Astronomy Instructor Full-Time Faculty

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Clackamas Community College
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Clackamas Community College at the Oregon City, Oregon campus seeks to hire a full-time permanent Astronomy Instructor position in our Science Department starting in fall 2024. We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and candidates that may be from a less traditional background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. For additional details see Clackamas Community College Job Opportunities:
Minimum Qualifications:
• M.S. in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or physics education from an accredited institution with a minimum of thirty (30) quarter credit hours of graduate level astronomy or related coursework.
Core Competencies:
• Demonstrated competency in teaching through experience, educational preparation, or continuing education.
• Demonstrable experience providing culturally responsive instruction.
• Bicultural/multicultural skills sufficient to select appropriate behaviors, values and attitudes within different cultures during interactions with others.
• Demonstrates ability or desire to work with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse students and communities.
• Demonstrates ability or desire to work with a variety of technological media.
• Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.
Preferred Qualifications: 
• Experience teaching college astronomy or physics classes. A portion of the teaching experience may be met by substantial graduate school TA experience.
• Teaching experience that supports student success in a diverse student body such as that found in a community college.
• Experience with designing and/or delivering courses with online elements using learning management systems such as Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, etc.
• Experience with curriculum development and management.
• Evidence of innovative and diverse teaching methods and technologies to support teaching and learning in a dynamic educational environment.
• Experience with student-centered evaluation and authentic student learning outcome assessment practices.
• Effective classroom management, including facilitating/navigating challenging conversations.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Feb 17
Application Deadline
2024 Mar 24