Thursday, April 9, 2015

FT at Blinn College TX

Requisition Number2015029F
Position TitleFull Time Instructor Physics- PHYS
Salary RangeAs per full-time pay scale.
DBM Ratingn/a
Job TypeFull Time
Job CategoryFaculty
Anticipated Start Date08/24/2015
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA StatusExempt
Security Sensitive?Yes
Work HoursTeach physics sections as needed.

Position Summary Information

To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs in Physics.
Essential Duties
• Teaches a minimum of three 96 contact hour physics courses each semester (both lecture and laboratory sessions).
• Teaching duties to be divided as needed among physics courses offered.
• Prepares necessary laboratory supplies and materials in advance of teaching sessions and returns unused materials to their appropriate locations.
• Ensures that laboratory safety and cleanliness is maintained.
• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
• Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
• Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
• Advises students in academic matters.
• Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
• Assists in the development, distribution, and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
• Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
• Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
• Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
• Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
• Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
• Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
• Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
• Utilizes the college LMS to post grades and other course resources for students.
• Attends departmental and division meetings.
• Serves on division and/or college committees.
• Serves as a mentor to part-time faculty.
• Participates in program and curriculum review, course development, and revision processes.
• Completes all course grading in a timely manner and according to college and program policy.
• Responsible for other related duties as assigned.
• Serves as lead course instructor as needed.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred Experience and Training
College teaching experience
Training or coursework in teaching physics
Experience in using D2L in teaching
Ph.D. in physics
Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications
Masters degree in physics
Masters degree in closely-related area with 18 graduate credit-hours in physics
Special Notes To Applicants
Applications lacking a cover letter, resume, and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached to the application as PDFfiles.
Unofficial graduate transcripts may be attached to this application, but official graduate transcripts must be sent directly to Blinn College by the graduate institution (to Dean, Science, Engineering & Mathematics, PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX 77805).
All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by an evaluation from a certified credential agency.
A short teaching demonstration will be required of applicants invited for interview.
The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.