Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Instructor or Assistant Professor - Physics

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Queensborough Community College offers a unique opportunity for research involving undergraduates in a community college setting and is an NSF sponsored REU physics site (the first at a community college). Among the active areas of research are astronomy, biophysics, imaging and physics education. The Physics Department co-sponsors the A.S. in Engineering Science and the A.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Mathematics and Science). For more information see
Teach courses in physics at all levels up to and including modern physics and introductory astronomy. Mentor and advise students; work with the department in the evaluation, implementation and assessment of courses and pedagogy. Participate in Departmental and College activities including committees, curriculum development and preparation of grants. Continued scholarly activities and publications are required for tenure and promotion. Successful candidate may be required to teach some night and possibly Saturday classes.
For Assistant Professor: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Ph.D. in physics or related area for Assistant Professor; teaching experience, preferably at the college level; and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations. Ability to establish a research program with student participation.
For Instructor: Master's degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials.
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.
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Applicants must submit:
  • A plan on how they will implement the results of physics education research in their teaching and
  • A research plan that either involves students with research or is for physics education research.
  • A CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
November 17, 2014. Review of resumes will start October 2, 2014.
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Job Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor - Physics (Multiple Positions)
Job ID: 11458
Location: Queensborough CC
Regular/Temporary: Regular