Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Unlimited FT, Normandale CC, Bloomington MN

Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis.  We serve more than 14,000 students from varying backgrounds and educational goals, and offer over 50 Associate in Arts degree programs.  Normandale strives to advance individual's intellectual, career, and personal development by providing outstanding teaching and support.  We are a State of Minnesota employer and are part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system.  Normandale Community College has a commitment to diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 Examples of Duties:
The Physics Department at Normandale Community College seeks a qualified faculty candidate to engage in teaching, service to the college, and professional development.
Teaching responsibilities will include:
  • Teaching a broad spectrum of physics courses.  Teaching assignments may include online, day, evening, and weekend classes.
  • Providing quality instruction and services to students of diverse ages and backgrounds.
  • Evaluating and selecting textbooks and other instructional materials for assigned courses.
  • Preparing course syllabi based on the approved course content.
  • Guiding and facilitating classroom and online learning, and directing and assisting students in laboratory investigations.
  • Establishing, posting, and maintaining office hours.
  • Assessing student learning outcomes.
  • Developing and improving instructional methods, materials, and resources.
Service to the College will include:
  • Participating in the development and improvement of curricula and courses.
  • Participating in faculty and department meetings and College-wide committees.
  • Participating in other College related programs and activities.
Professional development will include:
  • Maintaining ongoing professional development activities in physics and pedagogy.
  • Participating in on-campus faculty development discussions and opportunities.
  • Completing teaching and learning requirements as part of the faculty credentialing process.
To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below.
Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
Minimum Qualifications: (required to have to enter job)
• A Master's degree in physics or a Master's degree with 16 graduate semester credits (24 graduate quarter credits) in physics

Preferred Qualifications: (desired but not required to have to enter job)
• A Master's degree in field or a Master's degree with 18 graduate semester credits in physics (to assure compliance with the Higher Learning Commission standards effective September 2017)
• Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline.
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse student body that has a broad range of interests and abilities
• Teaching experience in a variety of physics courses.
• Community college experience.
• Experience teaching online and/or hybrid courses.
• Experience using technology in the classroom.
• Experience using active learning principles.
• Experience teaching laboratories and using lab equipment and software.
• Experience assessing curriculum and instruction.
• Demonstrated commitment to participating in campus activities and professional development.
• Demonstrated commitment to high academic standards
 Supplemental Information:
Dates of Employment: August 17, 2016.  Classes begin on August 22, 2016 through academic year.

Salary Range:  Starting salary (based on education and experience) is expected to range from $39.253 to $72,672; however, actual salary placement is contingent upon completion of MnSCU's salary placement process. 

Application Process:  
Materials received after 4:30 pm CST January 15, 2016, may not be considered. The search committee will begin reviewing files of applicants after January 29, 2016.

Incomplete applications and materials received after the posted closing date may not be considered. 

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1) cover letter;
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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/ educator committed to the principles of diversity.  We actively seek applications from women, persons of color and persons with disabilities.   All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment.