Adjunct Physics/Astronomy Faculty

US-MI-Mt. Pleasant
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1400
Category
Education
Type
Faculty Adjunct
EDUStaff Position
Individuals hired into this position will be employed by EDUStaff in contract with Mid Michigan Community College.

Overview

Position involves preparing for and teaching courses in physics and or astronomy or other physical science in order to achieve course requirements and student success outcomes. Course assignments may occur in a classroom setting, learning lab, online or dual enrollment environment.

 

Review of resumes will begin November 14, 2017.  Position is open until filled.

Responsibilities

  1. Teaches assigned classroom courses.
  2. Develops and updates syllabi for courses assigned and ensures course content and requirements meet the requirements of college and accreditation agencies.
  3. Develops appropriate assessment tools to determine course effectiveness and assures that student outcomes are achieved.
  4. Assesses student academic achievement and provides students with timely and meaningful feedback on progress in the course(s).
  5. Maintains and reports appropriate classroom records, to include student attendance and grades.
  6. Holds appropriate office hours for meeting with and assisting students.
  7. Maintains regular communication with full-time and adjunct faculty in the assigned departments(s), and the Library and Learning Services area, and Registrar and Retention Services.
  8. Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service programs within the department and college-wide; serves on college committees as encouraged/assigned.
  9. Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, and student service initiatives.
  10. Adheres to the policies, procedures, and compliance guidelines of the college. Ensures all communications and practices demonstrate support of the Ethics for Teaching Professionals.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master’s degree required in physics, astronomy, or closely related subdiscipline.

Experience:

  • One – three years of teaching college level courses in the discipline area strongly preferred.
  • Experience with online instruction preferred.
  • Previous experience in a community college environment preferred.

Working Environment:

 

Normal classroom and lab environment with little, if any, discomfort due to heat, dust, noise and the like. Physical demands include light lifting, ability to sit/stand for long periods. Travel for daytime, evening, and weekend classes.

 

Note: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.  Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

 

MMCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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