Chemistry Assistant Professor

Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, California
$59,616 - $89,724 per year
December 28 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Los Medanos College


Chemistry Assistant Professor

Job Number: F00534

Salary: $59,616 - $89,724 per year

Deadline: 01/20/2019


Complete job description and application available online at:


Description of Position    

Los Medanos College is recruiting to fill a Chemistry full-time tenure track faculty position to teach courses at the Pittsburg campus starting Fall 2019.


1) Initial review of applications will occur between January 28-February 8, 2019.

2) Selected applicants will be invited to a campus interview, at their own expense, between February 25-March 8, 2019. 

3) Final interviews will be held March 11-22, 2019.


Duties and Responsibilities    

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;

2. Participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;

3. Collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;

4. Engaging in department program improvement initiatives;

5. Participating in department, division, and college committees;

6. Participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;

7. Maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;

8. Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

9. Informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;

10. Preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;

11. Maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;

12. Posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;

13. Participating in College’s shared governance processes.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience    

Master’s in chemistry


Bachelor’s in chemistry or biochemistry AND Master’s in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology or geochemistry

OR a California Community College credential authorizing full-time instruction in Chemistry

OR the equivalent.


Desirable Qualifications    

1.    Ability and willingness to teach all courses in the LMC chemistry curriculum with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring community college students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.


2.    Experience operating and maintaining modern analytical equipment (e.g., GC, MS, HPLC, AA, FTIR, NMR) and demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate, propose, implement, and revise classroom and laboratory learning activities to support the diversity and equitable success of all students.


3.    Demonstrated commitment and ability to contribute both independently and collaboratively to committee work at the department, college, and district levels with a demonstrated ability to cross organizational and cultural boundaries with ease, adapting to the context both in person and at a distance.


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.