Adjunct Astronomy Instructor

Spartanburg Community College

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

The adjunct instructor for astronomy will be responsible for:

  •  teaching introductory and advanced courses in astronomy, 
  • developing course curriculum, lesson plans, and course materials, 
  • evaluating student progress and providing constructive feedback to help students succeed. 


Minimum and Additional Requirements

Master's Degree in Astronomy or Physics or a Master's Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Astronomy or Physics

Preferred Qualifications

Previous teaching experience with both traditional and online formats

Additional Comments

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy
Spartanburg Community College is committed to both effective business management and equitable treatment of employees.  The College presents this policy statement as an embodiment of that commitment and will not discriminate basis of any status protected by federal or state law, which includes sex, race, color, religion, gender, genetic information, national/ethnic origin, age, veteran status, and disability.  “On the basis of sex,” as used herein, includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation.
The College complies with the provisions of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Higher Education Amendments of 1986; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the South Carolina Human Affairs Law of 1972; and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as well as the ADA Amendments of 2008 (ADAAA).
Employees are our most valuable resource.  Our policy applies to present and prospective employees in all personnel actions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, classification/compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoffs, recall from layoffs, and educational, social, or recreational programs of the College.
Furthermore, when necessary, the College will take affirmative action to achieve its goal of equal employment opportunity to all.  The Human Resources Department has the overall responsibility for implementation of the affirmative action plan.   Responsibilities include development of specific goals and timetables, reporting progress to the Executive Leadership Team and to the President, and upon request, reporting progress to members of the Commission.
The affirmative action program is a temporary measure and will remain in effect until our goals are achieved.  We expect the full cooperation of all managers, supervisors, and other employees in this program.


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