Antelope Valley College
Geography/Earth and Physical Science Instructor
Salary: $ 53,105.42 - $78,443.93 / Annually + Benefits (Dependent upon education & experience)
Deadline: March 3, 2017
The position is a full-time, tenure track teaching assignment in the Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering in the Division of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering. Instruction in this department supports transfer by students into disciplines such as Chemistry, Geography, Geology and Physics and general education requirements for students in other transfer and certificate disciplines.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges (10th edition):
Master’s in the interdisciplinary area OR Master’s in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area and upper
division or coursework in at least one other constituent discipline. (Academic Affairs Division, California Community Colleges)
Note: The Interdisciplinary Studies discipline is provided to allow for those cases where it is locally determined that a course must be taught by someone with qualifications that exceed a single discipline. The constituent disciplines can include any discipline found in the Master’s List.
• Academic Senate’s approved equivalency: (Approved: February 17, 2011 Senate Meeting) Equivalency not needed, per division faculty.
• Competency to teach interdisciplinary study of the natural phenomena of the Earth including primarily Geography as well as Earth and Physical Sciences.
• Experience with GIS, geographic information systems.
• Previous teaching experience at a community college or university level.
• Evidence of and commitment to working as part of a team in departmental, divisional and campus
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).
• In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hours per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in departmental and divisional meetings.
• Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college’s mission and strategic goals.
• Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.
• Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected.
• Travel between District instructional locations is also expected.
For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at www.avc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.