Adjunct Faculty, Geosciences

Function of Position
Adjunct faculty prepare and teach courses in the department, develop new educational materials, and assist with the assessment of student learning, as appropriate. Classes may be assigned at the Brighton and/or Downtown Campus (or other sites, as appropriate). Adjunct faculty report to the chairperson of the Chemistry and Geosciences Department. The successful candidate will bring a passion for teaching and a desire to support and mentor MCC students as they pursue educational and career goals.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities
•Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
•Teaches courses and evaluates student performance in introductory lectures and/or laboratories in geology, and/or geography including astronomy, physical geography, physical geology, and related courses as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
•Teaches course(s)/section(s) each term, as outlined by the contract and as available
•Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
•Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
•Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment
•Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
•Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
•Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
•Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design, as appropriate
•Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
•Demonstrates excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task
•Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, as appropriate

MCC Expectations
•Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
•Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
•Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
•Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
•Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications
•Earned master's degree in Geology, Geography, or related degree program from a regionally accredited higher education institution
•Ability to teach courses within the department
•Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
•Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
•Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
•Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
•Evidence of proficiency with technology
•Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
•Commitment to continued professional growth

Preferred Qualifications
•Teaching experience
•Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
•Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
•Experience with computerized student record management

Additional Information
Position will remain open until filled. To apply, please visit: