MATHEMATICS/PHYSICS INSTRUCTOR

CLASSIFICATION: Faculty
DEPARTMENT: Mathematics, Science, History, Social Science
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Academic Affairs
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
CONTRACT TERMS: Full-Time, 9-month
LOCATION: Trenton, Missouri-Main Campus


Position Summary: North Central Missouri College is seeking a full-time 9-month tenure-track Mathematics/Physics instructor beginning August 2018.  The ideal candidate will be qualified to teach the full range of college-level freshman and sophomore Mathematics and Physics courses.  This may include teaching evening and/or on-line courses.

Essential Functions: Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Advance student learning through exemplary instruction in accordance with established course syllabus.
  • Teach a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
  • Develop and coordinate the engineering transfer program, with a focus on teaching calculus and engineering physics courses.
  • Commit to the learning process by participation in the development and revision of the curriculum and semester schedules.
  • Continuously improve instructional quality by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods to ensure student success; such as collaborative learning, learning communities, service learning, instructional technology and online education to enhance retention.
  • Provide access to students by posting office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  • Establish annual objectives to include personal and professional growth plans.
  • Participate in student academic advising including supporting the Advising Office and assessment of student learning. Prepare reports as required.
  • Assist in the identification and the recommendation of adjunct faculty.
  • Supervise adjunct and dual credit instructors.
  • Develop and maintain alliances with appropriate constituencies and institutions.
  • Participate in division and college committees.
  • Maintain current knowledge in subject-matter as well as effective teaching and learning strategies.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

Qualifications:

Education: A Master’s degree or higher in Mathematics or Master’s degree in a related field with at least 18 hours of graduate credit in Mathematics. Candidates also having at least 18 hours of graduate credit in Physics preferred.

Experience: Teaching experience at the post-secondary level including teaching with technology is preferred.

Skills: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written. Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Must have the ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Physical Demands: Moving about between buildings on the NCMC campus; reaching, pulling, and pushing when filing; able to do repetitive tasks; remain stationary at a desk while typing and answering phones; teach in a classroom setting for extended periods of time.

Environmental Demands: Fluctuations while moving on tile and carpeted floors in a heated and air conditioned environment.