Location: Wellesley Hills, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Mar 29 2019 Job Description:
Position Title: Chemistry Full-Time Faculty Member, Tenure Track
Reports to: Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Start Date: Fall 2019
Massachusetts Bay Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Chemistry from qualified applicants. Responsibilities will include developing and teaching courses in areas of general and organic chemistry. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for the relevant technical field(s) and collaborative work and an ability to positively influence mentor and work with diverse student populations. The successful candidate will be comfortable offering hands-on laboratory courses using a variety of chemical instruments, software, and tools, will demonstrate a solid understanding of a community college's role in workforce development, shared governance, commitment to collaboration, and professional development. This position will assist the department in tracking and identifying industry/employer needs, and will develop relevant courses and teaching strategies for students with diverse interests and learning styles in order to support student recruitment and retention.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Teach a full-time load of chemistry courses involving preparation of course materials and assessments;
Demonstrated familiarity with classic and modern chemical bench methods;
Demonstrated familiarity with instrumental methods of analysis;
Conduct laboratory instruction conforming to best practices, including those for safety;
Apply learning-centered educational practices that provide a diverse array of learning activities directly tied to defined outcomes, use assessment data to improve instruction and learning, and participate in ongoing department and College-wide dialogues about teaching and learning;
Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course/program requirements, and student learning outcomes to meet graduation competencies as appropriate;
Serve as academic advisor to students;
Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week;
Serve on College committees as elected or appointed;
Attend Program, Department, Division, Faculty, and Committee meetings;
Assist in selecting and recommending suitable instructional materials, and textbooks;
Participate in the improvement and development of academic programs and resources in consultation with the academic dean(s);
Use technology effectively to communicate and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate;
Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in teaching and learning;
Submit all course-related rosters at the completion of course within the college deadlines;
Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Master's degree in Chemistry or relevant field required.
Strong communicator and effective classroom facilitator who enjoys teaching in a student-centered, culturally diverse environment;
Teaching experience in a community college;
Experience writing grant proposals;
Familiarity with the use of appropriate educational technology and equipment;
Familiarity with accreditation standards;
Experience promoting innovation in the classroom.
Interest in and familiarity with workforce development needs in the regional community;
Education: Master's Degree in Chemistry; Doctorate preferred.
Salary Range: $45,996-65,000; Assistant or Associate Professor level, in accordance with qualifications and experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement.
The appointment salary is based on one's education and experience as dictated in the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure.
Classification: MCCC Unit Faculty Position
Source of Funding: State Appropriation
Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, firstname.lastname@example.org or (781-239-3147), or the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
MassBay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.