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MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – Ophthalmic Design and Dispensing
Full-Time, 10-month, Tenure Track
Projected Start Date – August 2019
PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!
Open To: The Public
Location: Middletown, CT
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Assistant Professor - $65,963 – $69,811; with excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.
Closing Date: April 22, 2019
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: This position reports to the Associate Professor/Program Coordinator for the
Ophthalmic Dispensing and Design program. The Assistant Professor will teach 15 credit/contact hours per semester in
Ophthalmic Dispensing and Design with special emphasis on courses that require the supervision and services of a
licensed Optician. The successful candidate must have demonstrated an interest in and an aptitude for teaching the full
range of our courses. S/he must be committed to adopting innovative instructional approaches along with current
instructional techniques; integrating instructional technology; developing and delivering distance learning courses; and,
collaborating with colleagues to maintain departmental standards and initiatives. Other responsibilities include related
curriculum/course development; academic advisement for students; service on college committees; continued
professional development by maintaining membership in professional organizations and developing liaisons with
colleagues in the field as well as those teaching in high school and four-year institutions of higher education; and other
service responsibilities related to a full-time faculty position in support of the mission of the college and the goals of the
Master’s degree in Health, Education, Business or other related field, current State of CT Optician License, current ABO-NCLE Certification and a minimum of 4 years of college teaching experience, OR Bachelor of Science degree in Health, Education, Business or other related field with minimum 5 years of optical experience, current State of CT Optician License, current ABO-NCLE Certification and a minimum of 2 years of college teaching experience.
Special Experience: Preferred experience includes Master’s degree in Health, Education, Business or other related field,
optical related teaching experience; computer literacy, including experience with instructional applications; working with
community college students of varying abilities; an understanding of the mission of the community college; demonstrated
involvement in support of diversity; a commitment to civic engagement and community service activities; and, ability to
respond to and work with multiple constituencies. Candidates must possess valid driver’s license as in state travel to field
work and externship sites will be required.
Substitution Allowed: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated, or who possess a degree in a related field, are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.
Working Conditions: Incumbents typically perform their work in classroom, laboratory and office settings. Some offsite work in field and/or externship sites will be required.
Application Instructions: Email letter of intent, resume, BOR Application, transcripts (unofficial copies are
acceptable at the application stage) and three letters of reference, to: MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.commnet.edu;
OR, mail to Noreen Wilson, Administrative Assistant
Middlesex Community College
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
For more information about Middlesex Community College please visit our website, www.mxcc.edu
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