Wednesday, December 17, 2014

TT at Long Island University-Brooklyn, NY

The Department of Physics at Long Island University-Brooklyn invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor positions starting September 2015.

For this position, we seek a broadly trained physicist with an active research program capable of including undergraduate students and who will be passionate about teaching physics at a primarily undergraduate, urban institution. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching an introductory-level physics course (algebra-based) and associated labs. An earned doctorate in physics, or a closely related field, is required. All area of research will be considered. Start-up funds will be provided for the position. The Physics Department currently has three full-time, tenure-line faculty members. For more information about the department, visit: http://www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Academics/Schools/College-of-Liberal-Arts-and-Sciences/Programs/Div2/Physics.

Applicants should e-mail a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than three pages), and a description of research interests and goals (no longer than three pages) in a single PDF file to michael.kavic@liu.edu. Applicants should also e-mail representative reprints of published research papers (no more than three, and preferably as PDFs), as well as arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be e-mailed, at least one of which addresses teaching abilities. All e-mails should have the applicant's name in the subject line. Applications are due by January 31, 2015. Late submissions will be considered until the position is filled.

For nearly 90 years, Long Island University (LIU) has been dedicated to redefining higher education and empowering our students with the skills they needed to excel in the classroom and throughout their professional careers. One of the nation's largest comprehensive private universities, LIU offers more than 500 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, and educates more than 20,000 students. For more information about the LIU, visit: http://www.liu.edu.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

FT Physics/Math, Northwest Christian University, OR

Northwest Christian University, a small Christian university committed to the integration of faith and learning, is searching for the ideal candidate for a full-time faculty position in Physics and Mathematics at its Eugene, Oregon campus beginning August 2015. Appointment will be at either the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank, depending upon the credentials and experience of the successful candidate. 

Primary responsibilities include teaching general physics courses with labs and statistics. Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to teach other lower division math classes. 

Position Duties/Responsibilities for Faculty: 
1. Maintain a full time teaching load (or appropriate FTE) as described in the Faculty Handbook and as assigned by your supervisor. 
2. As a 'teacher-scholar' actively engage with students in collaborative research and learning activities. 
3. Provide a solid model of ethical leadership. 
4. Maintain and post regular office hours as specified in the Faculty Handbook. 
5. Attend all regular and special faculty meetings. 
6. Serve on faculty committees, as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs within Faculty Handbook guidelines. 
7. File updated course syllabi for all courses you teach each semester. 
8. Complete embedded course assessment and/or program assessment activities as required. 
9. Facilitate the evaluation of each of your classes each semester and contribute to the evaluation of the curriculum and instruction, ensuring the delivery of quality academic programs. 
10. Contribute to development of library resources in area of teaching expertise. 
11. Participate in academic advising and mentoring students. 
12. Follow the current Faculty Handbook as it pertains to faculty roles and responsibilities. 
13. Assist the Registrar's office in transcript evaluation and recording of student progress, as required. 
14. Actively participate in marketing of the programs as well as forming partnerships with colleagues and students where appropriate. 
15. Contribute to the integration of faith and learning by addressing this issue in class and in curriculum standards. 
16. Fulfill any other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Experience and Qualification Requirements: 
Minimally, a Master's degree in Physics is required, but consideration will also be given to applicants with a M.Sc. in Mathematics or in other physical sciences. A Ph.D. and/or previous teaching experience at the college level are highly desirable. 

Candidate must be dedicated to mentoring students in a small-classes atmosphere. 

Must have the ability to utilize Windows based software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing email for the purposes of organizational communications. Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to the position. Individual must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. 

Working Conditions/Special Requirements 
1. NCU seeks candidates who demonstrate a vibrant and maturing Christian faith. Application materials should include a personal statement that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate's personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. The faith statement should also address how the candidate integrates faith into his/her academic discipline, both inside and outside the classroom. 
2. The applicant's list of references should include the applicant's pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant's faith background. 
3. The position requires a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity. 
4. The position requires working in a non-smoking, drug-free environment. 
5. The employee must adhere to FERPA guidelines and student confidentiality at all times. 
6. The employee must have high personal motivation, with great attention to detail and accuracy, project a positive and vibrant attitude in assisting people, and have high ethics of honesty and confidentiality with a genuine and gracious presence pertaining to the students, faculty, staff, and business of the department and the University. 
7. This position may require lifting up to 25 lbs., as well as bending, stooping, and kneeling. 

