Faculty Part Time - Astronomy 072016

Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Faculty Part Time - Astronomy 072016

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Sciences, Technology, Engineering & Math

FLSA

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Grade

PT Faculty

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Degree

Union/Non Union

Job Description Summary

Faculty Part-Time, Accepting applications to establish a pool of applicants for possible future part-time openings., Salary commensurate with degree.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree or equivalent* with a minimum of 15 graduate credits in Physical Science or Mathematics with 3 grduate credits in Astronomy. *Satisfactory completion of 30 semester hours or more of relevant academic study in an accredited doctoral program may, at the discretion of the vice president, be determined to meet this requirement.
  2. Teaching experience at the college or high school level, in the area of concentration, or pertinent professional experience relevant to the teaching area.


Criteria

CRITERIA :The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process.

  1. Extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation to anticipated teaching assignments.
  2. Extent and relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
  3. Extent and relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
  4. Evidence of quality teaching, including faculty evaluation scores and ratings, teaching awards earned, courses designed, developed, and/or revised, etc.
  5. Evidence of knowledge of and experience in employing instructional methods and techniques appropriate to different student learning styles.
  6. Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development, and/or scholarly activity.
  7. Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.


Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Before an applicant can be recommended for hire, he/she must have an unofficial transcript on file with the College. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  4. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Is Background Check Required?

Posting Number

ADJ07711/12

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume/cv listing qualifications and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview may be asked to do a teaching demonstration.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree or equivalent* with a minimum of 15 graduate credits in Physical Science or Mathematics with 3 graduate credits in Astronomy? *Satisfactory completion of 30 semester hours or more of relevant academic study in an accredited doctoral program may, at the discretion of the vice president, be determined to meet this requirement.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Min Qual: Do you have teaching experience at the high school or college level, in the area of concentration, or significant professional experience relevant to teaching area?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe in detail the extent of relevant teaching experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * I have clearly addressed the criteria for this position in my application, resume or other attached documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Other


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