Full Time Chemistry Faculty - College of Western Idaho in Nampa Idaho

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College of Western Idaho

Nampa, Idaho 83687

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Faculty members teach assigned classes in accordance with established policies and guidelines; participate in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities; and perform supervisory responsibilities as assigned. To reach a broad range of students, CWI encourages exploring alternative teaching styles and methods. Courses will be taught in traditional classroom settings, in computer-mediated classrooms, and over the internet. This position includes classes taught in the evenings and when necessary, at the College’s off campus centers.

This is a full-time faculty position with a salary of $40,000.

Essential Functions
Teaches a minimum semester credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI catalog

Teaches the organic chemistry sequence each year (CHEM 298 in the Fall & CHEM 299 in Spring).

Devises and utilizes outcomes assessment measures

Participates in faculty development goals to improve professional effectiveness

Participates in instructional evaluation processes

Meets all scheduled classes promptly with any deviation being filed promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels

Participates in student advising

Monitors student placement in courses and student progress; maintains accurate records

Demonstrates sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students

Promotes and helps with learning assistance services

Cooperates with other areas of the College to provide an effective educational program

· Participates in program and curriculum review and development

Attends and participates in all departmental, division, and faculty meetings

Participates in all graduation exercises

Participates in adjunct faculty observations

Conveys by word and action the values expected by CWI

During the first class day of the course, the faculty will cover the course syllabus including course objectives, attendance policies, grading practices and student learning expectations

Utilizes a variety of instructional strategies to assist students in meeting the objectives of the course

Follows all standardized lab procedures, safety protocols, and departmental procedures and ensures that students do the same

Is available for student consultation during regular-posted office hours (at least 5 hours a week)

Strives to remain current in his/her professional discipline through continued education and professional development activities

Performs other duties as assigned. Examples include but are not limited t

1. Revise/review lab manuals as needed

2. Coordinate new manual development as needed

3. Review/implement best practices to improve instruction

4. Program Head duties that are a priority but that the Program Head cannot reasonably complete in a given term.

Minimum Requirements
Master’s degree from accredited institution in Chemistry, or a closely related field, with an emphasis in organic chemistry.

Experience teaching at post-secondary level in field of study.

Experience teaching organic chemistry at post-secondary level.

Willingness to work cooperatively, communicate clearly, and be a team player.

Ability to adapt to variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology.

Commitment to professional growth and development.

Ability to advise students.

Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications.

Superior Candidates
Three years of experience teaching field of study at post-secondary level.

Experience teaching chemistry to non-majors, general chemistry, and organic chemistry, as well as associated laboratory sections.

Demonstrated commitment to teaching at a community college or with adult learners.

Demonstrated service to an institution of higher learning.

Experience using instructional technology to deliver courses online.

Keyword Phrases

  • Full time Chemistry Faculty wanted
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 0 years
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 3/8/2013