The Physics/Engineering Instructor is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at South Seattle Community College. This position will begin Spring or Fall quarter 2013, reporting to the Unit Administrator: Dean of Academic Programs.
Applicants who do not complete and submit all required materials will not be considered for this position. Application requirements must include the following items:
A current resume or curriculum vitae.
A letter of application detailing education/experience as related to this position’s minimum and preferred qualifications, skills and abilities.
College transcripts (unofficial acceptable). Please include as an attachment in the application form.
The names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. Position finalists will be required to perform a teaching demonstration and present related curriculum materials for the screening committee.
Seattle Community Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.
Teach a range of physics and engineering courses and labs, and possibly computer science courses (depending on applicant’s qualifications).
Teach the minimum number of hours for a full time load as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement, with assignments that may include day, evening, Saturday and E-learning classes.
Work closely and collaboratively with other faculty on planning, course scheduling and curriculum related issues.
Maintain and develop relationships with engineering programs at other institutions to keep articulation agreements current and robust.
Assist with informal student advising.
Teach and work effectively and respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds.
Participate in performance evaluation, professional development, division and college meetings, committee assignments, appropriate grant work and other professional obligations as described in the faculty union Agreement
Required Education, Experience & Abilities:
Master’s degree in physics or engineering.
The equivalent of two years teaching experience in physics and/or engineering including labs at the college level.
Proficient in the use and instruction of others in discipline specific software and hardware (e.g. MATLAB, Vernier sensors, Arduino)
Experience in and commitment to instructing students from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds who possess a wide range of academic abilities and interests.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others in conducting the work of the department (developing and implementing curriculum, working on projects and initiatives, etc
Ph.D. in Physics or Engineering.
Equivalent of two years’ experience teaching a range of physics and engineering courses and labs in the community college setting.
Demonstrated experience teaching classes with an online component.
Demonstrated ability teaching Computer Science courses (e.g. Java).
Experience applying current research in physics/science education.
Experience developing a research program for undergraduate students.
Experience in curriculum development (including labs) and assessment.
Experience with grant preparation, writing and/or administration.
Industry or other research experience in Physics or Engineering.
Seattle Community Colleges - 12 months ago