North Orange County Community College District
FC Natural Sciences
Percentage of Employment:
Months of Employment:
10 Months Per Year
Full Time, Tenure Track
Teach non-major and major college-level chemistry lectures and laboratory courses to a diverse student population.
Participate in curriculum development and serve on department, division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities.
Participate in co-curricular activities, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support student success.
Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student LearningOutcomes assessment cycle.
Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.
Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.
Develop culturally relevant course content, culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for engaging students who are diverse and/or are students who are historically underserved. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African American,Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students.
Work cooperatively with staff and students.
Evening and/or weekend assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.
Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submitted
and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at https://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
Master’s in chemistry
Bachelor’s in chemistry or biochemistry
Master’s in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology or geochemistry
Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area.
The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.
Demonstrated breadth and depth of chemistry coursework.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching chemistry to post-secondary students, particularly at the community college level.
Demonstrated possession of the knowledge and skills necessary to teach chemistry courses for preparatory general chemistry and/or allied health science courses, particularly combined introductory general, organic, and biochemistry courses (GOB).
Demonstrated commitment to innovation and improvement in teaching, including evidence of commitment to professional growth and development.
Knowledge of current safety practices and the use of laboratory equipment appropriate for lower-division chemistry courses.
Participation in ongoing professional activities or organizations associated with career development, student academic growth and/or mentorship.
Experience in the design and development of lecture and laboratory curriculum, including innovative, culturally inclusive content.
Experience in the implementation of a variety of technologies in the chemistry curriculum.
Experience integrating elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion in addressing achievement gaps in science.
Experience working with racially minoritized individuals and understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes.
Ability to provide effective and professional communication.
Problem-solving based approach to addressing challenges in the workplace.
Experience providing leadership and contributing to institutional goals.
$84,277 - $126,482 Annually
Number of Vacancies:
Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19 Notice: Interviews may be held in person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format.
Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District. The North Orange County Community College District is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The Board of Trustees adopted a position of strongly recommending, rather than mandating, COVID-19 vaccines and strongly recommending boosters for all employees and students, effective January 1, 2023. More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within six (6) months.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is five (5).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. References, including a supervisor will be contacted if a candidate is moved forward as a finalist in the recruitment process.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit https://www.nocccd.edu/files/7120-10apreviseddcc-08-24-15-_93551.pdf
to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/6547
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