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Adjunct Faculty, Physics

Joliet Junior College
United States, Illinois, Joliet
1215 Houbolt Road (Show on map)
February 23, 2024

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Physics

Job Description:

POSITION: Adjunct Faculty, Physics
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Natural Science/Physical Education
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY

1. Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude.

2. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications.

3. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers.

4. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet United Adjuncts Coalition contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Teach one or two courses in Engineering Physics sequence courses, General Physics sequence courses, Basic Physics and other physics courses as needed within the Natural Science/Physical Education Department.

2. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.

3. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.

4. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence

5. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.

6. Teach at other campus sites as needed.

7. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet United Adjuncts Coalition contract.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Master's Degree in Physics or a closely related field is required.

2. One (1) years of teaching experience at the collegiate level.

3. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

4. Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Doctoral Degree in Physics, or closely related field is preferred.

2. Experience at the community college level.

3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

4. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.

5. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

6. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

7. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Normal classroom and laboratory physical demands.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Classroom and laboratory teaching environment.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply on-line at

PRIORITY CONSIDERATION DATE

Immediate Consideration

PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOUR APPLICATION:

* Resume

* A cover letter with your interest in being considered for the position.

* Unofficial Transcripts (must be included)

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

40
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