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Assistant Professor, Geology

Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA

  • Posted: May 06, 2021
  • Full-Time

Allan Hancock College serves more than 20,000 students in northern Santa Barbara County. Located on the central coast and just minutes from spectacular beaches and rolling vineyards, AHC operates three campuses - the main campus in Santa Maria, a state approved center in Lompoc and a center in Santa Ynez. As one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, the college is an integral part of the community and enjoys strong support from local leaders and industry.AHC, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is proud to serve underrepresented students.

The college has twice received recognition from the Aspen institute as one of the top colleges in the country. If you are looking for a position where you can have a direct impact on our students, AHC may be the place for you!To learn more about Allan Hancock College and the Central Coast, visit our Human Resources page at and click on the Welcome to AHC video.We are searching for an experienced Assistant... Professor, Geology at our Santa Maria Campus facility.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, GEOLOGYThis is a full-time, 175-day (10-month annual contract) tenure-track faculty position in the Life & Physical Sciences Department, with a primary emphasis in geology.

The teaching assignment will also include courses in physical science and field studies courses. The faculty member will plan and organize instructional materials based upon approved course outlines; participate in program review and curriculum development; review and revise course content as necessary; maintain five (5) required office hours per week for student consultation; participate in department and college activities; maintain class and examination schedules as well as grade and attendance records according to college regulations; and perform related tasks as required. The assignment may include teaching in the evenings and on weekends at any college site.

We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.BEGINNING DATE August 2021, pending board approval.SALARY AND BENEFITS Hiring salary range is $56,724 to $80,825 depending upon education and experience.

Benefits include medical, dental, life, vision, and salary protection insurance.Required Qualifications:QUALIFICATIONS PROFILEThe governing board seeks an individual with the following minimum qualifications:1. Master's in geology, geophysics, earth sciences, meteorology, oceanography or paleontology OR Bachelor's in geology AND Master's in geography, physics, or geochemistry OR the equivalent per Board Policy 7211.2. Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and community college students and of staff and students with disabilities.3.

Demonstrated ability to: develop and use course materials and incorporate current technology use multimedia technology in classroom instruction plan, organize, and present lecture and lesson materials and concepts communicate effectively, both in oral and written communication work with and assist students having a broad range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others apply evaluation and assessment methods identify and use learning outcomes and assessment that lead to course and program improvements4. Knowledge of: course design, evaluation, and assessment methods that enhance student learning interrelationship of critical thinking, reading, and writing and demonstrated ability to ap

Allan Hancock College


Santa Maria, CA



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