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Adjunct Faculty, Physics

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Physics

Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Physics

Engineering/Math/Phy Sci Div

Position Type
Part-Time Faculty

Job Family
Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary

Teach transfer level Physics courses either at the Grayslake Campus, or at the Southlake Campus.

Physics courses are offered in both days and evenings during the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms at our Grayslake and Vernon Hills campuses.

Required Qualification(s)
  • M.S. Degree in Physics or Physics Education
  • Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Desired Qualification(s)
  • Teaching experience in physics at the High School or post-secondary level.
  • Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. Selected applicants will be contacted by the academic department when an opening is anticipated.

Pay Rate
Per adjunct contract.



Total Hours per week
Per teaching schedule.

Work Schedule

Following individual section schedule. Courses offered both day and evenings. Individual sections normally meet two to three times per week.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Software Testing Required

Interview Process Requirements

Summary of Essential Functions
  1. Teach CLC students in lecture and lab format following approved syllabi and course outlines. Follow Physics Department, EMPS Division, and CLC policy.
  2. Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
  3. Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
  4. Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
  5. Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
  6. Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
  7. Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College, Division, or departmental policy.
  8. Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.
  9. Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
  10. Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.
  11. Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
  12. Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
  13. Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.
  14. Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
  15. Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade records.
  16. Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
  17. Revise and update course content as needed.
  18. Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.
  19. Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree or higher in Physics or Physics Education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have teaching experience in physics at the High School or post-secondary level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3

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