Thursday, September 29, 2016

TT, Middle Tennessee State

Position Number 156060
Requisition Number F109
Job Title Physics and Astronomy, Tenure Track Faculty
Department Physics and Astronomy
College Basic and Applied Sciences
University Expectations
Excellence in teaching, research/creative activities, and service is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.

Job Description
MTSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (#156060), at the Assistant Professor rank. Start date for this position is August 1, 2017.

Candidates must be passionate about teaching, and provide a plan for developing an active research program to fully engage undergraduates. Appropriate research areas include (but are not restricted to) physics and astronomy education research, experimental biophysics, applied optics, and nanomaterials that can utilize our 2500 sq. ft. of experimental research facilities. The department offers a B.S. in physics with concentrations in professional physics, physics teaching, applied physics, and astronomy.

Required Education
PhD in Physics, or a related field.

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Other Desirable
Evidence of exceptional teaching ability, commitment to student success and experience in mentoring women and minorities is desired.

Salary and Benefits
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
Health, dental, and life insurance
Retirement savings programs that include your choice of two plans as well as three deferred compensation savings plans
An Employee Assistance Program
Educational Assistance Programs
Sick leave
Optional or voluntary benefits, including a flexible spending account, long-term disability, long-term care insurance, and cancer and intensive care insurance

Job Open Date 08/29/2016
Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration 10/10/2016
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Online application required, and must include:
1) Cover Letter,
2) Curriculum vitae,
3) Statement of teaching philosophy,
4) Research/Creative: Plan for involving undergraduates in research.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Dr. Ron Henderson at

Additionally, candidates selected for the short list will be required to submit a 10 minute video of themselves teaching a physics-related topic.

If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.

Additional Information
If selected for an on-campus interview, applicants should then request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to the academic department prior to the interview.
Likewise, three letters of recommendation, specific to this job posting, will be required if you are selected for an on-campus interview. Our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information provided by applicant within their application to the posting.
Applications received by posted Review Date will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Pre-Employment Information
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Category Faculty - Tenure Track
Job Type Full Time
Academic Resources
Reference Letters

Reference Letters
Accept References Yes
Minimum Requests 3
Maximum Requests 5
Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference 07/31/2017
Special Instructions to Reference Provider
Recommendation letters should be submitted per the instructions included in the solicitation letter that will be generated at the time the recommendation is required. Letters would then be addressed to: Dr. Ron Henderson, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Are you required to register as a sex offender under TCA Title 40, Chapter 39, Part 2?
* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
State Office of Employment Services
Chronicle of Higher Education
Diverse Issues
Hispanic Outlook
Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Research/Creative Activities
Optional Documents
Other Document
Other Document 2

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

1-Year Lectureship, Penn State Altoona (potentially renewable)


Penn State Altoona
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Altoona
Academic Affairs, Division of Math and Natural Sciences

Penn State Altoona invites applications for a one-year fixed-term position, subject to renewal, in Physics beginning Fall 2017. Candidate must have a Ph.D. or Masters in Physics, or a closely related discipline. Teaching responsibilities include introductory physics courses for science, engineering and non-science majors, as well as upper division lecture/laboratory courses. Depending on the candidate’s interest, responsibilities can also include significant emphasis on science outreach, laboratory development and laboratory coordination. Penn State Altoona is a largely residential campus of 4000 students offering twenty-two baccalaureate degree programs and the first two years of 180 Penn State baccalaureate degrees. Only 44 miles from the University Park campus, Penn State Altoona offers the advantages of college teaching with the readily available resources of a major research university. Applicants should upload a letter of application establishing their qualifications; a current vita; a description of teaching approach and evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of reference and transcripts. Please combine documents to fit appropriated space. Review of applications will begin November 4th, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information about Penn State Altoona, please visit our web page at

FT, Concordia University Wisconsin

Concordia University Wisconsin seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Physics beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year. This position is in the Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences.  The department offers undergraduate majors in biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, and environmental studies. CUW is a Christian university (LCMS) that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning in all areas.

Academic Responsibilities

The successful candidate should expect to teach introductory algebra- and calculus-based physics courses and develop/teach additional courses leading to a physics minor. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the interest in and ability to include undergraduates in a research program.  Additional responsibilities include committee work, advising, and department development.

Education and Experience

A doctorate in physics is preferred, although highly qualified applicants possessing significant progress (ABD) toward a doctorate will be considered.  Preference will be given to a computational or experimental physicist.  Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.  Moreover, candidates should be committed to student learning and professional development.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.  Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, contact information for three references, description of teaching philosophy, and CU application*  to  Please write ‘Physics’ in the subject line.

