Wednesday, October 9, 2013

FT at Lone Star College, University Park

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.

Teaches courses in Physics at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines.
Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course.
Submits required college reports and forms.
Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean.
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.

Master’s degree in physics or a closely related physical science or Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in physics or a closely related physical science.
Mastery of course content
Demonstrated leadership skills; style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
Demonstrates interest in interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, learning technologies, course development, and adult learning methodologies including collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learning.
Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology.
Ability to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning.

PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment.
Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position.
Work is performed primarily in a climate controlled office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards.

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