Adjunct Instructor in Astronomy
City Colleges of Chicago. Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
United States

Duties and Responsibilities


Harold Washington College is currently seeking a part-time Faculty to teach Astronomy during the Fall 2019 semester. If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving.



•Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.

•Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.

•Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.

•Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.

•Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.





Master’s Degree in Physics or Astronomy


Knowledge of BrightSpace Learning Management System, preferred


Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required


Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.



Job: Adjunct


Primary Location: Harold Washington College


Employee Type: Part Time | Regular


Union Code: N/A


Job Posting: Apr 29, 2019, 2:47:25 PM

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Physicaloxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions

University of Zurich Job Postings