Elgin Community College Adjunct Faculty - Physics in Elgin, Illinois


Adjunct teaching faculty provide instruction aligned with the college's strategic goals and evaluate students' progress to facilitate achievement of their educational goals.

Essential Responsibilities

Deliver Instruction 1. Conduct assigned classes and/or labs 2. Prepare lessons 3. Provide course syllabus (which shall include grading standards, attendance policies, classroom behavioral expectations, course outline and contact information) 4. Verify student enrollment and submit grade sheets

If a lab is involved: 5. Prepare labs 6. Enforce lab safety procedures

Evaluate Student Progress 1. Keep accurate record of student performance 2. Provide students with timely feedback

Provide Student Assistance 1. Maintain office hours and voice-mail/e-mail communication 2. Refer students to student support services 3. Accommodate special needs students

Other Responsibilities

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of this position and it is not intended to be exhaustive.

In addition to the job description, faculty members teaching in grant supported programs are required to adhere and to comply with all provisions, qualifications, policies, and procedures set forth in the grant. In the event that the grant requirements contradict or add to the job description, the requirements of the grant will take precedence.

Work Relationships

Does Not Supervise

Physical Demands

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Environment


Required Qualifications

A master's degree in the discipline or in a related discipline with at least 15 graduate hours in the discipline

Special Instructions to Applicants

Continuous Recruitment

ECC continuously accepts applications for adjunct faculty to establish a broad and diverse pool of available candidates. By submitting an application for this posting you are applying to be a part of ECC's adjunct faculty pool for a potential course that may be offered in the summer, fall, and/or spring session. There may not be current opening.

Applications and transcripts are evaluated prior to the selection of interviewees. To receive full consideration, include undergraduate and graduate college transcripts. Transcripts can be attached to your online application, faxed, or mailed directly to the Human Resources Department. Copies of transcripts are acceptable with initial application, however official transcripts will be required upon employment

Quicklink for Posting


Posting Number: 0601093

Position Title: Adjunct Faculty - Physics

Posting Start Date: 06-02-2016

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time

Position Status: Regular

Bargaining Unit: None

Employee Group: Faculty/Instructors

Salary Grade: Commensurate with Education/Experience

Salary Information: Per Contact Hour 2017: Less than MA = $812; MA or above = $844

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt

Grant Funded: No

Department: Physics

Location: Main Campus

Flexible work schedule specifics: Hours vary and may include day, evening and weekend responsibilities. Courses are taught in a classroom setting and may also include a lab component. Please indicate your availability in your cover letter.

Hours per week: varies

Weeks per year: varies