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Monday, March 9, 2015
TT at Harford CC, MD
Harford Community College is a dynamic, open-access institution that promotes graduation, transfer, individual goal attainment, and career and workforce development. The College is committed to building and sustaining a multicultural and diverse community of students and employees. The STEM programs at HCC combine discipline-specific knowledge with investigative and technical skills that can prepare students for transfer to a four-year program. HCC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. The Bel Air, MD, campus is convenient to Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Wilmington.
The faculty member is responsible for developing instructional material and teaching calculus- and non-calculus-based physics courses, as well as physical science and related courses, in classroom and lab settings.
In addition, faculty members are expected to stay current in their disciplines and in teaching methodologies; implement changes in instruction based on assessment results; work with outside agencies, such as government, education, or business in order to promote the College and the STEM division; maintain reasonably distributed office hours; develop and revise curriculum, participate in a variety of college committees and task forces, and advise students as appropriate. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate leadership in teaching, discipline activities, and college service, and participate in community service.
This is a 10-month, tenure-track position scheduled to begin August 2015.
A master's degree in physics or a closely related field and a minimum of one year of full-time college teaching experience or the equivalent are required. Experience teaching in a community college setting is preferred. Applicants must have demonstrated ability to teach a range of physics, physical science, and related courses, including experience teaching physics labs; be familiar with lab safety procedures; and have experience using MATLAB, Mathematica, or similar computational software.
All faculty members should have a well-articulated understanding of the role of community colleges and their students; experience in and the ability to utilize innovative methodologies, techniques, technology, and various delivery methods to continually improve student learning; have effective communication skills, including the ability to interact successfully with colleagues, students, and potential students outside of the classroom environment, in activities that are discipline-related, and with outside agencies.
Candidates who have experience working with a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates will be asked to validate teaching experience.