Sunday, April 10, 2016

FT at Howard Community College in Maryland

Physics/Astronomy Faculty
About Howard Community College:
Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a "Great College to Work for" since 2009 from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty, staff and student population. We are an innovative institution that is committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to go in your career, you can get there from here!

Job Description:
The Division of Science, Engineering & Technology at Howard Community College (HCC) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in the discipline of Physics.  The successful applicant will teach a range of courses that includes algebra-based physics, calculus-based physics and astronomy in both classroom and laboratory settings.  Coordination with division faculty, supervision and training of adjunct faculty, curriculum development, and student advising are required. Applicants are required to have a Master's degree or higher in Physics or Astronomy and to have college teaching experience.  The candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence that includes an ability to incorporate innovative strategies and integrate technology appropriately into their teaching.  Applicants must be willing to teach day and/or evening courses. The faculty member will fulfill a variety of college responsibilities including course and program assessment, participation in college wide activities and student clubs, and service on college committees. The ideal candidate has experience with astronomical observing, an interest in community outreach, and the ability to conduct experimental research with community college students.

At HCC, we serve a diverse student population and are committed to providing our students, staff and faculty with pathways to success. We value innovation, professional development, integrity and respect. Teaching excellence is placed at the core of our Division and we are excited to welcome a new full-time faculty member to our team. We encourage you to see why HCC is a great place to discover greatness in yourself and others.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank and salary will be determined by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  For best consideration, application materials must be submitted by April 25, 2016.

Essential requirements:
  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Physics or Astronomy
  • College teaching experience in physics or astronomy  
  • Demonstrated record of teaching excellence
  • Ability to teach using a variety of approaches, including incorporation of technology
  • Effective interpersonal skills
Preferred requirements:
  • Experience in sponsoring student clubs or community outreach
  • Experience with curriculum development and assessment
  • Familiarity with results from physics and/or astronomy education research
  • Interest in engaging students in research projects

Additional Information:
  • Hours Per Week / Work Schedule:  Varies based on course load
  • Compensation:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience plus excellent health insurance, paid leave and tuition reimbursement
  • Grade:  10 month full time faculty. Rank determined by the Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • FLSA Status:  Exempt from overtime
  • Open Until Filled:  For best consideration apply by: April 25, 2016 
Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100. The TDD line phone # is: 443-518-4822.

Application Instructions:
Please include the following documents:
1.  Cover letter
2.  Curriculum vitae
3.  Teaching philosophy - maximum of 2 pages
4. Unofficial transcripts