INSTRUCTOR OF GEOSCIENCES

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Position Summary

Instruction of earth and physical science courses including Earth Science, Physical Geography and Physical Science. Other responsibilities and duties will include participating in division-wide program and curriculum planning as well as the assessment of student learning outcomes. Preparing instructional strategies and materials to meet the needs of the students including the revision, planning and development of courses and course delivery methods. Utilization of distance learning and online strategies will be necessary. As an integral member of the Division, the individual is expected to develop effective collegial relationships, and work closely with students and local employers, and promote division programs and the College in general. Master’s degree in Earth Science or Geology with graduate coursework in one of the following subfields: geophysics, geochemistry, hydrogeology, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, glaciology, or sedimentology, OR Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in Earth Science or Geology and graduate coursework in any of the above subfields; Master’s degree in Physical Geography, Geology, Earth Science, Geomorphology, Atmospheric Science, or Biogeography, OR Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in any of the above disciplines Master’s degree in Earth Science, Geology, Physics or Chemistry, OR Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in any of the above disciplines. Ability to develop additional curriculum that can support the Geoscience/Earth Science transfer pathway is highly preferred. Experience with the use of technology in the classroom and distance-learning techniques is a must. If interested please apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/monroeccc . EOE

Essential Job Functions

Instruction of earth and physical science courses including Earth Science, Physical Geography and Physical Science. Other responsibilities and duties will include participating in division-wide program and curriculum planning as well as the assessment of student learning outcomes. Preparing instructional strategies and materials to meet the needs of the students including the revision, planning and development of courses and course delivery methods. Utilization of distance learning and online strategies will be necessary. As an integral member of the Division, the individual is expected to develop effective collegial relationships, and work closely with students and local employers, and promote division programs and the College in general.

Requirements

Master’s degree in Earth Science or Geology with graduate coursework in one of the following subfields: geophysics, geochemistry, hydrogeology, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, glaciology, or sedimentology, OR Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in Earth Science or Geology and graduate coursework in any of the above subfields; Master’s degree in Physical Geography, Geology, Earth Science, Geomorphology, Atmospheric Science, or Biogeography, OR Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in any of the above disciplines Master’s degree in Earth Science, Geology, Physics or Chemistry, OR Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in any of the above disciplines.

Organization

Working at Monroe County Community College

Monroe County Community College is a comprehensive, two-year college located in Monroe, Michigan that is committed to enriching the lives of the community it serves through instructional excellence, transformational learning, the cultivation of informed and participating citizens, entrepreneurial and responsive leadership, cultural enrichment, affordability, accessibility, diversity, ethical integrity and accountability.  The college is a true source of pride for the residents of Monroe County, alumni and the college’s students. 

Established in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the state of Michigan and student tuition. We are fortunate to have a millage that is one of the best of the 28 community colleges in Michigan. The 210-acre Main Campus is centrally located in Monroe County with easy access to Detroit and Toledo, Ohio.  The Whitman Center, our south extension center in Bedford Township near the Michigan-Ohio border, offers a wide selection of courses.

Mission: 
Monroe County Community College enriches and transforms lives by providing opportunity and excellence in higher education.

Vision:
Monroe County Community College will be an innovative and progressive higher education institution and our community’s first choice for quality post-secondary education.

The college offers associate degrees and certificate programs for career preparation, as well as for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.  It also provides training and retraining opportunities for business and industry, professional and personal enrichment programs, and other events and activities to promote the educational, economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the county and its citizens.

Four-year and postgraduate degrees are available right on the MCCC campus through Siena Heights University and Eastern Michigan University. 

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