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Part-Time Instructor-Chemistry - CHEM

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Position could be required to teach on any Blinn Campus. Applications lacking a cover letter, resume and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached as PDF files to this application. Unofficial graduate transcripts may be attached to this application, but official graduate transcripts must be sent directly to Blinn College (Dean, Agriculture and Natural Sciences Division, PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX 77805). All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by by a credential evaluation from a certified agency. A short teaching demonstration will be scheduled if applicant is selected for interview.

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2016126F
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 08/22/2017
Campus Bryan
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours Teaches courses as assigned.

Position Summary Information

Objective

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

Essential Duties

• 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 orally.
• 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

Experience in using D2L in teaching

Preferred Experience and Training

College teaching experience

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 content coursework

Special Notes To Applicants

Position could be required to teach on any Blinn Campus.

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

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

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

A short teaching demonstration will be scheduled if applicant is selected 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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher. Please list the graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your teaching philosophy?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please tell us when you are available to teach. Mornings, Afternoons or Evening.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, would you need an H-1B visa or any visa sponsorship? If yes, please give details.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have any college teaching experience?
    • No
    • Yes, Less than 1 year
    • Yes, 1 - 2 years
    • Yes, 3 - 4 years
    • Yes 5 or more years
  8. * Do you have on-line teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify below)
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  10. * Please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Are you a veteran?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2