Physics Instructor

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 15, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Adhere to approved course syllabi. Provide students with the course syllabus that informs them of course requirements including specific objectives, means of attaining those objectives, and methods of evaluation by the end of the first week of classes.

Use teaching methods which are appropriate to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles. Allow the student to continually assess his or her own progress. Allow reasonable opportunity for each student to master the objectives of the course.

Develop and revise curriculum and instructional materials. Submit syllabi and addendums to the Division Office by the end of the first week of class. Assist in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials.

Post and maintain office hours as per institutional guidelines. Serve as academic advisor and provide appropriate leadership and supervision in student activities. Make provisions for students to evaluate instruction and arrange for submission of evaluation to the designated office.

Participate in all areas of divisional and departmental responsibility such as proposing programs, projects and exhibiting leadership in their implementation. Participate on committees. Work with other faculty to accomplish the goals of the discipline, division, and College. Attend all scheduled discipline and division activities held during the academic year unless they conflict with a regularly scheduled teaching assignment or activity approved by the Dean, Director, or Associate Vice President.

Assist in the evaluation and selection of faculty, laboratory assistants, and other discipline or program staff. Contribute to the governance of the College through active service on committees. Participate in faculty orientation sessions, professional development seminars and activities to enhance professional development; accept the responsibility for professional awareness and growth.

Acknowledge and support the community college's mission to serve the community.

Perform all other duties appropriate to this position as assigned or directed.

Assist in the planning and implementation of on-going activities crucial to the discipline or program, such as registration, building and managing the class schedule, faculty assignments, student recruitment, selection of off-campus instructional or clinical sites, accreditation preparation, needs assessment, advisory committee activities, budgets, and other related instructional matters.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's Degree in Physics or Master's degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in Physics.

NOTE: A copy of the transcript reflecting this required education MUST be submitted for consideration and reflect completed coursework and degrees conferred. The candidate must be fully qualified for the position at the time of application.

  • Experience teaching in the discipline.
  • Experience/ability to teach at the community college level.
  • Experience/ability to incorporate technology into the classroom.
  • Desired Qualifications:

    1. Experience teaching on-line.

    Special Conditions:

    1. ANTICIPATED FACULTY OPENING.
    2. Tenure track position; annual academic year employment contract leading toward tenure consideration during fifth year of employment.
    3. Based on the needs of the college, you may be required to teach at multiple campuses within any given semester.
    4. Must successfully pass a thorough, comprehensive background investigation.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    Individuals desiring consideration MUST complete and submit an EPCC Application for Employment online by the announced deadline.

    TO APPLY:

    https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/epcc/jobs/3104326/physics-instructor?keywords=physics&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    COPIES OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED by mail, scanned/uploaded with the application, or hand delivered. CURRENT EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THEIR TRANSCRIPTS WITH EACH SUBMITTED APPLICATION; TRANSCRIPTS IN PERSONNEL FILES CANNOT BE ACCESSED BY EVALUATORS FOR THIS PURPOSE. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

    Only documents stating 'Transcript' or 'Unofficial Transcript' will be accepted. Other documents (Degree Audit, Degree Summary, Program Summary, etc.), submitted in lieu of transcripts will not be accepted.

    Transcripts must be received within one week following the closing of the posting. Transcripts are REQUIRED.

    Please mail your transcripts to El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents MUST include the position title and posting number for this position vacancy. 

    A letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, and other supporting documents are optional but highly encouraged and may be submitted online with the application form or forwarded to the Human Resources Department at the address shown above.

    Copies of transcripts must reflect completed coursework and conferred degrees. All academic coursework and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

    Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) . Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited coursework by an agency certified by NACES or granting institution, if accredited by a regional accrediting body such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

    Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation will not be considered. 

    Out-of-town candidates invited for an on-campus interview will be reimbursed for one-half of the transportation cost for travel performed within the United States. The College will arrange and pay for up to two nights lodging. 

    In accordance with federal law and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate must furnish documentation verifying employment authorization eligibility and identity before being employed.

    The El Paso County Community College district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.