Instructor, Chemistry

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Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas education Code 51.215,which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Instructor, Chemistry

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts, and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409)984-6237.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary:

Full-Time Instructor of Chemistry Lecture and Chemistry Lab courses teaching a minimum of 15 SCH per Fall and Spring semester. Will teach introductory to chemistry, and general chemistry.
Will be expected to develop and teach courses using both face-to-face and on-line delivery.

Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes. Locations may include on-campus, dual enrollment, and Early College High School. Correctional facility teaching assignment available.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree in Chemistry or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 Graduate Hours in Chemistry required.
Able to effectively work with students, faculty, and staff members in a professional manner.
Able to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.
Working conditions: Normal classroom setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching for a two-year college is preferred.


Commensurate with experience, 9-month contract On-tenure Track; Plus Excellent Benefits.

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Dependent upon class schedule. Courses may be scheduled during the day or evening.

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Provide quality and innovative instruction while working independently in the classroom.

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Maintain current knowledge, expertise, and safety in the subject area.

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Commitment to the development, implementation, and assessment of curriculum based on the ACGM Learning Outcomes, and the Core Curriculum outcomes.

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Work with the Labs Coordinator to ensure the quality, safety, and quantity of items for the Chemistry Lab.

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Advise and recruit students.

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Serve on departmental and college committees, performs community services, and continued professional development.

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Establish effective working relationships with other faculty and campus staff.

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Other duties assigned by the Department Chair or College Administration.

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Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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