Earth Science Instructor

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • May 03, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Geology/Earth & Ocean Sciences

Job Description

 

Adjunct Faculty Title Earth Science Instructor
Department Earth Science
Job Type Adjunct Faculty
Employee Type Part Time
Academic Year Fall
Course(s) Earth Science
Anticipated Schedule Varies
Location Main Campus
Pay Rate Information

Per adjunct contract

Position Start Date 08/09/2021
Position End Date  
Position Introduction

McHenry County College seeks an Adjunct (part-time) instructor to teach college Earth Science courses. Courses includes Intro to Earth Science, Global Environment, Physical Geology and/or Natural Hazards and Disasters.
Minimum qualifications include a master's degree in the geoscience or a master's degree and 18 graduate credit hours in geoscience. Geoscience degrees include Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Geoscience degrees do not include "Geoscience-Related Education" degrees.

Position Summary

Teach courses as assigned by the College

Essential Responsibilities

Including but are not limited to:

· Proficient teaching courses via in person, blended or online modalities.
· Available to teach daytime, evening, or weekend classes, as needed
· Available for student conferences either before or after class, and by College email if necessary
· Develop syllabus using MCC syllabus template
· Work cooperatively within the department, the division, and throughout the College in striving for educational excellence
· Conduct regular assessment of student learning
· Maintain and submit accurate student and course-related paperwork and data needed for College purposes in a timely fashion
· Document and report attendance daily and maintain and submit accurate attendance records weekly
· Submit grade reports electronically by the required date
· Utilize a variety of teaching styles in order to satisfy the different learning styles of students
· Utilize computer-based instruction and databases when necessary

Required Qualifications

· Experience teaching Type of Course(s) Earth Science, Global Environment, Physical Geology, and Natural Hazards
· Willingness to use educational technology (i.e. course management platform such as Canvas)
· Demonstrated commitment to professional growth, especially regarding contemporary expertise specific to assigned teaching content
· Commitment to the mission of the community college, and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles
· Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

Other Required Qualifications

· Minimum qualifications include a master's degree in the geoscience or a master's degree and 18 graduate credit hours in geoscience. Geoscience degrees include Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Geoscience degrees do not include "Geoscience-Related Education" degrees.

Desired Qualifications  
Applications accepted until the position is filled? No
If No, Application Deadline Date  
Special Instructions to Applicants

N/a

Application Details

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