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American Chemical Society | Kissimmee, FL
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Job Description

Join our Team!

Valencia College is seeking a Professor, Chemistry to join our dedicated, passionate faculty team as a full-time, 10- month tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2020.

As one of the largest community colleges in Florida, Valencia College helps shape the lives of more than 75,000 students each year. But it's not our size that makes us great. It is our commitment to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.

Valencia's students reflect the diversity of our service district, and the college is searching for faculty members who are deeply committed to valuing equity, viewing cultural and linguistic diversity as assets, and promoting inclusiveness.

We're not just any college. And you're just not any employee. You're someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our team, our community and, ultimately, our world.

If you want to play a role in shaping the future of students at one of the largest community colleges in Florida, the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, take the first steps by completing and submitting an online application for this position.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

* A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in chemistry OR 18 graduate semester hours in chemistry + a master's degree [required]
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
* Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning
* Experience working with students of various ages and cultural, socio-economic and educational backgrounds
* Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals

To view the complete job description for 10- month tenure track role, click here

Salary: Full-Time Faculty positions are compensated based on the Full Time Faculty Salary Schedule.

Work Hours: Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.

Valencia's Total Rewards package, features:

* Free medical, dental benefits and life insurance premiums
* Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays
* Flexible work schedule
* Florida retirement membership
* YMCA membership benefits
* Endowed Chairs and Sabbatical leave
* Educational and Professional development opportunities for you and your dependents and so much more…Click here

Location: Kissimmee, FL 34744 - Osceola Campus

Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.

As one of the fastest-growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.

Closing date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST

* For consideration, the following is required for all applicants including current Valencia employees:
* Cover letter and resume
* Completed on-line employment application Include all applicable experience related to the position as it could affect compensation
* Learning-centered statement
* Unofficial transcripts (degree must be conferred by the time of hire). Be prepared to bring sealed official transcripts if selected for an interview. It is the applicant's responsibility to have any foreign transcripts evaluated prior to submission through an authorized evaluation service such as World Education Services.
* Letters of reference if available

10-month, Tenure-Track -

Ten-month, tenure-track professors are, in addition to teaching in discipline, responsible for curriculum development, selection of discipline resources, assists in the development and evaluation of faculty and participates in college governance activities. As a 10-month, tenure track faculty member, you will be on a continuing contract to teach 5 courses, maintain 10 office hours, and 10 college service hours that may include, but not limited to serving on committees and work teams, research and special projects.

Valencia's tenure-track professors must successfully complete a five-year tenure earning process for continued employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Valencia College is an equal opportunity institution. We provide equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all.

About American Chemical Society

A nonprofit organization with a membership of more than 163,000 chemists and chemical engineers, the American Chemical Society publishes scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences, and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.