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Part-Time Faculty, Astronomy

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2021

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) provides quality and affordable higher education to empower lives and strengthen communities within Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.

As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education. NWACC offers a full range of associate degrees, certificates and workforce training programs that prepare students for rewarding futures and careers.

NWACC employees are dedicated to fostering a diverse educational community and cultural learning environment that supports student success.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time and/or substitute instructors in this discipline. Part-time faculty may be expected to teach and manage a full course of Astronomy including lectures and labs with the availability to teach mornings, afternoons, evenings, or weekends as needed.

Rate of pay: $730 per credit hour

Required Qualifications

  • Masters of Science degree with at least 18 graduate hours related to Astronomy or Physics required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching Astronomy
  • PhD or additional graduate hours in the physical sciences
  • Experience in online instructional delivery.
  • Use of technology for instruction.
  • Interest or experience in project-based learning.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations regarding laboratory procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience with leadership at a community college or educational institution is a plus. Demonstrated teaching ability is the top priority. Instructional experience and leadership experience at a community college is a priority. Ability to use an on-line platform. On-line delivery of instruction, use of technology for instruction, and experience or interest in project based, service learning, or inquiry based learning will be given special consideration. Knowledge of good laboratory procedures, governmental safety regulations regarding lab safety is desirable.

Physical Demands

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is:
Frequently:
• Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
• Sitting
• Standing
• Walking
Constantly:
• Hearing
• Repetitive motion
• Talking
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.

NWACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.

This job is no longer accepting applications

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