Overview

The Earth Science faculty member is responsible for developing instructional material and teaching a range of earth science courses, potentially including soil science in classroom and lab settings.

Duties include, but are not limited to, providing instruction as assigned; conducting and assessing instruction; developing and/or modifying curriculum; assisting students through academic advising; establishing, posting, and maintaining office hours; providing leadership for the development, growth, and support of the College and the assigned area; and undertaking professional community service.

Other duties include supporting the mission, vision and values of the College and policies of the Board of Trustees; serving on various College committees, task forces and other groups; and participating in various official College ceremonies and meetings.

This is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position scheduled to begin August 2021.

A master’s degree in geology, earth science, or a closely related field is required.  A PhD is preferred.

A minimum of one year of full-time, college-level teaching experience or the equivalent adjunct teaching, including college-level geology or earth science, is required.

Applicants must have:

  • Experience or ability using evidence-based pedagogies in the teaching of geology/earth science to continually improve student learning.
  • Well-articulated understanding of the role of community colleges and of their students.
  • Experience or ability in assessing student learning and reporting results for institutional accountability.
  • Demonstrated competency with and ability to utilize current technology and Learning Management Systems (LMS) to facilitate learning in a web-enhanced environment.

Candidates will be asked to validate teaching experience. A teaching demonstration will be part of the interview process.

Experience teaching in a community college setting is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in hydrology/hydrogeology.

A PhD is preferred.

Apply online by March 4, 2021, at https://harford.peopleadmin.com/postings/1609 

Harford Community College is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of Harford Community College not to discriminate against applicants on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. HCC is an EEO and ADA/ADAA employer that values, embraces, and supports diversity in the College community.

About Harford Community College

Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events. HCC’s mission of “Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute.” and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success. Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.