For consideration, applicants are required to submit the following materials: 
1. Cover letter addressing skills, experience, and knowledge 
2. CV / Resume 
3. Personal "Statement of Faith" that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate's personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. The faith statement should also address how the candidate integrates faith into his/her academic discipline, both inside and outside the classroom. 
4. Contact Information for three references to include the applicant's pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant's faith background. 
5. Official Transcripts. (NOTE: Unofficial transcripts can be submitted with the application packet, but official transcripts will be required in the event an applicant is invited to interview with NCU.)
  • Please include all requested materials. Incomplete application packets may result in disqualification.
For a full position description and instructions for submitting an application packet, please visit our website athttp://www.nwcu.edu/employment/instructor-asst-professor-physics-math/.

TT at Univ of Hartford CT

The University of Hartford Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2015. Applicant should have an earned doctorate degree in physics or closely related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, excellent communication skills, and the ability to carry out independent research in his/her discipline. Applicants in the final stages of their doctoral dissertation will also be considered. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching students in the health professions, who have involved undergraduates in research, and who have experience in developing laboratory courses. Duties include teaching variety of undergraduate physics courses at all levels, including physics of the human body and introductory level physics laboratories. Candidates committed to encouraging underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines are strongly recommended to apply. 

The Department of Physics at the University of Hartford offers both B. A. and B. S. degrees in Physics and is housed in the Integrated Science, Engineering, and Technology (ISET) Complex. The Physics Department is very closely linked to the Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, offering opportunities for cross-disciplinary teaching and research. 

Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our new five-year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu 

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University wishes to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse population and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, separate statements describing teaching experience and research goals that involve undergraduates, and the names of three references who will send signed letters of support under separate cover. All documents should be in a single PDF file and sent to Dr. Hashini Mohottala ( physics@cs.hartford.edu) Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College's discretion. 

TT at Notre Dame of Maryland

Assistant Professor, Physics
Baltimore, MD

About Notre Dame of Maryland University: 


Notre Dame of Maryland University, a selective liberal arts college, transforms the lives of its students. Confident, capable learners and leaders thrive in the vibrant, personal community at Maryland's distinguished women's college, located in Baltimore with satellite locations throughout Maryland. The University's history enriches innovative opportunities, as students immerse themselves in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Women and men succeed in our College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, Graduate programs and, the Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy. Graduates excel as leaders in careers, communities and families - and transform the world. 

Staff and faculty enjoy a collaborative, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. In recognition of your hard work, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and tuition remission for you and your eligible dependents. 

Job Description: 

The Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Studies Department seeks to hire a physicist to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning August 15, 2015. The new professor will be a member of an integrated, multidisciplinary department, including mathematics, physics, and computer studies. The faculty appointee will teach General Physics and Modern Physics courses to students majoring in a variety of disciplines, including physics, pre-engineering, biology, chemistry, and mathematics. Ability to teach astronomy and occasional advanced calculus courses will also enhance the candidate's application. The successful candidate will advise students majoring in physics and Pre-engineering as well as coordinate the dual-degree program in Engineering, helping to ensure that students enrolled in this curriculum complete the necessary requirements for Engineering School. 

The Department seeks a colleague who values a professional placement in a liberal arts and sciences environment and who has a particular interest in undergraduate education. Faculty members are expected to be involved in the life of the University, including service to the University, participation in University events, and advising students. New faculty is expected to be open to online teaching assignments. 

Requirements: 

This position requires a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, with a degree in physics preferred, a commitment to excellent teaching, and a research model that can successfully involve undergraduates in meaningful science. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience. 

Additional Information:

Non-Discrimination Policy: 


Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Vice President for Student Life, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5308. For all other employment inquiries, please contact Human Resources at 410-532-5898 or human_resources@ndm.edu

Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer. 

Application Instructions: 
All applicants must include: 
1. Current Curriculum Vitae 
2. Cover letter 
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy 
4. Name and contact information for three professional references 

Questions should to be referred to Alexandra Chaillou, Associate Professor and Chair of the Math/Physics/Computer Studies department. 

