TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Instructor of Chemistry
Department/Division of Natural & Health Sciences
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Chemistry Department seeks applicants for a
full-time tenure track Instructor’s position. Teaching assignments
would include lecture and laboratory instruction in General Chemistry and
Organic Chemistry courses for both science and non-science majors. The
position includes a 15 contact-hour per week teaching load plus a minimum of
five office hours per week. In addition, the Instructor will
participate in curricula development and review, assessment, laboratory
course development and other department and college-wide activities. The
Instructor is also expected to keep up with his/her field by actively
engaging in professional development.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry is required. In addition, a
Master’s Degree in Chemistry or in a closely related field is required.
A Doctorate in Chemistry or a closely related field is highly preferred.
One year of previous experience in teaching Chemistry at the college level
is also required. We seek an Instructor who can teach lecture and
laboratory sections of General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. Familiarity
with the use of technology in instruction and an interest in online teaching
is a plus. Commitment to excellent teaching and to the goals of a
community college is sought. The successful candidate should have a strong
desire to interact with a culturally diverse student body.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: This is a tenure track position which
opens for the fall 2013 semester.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
The starting salary is $57,415 plus competitive benefits.
(Hiring is subject
to the availability of funds).
TO APPLY: Candidates
should submit a letter of application highlighting their appropriateness for
the position, a resume, three letters of recommendation and copies of
undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:
Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building –
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, New York 10595
Word documents may be emailed to:
The phrase “Instructor of Chemistry” must be included on the envelope or in
the email “subject” field.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Priority will be given to applications received by January 18, 2013.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and
affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are
committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development,
economic development and lifelong learning.