Part-time Lecturer-Natural & Physical Science

Details:The CT State Community College is developing a pool of applicants for potential part-time teaching positions for the credit course offerings in the Natural & Physical Sciences Department.

**This position is not remote**

Courses include the following:

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry

  • Astronomy

  • Chemistry

  • Earth Science

  • Environmental Science

  • Geography

  • Horticulture

  • Natural Resources

  • Physics

  • Mathematics-Current need at Naugatuck Valley CC

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Continuous open recruitment

Application Deadline:

Filled on an as-needed basis, depending on course offerings, enrollment and specific department need. Applications will stay active for 1 year.

Position Summary:

Within the academic area of the college, performs the duties of a part-time faculty member. Including developing course compendia and reading lists and participating in departmental responsibilities in the selection of textbooks and related teaching resources; maintaining at least one (1) regularly scheduled office hour per week per three (3) contact/credit hours or any part thereof for the purpose of student-faculty contact as it relates to classroom/laboratory instruction; meeting with students for the purpose of academic advisement and maintaining accurate student records. Incumbents can teach a total of up to 8 credits per semester within the CC system.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or equivalent in subject matter required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching related college-level courses
  • Experience teaching at a community college.
  • Experience teaching on-ground, online or hybrid courses at the postsecondary level.
  • Experience with curriculum development, and program assessment and evaluation.
  • Experience with online instruction and delivery methods such as Blackboard.
  • Experience working with students of various ages and cultural, socio-economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Experience with reflective, interactive pedagogical teaching techniques

Additional qualifications may be requested, as relevant to the academic department.

Example of Job Duties:

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean or designee, the Adjunct shall teach their assigned course(s) in accordance with approved course descriptions and class schedules, perform other related responsibilities, be available at reasonable times to confer with students outside of class, and maintain accurate student records. Each semester shall be for a maximum of sixteen (16) weeks and shall include eighty (80) scheduled days of instruction and evaluation. Incumbents can teach a total of up to 8 credits per semester within the CSCC system.

Starting Salary:

$1,798 per contact/credit hour ($5,394 for a 3-credit course).

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion [email protected]

CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F

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