Chemeketa Community College is looking for an outstanding student-focused instructor for a full time physics faculty position starting Fall Term 2016. This faculty position instructs courses in introductory physics for major and non-major students.
This is a 2-year trial status position. Program continuation is based on impact of program and is subject to 2018-19 budget approval.
This is a 100% 180-day academic position.
Recently hired instructors are expected to participate in a new faculty orientation program.
Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.
Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs.
Initial salary placement would rarely extend beyond step 3, $46,450.
Chemeketa is comprised of two campuses located in Salem, the capitol of Oregon, and McMinnville and two centers in Dallas and Woodburn. All locations are in the Willamette Valley, known for its mixture of cities and rural settings as well as close proximity to both the mountains and the ocean.
|Duties and Responsibilities:|
Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
Actively participates in the retention and recruitment of students
Embraces appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions; understands and utilizes available technology as communication and data gathering tools
Instructs physics classes utilizing knowledge of the discipline and teaching practice that facilitates student learning
Meets all scheduled and special classes-day, possible evening and week-ends
Teaches classes as assigned, following approved course outlines
Prepares and develops materials for assigned classes
Posts and maintains office hours
Provides students with course syllabi
Maintains records of grades and attendance; reports individual academic grades when required
Maintains college facilities and equipment
Participates in curriculum development; recommends course outline revisions
Recommends textbooks and other instructional materials and equipment; recommends library and reference materials
Contributes suggestions for annual department budget
Keeps up to date on technological changes and developments in subject area
Attends staff meetings and participates in designated committee work; represents the department at pertinent meetings as required
Promotes positive image of college and college programs
Develops and maintains contacts with community and professional organizations
Assists Advisory Committee as needed
Functions as a life-long learner
Applies the College's values for teaching and learning:
Creates a learning climate of mutual respect and fairness
Encourages creative and critical thinking
Actively engages students in the learning process
Facilitates learning that applies to and enriches a student's life
Encourages mutual responsibility for a supportive learning environment
Clarifies expectations and encourages student responsibility for learning
Promotes learning as a life-long process
Performs all other job related duties as assigned
Master's degree in physics or closely related field with graduate coursework in physics from an accredited institution.
A demonstrated ability or desire to work with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse students and communities.
Experience in or ability to demonstrate instruction in physics
Broad range of coursework topics in physics at the graduate level
Experience or demonstrated interest in working with adult, non-traditional and underrepresented learners in high school or college.
Experience with or a demonstrated understanding of online instructional methods.
Experience or demonstrated interest in innovative teaching practices, student engagement and program coordination.
Experience integrating technology into teaching and learning.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in departmental projects and initiatives.
Demonstrated experience in community outreach and state or national professional organizations.
|When applying for this posting, you will be required to attach one or more of the following electronic documents:|
Monday, May 2, 2016
Trial Status FT Instructor, Chemeketa CC, OR