Faculty, Chemistry

Employer
Rowan College of South Jersey
Location
08360, Vineland
Salary
54,411
Closing date
Sep 18, 2021

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Job Details

This full-time, tenure track faculty member is responsible for teaching and evaluating students in chemistry lectures and laboratory settings in the STEM Division. The faculty member assists with decisions regarding instructional materials, participates in division and college-wide discussions and meetings, curriculum development and assessment, assists division with administrative and committee work, and fulfills other faculty responsibilities. Responsibilities may include assignment to support courses in related areas.

Examples of Duties:

  1. Provides college level instruction in general and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses and other related college-level courses, as needed.  
  2. Possesses the capability to deliver online lessons to students.
  3. Develops and updates course syllabi and related materials to reflect contemporary scientific theory and research.
  4. Provides investigative laboratory experiences utilizing the scientific method.
  5. Hands-on operation and maintenance of the following laboratory instrumentation:  H1 and C13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer, infrared spectrometer, gas chromatograph, polarimeter, refractometer and ultraviolet spectrometer.
  6. Collaborates with other faculty in the development of effective teaching/learning and retention strategies for students.
  7. Actively participates in the planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of the Science curriculum.
  8. Contributes to and/or generates reports and supportive materials for accrediting agencies.
  9. Provides student support by evaluating student progress and providing feedback, maintaining voice and email communication, referring students to appropriate support services, providing academic advice, maintaining office hours, maintaining appropriate academic and attendance records, and submitting final grades.
  10. Works with local high schools and transfer college partners to facilitate the growth of the STEM division programs.
  11. Implements the philosophy, mission, learning outcomes and objectives, curriculum, and policies of the College and the STEM Division.
  12. Maintains necessary academic records and submits records according to published deadlines.
  13. Demonstrates fairness and flexibility in interactions with a broad range of students by promoting and supporting the value of diversity and cultural sensitivity in all aspects of teaching and learning.
  14. Assists in the recommendation and acquisition of related instructional materials and supplies.
  15. Participates in a reasonable number of Divisional and College activities and committees which may include; the College Assembly, the Faculty Senate, Academic Council, search committees, divisional committees, program assessment and review, college accreditation, Student Activities, STEM club, and the Women in STEM Academy 
  16. Contributes to the community as a representative of the College. 
  17. Maintains professional competence through continuous participation in scientific endeavors, continuing education, professional self-development, research, and grant writing relevant to faculty responsibilities.
  18. Performs other duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited university in Chemistry or related field with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in chemistry required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years classroom and/or lab experience teaching chemistry in higher education
  • Demonstrated ability to teach to both science students and non-science majors as well as team teach interdisciplinary courses
  • Ability to design and implement successful pedagogical strategies for students exhibiting a broad range of abilities
  • Prior experience utilizing innovative teaching methods, incorporating the use of technology and online resource strategies.
  • Possess appropriate technological equipment to handle online learning platform.
  • Fairness and flexibility in understanding and working with a wide variety of students and assisting them with adjusting to the intellectual environment and requirements of a college academic community
  • Possess the ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctorate in Chemistry or equivalent field of study from an accredited institution.  
  • Experience in chemistry or equivalent field of study research including publication in the peer-reviewed Chemistry or equivalent field of study literature and/or the patent literature.
  • Experience in writing and managing grants as an individual and/or part of a group submittal.
  • Experience in outcomes assessment and program evaluation methodologies.

Company

Working at Rowan College at Gloucester County

Gloucester County College (GCC), which marked its 46th year of service in 2013, is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. During the past four decades, GCC has grown to become a valuable asset to the South Jersey community providing quality academic programs, cultural enrichment and professional development.

Ranked as one of Community College Week’s top 40 fastest growing community colleges in the nation, GCC serves more than 6,800 full- and part-time students offering over 70 academic programs in a full spectrum of career fields. A number of selective admission programs related to the allied-health field, including nursing, diagnostic medical sonography (DMS) and nuclear medicine technology (NMT) are a popular choice among students seeking an education in healthcare. In addition, GCC’s Division of Continuing Education provides various educational, career training and personal enrichment courses, as well as outreach programs, to community residents. The College also maintains a well-rounded cultural, artistic and sports calendar of events.

GCC awards both certificate and associate degrees leading to immediate career and transfer opportunities. With an extensive record of articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities, graduates are able to transfer seamlessly into baccalaureate and master degree programs. Students also have the option to complete advanced degrees without leaving the GCC campus and the opportunity to take advantage of dual acceptance partnerships with participating area universities.

Located on 250-acres in Sewell, New Jersey, GCC’s expanding main campus, including the recent construction of a 24,000 square-foot University Center, also houses a Continuing Education Center that provides customized training and safety instruction to the business community.

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Telephone
856-468-5000
Location
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell
New Jersey
08080
United States

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