Application review will begin October 28, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

*The employment application is available under “Employment “on the CUW web site at

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Online Class - CCCOnline Adjunct Instructor - Physics (to teach PHY 111/112) - Colorado Community College System Online

Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts 
CCCS hires Adjunct Instructors to teach online courses through CCCOnline.  Adjunct Instructors are hired to teach courses on a temporary, as needed basis.  When openings in programs are available for the coming semester, they will be listed on the CCCS Employment Opportunities site.
All instructors must pass online teaching orientation before they are assigned classes.  Selection as an Instructor is not a guarantee of employment.  Instruction contracts are assigned based on student enrollment on a semester to semester basis.
Fall and Spring semesters include Session 1 (15-week courses), Fast Track One (6-week courses), Session 2 (10-week courses), and Fast Track Two (6-week courses).  Summer semester consists of one 10-week session and one 6-week session.  Adjunct Instructors may teach up to 12 credit hours per semester for CCCOnline.
Please note that, although courses are taught online, preference is given to Colorado residents.  For more information about CCCOnline, please visit .

Course Descriptions:
  • Physics 111: Explores the physical world through reasoning, mathematics and experimentation. Examines kinematics, force, circular motion, energy, momentum, torque, rotational dynamics, simple harmonic motion, temperature, heat and thermodynamics. The concepts and theories presented are explored through demonstrations and hands-on experiments. It is a general physics course that is recommended for all of the health sciences and all other interested students. Students entering engineering or one of the advanced sciences should register for PHY 211.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses.
  • Physics 112: Expands upon PHY 111 and explores sound waves, electric fields, electric circuits, magnetic fields, light, optics, and modern physics. Explores the concepts and theories presented in class through demonstrations and hands-on experiments.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses.
PHY Adjunct Instructor (to teach Physics 111/112)

Current vocational credential in relevant area (or able to get one quickly)
At least one year of teaching experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer and Internet skills
Current vocational credential in relevant area (if applicable)
Online teaching experience, preferably at the community college level
Course development experience
Microsoft application experience

How to Apply:
You will need to upload the following:
  • Cover letter telling us what qualities and expertise you will bring to this position.
  • Current resume addressing your experience as it relates to the position’s responsibilities.
  • If you are identified as a potential fit for this position, we will require transcripts (if applicable) and references – if you don’t have transcripts available you will need to request them, as official transcripts will be required at time of hire (unofficial are acceptable during the selection process).

Applicant materials must be received by the close date, in order to ensure full consideration. The announcement will be closed and applications will no longer be accepted, when an adequate pool of qualified candidates has been received. Candidates are evaluated based on their qualifications, as related to the needs of the position.

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor - Illinois College
Please send materials in PDF format to, Review of applications begins November 1 

Illinois College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position (with the possibility of extension for an additional year) to begin in Fall 2017, in Physics.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. (or ABD) in Physics or a related discipline and will be committed to undergraduate instruction in a liberal arts setting. Teaching responsibilities will include a two-semester General Physics course sequence, Electric Circuits, and the Dynamics semester of an introductory mechanical engineering course sequence for 3-2 engineering students.  An interest in teaching an astronomy course for majors and/or non-science majors is desirable but not essential.  Scholarly engagement in the discipline is encouraged, and funding is available for travel and professional development. Opportunities and support exist for student-faculty research.

Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capitol. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (syllabi, course evaluations (if available), and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body), a statement of research philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to the Office of Academic Affairs, Attn: Zvi Pasman, Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650. Electronic submissions are encouraged; please send materials in PDF format to

Review of applications begins November 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching philosophy, along with syllabi and course evaluations if available), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to, attn: Zvi Pasman, or to Physics Faculty Search Committee, Office of Academic Affairs, Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650.  Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.
Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

Adjunct Faculty of Physics (Part-Time) - Providence College

Open Until Filled
Position Title:
Adjunct Faculty of Physics (Part-Time)   
The Engineering-Physics-Systems Department at Providence College seeks applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position for the Spring 2017 semester which commences on January 17, 2017.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.
Reports to:
Department Chair   
Essential Duties:
The successful candidate will teach one or two sections of a late afternoon Natural Science course, such as astronomy or conceptual physics, for non-science students; one or two afternoon General Physics laboratory sessions; or a combination of one Natural Science course and one or two laboratory sessions.  
Education and Experience Required:
A Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a closely-related field from an accredited institution and experience in effective teaching are essential.  
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled 
Optional Applicant Documents:
Other Document 1
Transcript 2
Other Document 2
Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Transcript (REQUIRED - see Special Instructions)
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested candidates should submit a statement of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of official graduate transcript(s), and the names and email addresses of three references who will provide letters of recommendation that speak primarily to the applicant's teaching.

Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, an official transcript would be required upon employment.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

TT, Villanova PA

Posting Number: 2016335F
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Physics
Position Type: Faculty - Tenure track, CNT, Visiting
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Department: 186-Physics
Position Summary:
The Department of Physics at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure track position with the rank of Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2017. The teaching load is 5 courses per academic year. Further information about the department can be found at , and questions may be directed to .

We seek applicants committed to the teacher-scholar model as Villanova is a Liberal Arts & Sciences University with a focus on undergraduate education. The successful candidate should demonstrate high potential for teaching as well as for initiating and maintaining a productive research program, including the active participation of undergraduate students and the ability to attract external funding. Preference will be given to areas that enhance and complement existing research in the department in astrophysics, biological physics, nanoscale condensed matter, and solid state physics.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to publication, our new colleague will teach undergraduate courses in Physics, in a way that fosters connections across the discipline and the Villanova community.

