ChemPloyment 790 – Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
San Diego Community College District
Location: Miramar College

Closing Date: 4/10/2017

The Position:
This position reports to the Dean, School of Mathematics, Biological, Exercise and Physical Science. Teaching duties will include lecture and laboratory sections in organic chemistry, as well as introductory and/or general chemistry. The instructor will assist in the development of curriculum and will instruct laboratory technicians in the preparation of materials for assigned courses. Also the applicant must possess the ability to integrate the computer as a teaching and learning aid in a lecture or lab setting. The Department of Chemistry encourages and supports creativity and professional growth, and the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate career objectives consistent with the College’s mission. Additional responsibilities include serving on College and District committees, participating in Department, School and College activities, and maintaining office hours for student advisement.

Major Responsibilities:
This position reports to the Dean, School of Mathematics, Biological, Exercise and Physical Science. Duties will include:
(1) Teaching lecture and laboratory sections in organic, introductory, or general chemistry.
(2) Developing curricula and work with laboratory technicians and other instructors to prepare materials for assigned courses.
(3) Maintaining office hours.
(4) Participating in departmental, school, and college meetings/activities.
(5) Serving on College and District committees.
(6) Pursuing activities/opportunities that lead to personal and/or departmental growth.

Qualifications:
Master’s in chemistry OR Bachelor’s in chemistry or biochemistry AND Master’s in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology, or geochemistry OR the equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:
1. Experience in teaching lecture/laboratory courses in chemistry, preferably with emphasis in Organic Chemistry
2. Successful experience in incorporating new technologies and innovation in teaching and curriculum development.
3. Skill and knowledge in using effective techniques in teaching post-secondary students and particularly community college students.
4. Experience in curriculum development, writing, and implementation.
5. Experience with or knowledge of operating and maintaining modern instrumentation used in organic, introductory, and general chemistry laboratories.
6. Experience in writing proposals to obtain extramural funds for program development or equipment.
7. Experience in or knowledge of chemistry applications in industry, research, governmental or other non-academic settings.
8. Skill and ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing.
9. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.