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Adjunct Faculty (Physics) - Massasoit Community College

Company: Massasoit Community College
Location: Brockton
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Accepting Applications for Academic Year 2020-2021

Adjunct faculty in the physical sciences (physics) department play a major role in instruction, working with the full time faculty to deliver physics instruction to students. Using department course outcomes, and recommendations from the dean's office and the physical sciences department chair, adjunct faculty develop and deliver course content using high quality pedagogical techniques to ensure maximum student success and learning.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Essential Functions

  • Prepare course syllabi that meet all contractual requirements.
  • Schedule classes to meet for the allotted time on every scheduled meeting day during the semester.
  • Cover all department course outcomes.
  • Employ effective instructional strategies that promote student learning.
  • Use appropriate assessment tools to accurately measure student understanding.
  • Monitor email communications from students and the college, and respond in a timely manner.
  • Provide availability outside of class to meet with and assist students.
  • Meet all deadlines for submission of grades, student participation reports, student grievance responses and other administrative documentation.

Additional responsibilities

  • Manage a level of flexibility that holds students accountable, and recognizes the challenging work/school/life balance lead by many students at Massasoit.
  • Ensure appropriate training in laboratory safety for laboratory classes.
  • Follow divisional policies to maintain security of laboratory spaces, chemicals and equipment..
  • Work collaboratively with divisional staff.
  • Provide feedback on student progress to advisement and counseling.

THIS POOL IS VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2021. APPLICANTS WISHING TO REMAIN IN THE POOL MUST REAPPLY AND UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION THEREAFTER.

Adjunct Faculty are part time instructors hired per semester on an as needed basis. Positions may consist of day, night, or weekend courses, and may be in Brockton, Canton, Middleborough, or any other instructional site.

Please note: Positions will be available pending sufficient enrollment. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the academic department.

Requirements:

  • Masters degree or higher in physics, or related field, or a Masters degree or higher with an appropriate level of experience and training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with and understanding of the community college environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Capable of maintaining academic standards with empathy and honesty
  • Knowledge of and experience using effective pedagogical strategies
  • Experience and training in online instruction

Additional Information:

Position Status: MCCC/MTA position

Supervisor: Dean of Science and Mathematics

Semester: Academic Year Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

Hours: Variable. Classes typically meet 3 - 5 hours per week.

Salary: $1,132 per credit, with additional compensation for courses with a laboratory component, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.

Deadline to Apply: Open until Filled

Application Instructions:

A cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references are required, please apply online.

Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.

Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, ydennis@massasoit.mass.edu, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, jdimaria@massasoit.mass.edu, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Keywords: Massasoit Community College, Brockton , Adjunct Faculty (Physics) - Massasoit Community College, Other , Brockton, Massachusetts

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