Minimum Qualifications:
Outstanding research potential and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD and post-doctoral experience in Physics or a closely allied field is preferred.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online at Documents which cannot be submitted through this site should be sent directly to

All applications are to include:

Application letter.
Current and complete curriculum vitae.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Contact information for at least three references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.
For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 09/22/2016
Closing Date (12am ET): 12/01/2016
Salary Posting Information:

Salary Band:
Job Classification: Faculty
References Needed

References Needed
Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 5
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* How did you first hear of this employment opportunity?
HERC Website
Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
Diversity Association/Publication Website
Other Internet Advertisement
Advertisement in Local Newspaper
Advertisement in Academic or Professional Publication
Referred by a current or former employee
Referred by a friend or family member
Heard about it at a conference or career fair
Browsing the Villanova website
* If your answer to the above question is "Other", please specify the source below. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.
(Open Ended Question)

Documents needed to complete your application:

Required Documents
Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letters of Reference
Optional Documents
Other Document
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Writing Sample/Publications
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Contribution to Mission

TT, Pepperdine University, CA

Assistant Professor of Physics

Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in Physics beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants, who have completed a Ph.D. in experimental physics by July, 2017, are desired; however, exceptional applicants with expertise in other areas of physics, biophysics, or engineering will be considered.

Candidates will have a preference and demonstrated ability for teaching physics for undergraduates majoring in physics as well as to science and non-science majors. Candidates must be proficient in both written and spoken English and must demonstrate an active commitment to the university's Christian mission and heritage. Located near Los Angeles in southern California, Pepperdine University is especially interested in candidates capable of contributing through their teaching, research and service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community.

Applications will be accepted until December 9, 2016 or until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials at

Inquiries about this position should be sent to:

Dr. Rodney L. Honeycutt (

Divisional Dean, Natural Science

Seaver College, Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

Telephone 310-506-4879

Fax 310-506-4785

TT, Midwestern State, TX

Midwestern State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in physics at the assistant professor level to begin Fall 2017.  A Ph.D. in physics is required.  Prior teaching experience at the university level is preferred.  Area of specialization is open to any area of physics.  Responsibilities will include teaching physics for non-majors, teaching advanced undergraduate courses within the joint degree program of the Texas Physics Consortium, and overseeing undergraduate student research projects.  Please send a cover letter describing relevant experience, CV, names and contact information for three people willing to serve as professional references, copies of unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), statement of teaching philosophy, and statement outlining planned research (stating how undergraduate students will be directly involved).  All application materials should be sent via email as a single PDF file to Sheila Tucker at  Review of applications will begin October 10, 2016.  This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.  EEO/ADAAA compliance employer

FT Assistant/Associate Professor, Fayetteville State University, NC

Position Information
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics
Position Number: 000212
Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
Department: Department of Chemistry and Physics
Posting Number: 0401118
Job Category: Professional
Hiring Range:
Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Overall Position Competency: EHRA
Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities of the Department: The Department provides students with a quality education through a basic liberal-arts foundation and prepares students with the ability to provide quality chemical/materials analysis through various analytical methods and instrumentations. In addition, the Chemistry Program serves as a solid foundation for the matriculation into graduate or professional schools. The Department is equipped with many the-state-of-the-art analytical instruments such as electron microprobe, scanning electron microscope, atomic force microscope, x-ray diffractometer, UV-Vis, Raman, fluorescence, FTIR, NMR, HPLC, HPLC-MS/MS, GC, GC/MS/MS, CE etc.

Description of Work Continued:
Primary responsibilities of the Position: Responsibilities of faculty include but not limited to: 1) teach courses per nine-month academic year based on interest, expertise, and departmental needs, though the teaching requirement may be adjusted to accommodate research projects; 2) conduct his/her own research and support materials research and education efforts at FSU; 3) initiate and help to initiate new research as well as partnership among faculty at FSU and other schools in NC; 4) support and occasionally represent FSU in materials related initiatives across the North Carolina and Nationally; 5) secure external grant funding to support his/her own research and the research needs of the department, university, and FSU’s research partners; 6) assist with outreach to faculty, corporations, and other agencies to promote partnership with FSU. Eligible candidates are required to have a strong interest and willingness to play a lead role in integrating web-based instructional resources into their teaching. Ability to teach students from diverse backgrounds is critical.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Ph.D. degree in Physics or Materials Science who has taken at least 18 credits physics courses at graduate level;

Education, experience, research productivity, and external funding awards that warrant appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Physics;

Strong record of securing external grant funding to support research as the PI/PD of such projects.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Teaching and instruction for groups of individuals; ability to communicate
effectively, orally and in writing with peers and students; ability to work
effectively and productively with others; time management skills, and ability to
work with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong preference will be given to the candidate who has prior teaching and research experience. The candidates are expected to develop new research with current faculty members in one or more of the following areas, but not restricted to: advanced materials for energy, environmental, engineering, biological or medical applications, characterization of materials – especially by electron microscopy and microanalysis, computational physics or materials science, nanoscience and nanotechnology, physical science education.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applicants must: 1) submit an online application at and attach letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement; 2) send official undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation with original signatures from people who are familiar with their work to:

Cevdet Akbay, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Department of Chemistry and Physics
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Akbay at or 910 672-1943. Review of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
Other Document

TT, University of Dallas TX

The University of Dallas is a Catholic university which seeks to educate the whole person, encouraging its students to pursue wisdom, truth, and virtue as the primary ends of education. The University has been consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities and holds a place in the list of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, and in the top 15 Catholic colleges nationwide by Forbes. Some marks of our excellence are a principled and peerless Core curriculum, outstanding faculty with a strong commitment to scholarship, a family oriented environment, rich tradition, and great employee benefits.

The Department of Physics at the University of Dallas is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position beginning August 2017. Applicants must demonstrate a strong passion for undergraduate (UG) teaching and be committed to a liberal arts education. We seek an individual who can teach broadly in courses and labs across our curriculum and develop a publishable research program that includes UG students. We currently have about 50 majors who will complete an undergraduate research thesis and give a professional presentation to complete their B.S. requirements. An experimentalist who can develop hands-on research projects within the department is preferred. We also seek someone to help build our pre-engineering program. A Ph.D. in physics is required.

Candidates should submit a letter of application explaining their suitability for the position, C.V., undergraduate and graduate transcripts, the names and contact information for three references, a research plan, a statement on teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Sally Hicks, Chair, Department of Physics, University of Dallas, 1845 E. Northgate Dr., Irving, TX 75062;; 972-721-5215. Review of applications will begin October 28 and continue until the position is filled.

TT, Philadelphia University PA

Full-time, tenure-track, 9 months

College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts

Philadelphia University seeks candidates for up a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics for the academic year beginning August 2017.

2-3 years of experience teaching full-time at the University level is preferred. Strong candidates will provide evidence of a trajectory of scholarship in the candidate's area of specialty consistent with a tenure-track position and will demonstrate the ability to apply active student learning pedagogies in the college classroom.

Education Required:
Applicants must have research doctorate or foreign equivalent to a U.S. doctoral degree in Physics or a closely related discipline by employment start date. 2-5 years of experience teaching Physics at the college/university level.

The faculty member will teach introductory and advanced Physics courses in the General Education curriculum and within the University's majors.

Application Procedures:
By November 15, 2016 submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and a list of three references with contact information to Dr. Michael Dryer, Executive Dean, College of Science, Health, and the Liberal Arts, Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Electronic submissions accepted as a single PDF submitted by email to

Starting Date:
August 2017

Posting Date:
September 2016

Philadelphia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

FT Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Kennesaw State University, Metro Atlanta

Posting Details

Position Information
Academic Home Department: Physics
Posting Job Title: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Physics
Recruitment Type: Non-Tenure Track
Position Details
Full Time Faculty Rank: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer - TBD
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Physics
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/01/2017
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities
Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate calculus- and non-calculus based physics courses, laboratories, and recitations.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):
Applicants must have a minimum of an M.S. degree in Physics or closely-related field, or the foreign equivalent or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience. Previously documented teaching experience is ideal.

Application Procedure
Application Deadline Date: 12/01/2016
Questions About Position Opening:
For questions, please contact the search committee chair:
Russell Patrick

Additional Information for Applicants
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer positions to begin the fall semester of 2017. KSU is a member institution in the University System of Georgia, offering degrees in science and technology related programs, including Bachelor’s degrees in Physics. The KSU -Marietta Campus is located about 20 minutes northwest of Atlanta, Georgia in the historic city of Marietta. See for more information.

Application Instructions
A complete application will consist of a letter of interest for this position, a CV, a teaching philosophy statement, unofficial academic transcripts, and the names of three professional references (please include complete contact information for the references). Submission of a teaching portfolio is optional during the application process. Applications must be submitted electronically. Please visit our web site at for details and position requirements. Clicking on a position opening will direct you to our online application process.

As part of the interview process, the search committee will ask the candidate to present a lecture that would be taught to students in an introductory physics course. The screening committee will consider feedback from both students and faculty.

The review of materials will begin immediately, but for full consideration complete application packets must be submitted online by December 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Posting Details
KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000459
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 33408
Departmental/College Overview:
Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Letter of Application
Current Curriculum Vitae
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
Teaching Portfolio

ONE or TWO Assistant Teaching Professors, UC-San Diego (security of employment-track)

Assistant Teaching Professor

The Department of Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego ( invites applications for up to two positions as a security of employment-track Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment). This series parallels that of the standard, research-focused series, but the emphasis is on excellence in teaching.  All positions are subject to budget approval
The Department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Successful candidates will be judged on scientific background and teaching accomplishments, as well as on potential for leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scale.

We are seeking outstanding teachers who wish to have a permanent, full-time instructional position on an academic-year basis. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute in the following manner:

·      Teaching of truly exceptional quality; emphasis on introductory laboratory and lecture courses.

·      Professional achievement and activity; such as developing curriculum, using instructional technology to enhance student learning, innovating instructional methods, advising members of the department on pedagogical techniques and course content, and contributing to efforts to secure extramural funding for educational program development.

·      University and public service; such as participating in campus and departmental committees, student outreach and recruitment, and providing academic advice relating to student affairs.

·      Educational leadership beyond the campus; such as active participation in conferences and workshops, development and sharing of materials, developing/training effective teaching assistants.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in physics (any area) or a closely related scientific field, a record of excellence in teaching, and strong writing and interpersonal skills.
Review of applications will commence on October 24, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a synopsis of teaching experience/philosophy and professional goals, and a separate statement on past experience and leadership in equity, diversity, inclusion and/or proposed future contributions (see Candidates must also arrange to have three to five letters of reference that address teaching, research, and professional service posted to the above website.
Information about spousal/partner employment is available on the Partner Opportunities Program website: 
UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

FT Lecturer, University of Florida

Lecturer in Physics

Faculty Full-Time

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Library/Physical/Social Science


The Department of Physics at the University of Florida invites applications for a position at the rank of lecturer to begin January 2017. This position has the following specifications: full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, time-limited, and renewable. Primary duties include course development and teaching of online introductory physics courses for the UF Online program. An earned master's degree in physics, or in a closely related discipline with the relevant coursework, is required, and an earned doctorate is preferred. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence and prior experience with online courses or physics education research are desirable.
The Department of Physics has approximately 40 active faculty members, conducts research in a broad spectrum of areas, and teaches from the introductory undergraduate to advanced graduate levels. It has recently created an innovative "light board" studio for recording online lectures and for conducting live broadcasts that is used by Physics and by other departments across the University.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accord with Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and public records laws. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and include a full benefits package.
An earned master's degree in physics, or in a closely related discipline with the relevant coursework, is required.
An earned doctorate in physics, or in a closely related discipline with the relevant coursework is preferred. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence and prior experience with online courses or physics education research are desirable.
All candidates must apply through Careers at UF,, where additional information is provided. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and a link to a short (5-10 minute) instructional video (YouTube or other streaming site) prepared by the applicant on a topic of his or her choice. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letter. For full consideration, all application materials should arrive by October 17, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the search chair, Darin Acosta, at
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Assistant Professor of Physics, Lebanon Valley College

The Department of Physics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for the position of assistant professor of Physics beginning August 2017.  This full-time, three-year, renewable term position (with the potential for conversion to tenure track) requires a Ph.D. in physics or a related field.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an upper-division elective course in physics, while also contributing to courses at the introductory level.  The successful candidate will also be expected to establish an undergraduate research program, preferably in an area of experimental physics.  Opportunities also exist for engaging in our vital liberal arts curriculum. Candidates with experience in innovative teaching pedagogies and learning technologies are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts through Interfolio.

Assistant Professor - Physics and Astronomy - Ithica College 
Complete applications should be received by November 1, 2016.

Department Physics and Astronomy
School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences
Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division
Employment Category Fulltime-Regular
Academic Year 2017-2018
Anticipated start date 08/16/2017
If temporary, expected end date
Faculty Status Non-Tenure Eligible, Notice (NTEN)
Position/Job Summary The Ithaca College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a full-time, three-year renewable teaching position as Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2017. We seek a conscientious teacher, active in the physics/astronomy community, who will thrive in a four-year comprehensive institution where close contact and collaboration with students are the norm.
Position/Job Qualifications Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related discipline preferred. Outstanding candidates who are ABD will be considered. Physics or astronomy teaching experience at the undergraduate level is expected.
EEO Statement Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application: Interested individuals should apply online at and attach a curriculum vita, and a cover letter which includes a description of teaching experience. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of application via Applications are not complete until all application materials are received. Questions about the online application process should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1, 2016.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position
Department description The Department is dedicated to teaching and learning in a collaborative environment that is informed by recent Physics Education Research. For example, we teach Introduction to Physics I and II in a Studio Physics/SCALE-UP style classroom and use student-centered, active-learning techniques. Faculty members are also expected to offer office hours, grade assignments, and participate in activities of the Department and the College.
College description At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
FLSA Status Exempt
Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae

PER Postdoc Position at Kansas State University

The PER group at Kansas State University invites applications for a research postdoctoral fellow in physics education research. The preferred start date for the successful applicant is January 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research, which will involve developing and testing physics assessments (primarily for college courses) that align with the ideas underlying the Next Generation Science Standards. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to mentoring graduate students and undergraduate researchers.

The initial appointment is for one year with a possible second year term appointment contingent upon performance and availability of funding.

The successful candidate must have earned a PhD or EdD in physics, science education, or a related field by the date of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in physics education research or science education research, however other candidates who can make a strong case for themselves will be considered. The successful candidate must demonstrate mentoring skills, writing skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, researchers, faculty, and staff.

