Physical Science Instructor - IWV - Part-time Adjunct Pool
Kern Community College District - Ridgecrest, CA

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Physical Science Instructor - IWV - Part-time Adjunct Pool Kern Community College District

This position is assigned to the Cerro Coso Community College Main Campus.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Physical Science courses, including but not limited to, Physics, Earth Sciences, and Astronomy.

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 professional activities.

Benefits:

Sick Leave Only

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

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.

Education and Experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

Master’s in the physical science interdisciplinary area;
OR –

Master’s in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area and upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline.
OR

- Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of physical science at the California Community College level;
OR

- 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 form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.
AND

- 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.

Position Number: 00708

Posting Date: 02/12/2013

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Part-Time Academic

Rate: $60.00 per hour/Instructional

Work Week: Flexible, as needed

College/Site: Cerro Coso College

Location: CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Copies of legible transcripts
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

To apply, visit http://careers.kccd.edu/postings/3367

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