Physics Instructor

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Jun 30, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Physics & Astronomy

Job Description

 

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

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

McHenry County College seeks an Adjunct (part-time) instructor to teach college level calculus-based Physics Courses. Topics ranging from mechanics, waves, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.
Minimum qualifications include Master of Science degree in Physics, Engineering, or any master's with 18 graduate hours in Physics or Engineering. Current workplace experience in an associated field and college teaching experience are highly desired.

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

· Proficiency in modern physics
· Experience teaching Type of Course(s) General and Principles of Physics, I,II, III and Thermal Physics
· 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

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Desired Qualifications

· Minimum qualifications include Master of Science degree in Physics, Engineering, or any master's with 18 graduate hours in Physics or Engineering. Current workplace experience in an associated field and college teaching experience are highly desired.

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

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Application Details

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