Instructor, Chemistry

Des Moines Area Community College

Boone, IA

Job posting number: #7092997

Posted: January 27, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment may include evening or off-campus teaching, individualized and/or competency-based instruction and/or online/distance learning.
Essential Functions
Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies. Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required. Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom. Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment. Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed. Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students. Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.
Required Qualifications
Master’s in Chemistry or any Master’s with 18 graduate semester credits in Chemistry. Ability to function effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.
Desired Qualifications
Prior teaching experience at a community college and/or four-year post-secondary institution.
Experience with laboratory instrumentation and techniques appropriate for use in chemistry.
Ability to use and apply alternative instructional delivery systems to enhance learning. Experience in curriculum development and learning assessment.
Physical Requirements
Lift Knuckle to Waist 20 lbs
Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
Carry 20 lbs
Push/pull horizontal < 20 lbs
Push/pull vertical < 5 lbs up to 84 in
Lateral Pinch
Forward & Overhead Reach
Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
Fine Motor Coordination
Hand & Foot Coordination
Ability to be Mobile

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

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