Astronomy/Physics Instructor #2169

Job description

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, this position will report to the Department Head. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing systematically planned and delivered instruction in lecture and laboratory environments, designing and developing astronomy/physics curriculum, evaluating lectures and laboratories, and advising students. Candidate must remain current in the related discipline and show evidence of ongoing professional development. Applicants must be willing to teach and develop chemistry courses for traditional, on-line, hybrid, and off-campus courses with variable schedules.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

This position requires a master's degree in astronomy or physics or a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in astronomy or physics.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with at least two (2) years of demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate astronomy or physics at the community college level. Ideal candidate will also have experience teaching algebra-based and calculus-based Physics. The successful candidate must be goal-oriented and demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Must have the ability to work both individually and in a team. Knowledge of instructional technology and modern office software is essential. Candidate must be able to function in an environment characterized by continual changes in information technology. Must be capable of lifting/assembling heavy telescopes and performing night sky observations. Excellent customer service, interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills are essential.

Additional Comments

To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application. Position is available starting Fall Semester 2021. This position is open until filled with preference given to qualified applicants who apply by June 11, 2021.

Unofficial transcripts may also be attached, mailed to (Human Resources, PO Box 118067 Charleston, SC 29423), or faxed 843.574.6682 to the Human Resources Office by the deadline date and time. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications. Applicants must complete the SC State Jobs Employment Application on-line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.

Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.




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Posted: 6/7/2021
Application Due: 9/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time