[Ed. note: this is a separate position than this other one]
Posting Number: 15-00081
Job Title: ASTRONOMY/PHYSICS INSTRUCTOR - TENURE TRACK
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Department: G - Astronomy
Months: 10 Month
Pay Grade Level: $53,001 (Class I, Step 6) - $102,045 (Class VII, Step 30)
Starting Pay Rate: $53,001 (Class I, Step 1) - $80,490 (Class VII, Step 10)
Shift Differntial: None
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants interested in applying to this position must submit all of the required application materials by the closing deadline.
1) Completed On-line District Application; 2) Current Resume; 3) 1-2 Page Cover Letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the position; 4) Official or Unofficial transcripts.
District applications that are incomplete or application materials that have pictures or personal information will render your application packet incomplete.
Closing Date: 04-15-2016
Job Summary: GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under an assigned supervisor, regular/contract instructors participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the visions, missions and values of the college and District. This position will entail teaching lecture and laboratory courses in Astronomy. This position may include a combination of day and evening assignments, large lectures and small seminars, and is being offered by a college strongly committed to the "open door" concept serving a diverse student population. Instructors will be expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS APPLICANTS MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
Master's in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics OR
Bachelor's in physics or astronomy AND Master's in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics OR
A current California Community College Credential that permits full-time service as a Astronomy Instructor OR
The equivalent. If you are applying based on the "the equivalent", you must complete a Full-Time Academic Equivalency Form. This form must be submitted as part of the applications procedures.
NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must demonstrate:
Graduate degree in Astronomy or Astrophysics or related discipline.
Appropriate academic preparation for, or successful experience in, teaching astronomy and astronomy laboratory at the levels of general education and transfer level.
Demonstrated commitment to remain current in the field.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations and environments, orally and in writing, and in lecture, laboratory, and demonstration activities, as well as in non-classroom activities.
Experience with optics: telescopes, spectroscopes, digital data acquisition, CCDs, and their applications in teaching.
Experience with teaching and/or developing laboratory experiments.
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and independently.
Demonstrated commitment to the goals and philosophy of the community college.
Applicant must demonstrate sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Preferred Qualifications: OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Candidates will also be evaluated for qualifications in the following:
Experience teaching astronomy lecture, observational astronomy with telescopes, astronomical instrumentation, and use of planetaria in course instruction and design.
Evidence of involvement with community related projects, such as outreach activities with high schools, transfer institutions, and the community.
Other Licenses and Certifications:
General Employment Information: Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.
BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.
Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 75 miles (one-way) outside San Diego County will be reimbursed up to $250 for travel or airfare only.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 644-7639.
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.
Posting Date: 02-29-2016
Quicklink for Posting: jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51648
Date Job Commences: FALL 2016