Chemistry
Maricopa County Community College District - Glendale, AZ

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NOTE: This position will begin Fall 2013 (See Special Notes at end).
Instructs students in various chemistry lecture and laboratory courses including Fundamenta/ and/or Introductory and General Chemistry courses. Promotes student learning as a primary focus in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses. Creates, implements, and maintains lecture and laboratory materials. Incorporates technology into both lecture and laboratory settings. Addresses the needs of students from diverse backgrounds and/or cultures. Demonstrates a commitment to helping students achieve their academic and career goals.

Essential Functions

Supervises, instructs, and advises a diverse student population by incorporating multiple methods of instruction in classroom, lab and/or office settings; preparse for class, develops written syllabi/course materials (including lab activities); incorporates technology to enhance lecture and laboratory courses; evaluates students' progress; prepares and grades exams, quizzes; evaluates lab reports, homework, etc.; enforces safety policies in lab; develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter taught; remains current with new trends and educational developments in chemistry through attendance at conferences, courses, workshops, etc.; maintains office hours to advise and assist students; participates in departmental committees and activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in the teaching field, or a Master's in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field, or a Master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field
  • EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College or equivalent must be completed within two (2) years of the date of hire
Desired Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Chemistry and MS or PhD. in Chemistry
  • Recent and extensive college-level experience in teaching introductory and general chemistry;
  • Recent and extensive college-level experience in teaching introductory organic and general organic chemistry
  • A high level of written communication skills
  • Experience using instructional technologies and multimedia presentation systems in the classroom
  • Experience utilizing computerized lab data acquisition systems
  • Experience in developing new and/or modifying existing curriculum
  • Experience with web-based instruction and/or distance learning
  • Evidence of commitment to professional development
  • Grant-writing experience
Special Working Conditions

May be required to lift up to 25 lbs.; will require exposure to chemicals, fumes, heat/cold; may be required to work evenings or weekends; may require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen; will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD/GCC locations; requires a valid Arizona Class D Drive's license; must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/rml/vehicle.htm#requirements

Special Notes

Applicants: Please provide a matrix explaining how you fulfill the minimum qualifications.
A Course Completion Form must be completed and submitted with the application in order to be considered for this position.
This position will begin Aug. 15, 2013.

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