Academic Jobs
Instructor Pool - Chemistry 2013/2014
Institution: Lane Community College
Location: Oregon, United States
Category: Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Posted: 09/21/2015
Application Due: 09/14/2013
Type: Fulltime

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!

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.

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: 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:

Lane part-time faculty may be eligible for benefits based how many credits taught each term. To learn more visit:
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:

Posting Date: 09/06/2013
Closing Date: 09/13/2013
Applicant Pool: No
Open Until Filled: No

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:

College level chemistry instruction.
Conditions of Employment:

Preferred Education
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:

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:


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:
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:

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.

Transcript Instructions:

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

College and Division Information:
Union Association: LCC Education Association (Faculty)
Application Information
Online App. Form: