Friday, November 22, 2013

TT at Harper College Palatine IL

Job Description: Full-time, tenure track position in the Physics program. Preferred candidates will demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and strong knowledge of microcomputer based labs and lab development. Ability to teach in astronomy is a plus.

Duties of Position: Maintains highest possible standards of classroom instruction. Applies innovative teaching and learning pedagogies; demonstrates understanding of unique needs of physics transfer students.

Education Requirements: A Master's degree in Physics is required. PhD preferred.

Experience Requirements: Post secondary teaching experience is required. Two years of community college teaching experience is preferred. Teaching responsibilities beyond those typical of a teaching assistant is preferred.

Special Requirements: A file is not complete until the following materials are submitted directly to the online application:
* Cover letter
* CV/Resume
* Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
* A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching
philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, your experience with curriculum and on-line course development and how you use instructional technology. **
** Attach this statement under "Contribution Statement/Teaching Philosophy" **
*** Please attach all documents directly to your application. If you have difficulty attaching documents, you may send documents via email to or hard-copy to the HR/Recruitment Office , Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067 ***
Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before January 27, 2014.
* Official transcripts required upon hire.
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
Employment Sponsorship is not available

Harper College, a dynamic community college located in Chicago's northwest suburbs, enrolls over 25,000 students of all ages, is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.