Instructor, Astronomy - Adjunct
Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this individual will prepare and teach astronomy courses designed for transfer and support of career technical programs. The faculty member must be able to instruct a wide variety of topics within the curriculum in a laboratory environment and may be required to teach day, evening and/or weekend hours.
Education Required: - Master's degree in Astronomy or a related field (e.g., Planetary Science, Astrophysics) from a regionally accredited university with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hour credits in Astronomy
Education Preferred: - Doctoral degree in Astronomy or related field from a regionally accredited university
Experience Required: - Post-secondary teaching experience in Astronomy.
Experience Preferred: - Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes - Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems - Community college teaching experience