Wednesday, March 22, 2017

FT at California State University, Bakersfield

Lecturer in Physics
School of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Engineering

Position #: 17/18 NSME 08
Type: Temporary, Full-time Lecture (Academic Year)
Available: 21 August 2017

Location:
Department of Physics & Engineering
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield

Contact:
Ms. Estrella Garibay
Search and Screening Committee
Department of Physics and Engineering, 64 SCI
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Application Deadline Date: To insure full consideration, apply by April 15, 2017 (position open until filled)

Description: Full Time Lecturer position (renewable yearly pending funding, and subject to performance review) to teach lower- and upper-division Physics, General Education and Physics for Liberal Studies, including the associated laboratories.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physics. Applicants are expected to have excellent academic credentials and a proven ability to teach courses and laboratory sessions effectively.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application: The application package must include an application letter detailing candidate's qualifications and experience relative to the position description, a statement of teaching philosophy (one page), curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants being seriously considered. For questions, contact Ms. Estrella Garibay at (661) 654-2664 or E-mail: physics-position@csub.edu. Send the package by email to this address, or by regular mail to the contact address above. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety/University Police at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to the Department of Public Safety website at the following: http://www.csub.edu/bas/police/report/index.htm

School Information: The School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering currently houses seven departments. Visit the web page at http://www.csub.edu/nsme/ for additional information about the School's programs and the area.

Department Information: The Department of Physics and Engineering currently offers a BS in Physics, a BS in Engineering Sciences (with optional emphases in Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Management, and Petroleum Engineering), a BA in Natural Sciences (intended for prospective High School teachers), and a Preengineering program. The department is very active in peer-reviewed research and encourages work involving undergraduates. https://www.csub.edu/physics/

General Information: California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of over 8,800 students. The University services a socially and ethnically diverse population of 800,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (population over 380,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than coastal California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada Mountains are all within a two-hour drive from campus.

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

FT at Suffolk University

The Department of Physics and Engineering requests a full-time, non-tenure track, Instructor position starting July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018.
This position would support the planetary sciences track in the physics major, and the laboratory science offerings for non-majors. The instructor will be responsible for developing a formal laboratory course to complement an existing course offering for non-majors.
The standard teaching load would be 8 courses a year (4/4). This would require curriculum development, as well as shepherding the course through the governance process for approval, which would constitute a portion of the service component associated with this position.
Formally supporting the resulting laboratory courses will also fall under the service obligations for this position. Additionally, this instructor would advise students in the planetary science track and mentor students in their senior project work. The strongest candidates would be able to contribute to other courses offered out of the department, physics, astronomy, or other nonmajors STE courses.
Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following elements: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) copies of transcripts; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 5) three professional letters of reference (which should be sent electronically to Doris Wong, Employment Services Coordinator, at ydwong@suffolk.edu )
Please submit application materials no later than May 1, 2017.
Working at Suffolk:
Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. Suffolk is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community.
Suffolk University is actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LBGTQ status.
See yourself here with our terrific benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Harvard Pilgrim medical/Delta Dental at low employee costs
  • Retirement options including both Standard Retirement Plan (SRP) and Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity (VTDAP). The University contributes 9% to your SRP when you contribute 5% after eligibility guidelines have been met.
  • All employees and faculty members who are at least half-time are eligible for the tuition free course benefit in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School. There are additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children.
  • Generous time-off program. Vacation accrues monthly. Vacation for part-time employees is pro-rated based on the employees’ regularly scheduled hours. Additional holidays are announced each year and are separate from the employee’s vacation allowance.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Discounted home and auto insurance

Thursday, March 16, 2017

TT at Orange County Community College

The Science, Engineering and Architecture department is seeking applications from diverse individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, as well as student learning and success to teach Physics, Physical Science and Engineering courses within our department. Our instructors prepare lectures and demonstrations, set up and take down physics laboratory equipment, help maintain the laboratory equipment, keep inventory and monitor compliance with college environmental policies.
This position requires a wide range of professional responsibilities and activities, including participation in curriculum and course development, departmental planning, attendance at department and college meetings, participation on department and Governance committees, student advising and other duties as assigned.
This instructor will be expected to participate in College and Departmental assessment initiatives.
Teaching assignments may be on the Middletown or Newburgh campus or both
Requirements: Master's Degree in Physics or Engineering.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics: Some full-time professional engineering experience or college teaching experience. A Ph.D. or a PE license a plus.
Deadline: 4/5/17
Department: Science, Engineering and Architecture
Reports to: Chair, Science, Engineering and Architecture Department
Salary Schedule: Faculty
Salary: $51,279
To apply for this position visit: http://occc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=82286
SUNY Orange is an EEO employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
PI97173419

Instructor (Physics-2), Florida Polytechnic University

SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Physics Program at Florida Polytechnic University invites applications for two positions at the rank of Instructor to begin August 2017.

We seek two dynamic persons who are prepared to redesign and teach undergraduate physics courses and labs, at the introductory and upper level in a small and/or large-enrollment setting, using pedagogy informed by physics education research. The successful candidates will also be expected to serve as a course and lab coordinators to work with a team of faculty and TAs for the introductory courses, join other faculty members in the program engaged in similar efforts, and participate in obtaining grant support for curricular and pedagogical improvements.

These positions have the following specifications: full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, time-limited. After initial appointment, these positions are renewable, contingent upon enrollment demands and job performance.

Job Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ph.D. degree in Physics, Engineering, or a closely related field
  • 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
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 2 years post-secondary experience teaching general physics courses
  • Strong potential to engage undergraduate students in scholarly and professional development activities
ABOUT FLORIDA POLY:
Florida Polytechnic University is a new state University that opened for classes in 2014-15, and strives to have a major higher education presence within Florida and beyond. The University was created by the Florida Legislature as a STEM-focused four-year public university, with a range of innovative undergraduate and graduate programs. Dedicated to preparing students for the competitive high-tech workforce, Florida Polytechnic University takes a hands-on, problem-solving approach to academics and partners with industry leaders to provide relevant learning opportunities. With an innovative approach to higher education, the University emphasizes core subjects in small class sizes, while giving students opportunities for hands-on education through research and projects in emerging high-tech concentrations.
Lakeland, home to Florida Polytechnic University's ultra-modern campus, is located along the I-4 High Tech Corridor halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Our central Florida community combines small town comfort with big-city culture. Florida's High Tech Corridor is home to 11,000 high-tech businesses, and Polk County alone has more than 600,000 residents, four universities and one state college. Lakeland is just a 45-minute drive from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, professional sports teams, and thriving performing art centers. With no income tax in Florida, and home values increasing 14.3% on average over the past year, Lakeland and central Florida continue to rise among the best places to live and work.

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:
Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format to the Florida Polytechnic Careers Website: https://floridapolytechnic.org/culture/

Letter of Application
Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information)
Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript
This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

You will be required to upload your transcript during the job application process. When you come to the screen asking you to upload your resume/cover letter, please also upload your transcripts.

This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

Instructor (Physics 1), Florida Polytechnic University

SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Physics Program at Florida Polytechnic University invites applications for two positions at the rank of  to begin August 2017.

We seek two dynamic persons who are prepared to redesign and teach undergraduate physics courses and labs, at the introductory and upper level in a small and/or large-enrollment setting, using pedagogy informed by physics education research. The successful candidates will also be expected to serve as a course and lab coordinators to work with a team of faculty and TAs for the introductory courses, join other faculty members in the program engaged in similar efforts, and participate in obtaining grant support for curricular and pedagogical improvements.

These positions have the following specifications: full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, time-limited. After initial appointment, these positions are renewable, contingent upon enrollment demands and job performance.

Job Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ph.D. degree in Physics, Engineering, or a closely related field
  • 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
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 2 years post-secondary experience teaching general physics courses
  • Strong potential to engage undergraduate students in scholarly and professional development activities
ABOUT FLORIDA POLY:
Florida Polytechnic University is a new state University that opened for classes in 2014-15, and strives to have a major higher education presence within Florida and beyond. The University was created by the Florida Legislature as a STEM-focused four-year public university, with a range of innovative undergraduate and graduate programs. Dedicated to preparing students for the competitive high-tech workforce, Florida Polytechnic University takes a hands-on, problem-solving approach to academics and partners with industry leaders to provide relevant learning opportunities. With an innovative approach to higher education, the University emphasizes core subjects in small class sizes, while giving students opportunities for hands-on education through research and projects in emerging high-tech concentrations.
Lakeland, home to Florida Polytechnic University's ultra-modern campus, is located along the I-4 High Tech Corridor halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Our central Florida community combines small town comfort with big-city culture. Florida's High Tech Corridor is home to 11,000 high-tech businesses, and Polk County alone has more than 600,000 residents, four universities and one state college. Lakeland is just a 45-minute drive from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, professional sports teams, and thriving performing art centers. With no income tax in Florida, and home values increasing 14.3% on average over the past year, Lakeland and central Florida continue to rise among the best places to live and work.

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:
Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format to the Florida Polytechnic Careers Website: https://floridapolytechnic.org/culture/

Letter of Application
Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information)
Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript
This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

You will be required to upload your transcript during the job application process. When you come to the screen asking you to upload your resume/cover letter, please also upload your transcripts.

This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

Application Information

Lecturer, Troy University

Posting Number

F0512P
Position Type Faculty
Department Chemistry and Physics - Global
Division College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Troy
Location Troy - T01

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

If Faculty position
10 Month

Is this position tenure track or non-tenure track?
Non-Tenure Track

Job Summary
The Lecturer of Physics in the college of Arts and Sciences is responsible for teaching introductory Physics and general science courses and labs; and serving as an assistant to the Director of the school of science and technology to coordinate outreach events and STEM activities; and other administrative tasks.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Minimum of a Master’s degree in Physics or Astronomy

Preferred Qualifications
1. Some teaching experience
2. Experience in coordinating events and activities

Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?
No

Work Hours
To be determined

Applicant Special Instructions
Qualified applications will be made available to the department/committee for review immediately upon submission. We ask that you provide email addresses for your reference providers and please be certain that the email addresses you list are accurate. If you are selected as a candidate for consideration by the department/committee, an instructional email will be sent to your reference providers to ask that they submit a reference letter on your behalf via a link to our reference portal. Separate reference letters will be requested for each position to which you apply (if applicable), so your reference providers will be contacted separately for each application on which you list them. Reference letters will not be copied from one application to another. You can assure your reference providers that our system is secure and that all letters are confidential. If your reference providers have trouble using the reference portal, please advise them to contact jobs@troy.edu.

Work Status: Full-Time
Temporary: No
Does this position have supervisory responsibility?: No
Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Information

Assistant College Lecturer in Physics, Cleveland State University

Job Summary:
The Physics Department at Cleveland State University has an opening for an Assistant College Lecturer in Physics. The successful applicant is expected to teach physics courses and laboratories, mainly at the introductory undergraduate level. For further information about the Department, visit the web site at: http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/physics/. The teaching requirement is between 12 and 16 credit hours (typically four courses of 3 or 4 credit hours) per semester. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Opportunities for summer teaching with additional compensation might also be available. The starting date of the appointment is August 21, 2017. The University, College of Sciences and Health Professions, and the Physics Department seek to attract a diverse and culturally sensitive faculty of the highest caliber. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

This is a non-tenure track position. After the first year, the position will be annually renewable for five additional years based on satisfactory performance, programmatic needs, and university finances. After a successful sixth-year review, the lecturer will be eligible for two successive three-year appointments, followed by six-year appointments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field (completed by July 1, 2017) and prior teaching experience in physics or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Proven efficacy in teaching physics courses. The ability to contribute through teaching and service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Application Requirements:
Applications will be exclusively accepted online through the Human Resources website at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/7499. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of previous undergraduate teaching experience and success, and statement of teaching philosophy. As part of the online application process the applicant will be asked to provide the names and contact information (including an email address) for three referees, each of whom will be asked to upload a letter using a link that will be emailed to him or her. Applicants and referees are requested to include the applicant's surname in all submitted PDF files.

Review of complete applications will begin on April 3rd, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries only can be directed to Professor Andrew Resnick at a.resnick@csuohio.edu.

CSU offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a competitive startup funding package.

Hiring is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio. Any offer of employment is contingent on the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Visiting Asst. Prof., University of Mississippi

http://careers.aps.org/jobs/8833244/visiting-assistant-professor

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for one Visiting Assistant Professor appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a temporary, non-tenure track position. Applicants must have a PhD in physics, experience in teaching physics at the college level, and good communication skills. Applicants with experience in active-learning and research-based teaching techniques are encouraged to apply, as we make the transition to teaching some of our classes in TEAL-type rooms.  The position may be extended subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

Interested parties should apply online at https://jobs.olemiss.edu. The application should include a letter describing teaching experience and research interests, and a curriculum vitae. In addition, each applicant should have three letters of recommendation submitted (preferably online, though other options exist). Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: Per 9 months

About University of Mississippi Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy has 15 full faculty, 8 postdocs and 7 staff members. The department has undergraduate programs of study leading to a B.A. degree and B.S. degree as well as an excellent graduate program leading to Masters and Doctoral degrees. Details of employee benefits can be found at http://www.olemiss.edu/hr/employment.html.

Friday, March 10, 2017

TT, Physics Education/Primary Science Education, NIE Singapore [Position starts August 2018]

Assistant Professor in Physics Education/Primary Science Education
Natural Sciences & Science Education Academic Group
National Institute of Education

Position Description
The National Institute of Education (http://www.nie.edu.sg/) invites applications for a tenure
track Assistant Professor position in Physics Education/Primary Science Education at the
Natural Sciences & Science Education Academic Group (NSSE AG). The NSSE AG
(http://www.nie.edu.sg/our-people/academic-groups/natural-sciences-and-scienceeducation)
conducts teaching and research in both science and science education.
The position is available from August 2018 onwards.

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate is expected to conceptualise, teach and grade pre-service and inservice
courses in Curriculum Studies (e.g., pedagogy/methods, assessment, curriculum) in
Physics Education and Primary Science Education, and graduate level courses in Science
Education. He/She is also expected to supervise student teachers in practicum attachments and
course assignments, and supervise MEd/PhD students. Involvement in course coordination will
be required. Additionally, academic staff members serve on committees in the academic group/
Institute/University and offer consultancy and professional services to schools, the Ministry of
Education and other public education-related organizations on a request basis. Tenure-track
faculty are required to develop research programmes in areas of their interest and to publish in
top-tier, peer-reviewed international education journals. Research grants are available locally
on a competitive basis.

Qualifications and Requirements
The successful candidate must have a basic degree in physics and a PhD in education
(specializing in science education), have published in top-tier, peer-reviewed international
education journals, and be able to teach in English. He/She must have teaching
qualifications and taught at secondary or primary level for at least 5 years. Having postdoctoral
research experience, prior experience in developing and conducting professional
development courses for teachers, and conducting research in multilingual and multicultural
environments are desirable.

Closing date for application is June 2017 or until the position is filled. Only shortlisted
candidates will be notified.

How to Apply
Please refer to http://www.nie.edu.sg/about-us/careers/ for details of the application forms
and procedures, and email the necessary documents to the Human Resource Department at
hrdacad@nie.edu.sg.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

FT, University of Wisconsin-Marathon County

Physics Lecturer
University of Wisconsin-Marathon County

The Department of Computer Science, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy and the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County (UWMC) are seeking a 0.845 FTE (14.8 contact hours) lecturer for the 2017-18 academic year. Our institution stresses excellence in teaching at the freshman-sophomore level.

Courses to be taught

Fall
PHY 141 College Physics I
The study of mechanics, heat, wave motion and sound. Recommended for students majoring in business, elementary education, medical technology, pharmacy, pre-dentistry and pre-medical studies.
PHY 201 University Physics I
The study of mechanics, heat, wave motion and sound. Recommended for physical science and engineering majors.

Spring
PHY 142 College Physics II
A continuation of Physics 141. Electricity, magnetism, light, and some modern physics.
PHY 202 University Physics II
A continuation of Physics 201. Electricity, magnetism, light, and some modern physics.

Each course consists of three hours of lecture, one hour of discussion, and 3.4 hours of laboratory work.

Qualifications
All candidates are expected to have a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Physics or a closely allied field. Candidates who hold a B.S. or B.A. in Physics or a closely applied field, and who have completed a minimum of 18 credits of graduate-level coursework in physics, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to candidates with previous college teaching experience in the discipline, especially full-course responsibility, and who can show evidence of outstanding teaching.

The UW Colleges and the campus
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore transfer institution of the University of Wisconsin System. We provide a liberal arts and pre-professional curriculum for the first two years of college. UW-Marathon County is one of the 13 UW Colleges campuses and is located in Wausau, which is a commercial, arts and educational center for north central and northern Wisconsin. Most of our students transfer after approximately two years to UW-Stevens Point, UW-Madison, UW-Eau Claire or any of several other UW institutions or other private or public colleges and universities to pursue a bachelor's degree. Find more information about the UW Colleges ( www.uwc.edu) and UW-Marathon County ( www.uwmc.uwc.edu) online.

Salary & Benefits
Appointment to the Instructional Academic Staff Lecturer series title (Associate, No-Prefix, or Senior) is contingent upon terminal degree and teaching experience. Gross salary is determined by the title and course load (FTE) granted. Current full-time (1.0 FTE) salary range for Instructional Academic Staff Lecturer series is from $39,116 to $42,867.

This appointment may be eligible for University benefits and fringes. Eligibility is contingent upon course load (FTE) granted and prior employment with the State of Wisconsin. Course load is determined by enrollment driven needs.

Applications
Please send in electronic form a (1) brief letter of interest, (2) resume or curriculum vitae, (3) copies of all university/college transcripts, teaching evaluations from the three most recent semesters (if available), and (4) the names and email addresses of three professional references, preferably in a single PDF file, via email to Sue Kleusch, Regional Executive Assistant, at Sue.Kleusch@uwc.edu with MARATHON PHYSICIST in the subject line.

Applications must be accompanied by a statement of whether the applicant wishes to have the application held in confidence or made available to the public upon request.

Please contact Dr. Carey Woodward, Department Chair, ( Carey.Woodward@uwc.edu) for questions pertaining to the course requirements.

Application Deadline
For full consideration please apply by 31 March 2017. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the following: 1) the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and 2) a background check.

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu .

Monday, March 6, 2017

FT, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

ATTENTION:
The Department of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for a one-year full-time Lecturer in Physics beginning August 2017 with possibility of renewal.
This position seeks candidates with innovative teaching and learning experiences. The successful candidate will have experience in teaching introductory physics courses (including labs) up through the level of calculus-based physics and astronomy.
Commitment to excellence in teaching, high expectations of undergraduate education and student professionalism, and ability to work effectively with a diverse student population are also required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
  • Master's Degree in Physics
  • At least one year of post-graduation teaching experience at college/university level
Preferred:
  • PhD in Physics
  • Interest and participation to enhance student’s physics attainment in K-12
RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Teaching:
  • Teach introductory physics courses (including labs and discussion sections) up through the level of calculus-based physics and astronomy).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
B. Service:
  • Involved in departmental, college and university service.
Essential Knowledge and Abilities:
  • This position seeks candidates with innovative teaching and learning experiences. The successful candidate will have experience in teaching introductory physics courses (including labs) up through the level of calculus-based physics and astronomy.
Standards of Performance:
  • Timeliness of meeting goals.
  • Willingness to make suggestions and soundness of those suggestions.
  • Soundness of judgment and operational decisions.
  • Timely and effective communication of problems and opportunities. This includes the responsibility for identifying and communicating information of importance as soon as possible.
  • Integrity in dealing with students.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Willingness to assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.
CAMPUS INFORMATION:
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.
SPECIAL NOTES: Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Legal Notices
A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at 262-595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applications received by 11:59 April 10, 2017 are ensured full consideration; position is open until filled.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:
Ms. Nicole Ryan
Academic Department Associate
Dean’s Office, Natural Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Office:  (262) 595-2316
Fax: (262) 595-2120
Email: sturdeva@uwp.edu
TO APPLY:
Please select the "Apply" button below to begin your application.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:
  • Letter of application explaining how you would meet the qualifications.
  • A statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Contact information for five references (letters will be requested later).
  • Three letters of reference plus two more references with complete contact information.
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage).
You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

