Adjunct Professor of Astronomy

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County
Jul 23, 2014
Employment Type
Part Time

Placement Range: $680 per Credit Hour

General Description: An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the adjunct faculty member belongs as well as the College as a whole.

Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in astronomy, astrophysics, physics or related fields.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle) Organization and attention to detail Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups Ability to be available for office hours and provide means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the department or division office Must be punctual Must be reliable

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants are to thoroughly complete the electronic application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume and transcript conferring Master's degree and 18 credit hours in the field. Applicants who fail to attach the required documents, as listed above, will not be considered for the position. Applicants who need assistance in the application process may call 405.682.7886, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Job Category: Adjunct Faculty