Job Vacancy Notice
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Physics (Tenure Track)
Job ID: 9532
Location: LaGuardia Community
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Department of Natural
Sciences, LaGuardia Community College, seeks to fill a tenure-track
faculty vacancy in Physics at the Assistant Professor rank with an
individual with a firm commitment to teaching and research. The
successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate courses in
or more of the following areas: physics at all levels up to and
including modern physics and introductory astronomy, calculus based
physics courses and laboratories, non-majors physical science course
with laboratory, and other courses according to interest and need.
The appointee will participate in developing new courses and
improving existing curriculum to meet the growing needs of the
department. Development of a viable research program and grant writing
is expected. Student mentoring is an important component of the
duties of faculty and successful candidates will be required to develop
research programs that will involve students. 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
The successful candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including
administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.
Community College located in Long Island City,
Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of
higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy
today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate
and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for
students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students'
lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students
transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part
of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a
nationally recognized leader among community colleges for
boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia,
new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our
community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.
successful candidate must
have an earned Ph.D. in Physics with excellent teaching credentials.
Teaching experience is also required, preferably at the college level.
Excellent communication skills as well as a record of ongoing scholarly
achievement are important. Also required are the ability to teach
successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative
achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the
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,
and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty
professional development. Salary is commensurate with education and
HOW TO APPLY:
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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
CLOSING DATE: 1/24/2014
CATEGORY: CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
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