Overview

Pensacola State College is located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Pensacola State College is one of 28 public colleges in the Florida College System committed to affordable, open access to educational opportunities. The College offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, career oriented certificates, developmental education, adult education, GED preparation, and standard high school diplomas.

The Human Resources Office is accepting applications for the following faculty position in the Natural Sciences Department:

EARTH SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR – JOB #2598
The Earth Science Instructor position is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of January 4, 2019. The successful candidate will primarily teach Introductory Earth Science courses. If qualified, the candidate will also teach other Physical Science courses such as Geology, Meteorology, Astronomy, and a variety of physics courses including Introductory Physics, Algebra-Based Physics, Calculus-Based Physics, and Physics Labs as assigned. The position requires the effective teaching and advising of diverse students, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to the comprehensive state college mission. In addition, the instructor will prepare course plans and materials, effectively deliver subject matter content, monitor student attendance and progress, participate on departmental and College committees, participate in curriculum development, support activities that foster retention, participate in the selection of textbooks, perform the assessment of student learning outcomes, and take part in other service and professional development activities. Multiple campus, day, evening, and distance learning teaching assignments are possible. This position reports to the Department Head, Natural Sciences.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in Earth Science or Physical Sciences. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctoral degree in Earth Science and post-secondary teaching experience.

SALARY RANGE:
$34,828.00 – $40,828.00 for a 9-month contract with a master’s degree.
$39,385.00 – $45,385.00 for a 9-month contract with a doctoral degree.
(Entry level salary is based on the Collective Bargaining Agreement.)

FRINGE BENEFITS: The value of the benefits package provided by the College is nearly 39% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance, and Florida retirement contributions. Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the online application. If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted. The supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application. If you have any questions, contact Tanesha McCreary at tmccreary@pensacolastate.edu.