Chemistry Full-time Faculty - Position #2156 - Montgomery College-Rockville in Takoma Park/Silver Spring Maryland

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Montgomery College-Rockville

Takoma Park/Silver Spring, Maryland 20912

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Montgomery College (Maryland), Takoma Park/Silver Spring, is seeking a full-time Chemistry faculty member to fill a position beginning fall 2012. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

Assignment begins August 2012, contingent upon available funding.
Online applications and transcripts must be received by Monday, February 13, 2012.

Starting salary range is $46,521 to $67,971 per academic year.
This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Chemistry Full-time Faculty - Position #2156 – Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Duties and Responsibilities:

Faculty members are expected to:
• Teach General Chemistry (CH 101-102) and Organic Chemistry (CH 203-204) lectures, discussions, and labs.
• Teach a minimum of thirty (30) equivalent semester hours per academic year, where a teaching schedule may include morning, afternoon, evening, off-campus, online, and/or weekend classes.
• Maintain weekly office hours.
• Serve on department, campus, and College-wide committees; advise students; maintain an active program of professional development; and participate in professional organizations and activities.

As a condition of faculty employment, the following are required if hired:
• Participation in a retirement plan (State of Maryland Requirement).
• Receipt of official transcript for the highest degree earned.
• Receipt of three letters of professional reference.

Required Qualifications:
• An earned Master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related discipline (which includes 18 graduate semester hours of chemistry) from an accredited institution.
• One year full-time (or equivalent) experience teaching General or Organic Chemistry at the college level (where full-time teaching is considered 30 credits a year or five chemistry lecture/laboratory combinations per year).
• Demonstrated experience using instructional technology tools in and out of the classroom.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching.
Additional Application Requirements:

Applicants must submit, by email or attach to the online application, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
• Transcripts must be received by Monday, February 13, 2012.
• Applications without transcripts will not be considered.
• You are allowed to attach up to five (5) documents to your application online.
• If your documents are too large, the option to email them is noted below:
Send transcripts via email to:
Must be received by Monday, February 13, 2012

Preferred Qualifications:

• A Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related discipline (which includes 18 graduate semester hours of chemistry) from an accredited institution.
• Community college teaching experience.
• Evidence of excellence in classroom using a variety of teaching methods.
• Experience designing chemistry experiments.
• Evidence of continued professional development activities.
• Experience with online instruction.
• Two years of experience within the past 5 years teaching college-level General Chemistry (lecture and laboratory).
• Two years of experience within the past 5 years teaching college-level Organic Chemistry (lecture and laboratory).
• Experience teaching fully online or blended courses.
• Evidence of success in writing and/or implementing grants for scholarships for Chemistry or science majors or for money to support new departmental programs.

Application Procedures:
In order to be considered for the position, you must complete the following steps:
• Create the Montgomery College online employment profile/application, please visit: and click on “Jobs” at the bottom of the page.
• After you complete your application, please be sure you have applied to this position.
• You will be prompted to answer several questions (assessment) in order to successfully apply to the job. The assessment must be completed for consideration.
• Failure to complete this assessment will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.
• Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts must be submitted to be considered.
Montgomery College, a two-year community college with a credit student enrollment of over 35,000 and over 25,000 continuing education enrollments, and 1,800 regular employees, is a multi-campus institution located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It has earned a reputation as one of the leading community colleges in the nation by applying a winning formula: excellence in teaching; innovative partnerships; and unrivaled leadership.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free workplace.
For disability related accommodations please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: at least two weeks in advance.
Montgomery College is an academic institution that is committed to equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Keyword Phrases

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 2/13/2012