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Assistant Professor, Chemistry (9 Month Tenure Track)
Temple College in the Temple, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted May 01, 2019
Category
Faculty-Science-Chemistry
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 

Classification Title

Assistant Professor, Chemistry (9 Month Tenure Track)

Classification Code

1036CHEM201904110201

FLSA

Exempt

Position Type

Faculty

Employment Status

Full Time

Salary Grade

Faculty

Salary Grade Ranking

Masters

Min Salary

$44,625 PA

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in related area or Master’s Degree and 18 semester hours in related area from an accredited college or university.

Essential Duties

Under general supervision from the departmental chair, the incumbent teaches courses as scheduled, cultivates a healthy teacher-student relationship, and engages the students in active learning. The incumbent will make recommendations regarding curriculum changes, text selection, and content revision. The instructor will perform administrative aspects of instruction in a timely manner.

Position Information

 

Position Title

Assistant Professor, Chemistry (9 Month Tenure Track)

PA Position Number

 

Position Summary

Under general supervision from the departmental chair, the incumbent teaches courses as scheduled, cultivates a healthy teacher-student relationship, and engages the students in active learning. The incumbent will make recommendations regarding curriculum changes, text selection, and content revision. The instructor will perform administrative aspects of instruction in a timely manner.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will:
1. Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
2. Engage students in active learning.
3. Develop clear and innovative syllabi and course material.
4. Utilize advancements in technology to improve instructional methodology.
5. Incorporates best practices.
6. Maintain accessibility to students for advisement and consultation. 
7. Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
8. Attend conferences, workshops, or programs to enhance professional growth.
9. Participate in academic/professional organizations.
10. Develop and implement innovative course content based on current pedagogy.
11. Evidence a willingness to incorporate new concepts and theories to enhance professional growth.
12. Integrate a diverse set of perspectives and ideas into course curriculum.
13. Demonstrate innovative thinking to problem solve within the classroom, the department, and the institution.
14. Demonstrate respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and students.
15. Fosters collegiality within the department/division.
16. Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional responsibilities.
17. Participate in evaluation, recommendation, development, and/or revision of department instruction/curriculum.
18. Contribute to growth of the college by active involvement on task forces or committees.
19. Demonstrate participation in activities that contribute to the growth of the community.
20. Perform job-related duties as assigned.

SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:
• Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
• Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
• Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
• Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
• Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
• Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
• Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

The incumbent must possess the ability to engage students in the learning process. The incumbent must possess knowledge of:

• principles and methods for curriculum and training design
• teaching and instruction for individuals and groups
• the assessment of student learning outcomes
• appropriate subject matter and the application of the subject matter for the discipline being taught 
• relevant equipment, policies procedure, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operation for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions
• effective communication strategies, verbal and written in dealing with students and other involved parties
• working with a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

• Two (2) years directly related work experience.
• PhD in chemistry.
• Familiarity with the use of appropriate educational technology and equipment.
• Understanding of the community college philosophy.
• Commitment to the mission of the community college.
• Experience incorporating best practices from chemistry education research.
• Experience with teaching methods that involve student engagement and/or collaborative/active learning in chemistry.
• Experience using instructional technology in the classroom and/or laboratory.

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Primarily light physical activity is required with occasional lifting and manipulation of objects up to 25 pounds but may require intermittent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is normally performed in an interior/office work environment.

Work Schedule

Teaching a minimum of 15 equated semester hours and maintain regular office hours.

Total hours required per week

40

 

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Number

F167

Campus Location

Temple

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

08/19/2019

Position End Date (if temporary)

 

Open Date

04/25/2019

Close Date

 

Open Until Filled

Yes

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