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Research Laboratory Technology - Part-time Adjunct Pool

Employer
Kern Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 19, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Research Laboratory Technology - Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Community College District


Salary: $60.00 Hourly

Job Type:

Job Number: FY22-2300RLT

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Physical Science

Basic Function
Please Note: Kern Community College District accepts applications for part-time, hourly faculty pools on a continuous basis. This allows the division to contact qualified applicants immediately, if a need arises without having to wait for a period of time to advertise. If there is an interest and/or need within the specific department, applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted by respective department supervisors, deans and/or division chairs. Applications submitted will remain active for up to two years.

Kern Community College District is soliciting applications for part-time, hourly adjunct instructors. The starting salary range is $60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula. For more information, refer to the CCA collective bargaining agreement or your college HR office.

Representative Duties
The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in upper-division (Junior or Senior) level courses in the Research Laboratory BS program. Because these courses are focused on research laboratory and instrument maintenance skills, the candidate - if hired - will be assigned to courses based on their knowledge and skills that match the needs of specific courses. Courses cover in-depth topics in

  • OHSA, GLP, and regulatory requirements for laboratory operations.
  • Chemical (organic and inorganic) and biological sample preparation and analysis using a breadth of modern research instruments.
  • Research project planning and execution.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, teaching day, evening, or weekend classes, and using multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include: assisting students with the setup and operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's in chemistry;

OR - Bachelor's degree in chemistry or biochemistry AND Master's degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology, environmental science, or geochemistry;

OR - Possession of a valid credential, which authorizes the full-time teaching of Chemistry at the California Community College level;

OR - Bachelor's degree in a field related to the specific course of instruction AND six (6) years of related professional experience



OR - The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form. Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administration in California Community Colleges

AND - A demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge and skills in one or more upper-division course in the Research Laboratory Technology BS program. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to diverse student population;
  • Ability to effectively work with students with a wide range of skills, motivations, academic and vocational goals;
  • Ability to participate in the development of curriculum, including curriculum delivered via new modalities;
  • Ability to participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local school, colleges and universities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain subject matter currency;
  • Ability to assess student learning outcomes;
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to explore new technologies that would benefit program;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the California community college mission.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Copy of legible transcripts

  • It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

    Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

    Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024

    Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

    The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.




    All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/4012469/research-laboratory-technology-part-time-adjunct-pool. Emails will not be accepted.




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