Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/13/2019
Job Category:
Education
Chemistry Instructor
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The Victoria College | Victoria, TX
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Job Description

Position Summary

Victoria College is hiring for a full-time, benefits eligible, nine-month tenured track Chemistry Instructor position available August 2019. We are looking for an engaging team player comfortable with traditional, interactive television, and online/hybrid assignments. Teaching assignment may include all levels of chemistry through Organic Chemistry. Class size is usually limited to 35 students in lecture and 20-30 in lab, depending on course. A successful candidate will compassionately commit to rigor and retention through campus partnerships at the departmental, divisional, and institutional levels. Committee work and other duties as assigned by the department chair or dean. Teaching assignment may include evenings and weekend classes.

Starting earned monthly for the nine-month position is $4,890.00 depending on degree and experience. The earned annual is paid out over twelve months.

Working Conditions

Victoria College has been a respected community partner in the Crossroads region since 1925 and continues to offer quality, affordable educational opportunities to help our students achieve their dreams.

Victoria has a low cost of living with easy access to the Gulf of Mexico, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. All faculty have a private office, computer, phone, reserved parking, dedicated dining space, and summers off. Summer overload classes may be available if desired. Our small class sizes allow opportunities to directly engage students, and all members of the department regularly share in classroom and curricula upgrades and planning.

Duties & Responsibilities

Regular faculty members help students achieve learning outcomes by teaching assigned classes in accordance with established guidelines and policies and participate in advising and committee assignments, other academic and institutional support activities, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

* A Master's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Chemistry. The successful applicant must be qualified to teach Organic Chemistry. Will consider May 2019 graduates.
* Computer literacy
* Commitment to teaching excellence
* Excellent work ethic

Preferred

* Qualifications to teach in additional disciplines
* Experience forming community partnerships
* Experience in assessment of student learning outcomes
* Experience teaching students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social backgrounds, including high school students enrolled in dual credit classes

Physical Demands

* Exhibit keyboarding skills
* Ability to lift and move materials weighing up to twenty pounds
* Sit or stand for extended periods of time
* Bend, kneel, reach
* Utilize telephone system