Candidates should submit: a Cover Letter; current CV including a list of publications; Statement of Teaching Philosophy; a Statement of Research Interests describing the candidate's relevant background and interest in physics or science education research; and a Supporting Document with contact information for three professional references. Candidates should apply at For more information regarding the position, research group, or institution, please contact Dr. James T. Laverty at

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until the position has been filled.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Instructor/Assistant Professor at Anne Arundel Community College

Position Summary
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped about 50,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.

Located in Anne Arundel County in Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is not far from Washington, D.C. Also bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.

AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational and work environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student success, workplace effectiveness, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.

Faculty members are expected to serve on department and college committees, advise students, engage in professional development activities and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grants. They should be prepared to use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and show commitment to innovation, teaching excellence, and a teaching/learning focus. College teaching experience is preferred.

We invite faculty applications now for renewable, term-contract faculty appointments for spring 2017 beginning January 3, 2017, potentially leading to tenure-track positions. A willingness to teach at all AACC locations is required.

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree or higher in Physics or a related field

An ability to work collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications:
Physics teaching experience at the college-level

Experience with curriculum development designed to improve student success

Experience with research based teaching strategies

Job Open Date

Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
Resume and cover letter are required

For more information or to apply, please visit

Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.

Lecturer, State University of New York College at Plattsburgh

Category: Academic
Search Number: PJ # 6478
Salary: $40,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits.
 Position Summary:
The Physics Department of the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh invites applications for the position of lecturer in Physics/Engineering to begin in the Fall of 2017.
The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. He or she will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.
The successful candidate will be expected to be active in teaching, and department and campus-wide service.
The teaching load is 12 credits per semester.
Anticipated courses to be taught include: Statics, Strength of Materials, Solid State Physics, and sharing the teaching of Introductory Physics lectures (both major and non-major levels) and laboratory. Candidates may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.
Required Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Physics, Engineering or related field (as deemed appropriate).
Candidates must provide evidence of effective teaching in both lecture and laboratory at the undergraduate level.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators.
Preferred Qualifications:
Ph. D. in Physics, Engineering, or related field (as deemed appropriate). Preference given to candidates with lecture experience in Physics.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials received by October 24 will be guaranteed full consideration.
Please submit a resume/CV, cover letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three current professional references, and unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

Application Info:

Adjunct Faculty at New River Community and Technical College

New River is seeking applications for Adjunct Faculty to teach Chemistry during the day at James Monroe High School as well as day and evening Physics and Chemistry courses at all of New River's Campuses in Summersville, Princeton, Beaver, and Lewisburg, WV.
Master's degree in the field or closely related discipline with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in the subject area from a regionally accredited institution is required.
Two (2) or more years of full time equivalency of demonstrated teaching experience is preferred.
Experience utilizing technology in the classroom and in teaching is preferred.
Reports to:
Dean for Transfer and Pre-Professional Programs
These are part-time, non-benefits eligible positions
Application review will begin immediately. Positions are open until filled. Apply online and attach a cover letter, cv, and transcripts. Only applicants who have uploaded all required completed documents and who meet minimum qualifications will be considered.

To apply:

Friday, September 16, 2016

Physics Supplemental Instructor at Naval Academy Preparatory School

The Naval Academy offers a challenging academic experience that supports and encourages midshipman learning and critical thinking through innovative teaching methods that address a variety of learning styles. It provides a stimulating environment that instills midshipmen with a passion for lifelong learning, the intellectual curiosity, and analytical rigor needed to be successful in the face of rapidly changing technology and global landscape.
The academic goal of the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) is to build the necessary skill sets and academic tools to ensure midshipman candidates are best prepared for success as they start the Naval Academy’s challenging academic program.  The relatively small faculty and staff at NAPS work closely together to achieve this goal.  A small student to faculty ratio enables instructors to better focus on student needs, provide critical feedback, and schedule extra instruction.
Additional information about the Naval Academy Preparatory School and the Physics Division can be found at:
Naval Academy Preparatory School

Physics Division

The incumbent will:
  1. Provide Out of Class Academic Instruction – Provide individualized extra instruction by appointment and on a walk-in basis. Monitor study periods, sometimes involving large groups of students, including providing tutoring, maintaining an environment conducive to learning, mentoring students in study strategies, time management, and positive work habits. This is mostly done during evening and weekend hours when classroom instructors are not available.
  2. Coordinate with and Support Physics Faculty – Provide feedback concerning student progress, including issues with problem solving or mathematical deficiencies, to the student’s instructor. Support the creation of learning aids such as worksheets and written solutions.  Log the time spent with and type of help given to each student in the electronic spreadsheet so that the faculty can track student effort.  Fill in for instructors in the classroom when an absence is anticipated well in advance.
  3. Support School-wide Mission – Provide leadership for curricular activities and collateral duties, as assigned. Participate in suitable professional development.
  4. Coordinate with Supervisor - Provide overall support of divisional tasking. Ensure balance between critical job elements.    Timely support of division administrative requirements in a professional fashion, to include submission of academic reports and personnel performance appraisals.

This will be a 10-month per year appointment for a 3-year contract period. Renewal of this appointment is anticipated and will be contingent on funding and the performance of the incumbent during the contract period as well as the needs and emerging plans relating to the Naval Academy Preparatory School's Physics Division. Salary for this position will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the individual as well as the responsibilities of the position.
Be a part of preparing the future leaders of the United States Navy!

Applicants must have a bachelor's in physics or related science/engineering field which requires significant physics coursework from an accredited college or university; have the ability to tutor physics at the high school and introductory undergraduate level (including calculus-based physics); and preference will be given to those with teaching experience in physics.  Experience with students from diverse backgrounds is preferred.
US Citizenship required.
Apply with a cover letter (statement of interest), a resume including professional experience relevant to the position, and the names and contact information of three professional references (at least one reference should be able to address the applicant’s classroom climate and teaching effectiveness with students having diverse sets of abilities).
Position is open until filled. Applications will be evaluated beginning on September 16, 2016 and complete applications submitted prior to that date will receive full consideration.

TT at Pierce College District

Are you passionate about increasing student success in physics? Do you want to work side by side with colleagues who are leading the national conversation on increasing retention and completion? Can you envision yourself challenging and being challenged to find innovative ways to address persistent achievement gaps in science education? Do you love to see students learn? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining the team at Pierce College, an innovative and equity-focused community college dedicated to helping all students achieve their academic and professional goals.

About the Program:
The successful candidate will be a part of a district Physics department that offers a wide range of courses that help a student gain a competitive edge in any field, trade, or industry. Courses are designed to help students develop critical skills, and stand out in the marketplace. Students working toward their transfer degree typically take a variety of courses designed to fulfill the general requirements of most four-year colleges and universities.
  • Designing and instructing assigned courses throughout the spectrum of physics curriculum (e.g., Physics for Non-Science Majors, Preparation for General Physics, General Physics, Engineering Physics) in a manner that promotes student engagement and success for diverse student populations;
  • Leading efforts to increase student success in physics, including closing achievement gaps between demographic groups;
  • Engaging in curriculum and program development incorporating current educational theories and research;
  • Demonstrating multicultural competence, including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations, and creating an educational environment that affirms commitment to equity and diversity;
  • Analyzing course assessments, evaluations, and data and engaging in continuous improvement of courses based on that analysis in order to advance student achievement of outcomes, success in subsequent courses, and impact on retention and graduation;
  • Continuously innovating learning experiences (campus, online, hybrid) in response to assessment and evidence/data analysis;
  • Setting the stage for a high level of student engagement;
  • Creatively designing learning experiences that extend beyond delivering content and assisting students in achieving course, program, and degree outcomes, including the college's five core abilities of Multiculturalism, Critical, Creative and Reflective Thinking, Information Competency, Responsibility, and Effective Communication;
  • Teaching, advising, and mentoring students holistically from recruitment to completion;
  • Engaging in shared governance;
  • Participating in the First-Year Faculty Cohort in the first year of the tenure process.
About Pierce College:
Pierce College is an innovative community college committed to student engagement and learning. We value student learning experiences that foster equity and diversity in the classroom and expand into our local and global communities. From closing achievement gaps for all students to building directed career pathways, faculty, staff, and administrators work collaboratively to lead initiatives that advance student success. The college serves over 15,000 students in basic skills, transfer, and professional technical programs. Through conscious efforts, we have improved retention rates by 16% and graduation rates by 25%. This year, Pierce was named as a top community college in several national polls.

Pierce College employees and students live and work in various communities that offer the diverse cultural and environmental benefits of rural, suburban, and urban lifestyles in the Pacific Northwest. As part of the community and technical college system in Washington State, the District includes Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, Pierce College Puyallup, Pierce College at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, as well as other extended learning sites.

  • Graduate Degree in Physics or related field
Application Requirements:
To be considered for this position, applicants must include the following items in their application package:
1.Letter of formal application that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the assigned responsibilities (Cover Letter).
2.Responses to the following: What personal and professional work have you done in order to broaden your understanding of multiculturalism? AND How have you infused multiculturalism into your classroom in order for students to be challenged/motivated/inspired to be a part of a multicultural society? AND Pierce College has set a goal of closing gaps in degree/certificate completion for all student populations by 2020. How will you contribute to this effort? (Supplemental Question).
3.Detailed curriculum vitae of all educational and professional experience, which includes a list of courses taught (Curriculum Vitae).
4.Unofficial copies of all college and university transcripts that include degree received and confer date. International transcripts must include a foreign transcript evaluation. For a list of approved credential evaluation services visit: (Unofficial transcripts acceptable for application process; official transcripts required prior to hire) (Transcripts).
5.A list of four current professional references with name, relationship to candidate, address, email address, and telephone number. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted in lieu of a list of professional references (References).

