Friday, October 18, 2013

FT at Pima CC, Tucson AZ

Posting Number 14F3WCG151
Posting Title Physics Faculty
Position Type Faculty - General Funding
Department West Campus
Minimum -Maximum Salary $43,489 - $52,190
Salary Breakdown Annually
Job List External
Close Date 11/05/2013
Open Until Filled No
Position Summary Position is available beginning the 2014-15 academic year as nine-month instructional contract.
Summary: Physics faculty members teach a broad range of courses in physics to physics majors, engineering students, pre-professional students, and non-science majors.
Course Information:  Pima offers physics classes at an algebra-based level and at a calculus-based level.  Additional course information.
SALARY: Initial salary placement is based on education and experience. The salary range starts from $43,489 for the minimum qualifications up to a doctorate degree $52,190 (based on the faculty salary schedule for fiscal year 2013/2014) for a nine-month academic year contract (169 days of accountability).
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Commits to and supports the philosophy, mission and goals of the Pima County Community College District.
  • Demonstrates commitment to student success.
  • Maintains currency in practices, trends, and research related to area of specialization or assignment.
  • Completes training (offered on-line and/or face-to-face) required by the College.
  • Participates in the Student Learning Outcomes Assessment process at the course, program and College-wide levels.
  • Participates in continuous improvement by engaging in a program of professional development.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of applicable policies and procedures.
  • Participates and engages in the program review process.
  • Participates and engages in curriculum review.
  • Attends Faculty meetings and other College, campus, department, discipline/program or committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Participates in all College, campus, departmental, programmatic and faculty self- evaluation processes.
  • Demonstrates efficient and proper use of College resources.
  • Assists with appropriate extra and co-curricular activities as requested or assigned.
  • Complies with official reports, requirements and deadlines established by the College.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate working relationships with members of the College community.
Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications for faculty positions are governed by our Faculty Certification Standards.
This position is in an Academic (Transfer) discipline and requires the following to obtain Pima Community College teaching certification:
  • Master’s degree in the teaching field or
  • Master’s degree in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or
  • In disciplines where a master’s degree is not offered and the doctorate is the terminal degree, or where the candidate has opted not to receive a master’s degree during the course of study for the doctorate degree as a terminal degree, or where all but dissertation of a doctorate degree has been obtained, 24 graduate semester hours in the teaching field are required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with the methods of integrated lab/lecture classes
  • Expertise in laboratory innovations
  • A doctorate
Degrees and courses qualifying for Pima Community College teaching certification must be from a regionally accredited college or university.
Applicants currently in progress for a degree or additional semester hours to meet the minimum qualifications must have the degree conferred and/or semester hours completed by December 31, 2013. 
Applicants with degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must provide a course-by-course evaluation from a professional evaluation agency approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) for foreign transcript evaluation. For a Pima Community College-approved list of transcript evaluations agencies, see Foreign Transcript Evaluation.
The successful candidate will have knowledge, skills and abilities related to:
  • Online and hybrid curriculum development, course design, and delivery
  • Student learning styles: ability to adapt and modify based on the population of students
  • Cultural competency: experience teaching a diverse student population, reflecting Tucson’s socio-demographics and the Pima Community College student body
  • Assessment instruments and their interpretation: understand how assessment information will be used to improve institutional programs and services
  • Evaluation of a student’s educational progress
  • Techniques for academic advising: understand the myriad of resources available through student development and help students sort through problems
  • Current issues, trends, advances, research, and practices impacting the discipline
Benefits Please refer to the College Employees Personnel Policy Statement, under the section Benefits at:
Directions for Applying and Other Important Information Follow the directions in the application form to upload your documents.  At minimum, these documents are required:
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts.  These must be:

    • For all post-secondary degrees you have listed in your application.
    • Legible (front and back) and show the name of accredited institution, the degree conferred, and the pages/s explaining the institution’s grading system.
    • Attached to the application even if they have been submitted in the past.
  • Resume.  This should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment.
  • Letter of interest.  This should not exceed four pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment.  Letters do not have to be addressed to a specific person or persons.
If invited to interview, Human Resources must receive your official (unopened) transcripts and/or official (unopened) foreign transcript evaluation at that time.
  • The selection process consists of an advisory group interview, a teaching demonstration, and an administrative interview.
  • The process is expected to be initialized in fall 2013/spring 2014, with a start date of August 2014.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Human Resources Analyst assigned to this position: Leticia Anduaga; .