Part-time Faculty Applied Geography Program Instructor
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Internal Number: R3865
Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as "TBA" does not constitute an assignment. The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management's sole discretion.
The Montgomery College,Rockville campus, is currently accepting applications for possible openings as a part-time faculty member teaching Intro, Cultural, and Global Geography. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.
***Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. ***
The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as "TBA" does not constitute an assignment.
The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management's sole discretion.
During the academic year part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 11.5 ESH (equivalent semester hour) per semester and no more than 23 ESH per academic year.
During summer part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 10 ESH (equivalent semester hour) for both sessions combined.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach Introductory, Global, and Cultural courses in the Department of Applied Technology.
Teach a diverse schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend, accelerated sections, and online (remote).
Engage students in their learning through active collaborative and innovative methods.
Apply culturally relevant pedagogies to the teaching and learning process.
Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform, specifically Blackboard, and other relevant technology into instruction.
Teach on all three campuses as needed.
Ability to create and teach online courses through Blackboard.
Bachelor's degree in geography or related field required plus at least one year of graduate-level courses.
Minimum of two years' teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Professional and academic training in geography.
Professional training and familiarity with Blackboard and Remote teaching.
Interest in, understanding of, and commitment to the community college mission.
Evidence of teaching or work experience in the field.
Candidates must demonstrate currency in geography.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
All candidates will be asked to give a brief oral presentation to the Program Coordinator describing their geographic specialty, interest, and background experience.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion.
Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus)*. Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools. *If you do not have access to a personal computer, please notify the department chair at the time of interview. Subject to available funds, the college may be able to provide temporary access to resources.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.
Master's degree in geography or related discipline.
Teaching at the community college level.
Demonstration of student engagement strategies that help students succeed in the course.