Job Title: Chemistry Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool Position
Number: 03255 Posting Date 03/22/2021 Closing Date 06/30/2022
Initial Screening Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Type:
Part-Time Academic Rate:
$60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment
and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula. For more
information, refer to the CCA collective bargaining agreement or
your college HR office.
Work Week Flexible, as needed Minimum Salary: Maximum Salary:
Sick Leave Only.
This position is eligible for employee paid health benefits.
College/Site: Bakersfield College Location BC-Main Campus Basic
The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction
in a full range of Chemistry courses.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day
or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance
learning and using multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and
articulation of transfer programs for the Physical Science
department; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and
revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology;
collegial participation in departmental, college and
discipline-specific professional activities.
Education and Experience
Master's in chemistry;
OR - Bachelor's degree in chemistry or Bio chemistry AND
Master's degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical
physics, physics, molecular biology, or geochemistry;
OR - Possession of a valid credential, which authorizes the
full-time teaching of Chemistry at the California Community College
OR - The equivalent. Certain combinations of education,
experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as
equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position.
Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications
must submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting
documents must be included with the completed form.
AND - A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse
academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and
students with disabilities.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions
(Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the
United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be
evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a
screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to
limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum
qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an
Knowledge and Abilities
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they
are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge in the
discipline. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to
demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities:
- Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in
an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and
service to diverse student population;
- Ability to effectively work with students with a wide range of
skills, motivations, academic and vocational goals;
- Ability to participate in the development of curriculum,
including curriculum delivered via new modalities;
- Ability to participate in recruitment and articulation
activities with local school, colleges and universities;
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
- Demonstrated ability to maintain subject matter currency;
- Ability to assess student learning outcomes;
- Knowledge of computers and willingness to explore new
technologies that would benefit program;
- Knowledge of and commitment to the California community college
Salary Grade Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position
is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or
reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Copies of legible transcripts
- List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate
in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the