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Physical Science Instructor Tenure Track (Fall 2024)

Job Type: Faculty


John A. Logan College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in physical science (geology/earth science) to begin Fall 2024. The College is committed to providing a supportive learning environment that fosters close collaboration between students and faculty members. With small class sizes, students benefit from personalized instruction and ample opportunities for mentoring, academic advising, and other forms of academic guidance from dedicated faculty members.

Education & Experience Requirements: 

Education Required: Master’s degree in a physical science specialty, such as geology, geophysics, physics or related field.

 Experience Required: The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively and have basic computer literacy.

Experience Preferred: Post-secondary teaching experience in physical science is preferred.  Community college teaching experience; online teaching experience; and/or curriculum development experience.

Essential Functions & Position Duties:

Foster and promote a collegial atmosphere, prioritizing student learning and success. Deliver high-quality instruction in various physical science courses, including earth science, weather and climate, non-science physics, and other relevant subjects. Develop new courses that cater to the needs of the diverse student population and adapt to the evolving educational landscape. Fulfill contractual obligations covering the academic year, consisting of fall and spring semesters. Teach a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester and hold eight office hours per week for student consultation during fall and spring semesters. Additional teaching opportunities with compensation may be available in the summer semester. Be available to teach classes during the day, evenings, and/or weekends as per the schedule of classes. Full-time faculty members are provided with private offices and have access to excellent support services. Additional duties and responsibilities are outlined in the FT Faculty Contract, accessible on page 12 of the FT Faculty Contract document on the website.

Non-Essential functions of the position:

Other duties as assigned. Duties must be performed on the John A. Logan College campus or designated location.

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled

Type of Position: Full-time; Faculty              

Hours: Varied 

Salary Minimum: Per Union Contract

Complete a John A. Logan College Faculty Application or an Internal Application and submit a resume.  You may contact the Office of Human Resources at

John A. Logan College is an equal-opportunity employer. John A. Logan does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by law.