Posting Number 0130036
Position Title Chemistry Instructor
(Temporary, Part-Time Pool)
Title Code (Classified):
Link to Job Brochure
Posting Date 04-03-2013
(All postings close at 4:00 PM): 09-06-2013
Additional Filing Deadline Information
City College of San Francisco will accept applications with all required supporting documentation at any time until September 6, 2013. Screening and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the department desires; a part-time hiring pool or pools will be developed and be in effect for a one-year period from which temporary appointments will be made on an as-needed basis.
The first round of screening and interview will commence on May 3, 2013 for those who have submitted completed application materials.
Job Category Faculty (Credit Program)
Appointment Type Faculty - Part-Time Pool
Employment Status: TEMPORARY, PART-TIME POOL
Appointment Start Date
Appointment End Date
Salary Rate is set in accordance with the City College of San Francisco Faculty Salary Schedule for hourly assignments. Currently the rate upon entry is from $88.38 to $96.46 per hour for lecture and from $75.11 to $81.97 per hour for lecture-lab depending upon placement.
(for information regarding the duties and responsibilities of the position only) Michael Solow, Department Chairperson
Contact Phone/Extension (415) 239-3180
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Description City College of San Francisco:
The college community of board members, administrators, faculty, staff, students, and key community leaders are working diligently to ensure CCSF meets the accrediting standards AND becomes fiscally solvent. Once again, voters of the great "City by the Bay" voted overwhelmingly for a property tax initiative that will provide additional funds ($14 million) annually between 2013 and 2021 to help strengthen the District's fiscal solvency. The College is very proud of its accomplishments, providing nationally recognized programs, offering a comprehensive curriculum and support services, garnering numerous local, state, and national grants to provide open doors, open minds, and open arms to help transform students' lives. Through a revised participatory governance structure, all constituent groups have opportunity and a voice in college governance affairs. Student success continues to be at the forefront as CCSF undergoes major change to ensure its fiscal solvency and institutional effectiveness.
Examples of Duties Examples of Duties:
1. Teach lectures and laboratory sections of lower division university-parallel chemistry courses, which may include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and instrumental analysis.
2. Teach lecture and laboratory sections of preparatory courses offered by the Chemistry Department, including chemistry for allied-health careers.
3. Teach day, evening, and/or Saturday sections at both the main and satellite campuses as needed by the Chemistry Department.
4. Provide instruction in accordance with the Chemistry Department's established course outlines and the College Catalog.
5. Perform duties associated with instructing students and assessing their progress in relation to identified student learning outcomes.
6. Participate in college wide functions such as assessment of student learning outcomes, professional development activities, and committee work.
7. Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Examples of Duties (Continued, if applicable):
Minimum Qualifications State Minimum Requirements:
1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with community college students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnic backgrounds (Required).
2. Earned Master's Degree or higher in Chemistry from an accredited institution; OR THE EQUIVALENT;
Earned Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from an accredited institution AND earned Master's Degree or higher in Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Physics, Physics, Molecular Biology, or Geochemistry from an accredited institution; OR THE EQUIVALENT;
Hold a fully-satisfied LIFE California Community College Instructor Credential in Chemistry (California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).
[The degree major(s) posted on an applicant's transcript(s) must be exactly as listed above under the degree requirements. Otherwise applicant must claim education equivalency for the formal educational requirement. Applicants who are currently enrolled in Ph.D. programs that do not award a master's degree also need to claim education equivalency. The "Faculty Equivalency Application Form" is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]
[If you have previously gone through the education equivalency for this same subject area from City College of San Francisco OR you have obtained the clarification of your "major" from the department chair/dean of the institution you attended in order to meet the minimum qualification for this job posting, you must submit a copy of the information. When attaching this document, please use the "Equivalency Application Form" link.]
Minimum Qualifications (Continued, if applicable):
Desirable Qualifications Desirable Qualifications:
1. Successful college level teaching experience in Chemistry.
2. Strong academic record, including coursework that provides in-depth coverage of inorganic, organic, physical, and analytical chemistry, and biochemistry; also lower-division coursework in physics and mathematics.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of the areas of chemistry listed above at a level sufficient to teach the entire range of courses offered by the CCSF Chemistry Department.
4. Successful experience in developing chemistry courses or programs at the post-secondary level.
5. Demonstrated ability to teach students with widely varying abilities and levels of preparation.
6. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials that may be used in chemistry lectures or laboratories.
7. Successful experience in working in a team environment on common projects, such as writing grant proposals.
8. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written English.
9. Successful experience with computer resources and applications that are relevant to chemical instruction, including web-based resources.
Application Procedure Application Procedure:
To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Faculty Position Application Form at http://jobs.ccsf.edu. To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 4:00 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.
Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to the Department Chair. Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to the Department Chair.
1. A detailed letter expressing interest in the position, indicating specifically how the minimum qualifications and as many as possible of the desirable qualifications will be fulfilled. Minimum and desirable qualifications are listed in this posting. The letter should also address the applicant's background and skills in the areas stated in the Examples of Duties.
2. A current resume summarizing educational background, teaching experience, and related work experience.
3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Faculty Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement "See Resume" is not acceptable.
4. Three (3) current letters of professional recommendation written within three years of the date of application, and specific to this type of position (letters must be signed and dated to be considered valid).
5. Copies of both undergraduate and graduate transcripts clearly showing the degrees, majors, and specific courses listed on the other application materials including the CCSF Application Form, resume, cover letter, and "Summary of Chemistry Courses Taken". Original transcripts and verification of work experience need not be included with the application but will be required prior to employment. [NOTE: Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]
6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response using only one page to discuss how your course content and teaching methods meet the needs of culturally and academically diverse learners. List classes or professional development activities you have participated in that directly relate to working with diverse student populations. (Note: Substitution of "diversity statement" with a "teaching philosophy" document will be automatically disqualified.)
7. Chemistry Department forms: "Summary of Chemistry Courses Taken" and "Summary of Chemistry Courses Taught", completed in full. Applicant: a.) click the "chemistry-forms.pdf" link in the next field to retrieve these two forms; b.) please use the "Other Document 1" link to attach these two forms.
Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All application materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.
For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 241-2246.
Application Procedure (Continued, if applicable):
Link to to Additional Form(s)/Document(s)
(if available) chemistry-forms.pdf
Special Instructions to Applicants
ADA Statement Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the District ADA Coordinator at 415/241-2294 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.
Selection Procedure/Conditions of Employment Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview with the Search Committee. Invited applicants attend interviews at their own expense.
Length of service with City College of San Francisco as an academic employee may be taken into consideration in the College's evaluation of applicants.
Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.
Employees are required to pay an agency shop service fee to AFT Local 2121 as a condition of continued employment.
City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time without prior notice.
All appointments are conditional until approved by the Board of Trustees, San Francisco Community College District.
EEO Statement It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the CCSF Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer, (415) 241-2294.