Only complete applications submitted through the portal will be considered. 
Apply online: http://ndm.interviewexchange.com

TT at U of Michigan - Flint

The University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physics beginning fall 2015.  The University of Michigan-Flint is a non-discriminatory, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Minimum requirements are as follows:
    1) Ph.D. in Physics or closely related discipline
    2) Evidence of high quality teaching in an undergraduate physics program
    3)  Record of published research and promise of future productivity
Preference will be given to the candidate who has previous teaching experience in undergraduate physics courses beyond laboratory instruction.  Post-doctoral experience is desirable, but not required. Duties include teaching a wide range of physics courses and advising students; developing a research program involving undergraduate students that leads to refereed publications along with securing the necessary resources for that program; performing professional service at the department, college, and university levels including student recruitment. Applications must include curriculum vitae, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan including resource requirements and undergraduate student involvement, and the names and address of at least three references.  Applications to Chris Pearson, Chair Physics Search Committee, Department of Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics, University of Michigan-Flint, 303 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48502-1950; electronic submission is preferred, pslackta@umflint.edu.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  For more information about the university, department, or position go to http://www.umflint.edu/csep/.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

TT at Hastings College, NE

http://www.hastings.edu/employment-hastings-college/faculty-position-physics-tenure-track
DATE OF APPOINTMENT:  August 2015
QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Physics or a related field
THE POSITION: Hastings College seeks an Assistant Professor of Physics to teach all levels of undergraduate physics courses, a course for non-science majors, and guided yearlong senior thesis projects.  The applicant is expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, but we will consider candidates at the ABD stage.  Teaching load is twelve hours per semester and one three hour course during our three-week January Term.  The College gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness.  Willingness to advise, counsel and work closely with students is essential.  This is a tenure-track appointment. A comprehensive employee benefit package, including a sabbatical program is provided.
THE DEPARTMENT: By working closely with their students and providing a strong experimentally based program, the Physics Department has achieved an exceptional record of placing its alumni in graduate and professional schools.  Close to 70% of physics majors continue in graduate programs throughout the country.  Over the last few years, the program has grown significantly, and it is an exciting time of change for the Department.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist/take a leadership role in curriculum revisions and implementations of new teaching methodologies.  The Department of Physics is a part of the Science Division, along with the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics, and occupies the north end of the first floor of the Morrison-Reeves Science Center which opened in the fall of 2009.  To find out more information about the Physics Department, please visit our web page at  and Facebook page.
THE COLLEGEFounded in 1882, Hastings College is an independent, coeducational, Presbyterian-related liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 1150 students.  The student/faculty ratio is 13/1.  The median ACT composite of entering students is about 24.  The College operates on a 4-1-4 calendar with a January Term that runs for 3 weeks.
THE COMMUNITY: Hastings (pop. 25,100) is an attractive residential community in South-Central Nebraska, 100 miles west of Lincoln, and 15 minutes south of Interstate 80.  The city enjoys good public and private schools, offers excellent professional and community services, and serves as a cultural center for a large surrounding area.  Additional information about Hastings is available at cityofhastings.org.
APPLICATIONS: Candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to send a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses why you want to become a member of the Hastings College faculty, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of a course for non-science majors that you might like to teach and unofficial transcripts to:
Gary Johnson, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Hastings College
710 N. Turner Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901.   
Phone:  (402) 461-7346   Fax:  (402) 461-7778   E-mail: hcsearch@hastings.edu.
Both hard copy and email submissions are acceptable. To be assured full consideration, all materials must be received by January 23, 2015. Review of applications will begin soon after this date.  
Candidates who successfully make it through the initial screening will be asked to supply additional materials, including three letters of reference, official transcripts, sample syllabi and examples of teaching evaluations. 

Hastings College is an equal-opportunity employer, and women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions.

VAP at Franklin & Marshall College PA

http://apply.interfolio.com/28135

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a visiting position, beginning Fall 2015. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate. Position is renewable for up to three years on evidence of good teaching and/or continued administrative approval. Teaching experience required. Teaching load is 3/2 and may include both physics and astronomy courses (depending on the candidate's expertise) and participation in the College's general education requirement, "Connections." Candidates should submit the following items electronically via apply.interfolio.com/28135; a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, teaching and research statement, and teaching evaluation forms to Fronefield Crawford, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Franklin & Marshall College, P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003. Deadline for applications January 31, 2015. 

