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Instructor Pool - Chemistry 2013/2014
Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon
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Date Posted 09/21/2015
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 09/13/2013
AA/EEO Statement AA/EEO Statement: Lane Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action ADA Institution embracing diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Position Information: Posting Number: 130101 Job Title: Instructor Pool - Chemistry 2013/2014 Department /Division: Science Applicant Notification: Join Lane in Florence, Oregon, a gorgeous coastal town! INSTRUCTOR POOL INFORMATION Hiring needs may include: Introductory Chemistry (CH 104,), Chemistry for Health Occupations (CH 112), Physical Science (GS 105), General Chemistry (CH 221-222-223), or Organic Chemistry (CH 241-242-243). This is an application pool posting for Winter Term 2014 and the assigned location for this position is at the Lane Florence Center located in Florence, Oregon. If you are selected for an interview you will receive a phone call from the Division Office in Florence. Applicants must complete the Lane online application in full. Your application will remain in the pool until a decision is made on your candidacy. Beyond the required education and experience instructors must have a passion for what they teach, and have teaching styles that support student success. Instructors are responsible for following Division and College procedures in support of teaching and learning. DIVERSITY RECRUITMENT As a vibrant educational institution, Lane is continuing to attract and retain a diverse student population. We are seeking qualified staff and educators to meet this need. Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate active dedication to enhancing diversity and the role-modeling of cultural competency. Bilingual skills in Asian and Spanish languages are strongly desired. How do I monitor my application? 1 If you would like to be notified of your standing in the hire please put the following e-mail address into your safe sending list: recruitment@lanecc.edu. You will receive an e-mail once the search is closed. 2 If you are selected for an interview during the academic year the department will contact you directly. Otherwise your application will remain in the pool for the entire academic year or you will be sent an e-mail notifying you of your status. 3 See ‘Applicant Instructions’ for information on how to apply to this posting. Postings close at 9:30p.m. Location: Florence Classification: Part-time Faculty Position Type: Contracted Part-Time Faculty Anticipated Start Date: Winter term 2014 Salary/Wage: Hourly Salary/Wage Range: Salary/Compensation Statement: Pay level is based on relevant experience and education according to Lane’s part-time faculty salary schedule. View Salary Schedule for Part-time faculty: http://www.lanecc.edu/sites/default/files/hr/documents/2012-13part-timecreditfaculty.pdf Lane part-time faculty may be eligible for benefits based how many credits taught each term. To learn more visit: http://www.lanecc.edu/hr/benefits/part-time-faculty-benefits Grant Statement: Working Schedule: Depending upon the course and division needs hours may range between 44 to 77 hours per term. Hours Statement: FLSA: Exempt Position Status: Temporary Full/Part: Part-Time Annual Schedule: Other Annual Schedule Details: Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.lanecc.edu:80/postings/6206 POSTING TEXT Posting Date: 09/06/2013 Closing Date: 09/13/2013 Applicant Pool: No Open Until Filled: No Required QUALIFICATIONS Required Education: REQUIRED EDUCATION Master’s Degree (MA, MS or MAT) in Chemistry, or Master’s in a related field plus 30 quarter hours of upper division and/or graduate hours in relevant chemistry courses or equivalent work experience. Candidates for Organic Chemistry must have relevant coursework and/or experience in Organic Chemistry. Required Experience: REQUIRED EXPERIENCE College level chemistry instruction. Conditions of Employment: Preferred QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Education Preferred Experience PREFERRED EXPERIENCE Experience with community college student populations is preferred. Bilingual/Multicultural Statement: Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in Spanish/Asian languages is preferred. A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity is expected. Equivalency Statement: Candidates must demonstrate how their education, training and experience would be considered qualifying. Position Purpose: POSITION PURPOSE To provide high quality instruction that meets established learning outcomes for students in Introductory Chemistry (CH 104) OR Chemistry for Heatlh Occupations (CH 112) OR Physical Science (GS 105) OR General Chemistry (CH 221-222-223) OR Organic Chemistry (CH 241). Essential Functions: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Effectively teach Introductory General Chemistry in classroom and lab settings. Effectively teach allied health majors in Biobonds learning community (CH 112) at the Florence Center Coordinate sections within the Biobonds (cellular biology/chemistry) learning communities and assess program success at the Florence Center; serve as a liaison