Assistant Professor, Earth & Space Science - Tenure-Track - Marple Campus
Delaware County Community College - Marple, PA

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The College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups. Interested candidates should apply online at or send electronically only (in MS Word or PDF format), a cover letter, complete & current resume, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references (including current immediate supervisor) to Connie L. McCalla, Vice President, Human Resources, Delaware County Community College, 901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063, Application materials must be submitted only as a completed packet and received no later than April 0
5, 2013 when the review of materials will begin. Positions are open until filled. References will not be contacted without the applicant's permission. Salary: A contractual minimum starting salary of $58,314. (with a Master’s degree) for tenure-track faculty and a comprehensive and competitive fringe benefit package are provided.

The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree (Doctorate preferred) in the Earth/Space sciences or Science Education with significant graduate-level earth/space science coursework, and college-level teaching experience in the earth/space sciences. Although a background that will enable the applicant to teach all general earth and space science courses is required, specifically seeking applicants with a strong background, demonstrated ability, and a genuine desire to teach courses designed for non-science majors at the freshman level. An educational background and teaching experience in freshman level physics would be a plus. The specific teaching assignment will be based upon the needs of the students and the division, and may include evening and weekend courses (see course descriptions at Other responsibilities include assisting in course development and improvement, advising students, meeting scheduled office hours, and regular participation in discipline, division, & college meetings and committees. Faculty are expected to be committed to academic excellence and continuous improvement, working collaboratively & effectively with others (faculty, staff, & administrators), support & contribute to diversity and student success initiatives, and remain current in their subject area & teaching methodologies. The applicant must be committed to the community college philosophy, be able to demonstrate excellent teaching skills (a teaching demonstration is part of the interview process), and show evidence of being more committed to teaching than to research. The applicant also must have the ability to employ a variety of teaching methods and be familiar with alternative learning styles, classroom technologies, and course management systems.

Description The Division of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Earth & Space Science.

Delaware County Community College, founded in 1967, is an accredited, associate degree-granting institution of higher education serving Delaware and Chester counties. It is the seventh largest post-secondary institution in undergraduate enrollment in the Greater Philadelphia region, serving more than 28,000 credit and non-credit students annually with a comprehensive array of programs, including computer-based and distance-learning classes. The College’s mission is to facilitate learning by providing quality educational programs and services that are student-focused, accessible, comprehensive, and flexible to meet the educational needs of the diverse communities it serves. Its competency-based curriculum makes the College different from every other community college in the region and most other post-secondary institutions, and certifies DCCC graduates as possessing the skills, attitudes, and values needed to perform competently in their area of study.

DCCC is an equal opportunity employer.

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