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Date Posted: 1/31/18

Mathematics/Physics Instructor

Tracking Code: 886-443

Position Title: Mathematics/Physics Instructor

Department: Science and Math Academic Area
Reports To: Science and Math Academic Chair

Anticipated Starting Date: August 2018

Starting Salary: $43,690 - $56,401

Excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, paid sick leave, and tuition benefit. For more details about benefits, go to and click on Salaries and Benefits, or request a copy from the Office of Human Resources.

This faculty member is responsible for teaching mathematics courses from Pre-Algebra to Differential Equations and college level physics courses. This instructor will develop and revise courses and course materials as needed. This individual will also assume responsibility for mentoring adjunct faculty. This faculty member is a member of the professional teaching staff that is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of NMC and the Science/Math academic area. Responsibilities may include teaching nights, weekends, and/or online instruction.

All Faculty positions commensurate with degree and experience as outlined in the NMC Faculty Association Collective Bargaining Agreement.


  • Minimum education of Master's degree in mathematics or coursework consistent with a graduate degree in mathematics (18 graduate credits in mathematics) and Master's degree in physics or coursework consistent with a graduate degree in physics (18 graduate credits in physics).
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching mathematics and/or physics.
  • Mastery of or ability to learn software and computer skills including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentation software.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and constituents of varying technical backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to develop rapport quickly, speak and listen effectively, and the ability to give succinct instructions.
  • Experience using a graphing calculator and other math technology as a teaching tool.


  • Coursework/teaching experience with probability and statistics.
  • College-level teaching experience in mathematics and/or physics.
  • Experience in the instruction of online courses using a Course Management System (CMS).
  • Experience at the community college level as instructor and/or student.
  • Able to describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into courses
  • Previous experience teaching or mentoring minorities or members of other underrepresented groups that relate to this position

    FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees

    • Ethical behavior and integrity
    • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
    • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
    • Accountability/personal responsibility
    • Commitment to lifelong learning
    • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
    • Collaboration/Team work
    • Value all people

    Supervises others in accordance with NMC's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, recognizing employees; addressing performance problems or gaps.


    This is a full-time, two teaching semester position.

    Applications submitted by 4:30 pm on February 23, 2018 will receive first consideration. Applications must be submitted online at For assistance call 231-995-2612 or 1-800-748-0566 x51377 or email .

    Non-Discrimination Policy Notice
    Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.

    Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.

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Job Location
Traverse City, Michigan, United States
43,690.00 - 56,401.00 USD
Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts to your application. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to: Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686. or e-mail to: All finalists will be required to participate in a teaching demonstration.

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