We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.
Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.
Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Science Department at Massasoit Community College is looking for a full-time Physics Instructor to join its faculty. To fill this role, department members serve as leaders and innovators, as well as outstanding educators. Taking a data-driven approach, department members work collaboratively with others at the college to promote active learning and student responsibility. Members work to develop, implement, review, and support programs that increase student success while maintaining high expectations and standards. Members also work closely with faculty and educational leaders throughout Massachusetts to develop a shared vision of science education.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Teach a variety of full-time courses (15 credit hours per semester). Courses to include calculus-based physics I and II.
Prepare respective course syllabi and labs.
Design curricula that consider both course-specific and student learning outcomes, as well as General Education competencies, while tailoring the approach to the teaching modality of the course.
Serve as academic advisor to assigned students.
Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week.
Develop appropriate discipline-related courses.
Serve on college committees as elected or appointed.
Attend program, department, division, all-college and committee/council meetings.
Recommend suitable instructional material, textbooks, and library acquisitions.
Participate in the assessment of course and program learning outcomes.
Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues, to teach online as needed, and enhance classroom learning as appropriate.
Engage in professional development activities through participation in conferences, workshops, seminars, and professional associations to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom.
Foster student success across the college's diverse student body, and address equity gaps, through innovative teaching and learning approaches as well as curriculum development.
Actively participate in the general college community.
Perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Master's degree in Physics or a related discipline.
Two years of teaching experience at the college level.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience in curricular planning and assessment.
Experience and understanding of High Impact Practices, technologies, and inclusive pedagogy to enhance student learning.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
Doctorate in related field.
Experience in community college teaching, advising, and curriculum development.
Demonstrated versatility in teaching and ability to teach at least one other course offered in the Physics and Math Departments, such as: Science of Music, General Chemistry, Algebra, Fire Science, Physical Ocean Environment, Meteorology, Astronomy, and Geology.
Demonstrated experience with online teaching.
Evidence of scholarly work in the Physical Sciences or a related field.
Demonstrated proficiency with Canvas, Office 365, and familiarity with the Google suite.
Demonstrated experience working on committees and within teams.
Demonstrated commitment to closing equity gaps.
Demonstrated fluency in two or more languages.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Position Status: Full-time benefitted Massachusetts Community College Council (MCCC) union position.
Term of appointment: This is a full-time, tenure track position. Terms governed by MCCC/MTA Agreement.
Position Start Date: Beginning of the Fall 2023 semester.
Salary: $47,620 - $55,276 annually, Salary is commensurate with education, experience and based on the MCCC Classification Study.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.
Deadline to Apply: June 19, 2023
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the Title IX and Compliance Officer, Amee Synnott, 508-588-9100, x1304, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Jessica Correia, 508-588-9100, x1402, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, email@example.com, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.