The San Ramon Campus of Diablo Valley College is seeking a full-time tenure track assistant professor to teach Chemistry to begin August 2019. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach courses (lectures and labs) in Chemistry to a diverse student population. The position requires teaching a normal full-time load, part of which may be assigned as evening classes. The start date for this position is August 2019. The successful applicant will play an active role in increasing participation and success of underserved student populations.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
participating in department, division, and college committees;
participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
participating in College’s shared governance processes.
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
Master’s degree in chemistry
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biochemistry
master’s degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology or geochemistry
A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in chemistry
If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background), please fill out the equivalency form found at http://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/MastersDegreeEquiv.pdf
Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity and reducing the equity gap, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
Demonstrated commitment to student learning in chemistry;
Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching;
Demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge in the subject area;
Experience developing effective approaches to teaching in both lecture and lab;
Effective written and oral communication skills;
An interest and ability to work within the department, division, and college community to achieve the strategic goals of the college, which are focused on excellence, institutional effectiveness, student success and achieving equity in the rates of educational outcomes across student demographic groups.
Commitment to maintaining department standards and following department policies to ensure that students are prepared for subsequent courses at Diablo Valley College and elsewhere;
The applicant will play an active role in increasing participation and success of underserved student populations.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Internal Number: F00513
About San Ramon Campus of Diablo Valley College
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