Friday, March 1, 2013

10-Month FT Carroll CC
Physics Faculty
  Deadline:  3/15/2013

The position of INSTRUCTOR OF PHYSICS is available beginning August 15, 2013 in the Academic Affairs Division.  This position is on a full-time 10-month basis, reporting to the Chair in the Department of Sciences.

FUNCTION:  Responsible for teaching the equivalent of 30 teaching load hours over the academic year. Specific responsibilities include: administering examinations; scheduling and posting a minimum of five hours per week of office hours; providing educational advisement to students, including directing those in need of assistance to appropriate laboratories, clinics, or counselors; cooperating with the Library staff and division chair to assure adequate library materials are available for each class; assisting in the curricular and staff development necessary to create new learning opportunities for students or to maintain the viability of current offerings; attending department meeting, general faculty meetings and College-wide meetings as required; remaining abreast in assigned field of study, and pursuing additional formal education as appropriate; and serving on appropriate College committees.

REQUIREMENTS:  Masters’ Degree in physics or a related field and two years physics teaching experience required. Community college teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated experience using inquiry or application-based approaches and engaging pedagogy for both majors and non-majors preferred. Ability to use education and scientific technology for instruction. Strong communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills required.  Variable schedule could include evenings and/or Saturdays.

SALARY:  Instructor rank on the 10-month Carroll Community College Salary Scale.  Actual salary placement based on education and experience.  Position includes excellent fringe benefits.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a one- to two-page statement of teaching philosophy postmarked by March 15, 2013 to the Human Resources Department at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland 21157 or email

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Generally, the College places new faculty at the rank of instructor, for which the current minimum base salary is $38,356.  One-half of reasonable travel expenses are paid by the College for the first visit.  The entire cost of travel for the second interview is paid by the College.  The College does not pay for relocation expenses nor does the College have tenure.  However, following a one-year probationary period, year-to-year contracts are provided until three years of satisfactory performance have been completed, after which time three-year contracts are provided. In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.

Any candidate invited to an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration should be prepared to provide a teaching portfolio with sample assignments, exams, and other materials that demonstrate excellence in the profession.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”