Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this individual will prepare and teach astronomy courses designed for transfer and support of career technical programs. The faculty member must be able to instruct a wide variety of topics within the curriculum in a laboratory environment and may be required to teach day, evening and/or weekend hours.
Master's degree in Astronomy or a related field (e.g., Planetary Science, Astrophysics) from a regionally accredited university with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hour credits in Astronomy
Doctoral degree in Astronomy or related field from a regionally accredited university
Post-secondary teaching experience in Astronomy.
Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
Community college teaching experience
Internal Number: 4512
About Guilford Technical Community College
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.