Sauk Valley Community College

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Physics Instructor

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Physics Instructor

Faculty - Full-time

Sauk Valley Community College invites applications from innovative individuals for a Physics/Math/Science faculty opening. This is a tenure track, nine-month position that is available fall semester 2014. Salary is based on education and experience and may be augmented by summer teaching and overload opportunities. The College offers a liberal fringe benefits package and does not deduct FICA from paychecks.

Responsibilities:

The Physics/Math/Science faculty member will teach courses on campus, off campus, video conferencing, and on the internet. This position will also provide administrative support, program development, and develop courses for the programs as well as provide support for students. The faculty position assumes the role of faculty advisor to the associated clubs and will assist with developing cooperative programs with area schools and two-plus-two programs with universities.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must possess a Master's degree in Physics, Math, Biology, Chemistry or a related field from an accredited institution with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the field of Physics.  The successful candidate will have an interest and ability in improving existing physics curriculum and student retention through the development of innovative teaching methods, active learning experiences for students, and creative use of current technology.

Preference will be given to individuals who have high school and community college teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy, have experience with assessment of student learning outcomes, and have familiarity or experience with internet instruction.

Review of applications will begin immediately; however, to ensure full consideration please submit application materials by June 8, 2014. On-line application, cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts are required.   Please apply on-line at Sauk’s website at www.svcc.edu (click on Job Opportunities).

Sauk Valley Community College
Attention: Human Resources
173 Illinois Route 2
Dixon, Illinois 61021
Phone: 815-288-5511
E-mail: employment@svcc.edu

SVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. Sauk Valley Community College is an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and communities.