Overview

Highland Community College, located in the northwest corner of Illinois, is seeking to fill an opening for a full-time tenure-track instructor in Earth Science & Geography beginning the fall 2018 semester. This position will teach up to 15 contact hours each week (fall and spring semesters) and fulfill other duties included in a full-time faculty position. Ability to effectively teach geology, meteorology, physical geography, natural hazards and disasters, geographical information systems (GIS), regional geography, and other earth science & geography courses as needed is required. A Master’s degree (equivalent or higher) in an earth science field (e.g., geology, geography, meteorology) is required. Additionally, a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in geography may be required dependent on applicant coursework and degree. At least three years of college teaching experience preferred.

Application is not complete until the following materials are submitted: cover letter, resume/CV, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the purpose of application), three current professional letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of diversity. Review of applications will begin April 16 and continue until position is filled.

To apply for this position and view complete job description and requirements, please visit our website at: www.highland.edu/employment or email Sandy.Johnson@highland.edu for an alternative application method.