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Part-Time Faculty: Chemistry Instructor

Part-Time Faculty: Chemistry Instructor

locationRoseburg, OR, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
Part Time


Faculty Part-Time

The position of Chemistry Instructor is Open Until Filled to create a qualified instructor pool.

Are you interested in pushing the boundaries of what education could be for a dynamic community college in a beautiful rural setting? If yes, then this is the position for you!

As the Part-Time Chemistry Instructor, you will teach a full range of chemistry courses for majors and non-majors. If you are interested in helping students learn and are passionate about helping community college students reach their educational goals, then this part-time faculty position will be of interest to you! We are actively seeking qualified individuals to impact the lives of students. Whether you are looking to supplement other employment, give back to our community, or to share skills and knowledge that you are passionate about, then be sure to apply today!

The part time faculty members of Umpqua Community College are committed to facilitating learning using the most up to date pedagogy, technology, and discipline specific knowledge.  All faculty are responsible for teaching in all modalities and keeping current in new modalities that develop in higher education. Although facilitating learning is the most important role of the faculty, the needs of learners are also served when faculty are engaged in service to the college and student support activities. 


If you have an interest in coming to work every day to invest in the vitality of our next generation's opportunities for career, personal and economic success, we welcome your application. We have the very best students, and our team is looking for the very best colleague to help reach its goals. Bring your energy, diligence, commitment, and collaborative spirit for student success to UCC. 


 Fun, innovative atmosphere

Ability to transform lives and enrich communities

Opportunity to work with helpful, caring, and friendly coworkers

Professional Development Opportunities

Beautiful Rural Campus 

The Douglas County community through UCC is building upon 50+ years of rich academic experiences and lives changed through higher education. We are a student-centered, positive working environment that thrives on innovation. We are committed to ensuring that everyone who interacts with our campus feels included, valued, and inspired to fulfill our mission to transform lives and enrich communities. 

 Umpqua Community College is located in beautiful Southern Oregon between the mountains of the Cascade Range to the east and the Coastal Range to the west. Hiking, biking, camping and skiing are a short car ride away and the town is surrounded on all sides by the amazing Umpqua River for fishing and water sports. The area is also home to over 40 wineries and many breweries with a bustling downtown. Roseburg has everything you’d want from a small town and has easy access to the bigger cities of Portland and Eugene by jumping on I-5. Roseburg has live-ability, a friendly feel and is ready to be home to your next career and family adventure. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Commensurate with State of Oregon requirements of respective academic and/or technical field:
    • For General Education faculty, this is a Master’s in the discipline or the equivalent. 
Preferred (Not Required) Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 3 years community college teaching experience
  • A minimum of five years of verifiable experience related to the field.
  • Online instruction experiences preferred, classroom teaching experience desirable.


 For full consideration applicants must submit with their application all of the following:

  • A cover letter which addresses your interest in Umpqua Community College and how you would excel in this position;
  • Current resume that includes educational and professional work experience;
  • A list of 3 professional references listing contact information including email address;

 Umpqua Community College Honors Veterans Preference

 Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Umpqua Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
 Documents Required

  • Member Copy 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215)
  • or...
  • Letter from the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website.

For information regarding Veterans’ Preference qualifications, visit
 If you wish to self-identify under Section 503 as an individual with a disability, please provide this information by completing Department of Labor Form CC-305 available at
 Statement of Equal Opportunity Umpqua Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, handicaps or veterans status. This policy affirms UCC's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all vestiges of discriminatory practices that might exist.
 Employment with Umpqua Community College is contingent upon background check approval.