorship, either in a collegiate setting or in a professional organization

• Ph.D. in chemistry from a US accredited institution or equivalent is highly desirable.

Desired Qualifications::

Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

• Minimum of four semesters of recent experience teaching Introductory Chemistry, Chemistry courses designed for allied health science and non-science majors, or General Chemistry to include lecture and laboratory at the college level.

• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities::

• Instruct lecture and laboratory courses in introductory chemistry or introduction to general, organic, and biochemistry.
• Additional assignment may include teaching other chemistry courses such as general chemistry and organic chemistry.
• Promote appropriate safety practices in the laboratory.
• Provide leadership in the development of a comprehensive chemistry curriculum.
• Participate in program review process and student learning outcome process.
• Assist with the development and operation of appropriate instructional facilities and related interdisciplinary programs.
• Comply with all SOCCCD, IVC, and Chemistry Department policies with regard to participation in general faculty functions related to the educational program, staff development/flex-calendar activities, committee work, and departmental and school meetings.
• Maintain formal office hours.
• Perform necessary clerical and administrative tasks in a timely manner.
• Assume a leadership role in the intellectual growth and academic success of a diverse student population through the careful preparation of course materials and the employment of effective teaching methodologies.
• Assignment may include day, evening, or weekend hours.

Assignment Type::

Full Time, Tenure Track

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https://jobs.socccd.edu/postings/11092

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/12/2020
Application Due: 2/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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