The Natural Sciences Division of Jefferson Community and Technical College has an anticipated opening for a full-time Geography/Geology Instructor.
This position will be responsible for full-time instruction in one, two, or all of the following instructional areas:
Physical Geography & Laboratories
Regional and Human Geography
Geology & Laboratories
(Please be specific on your application in which areas you feel you are qualified to teach.)
In addition to teaching classes, all full-time instructors are also expected to:
Maintain scheduled office hours for mentoring and coaching students
Course and curriculum development that includes success and retention activities
Utilize Blackboard for communication and feedback.
Internal and external community service
Educational leadership and professional development.
The Geography and Geology Departments at Jefferson Community & Technical College are putting strong emphasis and encouragement towards Active Learning in our classrooms which would result is less traditional lecture and more Inquiry Learning from the students. You will be encouraged to participate in professional development towards creating lessons using these methods.
Salary based on qualifications and experience.
Master's degree in Geography or Geology or a Master's degree in a related field with 18 graduate hours in the discipline. Preferred candidates will have two years of teaching experience including labs. Experience in, and understanding of the importance of, working with students from diverse backgrounds required. Jefferson Community and Technical College is one college with six campuses and several remote teaching locations. This position will not be limited to one campus or location.
This position requires the ability to work in a culturally diverse environment, which consists of frequent contact with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and the public. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and student engagement are encouraged to identify those experiences in the application materials. Jefferson Community and Technical College is working to build a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
Applicants must submit transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Applicants can submit unofficial transcripts as part the application process. However, official transcripts are required if an employment offer is extended.
Internal Number: 61065
About Jefferson Community and Technical College
Jefferson Community and Technical College, based in Louisville, Ky., is the largest of 16 colleges forming the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It encompasses six campuses in four counties with over 12,000 students enrolled on campus and in on-line programs. It is a comprehensive, public postsecondary institution providing students access to a wide variety of programs of study including allied health, business, engineering technologies, general education transfer studies, information technologies, and trade and industry technologies. It awards associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. At Jefferson, we foster an active and inclusive learning environment and value working with students from diverse backgrounds. We have a strong commitment to community-building and inclusion.