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Assistant Professor of Science Education at Washington State University

The Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State University invites applications for a permanent, full-time tenure-track science education faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level for the new WSU Spokane Health Science STEM Education Research (HS-STEM-ER) Center. The HS-STEM-ER Center, which is currently in development, is grounded in well-established relationships with regional K-12 schools and higher education institutions. We seek creative and collaborative scholars with established scholarly records to help define and carry out the Center research agenda and related outreach and professional development efforts, as well as contributing to a growing Mathematics and Science Education graduate and undergraduate program. Based on scholarly record, this faculty member will be considered for a Boeing Science Education Professorship.
Washington State University is a land-grant doctoral/research institution with faculty and programs on four campuses. WSU Spokane is an entrepreneurial urban campus focused on health science education. The WSU Spokane campus, which lies at the heart of a developing University District and at a premier location along the Spokane River, houses both WSU Spokane and Eastern Washington University programs. The mission of the WSU Spokane HS-STEM-ER Center is to guide excellence in health science STEM education research, teaching, and learning at WSU, the state, and beyond by supporting health science STEM education research and related outreach programs and professional activity.
Responsibilities
• Conduct scholarly research on science education and/or STEM pipeline-related topics.
• Solicit external funding to support the research, outreach, and professional development goals of the HS-STEM-ER Center.
• Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in science and STEM education and mentor graduate students in science and mathematics education.
• Participate in an interdisciplinary statewide WSU team committed to effective graduate and undergraduate teacher education through teaching, mentoring, and service.
• Contribute to the HS-STEM-ER Center’s collaborative planning and efforts.
• Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with professionals in K-12 schools, regional universities, and community agencies.
• Initiate and participate in STEM, health science, and/or science education at the local, state, and national levels.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/14884

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at Georgia Gwinnett College

Position Statement:
Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of almost 11,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.
Description:
In anticipation of increases in enrollment for the 2015-2016 academic year, GGC invites applicants for faculty positions in Physics starting August 1, 2015. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of a variety of undergraduate physics and physical science courses in support of existing majors in Biology, Chemistry, Information Technology and Mathematics. The successful candidate will also participate in the development of new major programs as we grow. A strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement and participation in undergraduate research, as well as service to the school and community are expected.
GGC seeks applications for assistant, associate and full professor faculty positions to begin August 1, 2015. Applicants should hold the doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in their discipline before or within the semester of the start date. GGC is an institution that values and encourages innovative teaching. In addition to teaching, applicants are expected to actively participate in scholarly activities, extensive student engagement and to contribute in the area of service to the college and community. Advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 5 or 3 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum

  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D.)
Position Disclosure:
Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.  
Physical Requirements
Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.
Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).
FLSA:
Exempt

Apply here: https://jobs.ggc.edu/job-details?jobID=16726&job=physics-assistant-associate-or-full-professor-fall-2015

Assistant/Associate Professor at Marshall University

Full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning August 2015. Review of applications will begin January 7, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the Department of Physics and Physical Science and Marshall University
Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. physics or related science. Applications should include evidence of (or potential for) excellence in teaching, and the ability to establish an externally-funded research program suitable for undergraduate teaching education. Occasionally they may be asked to teach a physical science course for non-majors. We also seek a colleague who will contribute to the University's general education curriculum with its emphasis on First-Year Seminar which is intended to enhance students' critical thinking, and the College's support of interdisciplinary programs.

Special Instructions Summary:

Applicants selected for an on campus interview will be required to provide official transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly from their degree institution(s) to the Search Committee Chair.
Applicants need to have three professional letters of reference sent directly to the department at Dr. Nicola Orsini, Chair, Department of Physics and Physical Science, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.
Review of applications will begin January 7, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
For additional information about the Department of Physics and Physical Science, please visit our website at www.marshall.edu.

Application:  https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/3618

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

TT at Emporia State

Emporia State University invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure-track position in the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education. The successful applicant will have the professional education and related professional experience to teach elementary science and elementary mathematics methods classes to undergraduates and graduates, incorporating the latest strategies and methodologies.  At the undergraduate level, the applicant will teach in a face-to-face elementary teacher preparation program, incorporating a 1:1 mobile technology initiative. He or she would also be able to supervise student teachers in area Professional Development Schools. At the graduate level, the applicant will teach and advise in an online master’s program for elementary teachers, with an elementary STEM concentration.  

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a strong background in science and mathematics, and a doctorate in STEM Education, Science Education, Mathematics Education, or a related doctorate with an emphasis in science education and mathematics education. Ph.D. or ABD with a completion date prior to faculty appointment required.

Minimum qualifications: minimum of five years of successful elementary and/or middle school teaching experience; training in research-based approaches to teach and assess elementary science and/or mathematics; knowledge and understanding of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and/or Next Generation Science Standards; outstanding collaboration skills;  must be willing to provide service to the Department, The Teachers College, and University; possess the potential for securing external funds for research, training, and program development.  Other desirable qualifications: experience teaching elementary science and/or mathematics methods courses, and experience supervising preservice teachers in field experiences.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will commence on August 12, 2015. Send letter of application, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (address, phone, e-mail address) for three current references to Dr. Melissa Reed, mreed@emporia.edu, Search Committee Chair, Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education, Campus Box 4037, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5415. Background check required.  An AA/EOE institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply. www.emporia.edu

VAP at Wittenberg, OH

http://wittenberg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55477

Company Description:
Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.
Job Description:
Wittenberg University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Physics Department to begin August, 2015. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Included among our facilities are a well-equipped machine shop, dedicated research laboratories, a parallel computing cluster, and an astronomical observatory.
Requirements:
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field, or plan to complete their Ph.D. by the fall 2015 semester, and must demonstrate an interest in exemplary undergraduate teaching and research that involves undergraduate students.
Additional Information:
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Application Instructions:
Initially, consideration will be given to only those applications received before January 19, 2015. Screening will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must set up an account and apply through our online system. Complete applications should include the following Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF documents which can be uploaded during the application process: 
  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Statement of research interests (the research statement should include how undergraduates might be engaged in research with the candidate)
  5. The names and contact information for three professional references
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.

FT, Spring Semester 2015, Blinn College TX

http://employment.blinn.edu/postings/3235

Requisition Number: 2014149F
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Faculty
Job Description Summary:
To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs in general and engineering Physics.
Essential Duties:
  • Teaches algebra-based or calculus-based Physics courses as scheduled
  • Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations
  • Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence
  • Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
  • Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution
  • Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources
  • Advises students in academic matters
  • Evaluates students' performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner
  • Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives
  • Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community
  • Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments
  • Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities
  • Possesses a passion for teaching community college students
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally
  • Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings
  • Responsible for other related duties as assigned
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
University-level general and engineering physics lecture topics and laboratory activities
Preferred Qualifications:
  • College teaching experience
  • Experience in the learning management program, Desire to Learn (D2L)
  • Modwen pedagogy in physics including use of online resources
  • Ph.D. in physics
Salary Range: As per full-time pay scale.

TT at University of Michigan

Required Qualifications*

1) Ph.D. in Physics or closely related discipline
2) Evidence of high quality teaching in an undergraduate physics program
3) Record of published research and promise of future productivity

Desired Qualifications*

Preference will be given to the candidate who has previous teaching experience in undergraduate physics courses beyond laboratory instruction. Post doctoral experience is desirable, but not required. Duties include teaching a wide range of physics courses and advising students; developing a research program involving undergraduate students that leads to refereed publications along with securing the necessary resources for that program; performing professional service at the department, college, and university levels including student recruitment.

Additional Information

Applications must include curriculum vitae, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan including resource requirements and undergraduate student involvement, and the names and address of at least three references. Send applications to Chris Pearson, Chair Physics Search Committee, Department of Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics, University of Michigan-Flint, 303 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48502-1950; email address pslackta@umflint.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. For more information about the university, department, or position go to www.umflint.edu/csep/.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Renewable Instructional Faculty at VCU, Richmond VA

https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/40980

 Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking to fill two full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions at the rank of either instructor or teaching assistant professor to begin on August 16, 2015. One of these positions is for teaching introductory and modern physics. The other position is for teaching interdisciplinary science courses, including courses for prospective teachers. An M.S. in Physics or a related discipline is required and a Ph.D. degree is preferred. One year experience teaching at the college level is preferred. Candidates must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Applicants must use our eJobs portal (www.vcujobs.com) to submit a complete application package consisting of a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy with teaching experience addressed, and have three letters of reference sent by email to: jlfriedrich@vcu.edu using the subject line "Physics Instructor Search." Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2015. VCU is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

TT-Assistant/Associate Professor-East Carolina University

The Department of Math, Science, and Instructional Technology Education at East Carolina University invites applicants for a tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Elementary School Science Education.  The advertisement linked below provides information for accessing additional details about the position.

The job posting, with information on how to apply, can be found at
ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=76618.

The successful candidate will be part of a Science Education focus at East Carolina University which includes the development of a faculty collaborative between the Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education.  The purpose of this effort is to create a unique Science Teaching and Learning Collaborative to engage in collaborative and selective teaching, research, and service work designed to improve the academic environment for our students and for the generation of research and practical knowledge in K-20 science education.

Review of applications will begin on December 17.

TT at El Paso CC

El Paso Community College (EPCC) is a dynamic, innovative, and rapidly expanding multicampus organization with five full-service campuses and more than 30 community-based teaching sites. The college serves the needs of the largest sunbelt metropolitan community along the U.S./Mexico border, with a population exceeding 825,000. The College offers a 7-day-a-week class schedule in liberal arts, technical, vocational, and non-traditional educational programs with an enrollment exceeding 28,000 multicultural credit and non-credit students each semester. The College seeks applicants for the following positions to begin Fall semester 2015: TENURE TRACK FACULTY OPENINGS Physics The College offers a highly competitive compensation program, a benefits package, including retirement, health/life/dental insurance, staff scholarship/ tuition reimbursement, and sick leave accrual plan. Application deadline is January 9, 2015. Faxed application materials will not be accepted. For detailed position information, please visit our Web site at http://jobs.epcc.edu. El Paso Community College Human Resources Department P.O. Box 20500 El Paso, TX 79998 www.epcc.edu EEO

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Teaching Postdoc at Bard College

The Physics Program at Bard College invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship.
The department is in the midst of rapid growth and seeks to apply equal the same intellectual rigor to pedagogy and research and pedagogy. The candidate will teach one or two courses a year, as well as conduct doing research in quantum gravity and mathematical physics with Prof. Haggard
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, a sample list of publications list, a statement of research interests/plans, and a teaching statement that summarizes her/his your teaching experience and philosophy for improving student engagement and learning. Our program serves only serves undergraduates and so you should also give some thought should be given to ways of as to how you would include undergraduates in your the candidate’s research program. The application and finally, arrange to have three recommendation letters. 
Eligibility is limited to applicants who have or will have completed their Ph.D in Physics, Astronomy or closely related field by the time of the appointment.
Internal Number: HR14031

FT at CC of Aurora, CO

To view more information about any of these positions and to apply online,
visit our full job postings on our website at: www.CCAurora.edu/Job-Opportunities/Jobs-CCA

And visit: http://class.ccaurora.edu/ASP4/HrApplication to apply.

The Community College of Aurora is excited to announce several new job openings. Located along the front range of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Colorado, Community College of Aurora is a vibrant, growing, diverse, urban community college committed to student engagement, innovative teaching, and a global, multicultural perspective on learning.

Science Department - Physics Faculty (9 mo.)

The ideal candidate will be a dedicated Physics educator and exhibit a strong commitment to delivering a rigorous, current and high quality science education to CCA students. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner, and display a high degree of competence within their content area.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

