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Job Title: Engineering Science and Physics, Faculty Member, Full-Time Tenure-Track, Fal l'18
Location: Rochester, NY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/18/2018
Expire Date: 02/18/2018
Job Categories: Education and Library, Engineering
Job Description
Engineering Science and Physics, Faculty Member, Full-Time Tenure-Track, Fal l'18
Function of Position:

Monroe Community College, a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College, offers over 90 programs across two main campuses and several extension sites. The successful candidate will bring a passion for teaching and a desire to support and mentor MCC students as they pursue educational and career goals.
Tenure-track faculty teach classes, develop new educational materials, assist with curriculum review and assessment, perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including department meetings and committee work. Tenure-track faculty report to the chairperson of the Engineering Science and Physics Department. Academic departments are led by a peer who serves as a department chair for a three-year term. All tenure-track faculty are in the pool from which the chair is appointed. Faculty are responsible for preparing and teaching courses in the department and may be assigned at the Brighton and/or Downtown Campus (or other, as appropriate). The successful candidate will bring expertise in Physics and Engineering (Education) to MCC.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
  • Teaches courses and evaluates student performance as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
  • Teaches multiple courses/sections each term
  • Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
  • Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
  • Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
  • Maintains office hours according to contractual guidelines in order to support student learning
  • Advises students concerning academic, career, and related issues according to contractual guidelines
  • Assists department with student recruitment, enrollment and placement
  • Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives
  • Assists with development, review and revision of department curriculum, including assessment of student learning and program review
  • Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
  • Incorporates project based learning and high impact teaching practices into course design
  • Attends department meetings as a contributing member
  • Contributes to the College through Division, department and College committees
  • Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
  • Assists department in faculty recruitment and peer evaluation
  • Assists in the development of grant proposals and implementation of grant projects
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Demonstrates excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task
  • Advises students engaged in co-curricular activities
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, and may be assigned courses at any MCC campus or extension site location

MCC Expectations:

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Commitment to professional growth

Qualifications & Requirements
Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree in physics or engineering from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Ability to teach courses within the department
  • Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
  • Evidence of respect for and an understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Evidence of proficiency with technology
  • Commitment to continued professional growth
  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree in electrical/software engineering from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Earned doctorate in physics from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Teaching experience in physics or engineering
  • Ability to effectively use engineering software such as SolidWorks, Matlab, Labview, PSpice.
  • Experience or interest in developing and/or modifying laboratory manual
  • Experience implementing effective teaching strategies
  • Experience implementing project based teaching and learning strategies
  • Experience working with or recruiting underrepresented students into STEM fields

To review special instructions and apply, please visit:

Monroe Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status or domestic violence victim status in admissions, employment, and treatment of students and employees or in any aspect of the business of the College

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Inspiring since 1961.
Innovation has always been at the heart of Monroe Community College. For more than 50 years, we’ve evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of our students and our community. We’ve developed new and exciting degree programs, created unique educational and workforce initiatives, and built contemporary urban and suburban campus facilities.
Monroe Community College was established in 1961 under founding chairman, Samuel J. Stabins, M.D. MCC’s first Board of Trustees comprised Rochester’s leading professionals in business, health care, education and law as appointed by Monroe County and New York State. That same year, MCC was established as a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System.
Carrying on the vision of our founders, MCC continues to provide a quality education at an affordable price. Today, we offer more than 100 outstanding academic programs taught by award-winning faculty members for a much lower cost than private colleges. That’s what has made MCC a smart choice for half a century. Since 1961, nearly half a million people have been inspired by MCC. We hope to continue our traditions of innovation and value for many years to come.
MCC’s Vision
Monroe Community College will be the nationally-recognized leader in championing equity, opportunity, innovation, and excellence while transforming students’ lives and communities.
MCC’s Mission
Monroe Community College, through access to affordable academic programs, leads excellence and innovation in higher education, inspires diverse students to transform their lives and communities, drives regional economic development, and builds global engagement and understanding.
MCC’s Core Values
Monroe Community College values integrity, excellence, empowerment, inclusiveness, collaboration and stewardship. These values help guide our behavior as MCC students and employees.
MCC through the years
1961 – MCC is established as a unit of the State University of New York (SUNY) system.
1962 – Leroy V. Good, Ph.D. is inaugurated as MCC’s founding president. He had already established community colleges in three other states.
1962 – MCC’s Alexander Street Campus welcomes 720 students.
1965 – MCC becomes the first college in the nation to receive accreditation within three years of its founding.
1968 – A new campus on East Henrietta Road in Brighton opens to meet increasing enrollment needs.
1974 – Comprehensive training of the region’s first responders begins at the new 49,000 square foot Public Safety Training Facility on Scottsville Road.
1980s – MCC becomes the fastest-growing community college in the state, increasing enrollment during the 1980s by more than 41%.
1991 – To meet the needs of MCC’s growing non-traditional student population, the Richard M. Guon Child Care Center opens.
1992 – The Damon City Campus opens its doors in downtown Rochester to educate students in law, criminal justice, human services and K-12 teaching.
1997 – The Applied Technologies Center, a 53,000 square foot facility on West Henrietta Road, opens to serve fast-growing industries such as precision tooling and machining, automotive technology and HVAC/R.
2003 – MCC launches its housing and residence life program with the dedication of Alice Holloway Young Commons, named in honor of Dr. Young, one of the first African-American teachers in the U.S., as well as a founding MCC trustee.
2003 – To address the educational needs of those in the region faced with responding to natural and intentional disasters, the Homeland Security Management Institute opens.
2007 – MCC’s Agriculture and Life Sciences Institute opens.
2008 – The Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Center for Excellence in Nursing opens and earns LEED Silver certification.
2008 – The PAC Center, an academic, fitness and recreational facility named after alumna, Pamela Ann Chesonis, ‘79, opens to support student learning, athletics and overall health and wellness on campus.
2011 – MCC’s Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services division is established.
2014 – Work begins on MCC's new Downtown Campus at 321 State Street.
2017 – MCC’s Downtown Campus opens for classes.
MCC’s Accreditation
MCC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Curricula are registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education and the State University at New York (SUNY) system.
MCC is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College. The League provides direction and leadership for experimentation and innovation in two-year colleges. Its members are recognized as the best community colleges in the United States and Canada.
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