Job Title: Physics Instructor - Full-time, Tenure-track
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 04/08/13 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Full-time, Tenure-track Faculty
Location: Kentfield, Indian Valley (Novato) &/or Online, California
Position begins Fall Semester 2013
College of Marin is looking for Full-time Faculty who:
advocate for students and have a student-centered approach to education;
have the ability to inspire intellectual curiosity and academic excellence in their students;
have a commitment to equity and social justice;
have experience/commitment to educating basic skills, ESL, and generation 1.5 students;
are willing to learn/use best practices and innovative pedagogies such as learning communities, and contextualized or collaborative learning;
are committed to maximizing effective uses of technology in their teaching both in class or through distance education;
are willing to work collaboratively;
have experience with student learning outcomes assessment.To ensure your application's successful submission, please follow the steps in our Online Employment Application Guide and be sure to attach all of the documents listed in the Required Application Documents section below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Provide effective classroom and laboratory instruction in any Physics courses, including both lecture and laboratory components, and using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter;
Prepare and evaluate all class/lab assignments and examinations;
Advise, assist and evaluate student performance and learning outcomes;
Participate in program activities, including curriculum development, evaluation and decision-making, program planning, new teaching and learning methods, and resource development;
Contribute to development of program policies and procedures;
Participate in college professional or shared governance committees and in departmental activities such as maintaining course outlines, program review, student learning outcomes assessment,other curricular development, etc.;
Maintain and post office hours;
Maintain and submit accurate student records in a timely manner as required;
Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility;
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
Requirements & Desirables:
1.) A Master's degree in Physics, Astronomy, or Astrophysics; or
2.) A Bachelor's degree in Physics or Astronomy AND a Master's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Meteorology, or Geophysics; or
3.) The equivalent; and
4.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
Qualifications to teach engineering and/or astronomy courses;
Competencies in curriculum and course development, teaching and learning theory, information resources, and assessing student learning outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills.
Familiarity with and willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods, including computer based learning.
Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods to engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.
Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology.
Knowledge of and skill in use of computer technologies for educational purposes, including computer-based learning.
Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin.
Evidence of commitment to professional growth and service which may include, but is not limited to, membership in professional organizations, presenting workshops, attending conferences or training, development of curriculum and instructional materials, membership in school/college committees or production of classroom-based research.
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with the campus community.
Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance
Tuberculin (TB) Clearance
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
A. Cover Letter
C. Copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree
D. Copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree
(If you hold additional degrees, beyond the Bachelor's and Master's degrees, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring these degrees as well.)
NOTE: Attaching an unofficial copy of your transcript is acceptable for application purposes, as long as it confers the degree. An official transcript would be required upon hire.
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: All foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major, and the Foreign Credential Evaluation must be attached to your application before your application will be considered. Not attaching your Foreign Credential Evaluation will render your application incomplete. Evaluations should include a course-by-course evaluation and provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major field of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Note: Even if you obtained your graduate degree(s) in the U.S., you must attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation for your undergraduate degree if it was obtained outside the U.S.
Supplemental & Salary Information:
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Range: $45,527 - $86,941 per year, depending on educational background and experience. Step 14 is the highest entering step for permanent teachers new to the District.
Please refer to our Human Resources web site for salary schedules.