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Instructor, CC (Physics)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Academic Affairs
Windward Community College
Date Posted:
March 17, 2017
Closing Date:
April 11, 2017
Salary Information:
C2C09, $4,507/month minimum. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: July 31, 2018
Federal funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin August 2017, pending position clearance, availability of funds, and actual staffing requirements. Continuation subject to funding and program needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, teach physics courses and perform related work including, but not limited to, developing teaching strategies, instructional materials and methods which: 1) use current technology in instruction where appropriate; 2) integrate instruction of appropriate quantitative/logical thinking skills into course content;3) develop and assess the competencies and skills for the course student learning outcomes; 4) address the learning needs of community college students; and 5) teach courses utilizing online, hybrid, and/or distance delivery formats as needed.
  2. Develop and maintain an approved program of professional self-development; prepare and revise course outlines; develop curriculum; develop alternate delivery systems for courses where appropriate; update and assess Student Learning Outcomes; and develop appropriate assessment instruments.
  3. Teaching assignments may include other disciplines such as Engineering for which the Instructor possesses the required qualifications.
  4. Teaching assignments may include online education, evenings, weekends, and/or off-campus assignments.
  5. Maintain a minimum of one office hour per week for each course taught.
  6. Participate in departmental, faculty and administrative committees, community service, in-service training and assessment activities; and advise students.
  7. Must be able to independently plan, organize and carry out instructional and non­-instructional assignments.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned, which may include leading National Science Foundation or other grants, collecting data, preparing reports, and teaching community service and in-service training courses, mentoring students, and supervising student help and/or student peer mentors.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Physics.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Successful teaching experience teaching community college courses as substantiated by both student and peer assessments.
  2. Ability to teach Engineering as demonstrated by an earned Master’s in any Engineering field or 9 credits of graduate-level coursework in an Engineering field.
  3. Experience integrating current technology into the curriculum.
  4. Experience and commitment to community involvement and service.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to professional self-development.
  6. Demonstrated ability in curriculum development including online and/or hybrid instruction.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with students, peers, and staff.
  8. Knowledge and understanding of student centered learning and the community college philosophy.
  9. Experience conducting course level assessment of student learning outcomes, and analyzing relevant data, and utilizing the results to improve instruction.
  10. Evidence of commitment to Windward Community College’s mission of positioning the college as a leading Native Hawaiian/indigenous-serving higher education institution through the development and integration of culture-based course content and/or methodology
  11. Demonstrated ability to serve as a mentor to students engaged in project-based research.
  12. Experience in research activity.

To Apply:
No electronic submissions will be accepted. Submit the following documents postmarked by the closing date to the address below: 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) ( large format ), 2) official transcripts verifying minimum educational qualification and course work to date (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required at the time of hire), 3) a one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, and 4) three letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character. All minimum qualifications must be met by effective date of hire. An incomplete and/or late application will not be considered. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned.
  1. Windward Community College
  2. Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  3. Attn: Division II Dean
  4. Kaneohe, HI 96744
  1. 808-235-7421

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