Geology/Earth Science Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool
Kern Community College District
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
$60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of
assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula.
Flexible, as needed
Sick Leave Only
This position is eligible for ACA health benefits.
Cerro Coso College
CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest
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
a full range of Geology and Earth Science courses, including
Geology, Geophysics, Earth Sciences, Meteorology, Oceanography, and
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or
evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning
and using multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and
articulation of transfer programs for the Science department;
maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising
curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial
participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific
Education and Experience:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Master’s in geology, geophysics, earth sciences, meteorology,
oceanography, or paleontology;
- Bachelor’s in geology AND
Master’s in geography, physics,
- Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time
teaching of physical science at the California Community College
- 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
Supporting documents must be included with the completed
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic,
socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with
Note: Degrees and credits generally must be from accredited
institutions (Title V Section 53406).
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:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/10407
- Commitment to student learning.
- Awareness of the College mission, vision, and
- Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills,
motivations, and academic goals.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
- 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
Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community
College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to