Requisition Number: 153219RE
Location: PAC - Palo Alto College
Department: PAC - Sciences
Master's degree in the teaching discipline or a Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.
Full-time Teaching Faculty Job Description
Job Description Summary
Full-time members of the faculty are professional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the Alamo Colleges' mission, vision, values, and goal of providing a quality education for all students attending the colleges. Faculty members are classified according to the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Faculty members are protected by academic freedom and bound by its accompanying responsibilities. They are responsible to a College President, Chancellor, and Board of Trustees through the chain of command and accountable to the Board's policies and administrative procedures. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, and facilitator of learning.
Faculty job descriptions are defined for Full-Time Teaching Faculty, Adjunct Teaching Faculty, Librarian Faculty, and Counselor Faculty. Faculty Chairpersons have a separate job description.
FACULTY POSITION CRITERIA
A faculty position must meet the following criteria:
1. A regular, full-time position.
2. A position wherein the primary functions performed are those of teaching assigned credit courses on a regular basis.
3. A position which requires certain minimum academic qualifications according to Alamo Colleges' Procedure D.2.3.2.