Tuesday, August 17, 2010

TT at Clayton State University

THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCES IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES at Clayton State University is seeking applicants for Assistant Professor of Physics. The successful candidate will meet the following:

- Earned PhD in physics or a closely related field (ABD candidates near to completion will be considered).
- Ability to teach courses related to physical science and laboratories.

- A strong background in physics.
- The ability and desire to teach physics courses.
- Successful college teaching experience.
- Ability and desire to perform research with undergraduate students in area of expertise.
- Experience in and ability to provide leadership in using technology in teaching, including supporting and/or implementing courses using the Internet.

- Teach calculus-based and algebra-based Introductory Physics courses and labs and elective courses in area of expertise to support the Physics minor.
- Engage in scholarly activity leading to presentation and publication.
- Develop proposals to support projects in undergraduate research and/or science education or have the ability to perform collaborative research at other institutions.
- Develop new upper division courses in area of expertise to support the Physics minor.
- Participate in service to Department, College, University and community.
- Serve as an advisor for pre-engineering and pre-physics students.

THE POSITION is an academic year, tenure-track appointment that reports to the Head of the Department of Natural Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to begin on January 6, 2011. Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable programs. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire.

Clayton State University is nationally recognized as a leader in the use of information technology to transform teaching, learning, and other aspects of the collegiate experience. For additional information about the Department of Natural Sciences, visit http://a-s.clayton.edu/science/ .

Applications received by October 22, are assured full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief description of research interests, unofficial transcripts of grades, and the contact information for three current references.

Application Information

Postal Address:Jill Sears, Administrative Assistant to the Dean
College of Arts & Sciences
Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260
Email Address:jillsears@clayton.edu

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