6 days ago


Schenectady, NY


Location: Schenectady, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Jul 15 2019 Job Description:

Position Function & Scope

Under the general direction of the Division Dean, the Internship for the Development of Minority Faculty initiative is to encourage traditionally underrepresented individuals to consider a career in community college education and to enhance the education of SCCC students with an ethnically-diverse faculty.  This position is open to potential faculty in all disciplines, however seeking candidates in the area of Biology or Chemistry are preferred.

The internship provides each intern with the following opportunities:

  • To gain experience in community college teaching
  • To broaden their experiences in their discipline and service areas
  • To serve as a positive role model for students
  • To enhance their awareness about the community college mission


  • Candidates selected for an internship are matched with a mentor in their respective discipline. 
  • Each intern is assigned two classes to teach in the Fall and Spring semesters.  In addition, the intern participates in scheduled division activities including academic advising.
  • Intern may work on special projects with Dean's approval based on interest
  • An evaluation is conducted at the end of each semester with input from the faculty mentor.   The Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Provost may approve continuation of the internship for the second semester.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

Job Requirements

  • Available to participate in scheduled classes and division activities (as schedule permits)

Education & Experience

Minimum Requirements

  • A master's degree or currently in a graduate program with a minimum of 15 hours completed in the discipline

Start Date:   Fall 2019

Additional Information:

Salary:  $9,000/semester


SUNY Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment, programs and activities.  As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SUNY SCCC encourages candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.


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