Terms of Employment:
This position, which is contingent upon funding, is a full-time, tenure-track assignment of 173 contracted days per year with the tenure process starting in September 2017, and with the opportunity to start working an earlier quarter. Assignment may include district discipline/program coordination, as well as evening, hybrid, and/or online teaching. This is a District position with a "home" campus assignment. Initial placement of this position will be at the Fort Steilacoom campus. Candidates will be working for a District Dean and will be required to attend district meetings as well as collaborate with colleagues across the district and across departments.

Initial salary placement is based on the current full-time faculty salary schedule and is dependent upon education and experience. Salary placement for newly hired full-time faculty will be at one of five levels based upon qualifications including teaching experience and credentials.The five levels range from $50,305 to $54,498 per 173-day academic year. Opportunities for summer employment and other assignments are in addition to the base salary.

Reasonable Accommodation:
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the District Human Resources Office by calling 253-964-7342. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service

Screening & Interview Process:
Only those candidates who have complied with the application process and have met the required qualifications will be considered. The most desirable candidates will be contacted for an interview. Application materials submitted to Pierce College are the property of the College and will not be returned.

Conditions of Employment:
As a condition of employment, all Full-time Faculty bargaining unit members must either join the Pierce College Federation of Teachers or pay a representation fee.

An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H-1B visa.In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.

Pierce College has adopted a Drug Free Workplace policy. As a condition of employment, employees must agree to abide by the requirements established in this policy.

The Pierce College District is an equal opportunity employer. The Board of Trustees and Pierce College District are committed to providing equal opportunity and will not discriminate in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.

For more information or assistance regarding your application, contact Human Resources at:

Questions regarding equal employment opportunities or discrimination may be directed to the following:
Holly Gorski, Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, Washington 98498
(253) 964-6519

Paula Henson-Williams, District Affirmative Action Officer
(253) 864-3229

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

TT-Equivalent, Evergreen State College WA

This is a full-time, regular* faculty position starting in the 2017-18 academic year.

The Evergreen State College seeks a broadly trained faculty colleague dedicated to teaching physics in a wide range of innovative and interdisciplinary academic offerings. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates at all levels in inclusive learning environments using research-based pedagogies. Candidates from any physics subfield or related area may be considered. Candidates should be able to teach physics at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels (including electronics and/or advanced labs) in the established science curriculum. Candidates should also be able to collaborate with colleagues in the sciences, as well as in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, to teach physics as part of a general education within broadly themed, interdisciplinary courses.

Evergreen faculty typically teach in teams, have a significant amount of direct contact with students, and enjoy a high degree of freedom to determine the subject matter, emphasis, classroom strategies, and modes of evaluation in their programs. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience or interest in using innovative pedagogies to engage students in developing their conceptual understanding of quantitative ideas and their hands-on, laboratory-based experimental skills in physics. We seek candidates committed to teaching in an interdisciplinary context in a curriculum that emphasizes personal engagement, connecting theory to practice, and collaborative learning across significant differences. Candidates who have background and interests beyond the sciences and have prior experience teaching with faculty from other disciplines are encouraged to apply. We also particularly encourage applicants who have a demonstrated interest and willingness to work with underserved students from diverse socio-economic and/or cultural backgrounds.

In addition to teaching, faculty are expected to advise and mentor students and participate in Evergreen’s system of shared governance. Through their participation in shared governance, faculty play a significant role in most aspects of how the college is run.

*Regular is equivalent to tenure-track at other colleges. A complete description of the continuing contract and conversion process can be found in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, article 11.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in physics or related field;
College level teaching experience; and
Ability to teach undergraduate physics at all levels, including electronics and/or advanced labs.
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in working with diverse and underserved populations;
Experience using innovative and research-based teaching strategies;
Experience in team-teaching;
Experience in interdisciplinary teaching or research;
Ability to support students’ development of quantitative and scientific literacies;
Ability to support students’ development of writing skills; and
Ability to support undergraduate research projects;
Review of complete applications begins November 7, 2016.  We will continue to accept applications until finalists are selected.

To apply, please enter the following information via our online application:

Contact Information
Affirmative Action
In addition, submit the following items as email attachment(s) to: (

Curriculum vitae.
Letter of application.
1-2 page statement of your teaching philosophy and practice. Please focus specifically on your understanding and experience of interdisciplinary study and what you believe should distinguish a liberal arts education today;
1-2 page statement of your experience and/or practice with diversity and equity issues. (more information is available on our website:
Examples of scholarly work (research papers or reviews);
Three names and contact information for professional colleagues; two of which must submit letters of reference (letters of reference may be submitted via regular mail or email at; and
Optional:  Student evaluations and/or letters of support from current and/or former students
More: About the Faculty Hiring Process | Salary Range | Benefits |

The College reserves the right to extend searches or not offer positions advertised. As a condition of employment, persons hired must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of contract start date.  All position offers are contingent on funding. Persons with disabilities can receive accommodations in the hiring process by contacting the Faculty Hiring Coordinator. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.