Classification Title: Faculty
Posting Number: 0601210
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Science

Instruction and supervision in Physics classes and maintain Physics labs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 18 or more graduate hours in Physics from a regionally-accredited institution;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social backgrounds, including high school students who are enrolled in dual credit classes;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent work ethic;
  • Commitment to teaching excellence.

Preferred Qualifications:
At least 18 graduate hours in Mathematics or Engineering, in addition to the Physics credential requirements in the Minimum Qualifications.Specific Position Duties:

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the teaching field;
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to teach various courses, times, locations, and delivery methods, as needed and as reasonably requested by the college;
  • Utilizes appropriately challenging coursework to help students realize their full potential as learners;
  • Provides students with written expectations, e.g., syllabi, policies, assignment instructions, graded evaluations, etc.;
  • Administers tests which are appropriate to course content, including a comprehensive final exam measuring overall grasp of course objectives;
  • By ways and means of instructing students, affirms the worth and dignity of all persons and the right of all persons to learn;
  • Maintains an appropriate learning and assessment climate in the classroom, whether traditional, web, or distance, which encourages the free exchange of ideas while defending academic honesty and objectivity;
  • Prepares adequately for class and arrives promptly at class meetings, labs, and any other scheduled instructional activities;
  • Delivers material in a clear and understandable manner;
  • Addresses student concerns, i.e., comments, questions, and input, both in class and via posted office hours, timely electronic communication, and other suitable means;
  • Teach assigned courses in the curriculum;
  • Teach Web, Web-enhanced, and ITV classes as requested, using a variety of instructional technologies including Tegrity;
  • Teach collegeNow (Dual Credit) classes to locations in the west Texas area;
  • Assist with recruitment, advising, and retention activities as well as participate in various departmental and campus-wide committees; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:
Varied as according to class schedules.Required Applicant Documents:

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1

Optional Applicant Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3