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Teach and develop lecture and laboratory physics courses from the descriptive through calculus-based levels, in particular including the physics course sequence for engineering majors, Physics 21, 22, 23 and 24; develop physics laboratory experiments, demonstrations and student-centered activities; implement and maintain lower division physics course offerings aligned with transfer requirements in STEM fields; participate in the college's STEM academic support programs that are designed to facilitate student transfer to 4-year colleges and/or employment in STEM fields, focusing particularly on Latinx, African-American and female student populations; maintain office hours; participate in the development and evaluation of curriculum and course materials, selection of textbooks, academic and career advisement, student learning outcome (SLO) development and assessment, departmental program review, professional development programs, peer evaluation, and other departmental and college initiatives.
Master's degree in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics OR bachelor's degree in physics or astronomy AND master's degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics OR the equivalent* OR possession of an appropriate valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the specified subject area(s).
Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the socioeconomic, academic, cultural and ethnic diversity within the college student population including students with physical and/or learning disabilities as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.
Evidence of successful implementation of equity practices in the classroom, including experience in utilizing effective practices for enhancing the success of underrepresented populations in STEM fields, including African American, Latinx, Native American, other racial minorities, and women.
College level teaching experience in physics lecture and laboratory courses, especially in the lower division, including any experience in creation of effective student-centered undergraduate physics activities;;
Demonstrated skill in communicating effectively with college students and professional colleagues;
Knowledge of current advances and practices in physics education research and experience applying them in college-level classes;
Recent participation in professional development programs or post-graduate degree programs designed to enhance pedagogical effectiveness and extra-curricular support for students preparing to enter STEM higher-education classrooms and laboratories as well as allied health professions.
The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.
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