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Adjunct Instructor - Physics (Semester Pool)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Physics (Semester Pool)
Department Natural Sciences & Kinesiology
Position Type Part Time/Temp
Position Grade
Position Level (Faculty Only)
Step Range
Salary Range $700
Pay Basis Per Semester Hour Equivalent
Hours Per Week
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This individual will be responsible for teaching science courses in his/her discipline in the Department of Natural Sciences & Kinesiology with duties as listed below and in accordance with the Laredo Community College Manual of Policy and the Faculty Procedures Manual.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Teach assigned courses in your discipline by preparing lecture and laboratory materials and activities, which result in demonstrated student achievement. Laboratory activities may require some heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds).
2. Develop, evaluate and revise course objectives and syllabi to ensure instructional quality.
3. Make every effort to provide a safe learning environment for the students and be responsible for the security of equipment, materials, and classrooms.
4. Provide students with timely evaluation of their progress and with educational assistance within assigned courses including tutoring, referral to available student support services, and by acting as an educational resource for students.
5. Provide timely and accurate information and/or reports throughout the semester and at the end of each semester to the Registration Office and departmental office. (This includes final exam and course grades, grade records, attendance records grade distributions, copies of final exams, competency analysis, etc.)
6. Work a minimum of 2 hours a week on campus including a minimum of 0.5 office hours per contact hour per week.
7. Teach day, evening, weekend, distance learning courses, at either campus, off-campus and/or out-of-town courses as assigned.
8. Keep current with changes and advances in the fields of science, technology, and pedagogy and incorporate these into the appropriate teaching areas.
9. Participate in library collection development for the disciplines through the request of materials and the evaluation of the present holdings.
10. Attend meetings called by the College President, Vice President for Instruction and Student Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences, Department Chairperson, or Committee Chairpersons.
11. Follow the proper procedures for requisitioning textbooks, instructional supplies, expendable supplies, and travel requisitions and reports.
12. Substitute for colleagues when necessary.
13. Follow the approved academic calendar and exam schedules.
14.Participate in the procedures of evaluation of courses by students and by supervisors.
15. Perform other duties as assigned by the College President, Vice President for Instruction and Student Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences, or Department Chairperson.

Position Reports To Department Chair
Required Qualifications

A Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Physics.
Some experience in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Physics.
Some experience in teaching, preferably at the community and/or senior college level.

Certificates/Licenses and Skills

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The individual must be knowledgeable, mature, and concerned with the academic progress of students.
The individual must be cooperative and professional in dealing with college administrators, colleagues, and students. The ability to operate specialized laboratory equipment, audio-visual aids, and computers, and the ability to develop laboratory and lecture strategies to enhance teaching effectiveness are essential.

Physical Demands

Walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and bending.
Required to lift items weighing 50 pounds, due to possible laboratory requirements.

Supervision Exercised

Department Chair, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and/or the Vice-President for Instruction & Student Services.

Work Environment

Inside Work- in a well lighted and air conditioned area most of the time

Or

Outside will be exposed to all types of weather, noise, and vibration from equipment.

Safety

Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PT00098
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 02/24/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please ensure that you remove/hide all personal information from any attachments that you upload into the system. This includes social security number and date of birth.

Requesting hiring departments will have access to your application and will contact you directly with specific job details should a position become available.

Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required work experience in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts/Certificates
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae