Faculty - Horticulture
College of DuPage
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Glen Ellyn, IL
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and numerous career and technical areas as well as preparation to articulation to one of our many baccalaureate partners.
College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.
College of DuPage seeks full-time, tenure track faculty member/s to teach Horticulture courses starting in August, 2018.
Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising students, professional inquiry, committee work and engaging with instructional technology.
Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends.
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture required.
Five years’ work experience in the Horticulture industry required.
Two years Horticulture teaching experience preferred. Teaching and/or work experience in Soils, Horticultural Math, Propagation, Bidding and Estimating preferred.
Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.
To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, current curriculum vita, a cover letter including a list of three references, and a Teaching Statement. Applications accepted until JANUARY 15th 2018
The Teaching Statement must include the candidate’s anticipated contributions to College of DuPage related to academic quality and student success and meet a 2-page limit.
A teaching demonstration will be required at interview.
This position requires a pre-employment background and drug screen.
College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.