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Instructor, CC (Chemistry)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University College
Honolulu Community College
Date Posted:
September 13, 2017
Closing Date:
October 05, 2017
Salary Information:
$4,507 minimum/monthly
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • General funds, to begin approximately Spring 2018, contingent on satisfactory performance, operational and program needs, actual staffing requirements, and availability of funds. Position may be converted from 9-month to 11-month or 11-month to 9-month as operational needs are required.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach non-transfer and transfer level chemistry.
  2. Work under the guidance of colleagues to develop an understanding of student needs in chemistry or area of primary responsibility.
  3. Provide college and community service.
  4. Participate in professional and self-development activities.
  5. Develop and review of curriculum.
  6. May include instructional assignments involving distance education and maintenance of the chemistry laboratory.
  7. Related work activities include, but are not limited to: assisting in campus-related student activities; participating in faculty/administrative committees, campus and community service, and in-service training; maintaining an approved program of professional self-development; collecting data and preparing reports; preparing, adapting, revising course objectives; and planning, organizing, and carrying out instructional and non-instructional assignment, independently or in collaboration with other faculty and staff.
  8. Work with various state agencies, community and other partnerships to improve science education, and facilitate student opportunities and success.
  9. Commitment to community colleges principles and philosophy is essential. The College emphasizes the “open door” concept, works to ensure student success, and serves a diverse student and community population.
  10. Must maintain at least one office hour per for each class taught each week. Must be available for evening weekend, and off-campus assignments (e.g., military bases.) To teach on a military base, Department of Defense security clearance will be required.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Chemistry
Desirable Qualifications
  1. PhD from an accredited college or university of recognized standing in Chemistry.
  2. Mastery of Small-Scale Chemistry methodology.
  3. Successful use of teaching strategies and technology to support instruction inside and outside of the traditional classroom and laboratory.
  4. Experience with distance learning course presentation and development.
  5. Demonstrated experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
  6. Demonstrated experience in science-related projects and grants, including projects involving science in the community.
  7. Experience in hazardous materials management.
  8. Experience working with diverse student populations.
  9. Some community college teaching or equivalent experience.

To Apply:
Visit and search for Job Number 2017-00022 to submit an application.
  1. Human Resources Office
  2. Honolulu Community College
  3. 874 Dillingham Boulevard
  4. Honolulu, HI 96817
  1. 808-845-9144

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