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Instructor, Physics

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is 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, Physics

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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 a completed 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. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.

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.

LSCPA’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f), 34 CFR 668.46).
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
Member The Texas State University SystemTMAn Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Summary:

The Instructor for Physics reports to the Department Chair for General Education and Developmental Studies. Instructor for Physics Lecture/Lab and Physical Science Lecture/Lab, will be teaching a minimum of 15 SCH per fall and spring semester.

Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes. Locations may include LSCPA campus, Dual Credit/Early College High School, or Correctional Facilities. Courses will be Face-to-Face and online. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Masters degree with at least 18 SCH graduate credit in the subject matter.
Ability to work with students, faculty and staff members in a professional manner.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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 at a two-year college.
Experience teaching both lectures and labs.
Ability to pass the TDCJ background check.


Commensurate with experience. 9 month Faculty Contract, Non-Tenure Track

Work Hours:

Full-time - Monday thru Friday. Hours to teach varies. Could be day or evening classes.

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Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality and innovative instruction.

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

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Demonstrate 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 independently in the classroom.

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Work with the Lead Instructor and Chair in course creation and implementation, as needed.

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Advise and recruit students for the Academic Studies degree.

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Serve on departmental and college committees, performs service to the college and the community.

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Maintain supplies and safety materials needed for course labs.

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Establishe effective working relationships with others.

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Other duties as 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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