At Cleveland State our mission is to build strong minds, careers and
communities through exceptional teaching and learning, workforce development
and service. We wish to hire faculty with similar values who can help us
accomplish those goals.
CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
is accepting applications for the following position:
Adjunct Faculty Pool - Science Labs (Astronomy, Agriculture, Biology,
Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Physics)
Position Summary: Instructors provide quality instruction for student
learning and maintain a positive learning environment in the class. The major
emphasis for instructors is on teaching and evaluating students in the course.
Classes are taught in a variety of formats and at several different locations,
as well as online. Instructors also communicate with students between classes
and are responsible for several administrative duties such as reporting on
academic activity and submitting final grades.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning and teaching classes as assigned and as outlined in the course
descriptions and course syllabi and departmental guidelines.
Beginning and ending all classes as scheduled and covering all relevant
learning outcomes for each course.
Maintaining academic standards and classroom behavior to ensure an environment
conducive to learning, communicating with students weekly, and answering
student emails in a timely manner.
Evaluating students using a variety of methods and informing each student of
scores received on each assessment in a timely manner.
Using Cleveland State email for administrative purposes and responding to
student questions via Cleveland State email in a timely manner.
Meeting deadlines for all administrative requests such as submitting personnel
paperwork, acknowledging contracts, academic activity and assessment reports,
and final grades.
Submitting requests through the department chair, program
coordinator/director, or lead teacher for equipment, supplies, textbooks, and
other instructional aids.
May require the preparation of culture media, chemicals, reagents, and
May require set up of laboratories with required supplies, materials, and
equipment such as media, cultures, and electronic and mechanical apparatus, as
Operate laboratory equipment such as autoclave, sterilizing oven, dishwasher,
balances, filtration appliances, pH meters, timers, vortex mixers, etc.
Clean, sterilize, and store laboratory equipment.
Maintain appropriate office hours, and secure approval for any commitments
which might affect employment.
Comply with Cleveland State Community College and Tennessee Board of Regents
Guidelines and Policies.
Participate in periodic evaluations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or higher in a related Science field required.
Ability to use personal computers for word processing/ inventories/ OCR, etc.,
Required to meet those standards now required or which in the future may be
the Tennessee Board of Regents and the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
You should submit a cover letter, a transcript, a resume/CV, and three
references to be considered for an Adjunct Faculty position. Unofficial
transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts
will be required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check.
Adjunct faculty pay rates are based upon educational qualifications. The
rates per credit hour for each educational level are as follows:
Bachelor's degree $525
Master's degree $550
Master's plus 30 semester hours (ABD) $575
If you are interested, click on the link to the left to apply.
Human Resources Office
Cleveland State Community College
Telephone: 423-478-6203; FAX: 423-478-6257
website: www. clevelandstatecc.edu
Availability/Closing Date: This posting is not a guarantee of an open
position. Applications for adjunct faculty positions are accepted on a
continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become
available. Future teaching assignments are on a term-by-term basis, which may
include fall, spring and summer. Postings close yearly on October 31; to
maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply each
Cleveland State Community College does not discriminate against
students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of
race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic
information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all
employment, programs and activities sponsored by Cleveland State Community
College. Cleveland State Community College's policy on nondiscrimination
can be found at: https:// www2.clevelandstatecc.edu/about/policy-