Part-Time Instructor - Chemistry (CHEM)

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Position Information

Requisition Number 2017088F
Position Title Part-Time Instructor - Chemistry (CHEM)
Salary Range As per part-time pay scale.
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 01/16/2018
Campus Multiple
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours Teach courses as assigned.


Position Summary Information

Objective

To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs in chemistry.

Essential Duties

Teaches chemistry courses as scheduled.
• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
• Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
• Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
• Advises students in academic matters.
• Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
• Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
• Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
• Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
• Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
• Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
• Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
• Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and oral.
• Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
• Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of introductory, general, and engineering chemistry topics and laboratory activities.

Preferred Experience and Training

Experience teaching online or blended courses

College teaching experience

Experience using D2L learning management system

Ph.D. in chemistry

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications

Masters degree in chemistry or
Masters degree in closely related area with minimum of 18 graduate credit-hours in chemistry

Special Notes To Applicants

Teaching positions available on all campus locations. Please specify your desired locations in the supplemental questions area.

Applications lacking a cover letter, resume, and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached to the application as PDF files.

Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application, but official transcripts must be sent from the institution directly to Blinn College (Dean, Division of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX, 77805).

All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by an evaluation from a certified credential evaluation agency.

A short teaching demonstration will be required of applicants invited for interview.

Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf


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