Part-Time Faculty Positions

Please note: All opportunities on this page are part-time, non-tenure-track, non-contract positions. Each position has specific application instructions which may vary by department. Please follow the application instructions indicated to apply.

Department Chairs: For information on recruiting part-time faculty, visit our Recruiting Temporary Positions webpage.

Part-Time Faculty Employment Opportunities

Accounting

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16342 

American Indian Studies and American Studies

The American Indian Studies and American Studies department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach American Indian Studies and American Studies courses. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various other satellite education centers. Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in American Indian Studies; OR Master’s degree in American Studies and a Bachelor’s in American Indian Studies; OR Master’s degree in the related interdisciplinary area with appropriate course work in American Indian Studies, OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and current resume to the department’s Chair, Patricia Dixon, pdixon@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3564. For more information, call the department office at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2425.

Arabic

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16329 

Art History

The Art department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Art History courses, including Introduction to Art, History of Art I (Prehistoric to Gothic), History of Art II (Renaissance to modern), as well as non-Western art history courses. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and the Escondido center. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in art history, history of art and architecture, or visual culture/visual studies OR a Bachelor’s degree in art history and a Master’s degree in history OR a Master’s degree in art with a recorded emphasis or concentration in art history OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit the Palomar College Part-Time Faculty Application, a cover letter, and a current resume via email to the Art Department Chair, Prof. Lily Glass, Lglass2@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 891-3400. For more information, call Paul Helling, Art Department Academic Assistant at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2302.

Automotive Technology

The Trades and Industry department seeks a part-time instructor to teach Automotive Brakes (AT 130); Automatic Transmissions (AT 120); and Automotive Maintenance and Minor Repair (AT 100). These classes meet in the late morning or afternoon. Minimum qualifications: Any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR any Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience OR the equivalent. To apply: Send a current resume via email to Steve Bertram, Professor, Automotive Technology at sbertram@palomar.edu. For more information, call (760) 744-1150 ext. 2566 or 2545.

Biology

The Life Sciences department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Biology. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in any biological science OR a Bachelor’s degree in any biological science AND a Master’s degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and current resume via email to the Life Sciences Department Chair, Elizabeth Pearson, bpearson@palomar.edu. Applications will be accepted through the Spring 2014 semester. For more information, call Karen Buehler at (760) 744-1150 x2275.

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

The Cabinet and Furniture Technology department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach CFT 195 Finishing Tech/Touch-Up/Repair, CFT 198 Advanced Wood Finishing, CFT 187 Introduction to Carving, CFT 188 Intermediate Carving, and CFT 189 Advance Carving . Classes are held at the San Marcos campus. Minimum qualifications: Any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR any Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience OR the equivalent. To apply: Send a cover letter and current resume via email to Jack Stone, Professor, Cabinet and Furniture Technology at jstone@palomar.edu. For more information, call (760) 744-1150 ext. 2472 or 2545.

Chemistry

The Chemistry department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Chemistry. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in chemistry OR a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biochemistry AND a Master’s degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology, or geochemistry OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and current resume via email to the Chemistry Department Chair, Geetha Natarajan  ngeetha@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3584. For more information, call Tawn Gregg at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2505.

Chinese

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16317

Computer Science and Information Systems

The Computer Science and Information Systems Department is accepting resumes for computer science part-time instructors to teach courses in C, C++, Java, Java GUI, Unix, Machine Organization and Assembler Language, Video Game Programming, Android Programming. Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s in computer science or computer engineering OR a Bachelor’s in either of the above AND Master’s in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering OR a Bachelor’s in engineering AND a Master’s in cybernetics, engineering mathematics, or business administration OR a Bachelor’s in mathematics AND a Master’s in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration OR a Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND a Master’s degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application, a cover letter, and a current resume via email to Rand Green, Department Chair, rgreen@palomar.edu. Please indicate in your cover letter the specific computer science courses you are qualified to teach.

Computer Science and Information Systems (Microsoft Technologies)

The CSIS department is accepting resumes for part-time Microsoft Technologies Instructor; Including Client, Server, Active Directory, Network Infrastructure, Applications Deployment, Security, and Exchange Server. Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience, OR an Associate’s degree and six years of experience. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor degree in computer science OR related field and current work experience as Microsoft Client & Server Instructor, and other networking certifications. To appy: Send resume and cover letter to Rand Green, CSIS Department Chair, Palomar College, via email at rgreen@palomar.edu.

Counseling

The Counseling Services Division is seeking qualified part-time Mental Health Counselors for the San Marcos campus and Escondido Center. The Mental Health Counselors will provide short-term mental health counseling for a diverse population of students with the goal of maximizing success in the college setting. Major duties and responsibilities include providing brief individual mental health counseling for students, crisis assessment and intervention, mental health program and services development, and campus consultation and outreach. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, OR a Bachelor’s degree in one of the above listed degrees AND a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), pursuant to Title 5, Section 53410.1 of the California Code of Regulations OR the equivalent. Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a valid California Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW, or LCPC license. Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds in a community college. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and current resume to the Counseling Division Office, 1140 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, CA 92069.

Diesel Mechanics Technology

The Trades and Industry department seeks a part-time instructor to teach DMT 50 – Introduction to Diesel Technology and DMT 66 – Truck Transmissions and Drivelines for DMT 55 – Tune Up, DMT 65 – Air Brakes Systems and DMT 81 – Basic Hydraulics will be available. Day and evening positions are available. Minimum qualifications: Any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR any Associate’s degree and six years of experience OR the equivalent. To apply: send a current resume via email to Sergio Hernandez, Assistant Professor, Diesel Technology at shernandez@palomar.edu. For more information, call (760) 744-1150 ext. 3702.

Economics

The Economics, History, and Political Science department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Economics. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and the Escondido center. Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Economics OR Bachelor’s degree in Economics AND Master’s degree in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance, or political science OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application a cover letter, and a current resume via email to the Economics, History, and Political Science Department Chair, Teresa Laughlin, tlaughlin@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3526. For more information, call Teresa Laughlin at (760) 744-1150 ext 2851.

French

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16325

Geography

The Earth, Space and Aviation Sciences department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Geography. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in geography OR a Bachelor’s degree in geography AND a Master’s degree in geology, history, meteorology, or oceanography OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and current resume to Earth, Space, and Aviation Sciences Chair, Catherine Jain, cjain@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3584. For more information, call Brenda Morris at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2512.

Geology

The Earth, Space and Aviation Sciences department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Geology. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in geology, geophysics, earth sciences, meteorology, oceanography, or paleontology OR a Bachelor’s degree in geology AND a Master’s degree in geography, physics, or geochemistry OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and current resume to Earth, Space, and Aviation Sciences Chair, Catherine Jain, cjain@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3584. For more information, call Brenda Morris at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2512.

German

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16323

Italian

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16319

Japanese

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16321

Mathematics

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16283.

Nursing (Medical-Surgical) - Clinical Practice

The Nursing Education Department at Palomar College is looking for a clinical medical-surgical part-time instructor. Duties include supervision and assistance of 10-12 students on clinical units, counseling students, grading care plans and papers, and writing student evaluations. There are 10-12 hours of clinical a week depending upon the course. Minimum qualifications: A minimum of a B.S.N. degree and clinical experience on Medical Surgical units within the past 5 years. Previous teaching experience and knowledge of the Nursing Process and Care Plans are preferred. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application  and a current resume to Hope Farquharson, Nursing Education Department Chairperson, via email at hfarquharson@palomar.edu. For more information, call (760) 744-1150 ext. 3725.

Nursing (Obstetrics/Medical-Surgical) - Clinical Practice

The Nursing Education department at Palomar College is seeking a clinical part-time instructor for obstetrics and medical-surgical nursing. Duties include supervision and assistance of students on clinical units, counseling students, grading care plans and papers, and writing student evaluations. Minimum qualifications: A minimum of a B.S.N. degree and clinical experience on obstetrics and medical-surgical units within the past five years are required. Previous teaching experience and knowledge of the nursing process and care plans are preferred. To apply: Please send a cover letter, current resume, and Palomar College part-time Faculty Application, c/o Hope Farquharson, Nursing Education Department, Palomar College, 1140 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, CA 92069 or e-mail it to hfarquharson@palomar.edu.

Nursing (Pediatrics) - Clinical Practice

The Nursing Education departmetnt at Palomar College is seeking a clinical part-time instructor for pediatric nursind. Duties include supervision and assistance of students on clinical untis, grading care plans and papers, and writing student evaluations. Minimum qualifications: A minimum of a B.S.N. degree and clinical experience on pediatrics within the past five years are required. Previous teaching experience and knowledge of nursing process and care plans are preferred. To apply: Please send a cover letter, current resume and Palomar College part-time Faculty Application to Hope Farquharson, Nursing Education Department Chairperson, via email at hfarquharson@palomar.edu. For more information, call (760) 744-1150 ext. 3725.

Nursing (Psychiatric)

The Nursing Education Department at Palomar College is looking for a clinical psychiatric part-time instructor. Duties include supervision and assistance of 10 students on clinical units, counseling students, grading care plans and papers, and writing student evaluations. There are 12.5 hours of clinical a week. Minimum qualifications: A minimum of a B.S.N. degree and clinical experience in a Psychiatric setting as an RN within the past 4-5 years. Previous teaching experience and knowledge of the Nursing Process and Care Plans are preferred. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application and a current resume to Hope Farquharson, Nursing Education Department Chairperson, via email at hfarquharson@palomar.edu. For more information, call (760) 744-1150 ext. 3725.

Nutrition

The Family and Consumer Sciences Department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Nutrition. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration OR bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in chemistry, public health, or family and consumer studies/home economics OR the equivalent.  (Note: A bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration, and certification as a registered dietitian, is an alternative qualification for this discipline.) To apply: Submit a cover letter and your current resume via email to Solange Wasef, MS, RD at swasef@palomar.edu. For more information, call Solange Wasef at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2345.

Oceanography

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16331

Physical Science

The Physics and Engineering department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Physical Science. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in physical science OR a Master’s degree in physics, chemistry, geology or astronomy with upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline, including physical science OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application, a cover letter, and a current resume via email to the Physics & Engineering Department Chair, Takashi Nakajima, tnakajima@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3584. For more information, call Tawn Gregg at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2505.

Physics

The Physics and Engineering department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Physics. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics OR a Bachelor’s degree in physics or astronomy AND a Master’s degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application, a cover letter and a current resume via email to the Physics & Engineering Department Chair, Takashi Nakajima, tnakajima@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3584. For more information, call Tawn Gregg at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2505.

Psychology

The Behavioral Sciences department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Psychology classes. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in psychology OR a Bachelor’s degree in psychology AND a Master’s degree in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience, or social work OR the equivalent. College-level teaching experience is preferred. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application, a cover letter, and a current CV via email to Fred Rose, frose@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3516.

Reading

The Reading Services department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Reading. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in education with a specialization in reading or teaching reading OR a Bachelor’s degree in any academic discipline AND 12 semester units of course work in teaching reading AND a Master’s degree in English, literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, comparative literature, TESL, or psychology OR the equivalent. To apply: Submit a Palomar College Part-time Faculty application, cover letter and resume via email to Melinda Carrillo, Department Chair, at mcarrillo@palomar.edu, or via U.S. mail addressed to Melinda Carrillo, Reading Services Department, Palomar College, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069. For more information, call Melinda Carrillo at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2570.

Sociology

The Behavioral Sciences department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach the following courses:  Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Marriage, Family and Intimate Relationships, and Statistics.  Classes are held at the San Marcos campus, Escondido Center and various off campus centers. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in sociology OR a Bachelor’s degree in sociology AND a Master’s degree in anthropology, any ethnic studies, social work, or psychology OR the equivalent.  To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application and a current CV via email to Kathleen Grove kgrove@palomar.edu or via fax to (760) 761-3516.  For more information, call Kathleen Grove at (760)744-1150 ext. 3950

Spanish

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/16314

Speech Communication

The Speech Communication/Forensics/ASL department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach Oral Communication. Classes are held at the San Marcos campus and the Escondido center. Minimum qualifications: Master’s in Speech, Speech Broadcasting, Telecommunications, Rhetoric, Communication, Communication Studies, Speech Communication; or Organizational Communication OR Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s in Drama/Theater Arts OR Mass Communication OR English. This position requires teaching experience within the field of Speech Communications/Communication Studies, especially Oral Communication, our introductory pubic speaking course. To apply: Submit the Palomar College part-time Faculty Application a cover letter, and a current resume via email to the Department Chair, Kevin McLellan and Debbi Brewer, Department ADA at dbrewer@palomar.edu. For more information, call Debbi Brewer at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2405.

Water/Wastewater Technology

The Occupational & Noncredit Programs department is seeking a part-time instructor to teach the Supervision course on the San Marcos campus. Minimum qualifications: Any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in the water or wastewater industry OR any Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience in the water or wastewater industry OR the equivalent. To apply: Contact Mollie Smith via e-mail at msmith@palomar.edu.