Part-time Faculty in Physical Science
Palomar College, Department of Physics and Engineering Department
United States

Job Duties


The Physics and Engineering department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach physical science. Teaching assignment(s) may include any of the curriculum approved courses within the discipline of physical science.


For positions in engineering or physics, please apply to those postings respectively.


Minimum Qualifications               

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

a)A Master’s degree in physical science.

b)A Master’s in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area (Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Astrophysics, Oceanography, or Earth Science) AND upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline (at least six semester units).

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


Diversity Statement       

Position requires 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          07/23/2018

Close Date          07/23/2020

Open Until Filled              No

Posting Number               P0184T

Additional Application Information         

•             For more information regarding the position, contact Daniel Finkental, Department Chair at 760-744-1150, ext. 2974 or via email at


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?


CCC Registry (Chronicle of Higher Education)


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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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