Wednesday, May 29, 2013

TT in Physics and Math, Heartland CC, IL

POSITION DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS: Heartland Community College invites applications for a tenure-track physics and mathematics faculty position anticipated to begin Fall 2013. Current course offerings in the physics department include conceptual physics, both algebra and calculus based introductory physics sequences, and astronomy. Current course offerings in the math department include developmental math through differential equations and linear algebra. The College has implemented a nationally recognized comprehensive redesign of our developmental math curriculum following the Emporium Model.
This position requires a minimum of a masters degree in physics, as well as 18 hours of graduate work in mathematics and/or closely related mathematics coursework. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and institutional service as well as ability to effectively collaborate in curriculum and program development. Teaching experience in higher education, especially at a community college, is strongly desired.
ABOUT HCC: Since its founding in 1991, Heartland Community College has been dedicated to providing access to higher education and excellence in teaching and learning for residents of Central Illinois. The College has experienced considerable growth in the past two decades, with more than 5,600 credit students and approximately 20,000 community members engaged in a diverse range of continuing education offerings each year. The College places strong emphasis on student success as evidenced by its comprehensive student support initiative - Heartland GPS: Guided Path to Success.

Located in the vibrant, growing community of Bloomington-Normal, IL, the College's permanent main campus opened in 2000, making it one of the newest community college campuses in the country, and certainly the newest in Illinois. The College is equipped with leading classroom technology and incorporates sustainable designs and operations. Two extension centers broaden Heartland's support throughout the district.
ABOUT THE BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL COMMUNITY: The Bloomington-Normal community exemplifies Midwestern values and a remarkably high quality of life. The area is home to not only outstanding K-12 schools, top healthcare providers, and business/industry leaders, but also a variety of outstanding hotels, unique restaurants, and exciting leisure attractions. The area also has been recognized as one of the top ten "Techiest Cities in America, according to an article by, as well as one of the "100 Best Communities For Young People" by America's Promise Alliance. With a population of approximately 160,000, Bloomington-Normal has many ties to education. In addition to Heartland Community College, the area houses Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Lincoln College. Some highly recognized companies have headquarters in Bloomington-Normal, including State Farm Insurance Companies, Mitsubishi Motors of North America, Country Financial, and the world-famous Beer Nuts factory. The immediate area supports two major hospitals, a zoo, a baseball team, arena football team, hockey team, performing arts center, and a nationally recognized Shakespeare Festival.
TO APPLY: Please submit an HCC employment application (; letter of application; resume; statement of teaching philosophy with description of teaching and assessment practices; and transcript copies to:
Heartland Community College
Attn: Human Resources
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
HCC affirms the value of diversity among students and employees. HCC is an equal opportunity employer.