between the Florence Center and the Science Department Coordinate course materials, labs, text book orders, packets, Moodle (learning management system) support according to Division and college procedures. Provide tutorial support for students individually and with groups Collaborate with other instructors; work independently and with other faculty to develop innovative classroom presentations and delivery techniques. Make effective use of current web technology and computer application programs for instruction. Design and deliver accurate and supportive learning assessments for courses objectives. Provide a supportive learning environment for students of diverse backgrounds and different learning styles and needs. Demonstrate Lane’s core value of Diversity by modeling and ensuring diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing and welcoming of cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status. Support student learning through activities that include: exhibit compliance with College policies and procedures, accountability for leave time, time sheet completion, release time, text book ordering and related functions sustain currency in discipline and innovation in teaching maintain and post teaching schedule, regular meetings and office hours maintain physical presence for instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures: http://www2.lanecc.edu/copps/documents/instructor-hours-campus maintain requirements for student records, attendance, grades, and/or other documentation; ensure a safe, quality classroom or lab, including equipment, supplies, and inventory Curriculum Delivery create course content, develop and revise course content and materials establish learning outcomes consistent with core ability outcomes, assess outcomes using appropriate assessment tools, and use assessment results to inform improvements at a program and course level incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment including facilitating awareness of multicultural and diversity issues in curricula teach and develop all class syllabi and course materials, in a form that can be directly delivered to, and used by, students confer with students on course materials Deliver curriculum to students in traditional and online formats. Supervision Statement: Reports to Division Dean of Florence and Division Dean of Science. May work under the guidance of a Lead Instructor. Physical Demands/Working Environment: Work safely in classroom and laboratory settings; may be exposed to hazardous conditions; sit or stand for extended periods of time; work on a computer for 2 or more hours a day. Knowledge Skills and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Current knowledge of general and organic chemistry, as applicable to course assignments. Knowledge of the differences among learning styles, current advances in teaching methods in the chemistry, and uses of technology in teaching. Ability to integrate these elements into curricula and teaching to engage students in learning and enhance student success. Ability to manage a classroom and teach using a learning management system (e.g. Moodle); effective classroom presentation and speaking skills. Ability to design and use classroom assessment techniques and assessments of student learning outcomes to improve learning, challenge and engage students, and allow them to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in a variety of ways. Ability to coordinate curricula and laboratory activities with other part-time and full-time faculty. Ability to follow curriculum guides and teach to course learning objectives. Ability to collaborate with peers and support staff in departmental, campus or community projects. Knowledge of differences among learning styles. Ability to adhere to College and contractual obligations. Must demonstrate an active concern for meeting the needs of the students, staff and public. Applicant Instructions: To be considered a candidate for this position all of the following must be included in the application package: 1. Completed application form including supplemental questions. Ensure all sections of the application are completed. The application should be a full representation of your experience, education and volunteer work. 2. Cover letter that explains interest and experience in teaching. Include details explaining how your credentials support student success.(2 pages maximum) 3. Transcripts are required for all undergraduate and graduate education. Attach electronically, mail, fax or deliver per instructions below. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. No paper applications, resume or cover letter accepted. For assistance with online program, call Applicant Support at 541-463-5586. SAVE YOUR WORK FREQUENTLY Transcript Instructions: DEPARTMENT AND TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION To be considered for this position, transcripts must be provided. Please attach transcripts electronically or mail unofficial transcripts to: Denise Elder Lane Community College – Science Division Florence Chemistry Bldg #16 4000 E. 30th Ave. Eugene, OR 97405 Fax: 541-463-3961 Questions: kuharmj@lanecc.edu College and Division Information: Union Association: LCC Education Association (Faculty)
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