Instructor or Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Job description

Schnecksville, PA

Work Schedule: Full-Time, 10 month
Beginning Salary: Instructor Rank – $40,000 to $52,619
Assistant Professor Rank $41,364 to $56,207
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary
This position will involve teaching a variety of science courses in chemistry and chemical technology which may include general chemistry, organic chemistry, physiological chemistry and polymer chemistry, as well as, engineering statics and dynamics. The position will primarily be focused at main campus but also requires flexibility in scheduling at all campus locations. The faculty position is part of the School of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommends changes to the instructional programs and curricula as required.
  • Keeps and submits appropriate academic records.
  • Maintains instructional effectiveness by ongoing self-evaluation and incorporating current developments in instructional and learning strategies and in science lab facilitation.
  • Teaches courses in accordance with the master course outline and within the schedule of classes.
  • Assists librarians in keeping the College collections and services current.
  • Assists the College in keeping technology, facilities, and equipment current.
  • Plans with the assistance of the Dean, Associate Academic Dean, or Director to insure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to the successful teaching of assigned classes.
  • Maintains regular office hours, as approved by the Dean, Associate Dean, or Director for consultation with students.
  • Serves as faculty advisor to student organizations.
  • Serves as a faculty advisor to students in their program of study.
  • Recruits students for programs of study.
  • Participates in academic audits and division program and course assessments.
  • Assists in preparation of budgets for submission to the Dean, Associate Dean, or Director.
  • Assists in preparation of academic schedules for submission to the Dean, Associate Dean, or Director.
  • Serves on College committees and advisory boards and helps recruit for the advisory boards.
  • Where appropriate, makes recommendations to the Dean, Associate Dean, or Director on staffing courses.
  • Works with Dean, Associate Dean, or Director, and fellow faculty including adjuncts to maintain academic standards and integrity.
  • Works with new faculty in the area.
  • Actively participates in faculty development activities.
  • In addition to College-sponsored development activities, maintains professional development and stays current in his/her field of study.
  • Works with counselors, advisors, and other College staff in responding to student needs.
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings.
  • Discharges those additional duties normally and customarily associated with College faculty.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Master’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

Certifications

  • Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Clearance Fingerprinting)

Work Experience

  • Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge.

Preferred

  • Ph.D. in chemistry or chemical engineering from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Familiarity with the mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • Teaching experience in a community college.
  • Teaching chemistry or chemical engineering experience and development of curriculum and course materials.
  • Lab Experience
  • Bilingual

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript through our online application system by going to our website (www.lccc.edu/jobs) or http://bit.ly/2S3fqTF

  • Salary range is restricted to above range. Salary offers are non negotiable.
  • Foreign degrees – must provide a U.S. equivalency report of your degree credentials along with your foreign transcript.
  • Salary is restricted to above range. Salary offers are non negotiable.
  • Foreign degrees – must provide a U.S. equivalency report of your degree credentials with your transcript.

First review date will be: January 31, 2019

Position open until filled.

How to apply

Apply online