Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics

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Position Title:  Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics

Reports To:

 Division Chair

Basic Function:

 The primary purpose of this job is to teach courses in Chemistry and Physics including labs. Serve as course manager for several chemistry and physics courses, including labs. Advise students seeking careers in Chemistry and manage adjuncts teaching several chemistry/physics labs. 




 • Teaching classes and labs (regular load is 15 credit or 18 contact hours per week). Office hours (10 hours per week) are spent helping students with lecture material and lab work outside of class, reading and returning emails, returning phone calls, and academic advising.

• Other professional duties include preparing lecture materials, writing and grading test, preparing for lab, looking for ways to improve delivery in class, updating course information on our course management system, preparing for committee meetings, attending committee meetings, and helping adjuncts with course related problems.

Preparation for and participation in outreach activities, College Night, Open House, Convocation, Graduation etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Physical Chemistry, from a regionally accredited college or university, with 18 graduate hours in chemistry.
  • Must work well with other people (Team Player)
  • Have a love for teaching
  • Good sense of humor
  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Willing to work on committees as assigned


    *Degrees must be from a Regionally Accredited Institution to qualify for position.

     **This position is a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.

Starting Salary:


Deadline to Apply:

 December 15, 2017

Application Procedure:

 **Applicants must complete an official company employment application to be considered for employment.

Applicants may submit applications in any of the following ways:

 Via email at:

Via fax at: (850) 913-3292

Via mail at: Gulf Coast State College/Human Resources

5230 West U.S. Highway 98 Panama City, FL 32401

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.  All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lisa Reed, Executive Director of Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL  32401; 850-872-3866.