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Geology Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool - ESCC

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Oct 19, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences
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Geology Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool - ESCC

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 00268

Posting Date: 08/01/2018

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Part-Time Academic

Rate: $60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula.

Work Week: Flexible, as needed

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:

Sick leave only.

This position is eligible for ACA health benefits.

College/Site: Cerro Coso College

Location: CC-Mammoth Lakes Campus

Basic Function:
This position is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff the 2018-2019 and/or 2019-2020 academic year.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in geology courses, specifically Physical Geology and/or Environmental Geology, for transfer to four-year institutions. The physical geology course is a 54 hour lecture and 54 laboratory course which covers the study of the earth as an integrated system of hydrologic, tectonic, atmospheric, and human processes, including the origin and evolution of continents, mountains, earth materials, oceans, and life forms. It also covers geologic hazards, such as earthquakes, floods, groundwater contamination, and global climate change. The course will be delivered in a classroom in both Bishop and Mammoth Lakes two days per week for 16 weeks and may be delivered partially via interactive television and/or online.

The successful applicant will be expected to spend equal time in both the Bishop and Mammoth Lakes classrooms and complete any required training for online instruction, as needed.

Education and Experience:
Master’s in geology, geophysics, earth sciences, meteorology, oceanography, or paleontology
- Bachelor’s in geology AND Master’s in geography, physics, or geochemistry
- The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

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:
Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Commitment to student learning.
  • Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
  • Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
  • Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students.

Salary Grade:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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