Wednesday, December 24, 2014

TT at Diablo Valley CC, CA

Contra Costa Community College District

Physics Assistant Professor
Description of Position
Diablo Valley College is seeking a full-time tenure track assistant professor in Physics to begin August 2015. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach all lower division physics courses, including lectures and labs.

Posting Number

Yearly Salary Range / Hourly Range
$55,668 - $83,772

Position Status
Tenured Track

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
1. Master’s degree in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in physics or astronomy and a master’s degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics; OR
3. A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Physics; OR
3. The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background, please fill out the equivalency form found in the attachment section of the application.

Desirable Qualifications
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
3. Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Physics;
4. Demonstrated excellence in academic preparation in the subject area;
5. Demonstrated interest in teaching conceptual physics as well as calculus based physics at the high school or lower division college level;
6. Experience developing innovative approaches to teaching in both lecture and lab;
7. Effective written and oral communication skills;
8. An interest and ability to work within the department, division, and college community to achieve the strategic goals of the college which are focused on excellence, institutional effectiveness, student success and achieving equity in the rates of educational outcomes across student demographic groups.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Diversity Statement
The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.
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