TT at Broward College

Job Profile Summary
Broward College invites applicants for a full time tenure track teaching position in Physics. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse 21st century learners.
This position is a yearly two-semester (163 days) contract.
Candidates should demonstrate (1) a mastery of their specific discipline; (2) a deep commitment to the college mission of fostering student success, achievement and persistence; (3) technology competencies as well as teaching/counseling skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies; (4) the use of resources that prepare students for productive lives.
A Master's degree in Physics or related field and at least 18 graduate credit hours in Physics are required. A doctorate is preferred. Candidates with experience teaching introductory level physics courses are preferred.
Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse 21st century learners. Candidates will be expected to develop and teach courses offered in the classroom, blended and fully online, using a learning management platform such as Desire 2 Learn.
Committee work is required. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain active professional development activities and service to the Department and College.
All schedules require office hours and may require evening and/or weekend hours.
Job Title
Assistant Professor, Physics Position Number
P0058407 Job Status
Full time Regular Department
South Academics Biology/Physical Science Location
South Campus Pay Grade
Faculty - Full Time Salary
$37,586 - $55,627 Work Shift
Work Schedule
Varies Hours Per Week
37.5 Posting End Date
03/02/2017 Comments
To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application form along with a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript are required. Designated Essential Personnel
No FLSA Status
Exempt Position Classification
Faculty Special Instructions to Applicant:
For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire.
An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and can be faxed to 954-201-7612. On the fax transmittal, please state clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.
Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.
All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.
Disclaimer
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

Friday, March 3, 2017

TT, Green River College, WA

GREEN RIVER COLLEGE
invites applications for the position of:

Physics Instructor - Tenure Track


SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 02/14/17
CLOSING DATE: 03/22/17 11:59 PM
POSITION SUMMARY:
Green River College welcomes faculty who have a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to utilize a variety of methods and modes of instruction to ensure student success. Given the diversity of our student population, we encourage applications from faculty who can adapt teaching methods to a wide range of student backgrounds and interests.

The Science Division at Green River College is seeking innovative and creative faculty who are committed to establishing positive working relationships with students, colleagues, staff and administrators.

Faculty members in the Physics department actively participate in local and national professional societies. They have secured grants for projects aimed at teaching science to elementary education majors and to promote undergraduate research. The department also has a very active chapter of the Society of Physics Students.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Science division is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track Physics faculty position beginning September 2017 and continuing with annual nine-month contracts. The College anticipates filling this position contingent upon availability of funding.
Responsibilities include teaching, student advising, curriculum review and revision, as well as other activities.  Faculty will be involved in division and campus meetings, committees and activities.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be for Physics classes - from Physics for students of Liberal Arts to Physics for scientists and engineers, but the successful candidate may also teach Astronomy. While most classes are held during the day at our main Auburn campus, during some academic terms full-time physics faculty may be required to teach classes at night and/or at the GRC branch campus in Kent.

QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A Master's degree in Physics or a related field.
Demonstrated teaching ability for one freshman-level or sophomore-level course in Physics at the college level.
The candidate must have been the instructor of record, responsible for all aspects of a single course including teaching lectures, teaching labs, writing assessments and assigning final course grades.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse group of colleagues, administrators and staff.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English at a level appropriate for a teacher of college level classes
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Teaching experience beyond the minimum qualifications.
Teaching experience using inquiry-based instruction.
Teaching experience using technology as an aid to pedagogy.
Awareness and use of educational research in teaching in the classroom.
Experience or demonstrated ability for teaching Astronomy.
Demonstrated academic excellence.
Demonstrated experience, expertise, cultural competencies, and commitment to equity in working with students, communities, and colleagues from diverse backgrounds and identities.
Demonstrated experience with under-represented and under-served communities.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a full-time tenure track position beginning mid-September 2017. The salary will be determined according to the applicant's educational background, teaching experience, and applicable work experience.  GRC is an agency shop.
The position includes an excellent state benefits package including health and dental plans, participation in TIAA-CREF Retirement Plan, three paid personal days, sick days, professional leaves, tuition exemption, a faculty development program, in-service training, faculty excellence awards and an on-campus fitness center.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:

To qualify for consideration, please submit the following items (electronic submission only) via email to hr@greenriver.edu by the closing date of April 1, 2017.

Application materials must include:
A cover letter that specifically describes how the candidate meets each of the minimum and the preferred qualifications
Green River College application (Word version or PDF version and demographic data form)
Resume
Copies of unofficial college transcripts
Three References with email addresses, telephone numbers and addresses and a statement describing how long the candidate has known each reference and in what capacity .  At least 2 of the references must be familiar with the candidate's teaching experience.

At this time, Green River College is not sponsoring for H1-B Visas.
All offers of employment are subject to background checks.

Green River College is a tobacco free campus. For more information on the tobacco policy, please visit the following link: http://www.greenriver.edu/about-grcc/policies-and-procedures/new-policies/ga-02-tobacco-use.htm
Jeanne Clery Statement: Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College's commitment to safety and security on campus, Green River College reports the mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. Green River College's Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at: www.greenriver.edu/CleryASFR

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  Green River College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, gender orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, genetic information or on any other unlawful basis. The college is committed to preventing and stopping discrimination, including harassment of any kind and any associated retaliatory behavior.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA 98092-3622, (253) 288-3320. To receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Disability Support Services at (253) 833-9111, ext. 2631; TTY (253) 288-3359.


The application package and all materials submitted with it, become the property of the college and will not be returned or considered for additional or future openings.

All offers of employment are subject to background verification.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Green River Community College is a committed equal opportunity employer and educator and operates under an affirmative action policy. The college is committed to meeting its diversity needs. We strongly encourage all qualified applicants, ESPECIALLY ETHNIC AND RACIAL MINORITIES, WOMEN, PERSONS OF DISABILITY, PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 40, AND VIETNAM-ERA VETERANS to apply. It is the responsibility of applicants selected for interview to notify the college of any accommodations required as a result of a disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Additional information about Green River Community College at: http://www.greenriver.edu/

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.greenriver.edu/

12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092


Position #17f-010
PHYSICS INSTRUCTOR - TENURE TRACK
TS
Physics Instructor - Tenure Track Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. The Green River College Science Division consists of a dynamic group of instructors with the skills necessary to effectively interact with a diverse population of students and staff. Our effort is to create a climate that recognizes, respects, and celebrates differences. Describe what diversity means to you.


* 2. Describe your experiences with diverse populations.


* 3. Describe how you apply these experiences to a learning/working environment.


* Required Question

Thursday, March 2, 2017

FT Instructor, Shasta College CA

(Full-time) Physics/Astronomy Instructor
SHASTA COLLEGE

SALARY: $47,383.73 - $81,459.80 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/08/17
CLOSING DATE: 03/24/17 04:30 PM

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

General Responsibilities
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the regular/contract college instructor to teach classes, to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

CLASSIFICATION: Faculty position on the Faculty Salary Schedule.

BENEFITS: Holiday and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP).

Employees have the option to contribute to:
• Health Savings Account (HSA)
• 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
• Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
• Disability Income Insurance
• Cancer Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Accident Only Insurance
• Critical Illness Insurance

For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the http://www.shastacollege.edu/Human%20Resources/Pages/EmployeeAgreements.aspx

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Science, Language Arts, & Mathematics or designee.

TYPICAL DUTIES, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:

Specific Responsibilities
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the faculty role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each faculty member and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.

Classroom Responsibilities
• Meet classes/laboratories on days and times as assigned according to the current academic calendar.
• Develop and implement instruction for each class and laboratory period, consistent with the official
  course outline.
• Develop and distribute during the first week of class, a written syllabus for each course to communicate
  to students, course objectives, grading criteria and classroom policies.
• Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable laws.
• Submit requisitions for textbooks and instructional materials in a timely manner.
• Refer students to tutoring and related student services when appropriate.
• Supervise students in off-campus activities when participation is expected as part of a course
  requirement or where such supervision is part of the instructor's load.
• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.

Evaluation of Students
• Return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.
• Assign grades to students in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education Code and Title V regulations of the State of California.
• Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report forms, in a timely and accurate manner.

Curriculum
• Participate in the development and review of curriculum as directed.
• Participate in the development of alternative teaching modalities.

Professional Development
• Participate in required professional development activities.
• Continue to develop professional skills and up-to-date subject matter knowledge, potentially including participation in conferences and research activities.
• Participate in presenting staff development programs as needed.

Additional Responsibilities
• Schedule, announce to students in all classes, and maintain office hours.
• Attend and participate in department/center meetings.
• Participate in the process of shared governance through committee work of the department, center,
  college and/or district level; participate in other significant non-classroom college, district or community activities.
• Keep official records required by District policy and administrative procedures and submit them in
  accordance with college procedures.
• Participate in supervision of student assistants and paraprofessionals as needed.
• Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care and security of college equipment and District property.
• Advise administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommend solutions.
• Provide administrators, chairs and coordinators with sample instruction materials as may be deemed
  necessary, such as examinations, lab projects or course syllabuses.
• Participate in advisory committee meetings as required.
• Report absences due to illness or for personal necessity to the dean or designated officer.
• Recommend purchases of instructional supplies and equipment as needed.
• Consult with supervising administrators on personnel needs; assist with position announcements,
  recruitment and screening/interviewing committees.
• Participate in the evaluation of regular faculty.
• Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective bargaining agreement.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

Required:
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.

Preferred:
Experience with and/or interest in active learning, computer-assisted instruction, evidence-based instructional methods, physics education research and/or online instruction.

Ability and interest in teaching courses in engineering.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:

Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
• Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
• Current resume
• College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Attention Internal Applicants:
• Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
• Internal candidates cannot attach evaluations OR letters of recommendation from administrators or Board of Trustee members.

After formal application has been made, all application materials will be screened.
• Interviews will be by invitation only.
• Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or Phone Interviews.
• The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
• Placement on the Shasta College Salary Schedule is commensurate with previous education and experience.
• The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
• Starting Salary: $47,383 - $80,653/year
• Salary Range: $47,383 - $100,512/year
• $2,000/year doctorate differential
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

Position #2017-00164

To Apply: http://apptrkr.com/971134

Assistant Director of the Learning Assistant Program, Florida International University

The STEM Transformation Institute at Florida International University (FIU) is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of the Learning Assistant (LA) Program. The Learning Assistant (LA) Program is a highly innovative program that fosters implementation of evidence-based classroom practices, engages faculty in course transformation, develops undergraduate students to become facilitators of learning in the classroom and studies the impact of transformations.
The Assistant Director (AD) will be involved in all aspects of the LA Program, working closely with the program leaders, undergraduate students, faculty and university administrators. Primary responsibilities include facilitating adoption of the LA model with new faculty and emergent disciplines, including working with faculty and departments to redesign courses to enable best practices in LA-supported courses. Other responsibilities include coordination with other faculty development initiatives and FIU’s administration and possibly management of staff. Opportunities for teaching/advising/research may exist. This is a full time, 12-month position, starting as soon as the position filled. Position requires limited travel, primarily to disseminate outcomes of the program.

Required background includes:
An earned master or doctorate in science, mathematics, engineering or science/mathematics/engineering education;
Minimum 3-years academic experience in teaching and/or in directing academic support experiences;
Very strong oral and written communication skills.
Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate:
Knowledge of recent advances in science, mathematics and/or engineering teaching and learning and/or discipline-based education research (DBER);
Experience in supporting course transformation and faculty development;
Teaching, advising, and/or administration in higher education;
Experience working in collaborative environments.

FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute is dedicated to advancing research and educational change that promotes evidence-based instructional practices, utilizing FIU as a laboratory for the future of STEM, as over 75% of FIU’s 54,000 students come from traditionally underrepresented groups. The Institute currently hosts 11 discipline-based education research faculty in six STEM departments and 14 staff / postdoctoral researchers that carry out multidisciplinary collaborative work across the Colleges of Arts, Sciences & Education and Engineering & Computing. Hallmark programs include a Learning Assistant (LA) program that impacts well over 13,000 student enrollments in 10 STEM disciplines each semester; Modeling Instruction at the high school and college levels; and multiple HHMI- and NSF-funded research projects. For more information on programs and research at the STEM Transformation Institute: stem.fiu.edu; FIULearn.fiu.edu; FIUteach.fiu.edu. FIU is the public research university in Miami, Florida and is the only majority minority Carnegie R1 research university in the nation.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and list of three references (with contact information) in a single pdf file and send it to stem@fiu.edu. Note that at least three references may be contacted upon review as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 20th, 2017.  Applications will be reviewed continually until position is filled. For more information and inquiries email stem@fiu.edu.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Physics and Optics Freelance Editors, Cactus Communications

FREELANCE EDITORS- PHYSICS AND OPTICS
Cactus Communications is a pioneer in language services, serving more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries.

We engage a global team of highly skilled freelance editors who are experts in various academic fields. CACTUS is honoured to be ranked 12th (after a screening of more than 47,000 companies) on the 2017 list of Top 100 Companies for Remote/Freelance Jobs (http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2017/01/31/work-from-home-in-2017-the-top-100-companies-offering-remote-jobs/#d3da81240163).

We’re currently looking for specialist freelance copyeditors and substantive editors. Apply now and register instantly!

Why this is a great opportunity
·         Flexibility to determine your schedule and work hours

·         Our most prolific freelancers who deliver consistently good quality earn over USD 3000 per month.

·         Additional fees of up to 20%

·        No need to relocate. As this is a freelance opportunity, we invite candidates from any location to apply.

What you will do
·         Edit manuscripts such that the final text is in standard scientific English and is free of unclear or unidiomatic sentences

·         Adhere to job-specific instructions and format manuscripts according to the target journal when required

·         Ensure that all subject-specific conventions are followed

What you need

·         A Post Doc/PhD/Masters/Bachelors degree or expertise in one or more specialized subject areas in Physics and/or Optics [detailed subject-area list below]

·         Excellent English editing skill and attention to detail (prior editing experience would be great)

Cactus Communications has international subsidiaries and offers editing, translation, medical writing, and other services to researchers, academic journals, and organizations worldwide. We serve more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries and have extensive experience engaging our global community of 800+ freelancers.

APPLY NOW:
To apply, please email freelancepositions@cactusglobal.com with your updated CV at the earliest. Please mention that you came across our advertisement on the PER jobs website.

Detailed subject-area list
·         Physics:
Acoustics and ultrasonics, Applied physics, Astronomy and astrophysics, Atomic and molecular physics, Condensed matter physics, High-energy and particle physics, Lasers, Linear physics, Magnetism, Medical physics, Nonlinear physics, Nuclear physics, Optics, Other – Physics, Plasma, Quantum physics, Radiation, Solid-state physics, Statistical and mathematical physics, Theoretical physics, Photonics, Imaging physics, Photovoltaics, Spintronics and plasmonics
·         Optics:
Atmospheric and oceanic optics, Atomic/Molecular physics, Coherence and statistical optics, Detectors, Diffraction and gratings, Fiber optics and optical communications, Fourier optics and signal processing, General optics, Geometric optics, Holography, Image processing, Imaging systems, Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology, Integrated optics, Lasers and laser optics, Machine vision, Materials, Medical optics and biotechnology, Microscopy, Nonlinear optics, Optical data storage, Optical design and fabrication, Optical devices, Optics at surfaces, Optics in computing, Optoelectronics, Other areas of optics, Physical optics, Quantum optics, Remote sensing and sensors, Scattering, Spectroscopy, Thin films, Ultrafast optics, Vision, color, and visual optics, X-ray optics

Closing date: 20th March, 2017

Please note that we are currently not hiring from the State of New York.
If you are from New York, please email your resume to freelancepositions@cactusglobal.com, and we will let you know if there are any suitable openings in the future.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

TT at West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor in Physics
West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:

The Department of Physical Sciences in the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Physics to begin fall 2017.

Duties:

Teaching responsibilities for this position include introductory physics for undergraduates (engineering, non-majors, and/or pre-med students). The successful candidate will have opportunity to develop at least one additional upper division course according to the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the department. Other duties typically assigned to WVU Tech faculty include: service on committees, academic advising, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students and write grants to support this program. The Department seeks a candidate who will demonstrate exemplary communication skills, collegiality, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of WVU Tech.

Date of Appointment: August 11, 2017
Deadline: Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system with campuses currently located in both Montgomery and Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition.

More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at: http://engineering.wvutech.edu/

Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Physics by August 11, 2017 is required. The Search Committee is particularly interested in individuals who can communicate effectively with groups of undergraduates having a variety of interests, backgrounds and career aspirations, including engineering. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required.

Application Materials:
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts
  • Statements of undergraduate research and teaching philosophies
  • Contact information for 3 references including telephone and email address
Requirements:
  • Background check
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

TT at Virginia Wesleyan College

Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Physics. We seek a candidate who is committed to excellent teaching, mentoring undergraduate research, and developing a physics program. The successful candidate will also be willing to work with colleagues to develop a curriculum that can lead to 3-2 articulation agreements with prestigious engineering programs around the country.
The area of specialty is open, but candidates who can contribute to other programs, such as environmental science or chemistry, are especially encouraged to apply.
Virginia Wesleyan is Coastal Virginia's premier private, national liberal arts college, offering 33 majors, 30 minors and seven pre-professional programs. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located on a 300-acre wooded campus on the border of Norfolk/Virginia Beach, the College enrolls approximately 1,400 students. The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and NASA Langley Research Center are nearby, as are the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Applicants should submit, electronically (as a single PDF), a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and a statement on contribution to diversity. Please have these, plus graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), and three letters of reference sent to Ms. Karla Rasmussen, Director of Human Resources, at employment@vwc.edu. A review of applications will begin on March 24 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Chris Haley, Kenneth R. Perry Dean of the Joan P. Brock School of Mathematics and Natural Science at jchaley@vwc.edu.

FT at Community College of Aurora

Physics - Regular Nine-Month Faculty
Community College of Aurora
REPORTS TO: Science Department Chair
SUPERVISES: May be assigned supervisory responsibilities
Full-Time Contract for 2017-2018 Academic Year Physics Faculty. This position will begin in August 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Position:
The Community College of Aurora is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Physics educator to join the Science Department as a full-time 9-month faculty member. The ideal candidate will 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. Full-time faculty members of the Science Department teach between four and six classes per academic year, and are responsible for updating and maintaining course curriculum. While the primary job of a faculty member is teaching, additional duties are a part of the position. Faculty members work collaboratively with colleagues within the department and across the college, advise students, mentor adjunct faculty, and participate in department and college-wide committees and initiatives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement curriculum for classes and programs that meet student and departmental needs.
  • Actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of student performance in classes.
  • Maintain and update syllabi for all courses included in the teaching assignment and submit these documents each semester.
  • Contribute and coordinate the processes of instructional planning, assessment and curriculum review.
  • Pursue continued professional development both in subject matter and instructional methods.
  • Support student activities, serve on committees, participate in initiatives and attend meetings called by the President, Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Dean and/or Chair.
  • Recruit, train, evaluate and mentor adjunct faculty.
  • Assist in running of the college Astronomical Observatory.
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Physics, Astronomy or a related field, from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 1 year of college level teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Community College teaching experience.
  • Experience with small telescope observing.
  • Astronomy teaching experience.
  • Dedication to interactive learner centered teaching methods.
Anticipated Start Date: August 2017 Salary Range: Anticipated Salary range for this position is in the mid $40's to $60,000 depending on experience and education. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. For more information on the insurance benefits, click on the following link: Benefits
Deadline to Submit Application Material: Applications will be accepted and this position will remain posted, until the position is filled. A review of applications will begin on February 27, 2017. Applications received by this date will be given priority consideration.
Application Process: For full application instruction, visit: https://www.ccaurora.edu/job-opportunities/jobs-cca/physics-faculty-regular-9-month-faculty2017
If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at HR@ccaurora.edu.
By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.
The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at http://www.ccaurora.edu/students/student-right-know. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.
Notice to all Applicants:
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit www.copera.org.
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.
Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement: The CCA community will be transformed through the following actions:
  • Create an Inclusive Excellence plan
  • Incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies and curricula in the classroom
  • Provide high quality, inclusive, and responsive programming and services outside the classroom
  • Assess and evaluate the practices, policies, and outcomes of the College for inclusiveness
  • Provide intentional faculty and staff professional development that focuses on the implementation of Inclusive Excellence
  • Communicate support and direction for Inclusive Excellence through institutional leaders
  • Identify, prioritize, and allocate resources that support Inclusive Excellence
  • Foster a climate for open dialogue
  • Facilitate Opportunities for cross-cultural interaction
According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities Inclusive Excellence is: "…an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities" (AACU, 2016, para. 2).
References: Association of American Colleges & Universities. (2016). Making excellence inclusive. Retrieved from http://aacu.org/making-excellence-inclusive
Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal or state law, Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. The College complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Executive Order 11246, and sections 24-34-301, C.R.S. et seq.
For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.
CCA Mission: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment."
Vision: We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds.
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