The chemistry instructor will have primary responsibility for teaching freshman and sophomore level academic transfer science courses in chemistry, with emphasis in the instruction of courses intended for Allied Health students. The instructor will be responsible for both lecture and laboratory instruction, in a face-to-face classroom environment.

The successful candidate will be student centered, participate in curriculum and program development, participate in professional development, engage in assessment activities, participate in college activities, advise students, attend faculty and committee meetings, facilitate student research projects, and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree in Chemistry or related field.
  • Experience teaching at the college level.
  • Experience in an educational lab setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry or related field.
  • Experience teaching at the freshman and sophomore (community college) level.

Other qualities:

  • Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicity, education and cultural backgrounds.
  • Awareness of own cultural values and biases.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers.
  • Experience advising students.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in professional and community outreach activities.

Special Conditions for Eligibility
This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin starting Fall 2018 and is subject to legislative funding. Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO and, in accordance with the faculty agreement, “All full-time faculty members, as a condition of continued employment on or after the thirtieth day following the beginning of such employment, shall become members of the Federation OR pay a representation fee to the Federation.”

The screening committee will begin its review on February 1, 2018. Position is open until filled.

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.