Chemistry Instructor – FT Tenure Track
About SUNY Orange:
Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange), located in the scenic Hudson Valley, is a multi-campus College with locations in the cities of Middletown and Newburgh, NY. We proudly claim the distinction of being the first county-sponsored New York State Community College. And, for over 70 years, SUNY Orange has been the primary workforce provider and educational resource for residents of Orange County and neighboring counties.
Our students come from all walks of life and are committed to their education and career development. Our graduates speak highly of a curriculum that challenges them and prepares them upon graduation to be competitive and successful if they are directly entering the workforce or to thrive when they transfer to four-year institutions. SUNY Orange values diversity, has been certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) and has been named a Military Friendly college.
The College seeks dynamic individuals eager to engage in thoughtful, energetic and impactful leadership, and to help shape the future of a College that is respected within its community. If you desire the opportunity to mold the members of our diverse student body into the accomplished professionals and leaders they wish to become, crave an administrative atmosphere where creativity and forward-thinking ideas are welcomed, and are willing to roll up your sleeves to make it all happen, we encourage you to consider joining our College community.
The Science, Engineering and Architecture department is seeking applications from diverse individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, as well as student diversity, learning and success. Candidate must be able to teach a variety of courses within the department. Teaching is the primary responsibility which consists of teaching Introductory Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Biological Chemistry lectures and their laboratory components. Our Instructors prepare lectures and demonstrations, set up and take down chemistry laboratory equipment, prepare solutions, maintain the chemical equipment, keep inventory and monitor compliance with college environmental policies, as well as ordering equipment and chemicals.
This position requires a wide range of professional responsibilities and activities, including participation in curriculum and course development, departmental planning, attendance at department and college meetings, participation on department and Governance committees, student advising and other duties as assigned.
Instructor’s expected to participate in College and Departmental assessment initiatives.
Teaching assignments may be on the Middletown or Newburgh campus or both.
Education Required: Master’s Degree in Chemistry or closely related field.
Experience Required: Teaching experience
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
- Recent chemistry teaching experience at the college level.
- Research/Industrial experience or Ph.D.
Deadline for Applying: February 22, 2022
Position begins: Fall 2022 (late August)
Salary: This is a 10 month Faculty position with a budgeted annual salary of $51,279 per the faculty contract.
SUNY Orange offers a very competitive benefits package which includes excellent low cost health insurance as well as a generous leave policy.
Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to: Iris Martinez-Davis, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, 115 South Street, Middletown NY 10940, (845) 341-4662, [email protected]
Please apply online at https://occc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=142084
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- Cover Letter
- References: Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.
- Orange County Community College values a diverse and inclusive community. Please include in your cover letter an answer to the following questions:
- How has diversity and inclusion played a part in your career?
- How would you bring that insight into your position at the college?
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Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed. Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at www.naces.org to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.
All applicants must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States. SUNY Orange does not support visa applications.
Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation