Assistant Professor, Cabinet and Furniture Making
Department: Trade and Industry Department
The Assistant Professor, Cabinet and Furniture Making is primarily
responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the disciplines of
cabinet making and furniture making. This includes beginning,
intermediate and advanced woodworking classes. In addition, Cabinet
and Furniture Technology (CFT) offers a variety of specialized
courses including, but not limited to, commercial cabinetmaking,
CAD/CAM technology, machine maintenance, and fine
Starting salary range: $66,074.08 - $104,985.33
annually. Academic training and teaching experience
will form the basis for salary computation as determined by
placement on the regular salary schedule of the College. A maximum
of step 8 at the appropriate salary grade will be awarded to new
faculty. For a salary estimate, visit
www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the
links in the Full-time Faculty section.
Fully-paid employee benefits include medical,
dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; and
life, disability, and long-term care insurance. Estimated maximum
value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $25,426
annually. All full-time faculty are enrolled in CalSTRS (California
State Teachers Retirement System).
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under 1) through
- Any Bachelor’s degree or higher AND two years of professional
- Any associate degree AND six years of professional
- A combination of education and experience that is at least the
equivalent of the qualifications in either 1) or 2) above. You must
complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency-app/),
if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated
above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the
time of submitting the application.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be
considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and
degrees that are completed outside of the United States are
required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S.
equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S.
credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials
evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National
Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at
or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc.
(AICE) website at http://aice-eval.org/
. NOTE: For
professional experience, a “year” is defined as equivalent to 40
hours per week for 10 months.
Palomar College serves over 30,000
students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a
Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its
diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student
demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet .
Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We
are dedicated to empowering students to succeed and are guided by
our core values; some of which are the following:
• Access to our programs and services
• Equity and the fair treatment of all in our policies and
• Diversity in learning environments, philosophies, cultures,
beliefs, and people
• Inclusiveness of individual and collective viewpoints in
collegial decision-making processes
• Mutual respect and trust through transparency, civility, and open
All positions require cultural competency which includes the
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
faculty, and staff.
for full details and required application materials.
About the District:
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year
community college that serves the greater North San Diego County
region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate’s degree and
certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time
students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of
higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community
colleges in San Diego County in the San Diego’s Best of 2016
. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the
glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting
cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer