Saturday, January 14, 2017

Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor

Overview

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through SLU Worldwide. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation's leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.

The Department of Mathematics and Science is seeking qualified candidates for a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment to teach Physics and Physical Science courses at our University Campus in Saint Leo, Florida. Requirements of the incumbent include, but are not limited to teaching eight classes per year, advising students, and performing service to the University and the department.

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

Candidates possessing a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Physics and Physical Science courses may be considered at the instructor level.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of August 9, 2017.

In addition to curriculum vitae, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application:
  1. Values Statement
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Transcripts - see special instructions
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. Student Evaluations (six classes minimum)
  • Three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior) If you do not have those documents at the time of application, please upload a text or word document stating, "Recommendations will be sent independently." Recommendation letters can be mailed to Academic Affairs at the address stated below.
  • Values statement (500 words or less). Potential candidates are expected to review Saint Leo University's Mission, Vision, and Values Statements and summarize how they see their individual values in relation to the Universities values, goals, objectives and priorities.
  • Teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University
  • Official transcripts (including WES evaluation/translation if from an international university)
  • Student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).
Special Instructions:

*Official transcripts for Master, Graduate, and Doctorate degrees are required to complete your application packet and are to be issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective education institution.*

Transcripts that are "Issued to Student" or issued to another institution are not accepted.

Digital and/or electronic transcripts cannot be accepted at this time.

A certified evaluation and translation is required for foreign transcripts from World Education Services (WES). Expenses for official transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant.

Please have transcripts and certified evaluations mailed to:

Attn: Veronica Mantegna
Saint Leo University
Academic Affairs - MC 2006
PO Box 6665
Saint Leo, Florida 33574

Responsibilities

The faculty member will be required to:
  • Teach 8 classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Engage in curriculum development;
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school's Benedictine
  • values; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related technology.
Qualifications
  • Seeking candidate with Master's degree or Ph.D. in Physics or related field from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Physics and Physical Science courses.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Physics and Physical Science may be considered at the instructor level.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Physics or related field from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Physics and Physical Science courses. Candidates with two or more years of full-time teaching Physics and Physical Science at the post-secondary level are preferred.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

TT at The University of North Georgia...Gainesville

The University of North Georgia Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in physics to begin in August 2017. This position will be located on the UNG's Gainesville campus.
The Department of Physics is a small, well-equipped department offering a B.S. degree in Physics and 2+2 and 3+2 pre-engineering programs in collaboration with engineering schools. It produces about 15 graduates each academic year and has good success in placing its graduates into graduate programs, high-school teaching positions, and technical jobs. UNG is a coeducational, four-year liberal arts institution with multiple campuses north of Atlanta. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The primary responsibility is teaching undergraduate physics courses, especially at the freshman and sophomore level. 
  • Scholarship involving undergraduates and service on campus and in the region are also expected.
  • Candidates must show evidence demonstrating an ability to implement a research program. In particular, the candidate must demonstrate clear plans for involving undergraduates in his or her own research or for generating other advanced projects for our physics majors.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required with postdoctoral and teaching experience preferred. 
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and student success.
Anticipated Hire Date:
08/01/2017 Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Undergraduate Research Experience, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
Please submit contact information for three professional references.
Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, 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, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

TT at The University of North Georgia...Dahlonega

The University of North Georgia Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in physics to begin in August 2017. This position will be located on the UNG Dahlonega campus.
The Department of Physics is a small, well-equipped department offering a B.S. degree in Physics and 2+2 and 3+2 pre-engineering programs in collaboration with engineering schools. It produces about 15 graduates each academic year and has good success in placing its graduates into graduate programs, high-school teaching positions, and technical jobs. UNG is a coeducational, four-year liberal arts institution with multiple campuses north of Atlanta. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The primary responsibility is teaching undergraduate physics courses. 
  • Scholarship involving undergraduates and service on campus and in the region are also expected. 
  • Candidates must show evidence demonstrating an ability to implement a research program. In particular, the candidate must demonstrate clear plans for involving undergraduates in his or her own research or for generating other advanced projects for our physics majors.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required with postdoctoral and teaching experience preferred. 
  • Experience or interest in teaching a section of introductory astronomy desired.
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and student success. 
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Undergraduate Research Experience, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
Please submitcontact information for three professional references.
Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, 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, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Physics (& Chem) Instructors - Norco College

For the Spring 2017 semester (2/13/17-6/8/17), Norco College (Riverside Community College District) is looking for a physics instructor to teach a physics 10, Introduction to General Physics, on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30pm-3:55pm and for a chemistry instructor to teach Chemistry 2A, Introduction to Chemistry I, with lecture on TTH nights from 6:00pm-7:25pm and Labs on W from 6:00pm-9:10pm.
Minimum Qualifications: Master Degree in Physics for the physics position and Master degree in Chemistry for the chemistry position.
If you are able to teach either class, please email Dr. Phu Tran (Science Department Chair) to set up an interview.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Assistant Professor of Physics - Shawnee State University

https://jobs.shawnee.edu/postings/3020

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Physics
Job Category Faculty
Employment Status Non-Tenured
Tenure Status of Position Tenure Track (TT)
Job Description The Department of Natural Sciences at Shawnee State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Physics at the Assistant Professor level, to begin in August 2017. Candidates should have a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and the desire to involve undergraduate students in research.


Teaching duties may include introductory physics courses at the algebra and calculus-based levels, upper-division physics, a scientific reasoning and methodology course, physical science by inquiry for education majors, and other courses as needed. Other duties include serving on department, college or university committees; engagement in professional development/scholarly activities; and a willingness to engage with students in out-of-classroom co-curricular activities.


Shawnee State University is the regional state university for South-Central Ohio. It is a primarily undergraduate, four-year public university with limited graduate degree programs. Enrollment is approximately 3,900 students. Shawnee State is located on the Ohio River in Portsmouth, Ohio – a small city nestled in a beautiful, rural area of Southern Ohio. Portsmouth is approximately an hour drive from Huntington, WV, and two hours from Columbus or Cincinnati, Ohio. Additional information about SSU is available at www.shawnee.edu.
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Doctorate in Physics, Physical Science, or a related area
  2. Teaching experience at the college level
Preferred Qualifications
Institutional statement SSU seeks individuals who share our commitment to students as our first priority.
AA/EOE Statement Shawnee State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against any individual because of race, color, genetic information, religion, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status or military status.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC-P054
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/14/2017
Position End Date
Open Date 12/23/2016
Close Date 02/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin February 1 and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be provided by Jan 31, 2017. Only online applications are accepted.

Complete your application by clicking the Apply for this Job link above and including:

  • a cover letter addressed to Dr. Roberta Milliken, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, specifically addressing how your qualifications meet the posted minimum requirements of the position;
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy and plans for future research involving undergraduates;
  • unofficial transcripts indicating highest degree attained; and
  • letters of recommendation from three (3) professional or academic references addressed to Dr. Roberta Milliken, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences.

REFERENCES REQUIRED: The References you provide receive an email (when the search committee commences review of qualified candidates) containing a unique link that allows them to respond confidentially.

Candidates invited for an on-campus interview may be required to present a teaching lecture and laboratory demonstration of their instructional abilities. Specific questions regarding this position may be directed to thamilton@shawnee.edu.

Shawnee State offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience and qualifications) including an attractive benefits package (see Overview of Employee Benefits for more information). Employment with the University is dependent upon BOT budget approval for AY17/18. Official transcripts and background check are required prior to hire.
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.shawnee.edu/postings/3020

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Other Document1
  3. Other Document2

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this position/employment opportunity?
    • Internal Job Posting/Career Opportunities applicant portal
    • Public Job Posting/State Employment Service
    • Online Job Board
    • Disability, Minority or Veterans Services Agency/Firm
    • Job Fair or Career Development Office
    • Personal Referral by friend, relative, or employee
    • Recruitment Agency/Business Referral
    • Newspaper Advertisement or Publication
    • Radio or TV Advertisement
    • Other
  2. * Who is/was the source of referral?
    • SSU Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • OhioMeansJobs.com
    • Portsmouth Daily Times or Community Common
    • WNXT Radio or WSAZ TV
    • Monster.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Friend/Relative/Employee
    • Career-specialty Listserv
    • Other

Physics Instructor - Great Basin College (NV)

https://www.gbcnv.edu/hr/positions/show.cgi?01252

Brief Description:
Great Basin College seeks a broadly trained Physics instructor to join our dynamic, interdisciplinary Science Department at the main campus in Elko. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Physics, but as teaching excellence is the primary requirement, candidates with backgrounds in closely aligned disciplines are encouraged to apply. Primary teaching responsibilities will include: Non-majors Physics and Astronomy; Tech-prep Physics; Algebra and Calculus based Physics for Science and Engineering students (PHYS 100, AST 101, PHYS 107, 151 & 152, 180 & 181). This position is in support of our BS in Biology, BA in Secondary Education, and transfer students in science and engineering. Secondary teaching responsibilities may include: Non-Majors and Majors Chemistry; Applied Mathematics & Science; Integrative Science Seminars; with the potential for upper division Mathematics. Applicant must be able to teach both live and distance education classes to a diverse mix of traditional and non-traditional students. This is a full-time, 9 month, tenure track position at Great Basin College’s main Elko campus, located in rural northeast Nevada. The start date will be in August, 2017.

Qualifications:
-M.S. degree. -Experience teaching physics at the post-secondary level. -Ability to teach with distance education technologies including interactive video, online and live/online hybrids. -Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred:
-Research experience -Ph.D.

Great Basin College, a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity educational institution. It is guided by the principle that equal opportunity means more than equal employment opportunity, and that access to facilities and services shall be available to all people regardless of their race, age, religion, color, gender, including pregnancy related conditions, sexual orientation, disability, whether actual or perceived by others and including service related disabilities, national origin, military status or military obligation, gender identity or expression or genetic information. This principle is applicable to every member of the GBC/NSHE community, both students and employed personnel at every level, and to all facilities and services. GBC employs United States citizens and persons lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

DISABLED INDIVIDUALS REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION DURING THE HIRING PROCESS SHOULD NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT (775) 753-2155 OR THE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICE AT (775) 753-2181 BY THE FILING DEADLINE.

Astronomy Instructional Faculty - Pima Community College District (AZ)

https://pima.peopleadmin.com/postings/7315

Astronomy Instructional Faculty (Academic)
Pima Community College District
Posting Number: 17F3DCG131
Position Type: Faculty - General Funding
Department: College-wide Faculty Recruitment
Salary: $43,580 - $63,194
Salary Breakdown: Annually
Job List: External
Close Date: 01/31/2017
Open Until Filled: No
About Pima Community College
Pima Community College is committed to becoming a premier community college, one that is built on a foundation of student success, community engagement, and diversity. We hire people who:
  • set and meet high standards
  • believe in service and accountability
  • have a passion for learning
  • are creative
  • can help fulfill our mission
We are one of the largest multi-campus community colleges in the nation, opening our doors to nearly 50,000 credit and noncredit students each year. With six campuses and more than 100 learning sites, we are a comprehensive community college, offering learners of all backgrounds and ages a variety of opportunities to meet their educational goals:
  • University transfer programs
  • Occupational education programs
  • Adult Education/HSE preparation
  • Workforce and Business Development
  • Continuing Education
The College meets the needs of the community by offering instruction when and how our students want it: evenings, weekends, year-round, in traditional classroom settings, online, in web-classroom hybrids, and in semester-long or accelerated formats. Employees can expect to participate in innovative, flexible scheduling, in keeping with the College's vision, to provide access to learning without the limits of time, place, or distance. Pima Community College is in Tucson, an inclusive and welcoming oasis in the Arizona desert. A diverse, cosmopolitan community just 65 miles from the Mexico border, Tucson is enriched by a tapestry of vibrant cultures. Tucson enjoys nearly 300 sunny days a year, and, as the city sits in a valley surrounded by four mountain ranges, residents can travel from the saguaro-studded desert floor to inviting pine forests in 45 minutes. With a population of about 1 million, metropolitan Tucson boasts excellent schools, hundreds of miles of hiking trails and cycling paths, affordable housing, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and an up-and-coming downtown. In all, Tucson is a great place to live and raise a family.
Additional information about the College may be found at http://www.pima.edu.
Position Summary
Position is available beginning the 2017-18 fiscal year as a nine-month contract. Faculty teach and work a set schedule over a nine-month academic year, August – May, that could include day, evening, and weekend duties.
Instructional Faculty – The position may primarily be based at the Downtown Campus, although it may include oversight at other campuses, and some or the instructor's entire load may be reassigned to other campuses in the future, according to college needs.
Astronomy faculty teach general education astronomy courses at the introductory level, with integrated lectures and labs. We currently offer three courses (solar system, astrobiology and stars & extragalactic astronomy) in traditional, hybrid and online modalities. Faculty is also expected to contribute to college-wide assessment and curriculum development initiatives.
The college has a small observatory on East Campus that provides hands-on observing experiences to students taking astronomy courses. Astronomy faculty spends a handful of evenings per semester at the observatory helping students complete their lab assignments. In addition, faculty is encouraged to make use of the observatory for student projects or assignments in addition to the standard college-wide labs. A lab specialist maintains the observatory and helps with telescope operations, and opportunities are available for faculty to use the facility for campus and community outreach.
Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching at the introductory astronomy level, and be committed to creating a learning environment that is inclusive and values the diversity of our student body. Candidates should also be familiar with current astronomy and physics education research and its implications for successful student learning.
Salary - Initial salary placement is based on education and experience. The salary range starts from $43,580 for the minimum qualifications up to a doctorate degree $63,194 (based on the faculty salary schedule for fiscal year 2016/2017) for a nine-month academic year contract (169 days of accountability).
Duties and Responsibilities
The following is a summary of the Duties and Responsibilities for the faculty member. A full list of PCC Faculty Responsibilities can be found the Faculty Personnel Policy Statement Appendix H.
General Duties:
  • Instruct students and work with them on strategies to help them achieve academic success
  • Use current, effective classroom management techniques
  • Monitor and continuously improve instruction to ensure Student Learning Outcomes are met on a classroom, discipline/program, and College level
  • Evaluate student performance
  • Continually improve instruction utilizing appropriate delivery methods
  • Evaluate and revise course outlines and course materials
  • Provide academic advising
  • Maintain competency and currency in the teaching fields as well as in teaching strategies, subject delivery modalities, and assessment methods
  • Serve actively as a member of the department and discipline groups
  • Participate in fostering partnerships that strengthen educational opportunities in response to community needs
  • Represent the department and/or campus on college-wide committees
  • Work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students and utilize a collegial style in all forms of communication
The ideal candidate will have knowledge, skills, and abilities related to:
  • Student learning styles: ability to adapt and modify instruction based on the instructional needs of students
  • Assessment instruments and their interpretation: knowledge of appropriate and effective use of assessment information to improve instruction
  • Evaluation of students' educational progress: ability to maintain high instruction and learning standards and assess students' academic progress in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes
  • Teach in traditional and non-traditional formats: knowledge of curriculum development, course design, and delivery
  • Techniques for academic advising: knowledge of the resources available to students to assist them with academic and personal challenges, and ability to help students access those resources
  • Competencies in multiculturalism, diversity and inclusivity: knowledge of diverse community college student populations and ability to address diversity in effective instructional practice and student learning
  • Mission: appreciation for the Community College mission
  • Excellent oral, written, and listening skills
Course Information:
Click here for more course information. Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications for faculty positions are governed by our Faculty Certification Standards. This position is in an Academic (Transfer) discipline and requires the following to obtain Pima Community College teaching certification:
  • Master's degree in the teaching field or
  • Master's degree in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or
  • In disciplines where a master's degree is not offered and the doctorate is the terminal degree, or where the candidate has opted not to receive a master's degree during the course of study for the doctorate degree as a terminal degree, or where all but dissertation of a doctorate degree has been obtained, 24 graduate semester hours in the teaching field are required.
Acceptable fields include:
  • Planetary science
  • Astrobiology
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Closely related field
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching astronomy courses for non-majors, preferably at the community college level
  • Experience with research based teaching strategies
Benefits
Please refer to the College Employees Personnel Policy Statement, under the section Benefits at: https://pima.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/personnel-policy-statements/common-policy.html Directions for Applying and Other Important Information
To submit an application visit: https://pima.peopleadmin.com/postings/7315.
Degrees and courses qualifying for Pima Community College teaching certification must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants currently in progress for a degree or additional coursework to meet the minimum qualifications must have the degree conferred and/or coursework completed by December 2016.
Applicants with degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must provide a course-by-course evaluation from a professional evaluation agency approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACE) for foreign transcript evaluation. For a Pima Community College approved lists of transcript evaluation agencies see Foreign Transcript Evaluation.
To submit an application you must include the documents that are listed within the application form as required. Documents listed as optional do not have to be attached in order to submit the application. Follow the directions in the application form to upload your documents. At minimum, these documents are required:
  • Resume. This should be up to date and account for and describe all gaps in employment.
  • Letter of interest or cover letter. This is a description of your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. The letter should not exceed four (4) pages.
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts. These must be
    • for all post-secondary degrees you have listed in your application
    • legible (front and back) and show the name of the regionally accredited institution, the degree conferred, and the page(s) explaining the institution's grading system
    • attached to the application even if they have been submitted in the past
The selected candidate(s) must provide Human Resources with official (unopened) transcripts and/or official (unopened) foreign transcript evaluation.
SELECTION PROCESS:
The selection process typically consists of one or two advisory group interview(s), a teaching demonstration, and an administrative interview. Candidates invited to the interview process will be chosen from those who most closely meet the stated requirements. Meeting these qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
The selected candidate will start work in August 2017 and will be expected to attend Faculty Learning Academy (FLA). FLA for 2017 will take place Monday – Wednesday, August 14, 15, and 16.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624 or humres@pima.edu. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, please contact http://www.pima.edu/pima-jobs/contact-us.html
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor - Physics - Hawaii Pacific University

http://www.hpu.edu/UniquelyHPU/HPUemployment/job-listing.html

Job Summary:           

The successful applicant will teach course in general and calculus-based physics. Serve as academic professional to deliver, coordinate, and develop courses and provide service to and on behalf of the University. Plan and supervise semester activities that meet course objectives, maintain records on and evaluate student performance, assign grades. The teaching load will be twenty-four contact hours per academic year, with an additional four hours weekly of required open office hours. Responsible for teaching, advising, service to the department, and for continued professional development.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree in Physics, Engineering, or a closely related field
  • One year experience teaching college students in a diverse environment
  • Experience and enthusiasm for teaching introductory and/or advanced calculus-based physics courses
  • Able to teach classes scheduled during days, evenings, and weekends
  • Able to teach classes at multiple locations on Oahu

Desired Qualifications:
  • 2 years post-secondary experience teaching general physics courses
  • Strong potential to engage undergraduate students in scholarly and professional development activities

Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, age, color, disability or genetic information. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

PER Graduate Assistantships, University of Central Florida

Opportunity for graduate research in Physics Education Research at University of Central Florida

The Department of Physics at University of Central Florida (http://sciences.ucf.edu/physics/) is seeking talented students interested in physics education research (PER) to apply to its graduate program in physics, and conduct research in PER under the supervision of Prof. Zhongzhou Chen (https://sciences.ucf.edu/physics/people/chen-zhongzhou/).

Prof. Chen's research focuses on using online education technologies to improve teaching, learning and assessment of physics in both online and blended courses.
Accepted applicants will be supported as teaching assisstant for the first year, and as research assistant in the second year. Support beyond the first two years is possible depending on performance and funding availability.

Requirements: admission to the Ph.D. program in the Department of Physics at UCF. Procedures and
requirements of application can be found at: https://sciences.ucf.edu/physics/graduate/admissions-2/

Deadline for application is Jan. 15, 2017. Interested individuals can contact Prof. Zhongzhou Chen
(Zhongzhou.Chen@ucf.edu) for more details. Information on PER research group at UCF can be found at: https://sciences.ucf.edu/physics/research/research-areas/physics- education-research/

Students who are interested in working with Prof. Jackie Chini (https://sciences.ucf.edu/physics/people/chini-jacquelyn/) on PER research will also be considered, and are encouraged to contact Prof. Chini (Jacquelyn.Chini@ucf.edu)

Preferred qualifications: Robust knowledge in undergraduate level physics, interest in education/cognitive science/online technology. Experience in education research, programming, data
analysis or online-courses is highly appreciated but not required.

The University of Central Florida, or UCF, is an American metropolitan public research university in
Orlando, Florida. It is the second largest university in the United States by undergraduate enrollment.
UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to
apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

TT, Wright State University, OH

Note: The position is officially open field, but the department has two physics education researchers and several of us would like to add another PER or astronomy education research person. We have MS but not PhD students in the department, so interest in involving undergraduates in research is a plus.
  

The Wright State University Department of Physics is seeking candidates for a Physics Department tenure track faculty position starting in the Fall of 2017. The position continues a successful, longstanding program emphasizing productive growth in the department, with an additional focus on increasing the numbers of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the department. All areas of physics research, either adding to or complementing existing experimental and theoretical research areas, will be considered. Candidates that can enhance the recently created Interdisciplinary Applied Sciences and Mathematics Ph.D. program are especially valuable. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral experience and success in obtaining external funding are highly desirable, since physics faculty are expected to establish an externally funded research program.  A successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the department, college, and university through research, effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service.  To apply, submit a cover letter, vita, statements of research and teaching interest, and a list of at least three references to https://jobs.wright.edu/postings/11180.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  More information about WSU and this position can be found at  https://science-math.wright.edu/physicsWSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Any questions in regard to this open position and search may be sent to physics@wright.edu

Internal Number: 11180

Friday, December 16, 2016

TT, Ventura CC District, Moorpark College, CA

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/1603278/physics-astronomy-instructor

Physics/Astronomy Instructor
     
Salary  Not Displayed
 Location  Moorpark College, CA Moorpark College, CA
Job Type Full-Time Faculty: Tenure-Track
Department MC - Student Learning
Job Number 2016-00339
Closing 2/12/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Description
Under the general direction of a dean, an Instructor provides comprehensive classroom instruction to students from diverse backgrounds for the purpose of facilitating the attainment of their academic or vocational objectives.

There is currently one tenure-track position with the initial assignment located at Moorpark College. All academic employees are subject to assignment in any college of the District depending upon staffing needs as defined within the terms of the VCCCD/AFT Agreement. Nontraditional assignments such as evening, weekend, or off-site assignments may be made with consent of faculty member, management or when special conditions exist on a campus as defined within the terms of the VCCCD/AFT agreement.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience in placement on the salary schedule. Contract is based on a 10 month year to begin with the Fall 2017 semester. Fringe benefits include family medical, dental and vision insurance plans.  Maximum credit for prior experience is 7 years.

Representative Duties
Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or performance courses; assess and develop cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students through appropriate assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. E

Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resources, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate. E

Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. E

Plan and organize instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes to maximize student learning in alignment with department, college, and district goals; implement the student performance objectives as listed on the official course outline of record. E

Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum, and student learning outcomes; prepare and submit data and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. E

Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty; order instructional materials according to campus bookstore procedure to ensure timely delivery. E

Participate in curriculum and program development; update syllabi; collaborate with discipline faculty on a regular basis to assess and revise measurable student performance indicators for each course; may provide input into the development of student learning outcomes. E

Revise and update course content and materials of instruction in accordance with new theory, application, and industry developments within the discipline or area of specialization. E

Attend and participate on committees and in department, division, campus, and district meetings; may participate in articulation and matriculation related activities.

May provide work direction to others.

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

Master's in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics

OR

bachelor's in physics or astronomy AND master's in engineering, mathematics, meteorology,

or geophysics

OR the equivalent.

All coursework must be from a recognized accredited college or university.

*Applicants who do not meet the above-stated minimum qualifications must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency in order to be considered on the basis of possessing equivalent qualifications (equivalency). The Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency is available on our website at http://www.vcccd.edu/sites/default/files/files/departments/human-resources/supplemental_questionnaire_for_equivalency_03.05.15.  When completing the form, be sure to explain in detail how your qualifications are equivalent to the required minimum qualifications.

If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency.  Do not assume that you do not need to submit a Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency because your degree is similar to a degree stated in the minimum qualifications. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

For further details regarding equivalency and the criteria by which equivalency may be granted, please click on the following link: http://www.boarddocs.com/ca/vcccd/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=83LDBP0DD9E5.

Supplemental Information
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

SALARY RANGE:
$48,751 - $102,372 / Ten Month Contract

STARTING SALARY:
$48,751 - $85,311  / Ten Month Contract

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following materials in order for their application to be considered.  Failure to submit these materials will result in disqualification.

* Letter of Application: The letter of application must include date, your name, position and location for which you are applying.  Your sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students must also be included.  The letter should give the screening committee a better understanding of how you will contribute as a fully participating member of the VCCCD
* Completed Application for Academic Employment
* Resume
* Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required)
* Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency, if applicable (see minimum qualifications above)
* Complete official or unofficial college/university transcripts demonstrating attainment of minimum qualifications.  Transcripts mush show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications.  If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.  An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.

NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework.  To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit http://www.chea.org/search/search.asp or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx.  For a list of VCCCD-recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

SELECTION PROCESS:
A screening committee will review and screen all applications and associated materials. Those candidates deemed by the committee to be most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application and the supplemental questions, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

VAP, Wabash College IN


The Wabash College Physics Department invites applications for a visiting position at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2017. Initial appointment is for one year, with renewal for a second year possible based on a determination of college circumstances and needs.  ABD required; Ph.D. preferred. Candidates should be committed to excellent and innovative teaching in a liberal arts environment, able to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses to a diverse student body, and eager to work in a department that values close interaction with faculty and students. Ability to contribute to the advanced lab program is desired. Wabash offers a competitive salary and support for faculty development. For more information about the Department and the College, please visit: http://www.wabash.edu/academics/physics/.



To apply, visit http://www.wabash.edu/employment/ and submit a letter of application, vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of personal teaching philosophy tailored for the liberal arts environment, and e-mail addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin Feb. 10, and will continue until the position is filled.  Please contact Linda Weaver, administrative assistant, at weaverl@wabash.edu, or Dennis Krause, department chair, at kraused@wabash.edu if there are any questions.



Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE

TT, LaGuardia CC, NY

www.cuny.edu


FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Natural Sciences at LaGuardia Community College seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position in Astronomy/Physics at the Assistant Professor rank for an individual with a firm commitment to teaching and research.

Direct interaction with students in lectures, laboratory sessions, and advising is expected. A 27-hour annual teaching load includes astronomy, astrobiology, and physics classes in addition to laboratories and other courses according to interest and need. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to LaGuardia Community College's astronomy outreach program.

The appointee will participate in developing new courses and revising existing curriculum to meet the needs of our expanding department. Development of a viable research program and grant writing are expected. Student mentoring in undergraduate research projects is strongly encouraged. The duties also include effective participation in departmental, school, college, and university-wide activities. LaGuardia emphasizes excellent teaching in a student-focused environment. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with a diverse population.

The successful candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.
QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics or Astrobiology. The candidate will be expected to establish a research program. Evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals and grant-writing experience are preferred. The candidate will be required to show demonstrated evidence of successful teaching, scholarship, and the ability to cooperate with others.
COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information.  If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site at www.cuny.edu and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

Candidates should provide a CV or resume and statement of scholarly interests, as well as contact information for three references as one document.
CLOSING DATE
2/12/2017
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

FT, Santa Rosa Junior College CA

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/santarosajc

FILING DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline to be given consideration.


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary Range: $62,829-$87,084 (2016/17 Faculty Salary Schedule); teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges
Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This is a full-time, regular contract position in the Chemistry and Physics Department at Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2017. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

The Department of Chemistry & Physics at Santa Rosa Junior College is currently staffed by 10 full-time and several adjunct instructors, all of whom have great enthusiasm for teaching. The department has a Coordinator of Science Labs, Science Laboratory Instructional Assistants and administrative support. High educational standards are maintained and primary emphasis is placed on quality undergraduate instruction. High standards for environmental health and safety are diligently maintained. Together we offer day and evening classes at the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses.
The Physics Program's primary mission is to provide physics course work and related academic training required for transfer students in science, engineering and pre-professional majors. The program's secondary mission is to foster the scientific and technological literacy of the total student population through general education and enrichment classes and activities.


 Examples of Duties:
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Teaching responsibilities include approximately 20 hours per week of lecture and lab instruction, plus office hours for student consultation. Course assignments may include any of the Calculus, Algebra and Conceptual- based Physics courses offered by the program.  Faculty are encouraged to utilize a wide range of instructional delivery systems including innovative and creative uses of technology.

Instructors are required to participate in the basic departmental functions such as department meetings, departmental subcommittees, and student club activities. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field and for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including development or improvement of laboratory experiments); assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, and participating in college-wide committees and community outreach.

SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including on-line. While this assignment is for the Santa Rosa campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes with weekly office hours being mandatory. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, managing laboratories, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.

 Minimum Qualifications:
REQUIRED:
Master's Degree in Physics, Astronomy, or Astrophysics; OR Bachelor's Degree in Physics or Astronomy AND Master's Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Meteorology, or Geophysics; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Physics.

Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


Preferred:
An advanced degree in Physics
The equivalent of at least one year of full-time teaching experience in Physics
Experience teaching microcomputer-based Physics laboratories
The ability to support and motivate students with various backgrounds and skill levels
The ability to work independently and collaboratively.
An interest in implementing new educational methods and technologies.
The vision and enthusiasm for developing courses and programs that enhance learning and broaden access
Willingness  or  ability  to  teach  in  distance  educational  format  (including  on-line) if appropriate or offered.

 Supplemental Information:
APPLICATION PROCEDURES

In order to be given priority consideration for this recruitment, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note that contact information is required for a minimum of three references.
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications exactly as stated, you must complete and attach the Equivalency Application to your Employment Application. If applicable, Equivalency Application is available at https://hr.santarosa.edu/sites/hr.santarosa.edu/files/FacEquivApp.pdf.
A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Position Description" section of this announcement.
Current Resume.
Copies of transcripts of all college level course work.  Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
If applicable, copy of fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential (both sides).
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.

Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.

If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

CAMPUS DESCRIPTIONS (click here)

STRATEGIC PLANNING (click here)

MORE ABOUT SRJC HUMAN RESOURCES

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
FAX: (707) 527-4967
EMAIL: bhodenfield@santarosa.edu

The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)

Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to SRJC Campus Police. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and  activities--including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

TT, Riverside City College CA

http://apptrkr.com/931457

Position Information
How to Apply
Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. 01/31/2017
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Physics/Astronomy (Riverside City College)
Job listing number
Department: Physical Science (R)
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty/Counselor/Librarian
Student Position Type
Student Employment Location/Department
College/Campus: Riverside
Physical location of the position: Riverside
If off-site, please specify location.
Employment Type: Full-Time
Tenure Track (Faculty)
If Part-Time, indicate the number of hours per week
Position Length: 10-month
Salary Range: Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6
Salary Amount: $59,061 - $90,997
Salary Type: Annual
Is this position categorically (grant) funded? No
If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through:
Department Specific Needs:
Job Description
Basic Function: BASIC FUNCTION:
The successful candidate will be responsible for lectures in Physics and Astronomy, as well as associated laboratory instruction for these disciplines.
Education: EDUCATION:
Masters degree in physics with an emphasis in astronomy; or a Masters degree in astronomy; or the equivalent. (All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions).
Experience: EXPERIENCE:
Teaching experience at the college level is required.
Licenses/Certifications: LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
None.
Other: COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).
Duties and Responsibilities: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. The instructional assignment will include lecture and laboratory classes in the discipline(s).
2. Faculty will participate in outcomes assessment work.
3. Faculty assignment is based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly, including but not limited to conducting classes, class preparation, student evaluation, office hours, committee work, curriculum and program development, learning outcomes assessment, program review, student activities, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement.
4. Institutional service activities are expected of all faculty members.
5. Participation in discipline/department decision-making processes and work regarding curriculum, program development, Improvement of Instruction, and other professional matters is expected.
6. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.
Duties and Responsibilities - Continued:
Duties and Responsibilities: - Continued
Conditions of Employment: CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Ten-month, tenure-track position.
2. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation, and full-time teaching or equivalent experience with a range from Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6 of the current Faculty Salary Schedule.
3. Medical and dental benefits are provided for the employee and legal dependents.
4. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided for the employee.
5. Orientation to college is required as is adherence to Improvement of Instruction policy.
6. Maintaining broad knowledge of academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes is expected.
7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in District promotional activities, active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and appropriate professional activities.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Required Applicant Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Other Document:
Optional Applicant Documents: Letter of Recommendation 3
Other Document
Doctorate Transcript
Other Document:
Effective Employment Date: Fall 2017
Application Deadline: 01-31-2017
Special Comments: ************************************************

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically WITH the online application.

* Letters of recommendation must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

*Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

*The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
Application Types Accepted: Faculty Application

Teaching TT, University of Guelph ON, CA

https://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/about/jobs/faculty-position-with-teaching-focus-in-physics

Faculty Position with Teaching Focus in Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Guelph invites applications for a faculty position in physics at the Assistant Professor level. This is a tenure-track appointment, and we are specifically seeking candidates that will focus on teaching within the Physics Department at all levels. The Department of Physics currently has 17 faculty members and offers strong undergraduate and graduate programs to the Ph.D. level. The graduate and research programs are enhanced by participation in the Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute (GWPI) and the Biophysics Interdepartmental Group (BIG). Guelph faculty members collaborate at many off-campus research facilities including the Canadian Light Source, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and TRIUMF. Experimental and theoretical research areas include astrophysics and gravitation, biophysics and medical physics, condensed matter physics and material nanoscience, physics education research, planetary surface exploration, and subatomic physics. Additional information about the Department is available at www.physics.uoguelph.ca.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics, and will have demonstrated exceptional strength in teaching. The candidate may teach up to six physics courses per year at both graduate and undergraduate levels, along with significant involvement in undergraduate program development or laboratory development and some administrative duties. The research and scholarly activities of the candidate should enhance and complement those already established within the Department. To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, statement of research interests, publications list, and names and addresses of three professional references to:

Paul E. Garrett, Chair
Department of Physics
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
subtrgue@uoguelph.ca

Consideration of applications will begin 31 January 2017 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

1-Year Sabbatical Replacement, Truman State MO

http://employment.truman.edu

Positions: One temporary sabbatical replacement faculty positions; available August 2017, pending funding. This position is one-year full-time appointment.

Responsibilities: Teaching a range of introductory and advanced undergraduate physics courses.

Required Qualifications:
· Ph.D. in Physics or related field. ABD (with Master's degree in Physics) will be considered with completion by the date of appointment.

Candidates will be evaluated on:
· Ability to teach a wide range of courses in an undergraduate physics curriculum
· Commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level
· Evidence of teaching effectiveness or potential teaching effectiveness
· Effective communication skills
· Previous experience at a liberal arts institution
· Research experience in physics or related field, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications

Rank and Salary: Rank and salary is commensurate with experience. Truman offers an attractive benefits package including life, health, and disability insurance.

Program: The Department of Physics is part of the School of Science and Mathematics at Truman State University. The department has 7 faculty members and approximately 80 undergraduate majors. Teaching and research laboratories, classrooms, and offices are located in the recently renovated science building on campus. For more information about the Physics Department, please visit physics.truman.edu.

The University: A vibrant community of teacher-scholars with a highly selective student body, Truman is a residential university focused on providing its approximately 6,000 students with broad liberal arts experiences and depth of study in 48 undergraduate majors and eight graduate programs. Truman is nationally recognized for the quality of the educational opportunities it offers students and for its leadership in the assessment of student learning and continuous improvement. For the twentieth consecutive year, Truman, Missouri's public liberal arts and sciences university has been recognized as the No. 1 Public University in the Midwest Region - Master's Category by U.S. News and World Report. Located in Kirksville, Missouri, Truman plays a vital role in the life of a thriving rural community served by commuter air service and Amtrak. More information about Truman State University can be found at www.truman.edu.

Application: The application process is handled by the School of Science and Mathematics. Electronic submission of applications is required and must be completed at employment.truman.edu . Completed applications must include (1) letter of application that clearly addresses: teaching philosophy, commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research experience in physics or a related field, communication skills, and, if applicable, experience as a teacher-scholar at a liberal arts institution; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; and (4) undergraduate and graduate college transcripts.

Review of applications will begin January 30, 2017. If hired, applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States, official graduate transcripts, or documentation of degrees if transcripts are not available.

FT, Dallas County CC District

http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/job/494696/physics-faculty

Physics Faculty
Apply nowJob no: 494696
Work type: Full-time
Location: Brookhaven
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (as assigned)

Job Title Code
FFF

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$50,000 annually

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)

FLSA
Exempt

Position Type
Faculty

Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Master's degree or higher in Physics or Master's degree or higher with a concentration in Physics (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Official transcripts will be required at the time of interview.  ***A criminal background check and/or fingerprinting check will be conducted.***

Course work not specified on the transcript as Physics requires accompanying course descriptions from the pertinent graduate catalog.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position is for the Fall Semester of 2017 and pending funding availability.  Typical work days will be Monday - Friday but with some night and weekend classes may be needed depending on student enrollment.  This position will be teaching Trigonometry and Calculus based Physics as well as Astronomy courses.

Provides students with a written course syllabus that should include items specified by the college and/or Dallas County Community College System. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records as required by law and the Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures Manual. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Institutional Service Responsibilities (College and Dallas County Community College System): Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System's calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college and/or system committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required by Board Policy and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. Student Services Responsibilities: May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Community: Consistent with other DCCC job descriptions demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas County Community College System and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Professional Growth Responsibilities: Participates in professional development activities.

Advertised: 13 Dec 2016 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 09 Jan 2017 Central Standard Time

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

TT, Allegany College of Maryland

https://jobs.allegany.edu/

Physics Faculty, Tenure Track
Classification:
Open Date: 12/7/2016
Reports To: Division Chair
Close Date: 2/28/2017   The selection committee will begin reviewing candidates on February 1, 2017
Position Term: 9 Months
Education Required: Masters
Approved:
Application Review Date: 2/1/2017
Anticipated Start Date: 8/1/2017
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary: 36,394  -  46,894
Basic Statement of Responsibilities:
The teacher is responsible for teaching students through formal and informal classroom and/or laboratory/clinic activities in an atmosphere compatible with the philosophies, goals and objectives of the college.
Education / Specialized Skills:
The teacher is primarily responsible for teaching lecture and laboratory sections of 100 and 200 level physics and physical science courses. Courses including science education, biology and chemistry labs may be necessary to complement teaching load. The teacher is responsible for the budgeting, purchasing of equipment/specimens, preparation and maintenance of the physics lab.
Primary Responsibilities:
The Classroom/Laboratory teacher is responsible for the following tasks and duties.

    A.  Teaching

          1.  Teach as a full-time faculty member at least 30 semester hours or its equivalent each academic year, (summer teaching could count towards this load).

           Full-time teaching contracts include the right of the college to assign the courses to be taught, as recommended by the Program Director/Division Chair and as approved by the Vice-President of Instructional Affairs.  For full-time faculty appointed in FY94 and beyond, such assignments will include a combination of campus sites, specifically the Pennsylvania Centers and other off-campus sites.  Also, faculty hired beginning FY94 will teach courses using the distance learning technology as scheduled.

          2.  Plan and conduct classes and/or laboratory periods in a manner that will achieve maximum learning.

          3.  Distribute, at the beginning of each semester, a syllabus following the standard Allegany College of Maryland format.

          4.  Meet all scheduled classes and/or labs or, if unable to do so because of emergency or illness, notify the Program Director/Division Chair and/or the Vice President in an attempt to get class coverage or to cancel class(es). Lectures/labs must meet the full and appropriate amount of time as specified in COMAR and departmental operating procedures.

          5.  Reconcile class rosters with those students in the class or lab.  Report discrepancies to the Registration Office.

          6.  Submit mid-semester and final semester grades to the Registration Office by the specified deadlines.

         7.  Participate in the faculty evaluation process.

          8.  Update course material as necessary and incorporate these changes in a revised syllabus submitted to the Vice President's office.

B.  Advising

1.  Serve as an academic advisor; assist in the registration process by helping students in a learner centered educational philosophical model.

2.  Evaluate the assigned advisee's transcript(s) and help the student to identify his/her educational goal(s).

3.  Review student's Graduation Evaluation Report to ensure that graduation requirements have been or will be met.

4.  Maintain office hours a minimum of three hours per week.

5.  Work with the Student Services staff in student related matters.

C.  Professional Development

1.  Keep informed of trends, developments, and research in one's own field of study.  Utilize such information as appropriate in the classroom/lab.

2.  Pursue further education on a formal basis and/or on an informal basis.

3.  Attend professional meetings, workshops, and seminars as appropriate.  Membership in professional organizations and making presentations at meetings are encouraged.

4.  Strive to improve teaching effectiveness and advising in a learner-centered educational model.

5.  Demonstrate through teaching, scholarship, and public statements a positive image that reflects on the professional stature of the college.

6.  Adhere to the Code of Ethics in the Professional Staff Handbook.

D.  Division/Program Responsibilities

1.  Attend and participate in division/program meetings.

2.  Serve proactively on division/program committee(s).

3.  Assist in the development of division/program long range plans and goals.

4.  Assist in accreditation and assessment strategies.

5.  Assume some division/program administrative responsibilities if delegated.

6.  Communicate ideas for improving the division/program; grant writing

 7.  Serve as requested, on the division's/program's Advisory Committee.

8.  Purchase equipment and maintain labs, set up labs for classes.

E.  College Governance/Contribution to the College

1.  Cooperate with other members of the college to assure maximum effectiveness in the attainment of the college's goals and objectives.

2.  Must serve on one standing committee and one of the following: Adhoc committee, Task Force, or special project or a second standing committee.

3.  Participate in College Staff meetings and/or workshops.

4.  Attendance at Faculty Association meetings is encouraged.

5.  Become familiar with key documents of the college, such as Professional Staff Handbook, Academic Regulations, Student Handbook, etc.

6.  Participate in Spring Commencement Exercises unless excused by the President.

F. Contribution to the Community (Suggested representative activities)

1.  Presentations at or organization of seminars, programs, conferences, workshops, etc.

2.  Continued education contributions

3.  Volunteering at community activities

4.  Service on civic committees, boards, youth organizations, and church involvement

5.  Other

G. Other tasks as appropriate that may be assigned by the Chairman/Director

Job Knowledge:
The teacher must have a minimum of one year prior teaching experience in Physics  in a two-year or four-year post-secondary Institution.

Math Skill Needed:
Successful completion of college level- calculus sequence; routine computer applications (Microsoft office, email, web navigation)
Physical Effort Required:
loads of up to 50 pounds; driving license required.
Additional Comments:
Salary depends on education and experience