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Instructor in Chemistry

Employer
Central New Mexico Community College
Location
Clovis Community College, Clovis, NM

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Job Details

Compensation:

$49,004 – $51,008Compensation Type:

SalaryEmployment Type:

Grade:

E08Department:

Instruction

Position Summary

THIS IS A 9 MONTH FACULTY CONTRACT. COMPENSATION IS ISSUED OVER A 12 MONTH PERIOD.
(Summer classes are paid on a per credit hour basis and not part of the 9-month contract.

The instructor is a faculty member providing instruction leading to an Associate Degree. The instructor will contribute to the success of Clovis Community College students through effective teaching, collaborating, continuous professional development, and service to the College and the community.Duties & Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach 15 credit hours each fall and spring semester, which may include day and evening courses.

  • Teach lower-level (1000-2000) undergraduate chemistry courses, including but not limited to Introduction to Chemistry (non-STEM Majors) and General Chemistry. This includes both the lecture and lab components of these courses.

  • Deliver well-prepared, organized, and clear lectures and activities tailored for both in-person and online formats, aiming to facilitate student mastery of the course learning outcomes.

  • Develop and submit course syllabi for all assigned courses, ensuring inclusion of all required components and tailored to the instructional modality utilized (online or face-to-face).

  • Collaborate with department members and the Division Chair to develop and revise curriculum, select textbooks and equipment, create instructional materials, and ensure cohesive and uniform student assessment practices.

  • Establish and maintain an effective learning environment across assigned courses, adapting to diverse modalities including face-to-face, hybrid, asynchronous and synchronous online, as well as dual credit and Early College High School instruction contexts.

  • Consulting with the Division Chair to ensure labs remain stocked with proper supplies.

  • Utilizing course assessment practices, assess and communicate student proficiency in achieving course learning outcomes. Document findings in formal assessment reports as directed by the Assessment Council and the Executive Vice President.

  • Utilize technology, including but not limited to Canvas, Starfish, MS Office, and the Internet, for classroom and laboratory instruction. Provide students with timely and accurate information and feedback regarding their academic progress, using assessments such as quizzes, tests, homework, and projects.

  • Throughout each contracted academic semester, maintain a daily on-campus presence from Monday to Thursday and ensure a minimum of 5 in-person office hours per week to assist students with questions, tutoring, and instructional clarification. 1 of these in-person office hours should be completed in the STEM-PLACE, a learning and study lab dedicated with STEM resources. Schedule office hours based on student requirements rather than faculty convenience.

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all college policies and procedures.

  • Perform all faculty responsibilities, encompassing teaching, faculty service, participation in in-services, evaluating student academic achievement, participating in professional development activities, and contributing to orientations, committees, councils, and other assigned duties.

  • Full-time faculty positions at Clovis Community College require a physical presence on campus to fulfill teaching duties, conduct office hours, and fulfill other college-related responsibilities, as they are not fully remote.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

Perform additional duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires frequent and continuous sitting/moving about, continuous use of fine motor skills, and pushing and pulling of up to 20 lbs.

SCHEDULE DETAILS:

Must be available to work 40 hrs. per week with normal work hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or a closely related field or master's degree in another discipline with 18 hours of graduate work in Chemistry or a closely related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College-level teaching experience in Chemistry is preferred.

REQUIRED APPLICATAION MATERIALS:

All applicants must submit the following application materials in support of their application of employment:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume.
  • A cover letter
  • Copy of Unofficial transcripts
EEO STATEMENT:

As an EEO employer, Clovis Community College will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, serious medical condition or status as a protected veteran or spousal affiliation. Clovis Community College hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

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