Chemistry Instructor

South Florida State College

Avon Park, FL

ID: 7055792
Posted: February 7, 2019

Job Description

Job Description:
Full-time (10-month) faculty position to teach Chemistry and related courses. Teaching assignments may be in Highlands, Hardee, or DeSoto counties as needed starting August 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Guides learning in the teaching discipline and related courses at various campuses and centers.
Assists in curriculum development, creating learning activities and implementing assessment and planning.
Works a basic work week of forty (40) hours which includes classroom instruction, office hours for student conferences, preparation/research and other professional activities.
Attends and participates in departmental meetings, college-wide academic meetings, and official functions scheduled by the administration. Serves on college committees as assigned.
Evaluates student learning outcomes and objective achievement, maintaining and reporting information as prescribed by college policies and procedures; supervises students and resolves classroom problems.
Maintains appropriate credentials and current knowledge of developments and teaching strategies in the discipline/program areas taught. Participates in professional development activities including, but not limited to: workshops and conferences; membership in professional organizations; self-improvement course work and activities.
Participates in and supports faculty and student activities. Maintains good relationships with community agencies and groups, participating when appropriate.
Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college institutional effectiveness efforts.
Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SFSC is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

Educational: Master's degree from a regionally-accredited institution in Chemistry (or 18 graduate semester hours in Chemistry and a Master's degree) required; Doctorate preferred.

Experiential: Post-secondary teaching and distance learning experience strongly preferred. Related field experience highly desirable.


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