Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Physics beginning fall semester of 2018. This position includes teaching 15 contact hours per semester of assigned classes and labs (which may include teaching evening or weekend hours and at campus locations throughout the district and possibly online); preparing course syllabi and lessons; guiding and assisting students; keeping accurate records of student performance and making timely submission of academic records; providing students with timely feedback; maintaining office hours; participating in departmental/institutional operations and program review; creating a learning environment that fosters student success; developing, integrating, evaluating and reviewing student learning outcomes in support of the College’s ongoing accreditation; and contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.

The Math and Sciences Department currently includes 28 full-time faculty members, a laboratory safety coordinator, and two administrative assistants. The department is housed on the top floor of the Sangamon Building and includes the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics and Physics.

Starting salary is determined by education level and experience and will be between $43,578 and $73,459. The college provides an excellent fringe benefit package and is supportive of faculty development. Opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching assignments.

Minimum qualification includes a graduate degree in Physics or in a field of Physics. Some preference will be given to candidates with academic credentials that enable them to teach closely related areas such as mathematics or physical science (astronomy, chemistry, etc.).

LLCC is seeking innovative educators who place student learning and success as top priorities. The college is interested in applicants who demonstrate expertise in providing engaging, active learning approaches and utilize current assessment techniques to continuously improve student learning in their programs. The successful hire for this position will be a team player with a dedicated commitment to departmental, institutional and community service.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen. The full position descriptions, qualifications and application can be accessed at www.llcc.edu/hr.