General Description: This is a full-time instructional assignment under the general direction of the Dean of the Los Banos Campus and in coordination with the Dean of Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts. The professor will teach a broad range of history and political science courses, with an emphasis in U.S. History. The specific mix of teaching assignments will vary from semester to semester. The standard teaching load is 15 units per semester, which may include evening hours.
Los Banos Campus: The Los Banos Campus of the Merced Community College District is a full service college center located approximately forty miles west of Merced. Construction of a new campus in 2007 allowed for significant expansion of offerings. Currently, at least 135 classes are taught each semester, ranging from developmental to transfer level coursework. The campus enrolls about 1,800 students from the western side of Merced County. There are 18 full time professors and approximately 40 adjunct faculty members.
Social Science, Humanities & Fine Arts Area: This area covers classes in philosophy, addiction studies, anthropology, archeology, economics, geography, history, human services, political science, psychology, sociology, foreign languages, communications, honors classes, humanities, art, digital art, photography, theater, music and visual arts.
How to Apply: All applicants must provide the following items by the closing date in order to be considered for this recruitment. Documents may be emailed or faxed to meet the deadline. If emailed or faxed, it is the responsibility of the candidate to send originals of all documents immediately. Email to: HR@mccd.edu, Fax 209-384-6103
1. Obtain application from
the Office of Human Resources or download from the Application Section below
and complete the entire form.
It is the applicantís responsibility to ensure that all required materials are in the Human Resources Office on the filing deadline. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
All materials submitted in your application file become District property and will not be returned to you. Please mail to:
Sue Miller, Merced College, Office of Human Resources, 3600 M Street, Merced, CA 95348-2898
Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process. Please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.
Interview Information: Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee which includes a 15-minute teaching demonstration on a selected topic. Finalist interviews with district administrators will follow the same or next day. A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews. Expenses for travel and accommodations will be the responsibility of the candidates.
Employee Benefits: The District’s pays (with small contribution from employee) health, prescription, vision and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents. Life and income protection insurance premiums are provided for the employee only, as well as paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
The selected candidate must be fingerprinted and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment.
The Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires verification of the right to work in the United States. Applicant must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. All faculty members, as a condition of employment, must become members of Merced College Faculty Association (MCFA) or pay a representation fee in an equal amount to a charity agreeable to MCFA.
All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.