Job Vacancy Announcement
Resident Faculty - Chemistry
Full Time or Part Time
Hiring Salary Range
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Regular or Temporary
Job Description Summary
Prince George’s Community College invites applications for a
full-time, fixed term faculty position in Chemistry, beginning
August 2021 (pending budget approval). Annual salary paid over ten
months, with benefits extending to the end of the fiscal year, June
30, 2022. If a fixed-term contract is renewed for second-year
benefits will continue through the summer months. Persons hired
into the role have the potential to count their years as a
fixed-term faculty member towards continuing tenure status upon
offer. Resident Faculty – a termed faculty position, renewable
annually in accordance with the contract and affords mentoring and
professional development. The position primarily involves teaching
classes in mathematics, advising students, and associated service
to the college. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to
high-quality undergraduate education.
- Master’s Degree or equivalent* in Chemistry or a related
- One year full-time, or equivalent part-time, teaching
experience at the college level in chemistry or significant
professional experience relevant to the teaching area.
- 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
CRITERIA : The following criteria will be used to review the
applications of those candidates who meet the minimum
qualifications and to select those who will be invited for an
interview. Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an
interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness
in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical
situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance
and shared with all candidates prior to the interview. In addition
to the criteria listed below, other information gained from and
observations made during the interview process, including the
review committee’s assessment of a simulated teaching performance,
may be considered in selecting candidates to be recommended for
- Extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation to
anticipated teaching assignments.
- Relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching
assignments, including chemistry and biology.
- Relevance of non-teaching professional experience to
anticipated teaching assignments, e.g. curriculum development, Open
Education Resource ( OER ) development, and outcomes
- Evidence of quality teaching, including faculty evaluation
scores and ratings, teaching awards earned, courses designed,
developed, and/or revised, etc.
- Evidence of currency in professional discipline through
continuing education, professional development and/or scholarly
- Evidence of ability to teach natural sciences effectively,
including but not limited to: chemistry and biology.
- Extent of experience with modern instrumentation, computational
methods, and microscale techniques.
- Evidence of readiness to use technology in the classroom and
teach in face-to-face, asynchronous, synchronous remote, and hybrid
- Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute
positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student
population and campus environment.
Is Background Check Required?
- Degree from an accredited institution.
- 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
- Letters of reference must be job related and dated within the
past three years.
- Documentation of experience and performance required.
- Ability to teach days, evenings, weekends, online, and/or at
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written
- 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.
Open Until Filled
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe
campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- Applications submitted by February 24, 2021 will receive
first consideration. This position is open until filled.
- Teaching Demonstration: Candidates who are invited for
an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching
effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other
relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be
determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to the
Letters of Recommendations can be uploaded during the
application process or submitted prior to scheduled interview.
- Application Status; you will receive an email
acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no
further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or
the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is
immediately sent to your references listed on your application.
Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight
requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background
The college is currently in a Modified Academic and Business
Operation ( MABO ) model, which means some of the work is being
performed from remote locations. When the conditions permit, based
on CDC and College Administrator’s guidelines, employees will be
required to resume their work on campus as directed by management.
This position is located in the state of Maryland.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Which of the following best describes your level of completed
education? (Education details must be included in your
- Master's Degree or above from an accredited
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
- Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
- One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is
equivalent to one year)
- Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
- High School Diploma or GED
- None of the above
- * Do you have one year full-time, or equivalent part-time,
teaching experience at the college level in chemistry or
significant professional experience relevant to the teaching area?
- * Please provide evidence of your ability to effectively use
instructional technology (Internet, instructional software,
Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).
(Open Ended Question)
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3