Community College of Denver

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Adjunct Instructor for Astronomy

at Community College of Denver

Posted: 5/2/2015
Job Reference #: 126

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The applicant should be qualified to teach one or more of the following courses:

  • Astronomy I – one semester with Lab
  • Astronomy II – one semester with Lab

Teaching assignments with some lab coordination may be required. The applicant should be qualified to teach a general College Astronomy course for non-majors. The course focuses on the history of astronomy, the tools of the astronomer and the contents of the solar system including the planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and meteoroids. The applicant should have a Master's Degree in Astronomy or Physics or at least 18 graduate credit hours in a related field. Preference will be given to those applicants willing to teach evening and weekend courses. All CCD classroom instruction is supported by Desire2Learn online learning system. It is preferred that the applicant have some familiarity and /or experience with Desire2Learn and/or Blackboard learning systems.


Interested applicants must submit a complete application package which includes:

  1. Electronic Application - Click 'New Resume' at the bottom of this page
  2. Cover Letter - indicate the courses you would like to teach and the times you are available to teach
  3. Resume
  4. Copies of transcripts

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority.

Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security for Students Right to Know . For a hard copy report please contact 303.352.3042.

Job Location
Denver, Colorado, United States
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