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Instructor in Chemistry/Physical Science
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Health & Natural Sciences
POSITION: Instructor in Chemistry/Physical Science

STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach a full-time (15 credit hours per semester) schedule of chemistry and physical science courses, which may include but are not limited to general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical science; teach on campus, online, and in Dual Enrollment high school courses as mutually agreed on; prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course and program student learning outcomes and General Education competencies as appropriate; serve as academic advisor to students; post and maintain a minimum of ten (10) office hours per week; serve on College committees as elected or appointed; attend Division, Department, and Committee meetings; recommend to the Dean of the Health and Natural Sciences Division suitable instructional material, textbooks, and library acquisitions; participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes; incorporate problem-solving strategies into courses in support of the Collegeís Quality Enhancement Plan; use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate; engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom; carry out other related duties as assigned by the Division Dean.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Minimum of a Masterís Degree in Chemistry or related discipline.

Desired: Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at a community college; demonstrable use of materials and assignments designed to improve the writing and critical thinking skills of students and to incorporate multi-cultural perspectives; demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning; ability to use information technology effectively; willingness to explore alternative pedagogies such as distance learning, learning communities, and service-learning; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

POSITION STATUS: Nine-month full-time position with benefits or part time adjunct position, depending upon funding and enrollment for the upcoming academic year.

STARTING DATE: August 2014

Screening will begin with applications received by July 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of intent, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to

Office of Human Resources
Nunez Community College
By mail: 3710 Paris Rd. Chalmette, LA 70043
By email (preferred):resumes@nunez.edu
By fax: 504-278-6489

Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to provide official transcripts. Please visit our web site at www.nunez.edu for more information about the College.

NUNEZ COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN ITS EDUCATION PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

POSTING DATE: 6/18/2014


ADA & EOE
Requirements: Minimum of a Masterís Degree in Chemistry or related discipline.

 

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