Part-time Faculty in Chemistry
Palomar College, Department of Chemistry
United States

Work Schedule

A part-time faculty member’s assignment may include day, evening and/or weekend work, and work at more than one location (San Marcos campus and/or off-campus locations, as well as distance education classes).



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Salary/Wage Frequency Hourly


For information about part-time faculty health benefits, visit


Part-time faculty employees are eligible to elect membership in one of the following retirement plans:

•             CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)

•             APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-Time Limited-Service Employees)


Job Duties          

The Chemistry department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach chemistry. Teaching assignment(s) may include any of the curriculum approved courses within the discipline of chemistry.


Minimum Qualifications

Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through c):

a)            A Master’s in chemistry.

b)            A Bachelor’s in chemistry or biochemistry AND a Master’s in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology or geochemistry.

c)            A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (, if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.


Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at, or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) website at


Diversity Statement       

Position requires cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.


Licenses and/or Certificates        



Supervision Received    

Part-time faculty members receive supervision from the Division Dean and direction from the Department Chair.


Working Conditions       

Complete working conditions may be viewed at


Terms of Employment  

Part-time faculty members are not to exceed a load of 67% in a single semester.


Complete terms of employment may be viewed at


Posting Detail Information

Open Date          06/20/2019

Close Date           06/20/2021

Open Until Filled               No

Posting Number               P0209T

Additional Application Information         

•             For more information regarding the position, contact Abby Corona, Academic Department Assistant, at 760-744-1150, ext. 2505 or by email at


•             This posting is for an application pool, and when a need comes up, the department will contact those that they are interested in.


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?


CCC Registry (Chronicle of Higher Education)


CraigsList (same site as


Human Resources at Palomar College

Job Fair

Other Source

Palomar College website

San Diego LGBT Job Board (


If other source, please specify.

(Open Ended Question)


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Transcript 1

Optional Documents

Application for Equivalency

Cover Letter


Supplemental Materials

Transcript 2

Transcript 3

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