Adjunct Faculty Pool in Astronomy
Alvin Community College, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
United States

ob Summary

This is a part-time faculty pool for available assignments during the academic year. Applications are considered throughout the academic year and reviewed based on departmental needs. Should a review of your application result in the intent to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email for an interview.



Your application status will be updated throughout the review process. If your application is still in progress, your application has not been reviewed by the hiring department.



Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include working days, evenings and/or weekends.


May require travel to our main campus in Alvin and/or to various offsite locations, including local high schools in Alvin, Danbury, Manvel and Pearland and to Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities in Richmond, Rosharon or Lake Jackson.


Requires the provision of official transcripts, licenses and/or certifications within (30) days of hire.

Applicants with academic credentials from non-U.S. accredited institutions are required to have their coursework evaluated in terms of U.S. "equivalency." All international credential evaluations must be conducted by one of the companies affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES®) in order to be considered for a faculty position. Applicants bear the responsibility of requesting, paying associated fees, and obtaining an original transcript evaluation for submission to the Office of Human Resources. Please refer to the NACES® website for further information (


Essential Duties

Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that promotes outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement.


Instruct and supervise a diverse population of students in the classroom at various times and locations

Possess a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence

Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral

Prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution

Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources

Assist in the recruitment and retention of students

Advise students in academic matters or refers students to appropriate resources

Assess students' performance through a range of measurement activities and keeps them informed of their progress in a timely manner

Engage students face-to-face and through electronic communications

Utilize technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others

Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives

Build positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community

Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions and departments

Provide recommendations to the Instructional Dean, Department Chair, and appropriate college committees regarding curriculum, instruction and division operations

Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities

Adhere to Alvin Community College's policies and procedures

Attend institutional meetings as required

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Astronomy or Physics from a regionally accredited college / university


Master's degree in Astronomy, Physics or related physical science from a regionally accredited college / university

At least one year of teaching experience at the college or university level.

Must be familiar with interactive teaching methods and instruction via the Internet


Alvin Community College


3110 Mustang Road


Alvin, Texas, 77511





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