Prepare course material and develop strategies to teach the course curriculum by meeting the college’s academic standards.
Develop and provide students with an approved Valley Forge Military College syllabus that follows a template established by the local campus, center, or Online - and which includes the course objectives.
Present lectures and facilitate group learning in classrooms.
Utilize appropriate educational technology to engage students and enhance learning.
Connect students' current study to real-world applications, using lab and research assignments and linking coursework to previous/future study in related disciplines.
Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives, that the material has been adequately addressed in the course, that concepts have been demonstrated.
Demonstrate consistency and fairness in the preparation and grading of exams, making certain that all tests are formatted with proper instructions – and provide timely feedback to students.
Provide multiple evaluative formats for students to demonstrate their knowledge and earn their grades in the course.
Create an atmosphere of mutual respect in the classroom by avoiding inappropriate comments about any individual, social group, or the college.
Maintain proper records, grades, reports, and other documents and deliver them in a timely fashion to the appropriate academic administrator.
Provide successful, active mentoring to the college community
Assist in training and mentoring of new faculty, and class observations and support of adjunct faculty.
Participate in academic initiatives designed to support enrollment management, career services, and/or outreach to the community, including local high schools and community colleges.
Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence.
Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected, and confer with advisory groups in order to modify course content.
Help cover the work and reporting of the department in a cooperative and collegial fashion.
Deliver capstone participation or advisement (outside of program).
Actively participate with Industry Advisory Councils.
Engage students in club activities.
Increase the levels of student and college service involvement.
Complete other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Master’s degree in Physics or related field of study required; PhD preferred. All degrees must be from regionally accredited institutes
Three to five years of business or industry experience appropriate to the course subject matter
Two to five years previous teaching experience preferred
Additional Salary Information: Employment Classification
This is a 10-month position with non-exempt status.
Salary and Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience. VFMAC offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits and school-paid life insurance policy, and at Board discretion, school contributions to employees' TIAA-CREF retirement plan, professional development opportunities, generous vacation, and much more.
Start date is immediate. Successful completion of state and federal clearances is a condition of employment.