TT at Univ of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Assistant Professor, full-time, tenure-track position faculty member, beginning August 2015.  The successful candidate will be expected to: i) teach all levels of undergraduate physics and introductory astronomy, ii) involve students in undergraduate research activities, preferably in astronomy, astrophysics, planetary or space science, and iii) serve the Department and the University through student advising, participation in shared governance, and outreach.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in developing, presenting, and promoting planetarium/observatory programs for the general public and students.  The director of these facilities is provided with release time from classroom instruction.
To apply, click on the appropriate link within the position announcement on the UW-Stevens Point EAA job vacancy website:  http://www.uwsp.edu/equity/Pages/jobVacancies.aspx
Qualifications and required application materials listed within the position announcement.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Cluster Hire at CSU-Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Announces New Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE). Funded in part by a donation from the Wallis Annenberg Foundation, CSUDH's Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE) seeks to become a leader in investigating and creating effective innovative pedagogies, enhancing STEM research and promoting STEM curriculum development for K-16, responding to regional needs for STEM-prepared graduates, and other related efforts. The Center will serve as a regional coordinating resource for STEM efforts. In order to provide support to the Center, California State University, Dominguez Hills anticipates hiring nine new STEM (or STEAM) tenure-track faculty positions in the 2014-15 academic year. Positions will be in Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Information Science, Global Logistics, Health Sciences: Epidemiology, and Education. This new cluster hire of faculty will have the opportunity to join other STEM faculty on campus to work on collaborative STEM-related projects in the new CISE center, as well as with K-12 and community college partners and business and industry leaders. To find out more about these positions, please go to our website at: http://apptrkr.com/548094

TT in Physics Education Research at San Jose State University

Editor's note: This is a repost from September 7th because the original post has horrible formatting and this editor does not have permission to fix it.
Original post: http://perjobs.blogspot.com/2014/09/tt-in-per-at-san-jose-state-ca.html

San José State University
San José, California

Physics Education Research
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23033
Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Physics or related field is required. The ideal candidate will have experience in Physics Education Research. Candidates should be familiar with a variety of teaching techniques and emerging technologies for instruction. Applicants who have an interest in introductory physics course reform are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach courses at the BS/BA and MS levels, and provide advising to students. S/he will engage in physics education research. S/he will also develop an externally funded research program that provides support and mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will participate in shared governance, typically though committee service. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 18, 2015
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedures: For full consideration upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of
reference with contact information by January 1, 2015 at apply.interfolio.com/25990

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

TT at New Mexico State - Alamogordo

New Mexico State University Alamogordo seeking Instructor to Associate Professor of Physical or Life Sciences, full-time, 9-month, tenure track. To provide equivalent of 30 credit hours of instruction per academic year (fall and spring) assigned from at least two (2) areas of the physical sciences (for example: astronomy, geology, environmental science, physics, GIS, chemistry), or life sciences (for example: biology, chemistry). Teaching assignment may include weekdays, weekends, evenings, web-based classes and off-campus as assigned. Develop, revise, and update curriculum in collaboration with department, college, and university faculty according to established curriculum procedures. Conduct ongoing assessment of course quality and student learning and assist in review of program needs. Participate in institutional and program level assessment. Assist in articulation efforts with NMSU-A and other NM campuses. Coordinate with NMSU-A departments and with appropriate external agencies and organizations. Participate in committee assignments for the benefit of NMSU-A, professional development activities and community service activities. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
Masters degree in a Physical or Life Sciences discipline (degree must be in hand by the date of hire).
Minimum 2 years full-time teaching experience (or 4 years part-time) in a post-secondary institution within the past eight years.
Record of teaching excellence.
Ability to adapt to a modern learning environment, including online quality assurance.
Demonstrated experience with student learning assessment and program assessment.
Ability to work with a diverse student population.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and with other faculty and administration.
Understanding of the community college mission and philosophy.
Demonstrated interest in working with the community.
 Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with online instruction and Quality Matters.
Doctorate in a Physical or Life Sciences discipline.
Prior experience with student success initiatives.
Demonstrated record of action research or other scholarship devoted to the improvement of student learning.
 Successful candidates must have a philosophy which supports the goal of success for all students through hands-on learning experiences and strong faculty involvement.  Finalists will be asked to document teaching effectiveness with relevant material and to present a teaching demonstration
Special Instructions to applicants:
Application submitted electronically at: http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/20514. Upload a letter of interest, current vita and copies of unofficial graduate transcripts. Minimum of 3 references must be provided through the electronic application process and is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/e-mail documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.
 New Mexico State University Alamogordo is a comprehensive community college accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. NMSU-A is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI) by the federal government. The total Hispanic student population is over 37%.