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Adjunct Professor of Earth Science
THIS IS A TEMPORARY, HOURLY, AS-NEEDED POSITION WITHOUT PERMANENT STATUS.

The Mt. SAC Earth Sciences and Astronomy Department is among the largest in the California Community College system. Our department has well-equipped laboratories, and the Astronomy facilities include a state-of-the-art planetarium and staffed observing dome where we host evening sky observing opportunities. Mt. SAC is known for its excellent geology field program and faculty who strive to bring students rigorous educational experiences. The Department is seeking outstanding adjunct faculty members to teach lecture and laboratory courses in Earth Sciences.

SALARY: $70.24 PER HOUR based on lecture hour equivalent taught (Adjuncts are placed on salary schedule)

DUTIES:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
• Teach lecture and laboratory courses in Earth Sciences including Earth Science (GEOL8), Earth Science Laboratory (GEOL8L), Introduction to Oceanography (OCEA10), and/or Oceanography Laboratory (OCEA10L). Assignments may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours and field trips.
• Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods, and informed critical feedback that align with departmental goals and rigor.
• Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities, College policies, Division policies, and Department policies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

A. One of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:

1. Masters degree in geology, geophysics, Earth sciences, meteorology, oceanography, or paleontology

2. Bachelor’s degree in geology AND Masters degree in geography, physics, or geochemistry

3. Possession of a California credential, valid for life, authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline at the community college level (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential AND transcripts must be submitted with the application)

B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural student environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must submit all of the following: Completed Mt. San Antonio College application form; resume; college and university transcripts (unofficial accepted for application) to substantiate educational background; and at least two letters of recommendation which reflect current, relevant experience. Send all application materials to:

Mark Boryta and Julie Bray-Ali, Earth Science and Astronomy Department Co-Chairs
Mt. San Antonio College
1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in your application packet become College property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only. Application forms and inquiries about details of the position can be obtained by contacting Dr. Mark Boryta (mboryta@mtsac.edu) or Julie Bray-Ali (jbray-ali@mtsac.edu).

Applications will be evaluated, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities. Selected applicants will be invited for a campus interview. Successful applicants may be requested to take a written and/or performance test.

The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees' approval. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.


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