Primary responsibilities include teaching general physics courses with labs and statistics. Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to teach other lower division math classes.
Position Duties/Responsibilities for Faculty:
1. Maintain a full time teaching load (or appropriate FTE) as described in the Faculty Handbook and as assigned by your supervisor.
2. As a 'teacher-scholar' actively engage with students in collaborative research and learning activities.
3. Provide a solid model of ethical leadership.
4. Maintain and post regular office hours as specified in the Faculty Handbook.
5. Attend all regular and special faculty meetings.
6. Serve on faculty committees, as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs within Faculty Handbook guidelines.
7. File updated course syllabi for all courses you teach each semester.
8. Complete embedded course assessment and/or program assessment activities as required.
9. Facilitate the evaluation of each of your classes each semester and contribute to the evaluation of the curriculum and instruction, ensuring the delivery of quality academic programs.
10. Contribute to development of library resources in area of teaching expertise.
11. Participate in academic advising and mentoring students.
12. Follow the current Faculty Handbook as it pertains to faculty roles and responsibilities.
13. Assist the Registrar's office in transcript evaluation and recording of student progress, as required.
14. Actively participate in marketing of the programs as well as forming partnerships with colleagues and students where appropriate.
15. Contribute to the integration of faith and learning by addressing this issue in class and in curriculum standards.
16. Fulfill any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Experience and Qualification Requirements:
Minimally, a Master's degree in Physics is required, but consideration will also be given to applicants with a M.Sc. in Mathematics or in other physical sciences. A Ph.D. and/or previous teaching experience at the college level are highly desirable.
Candidate must be dedicated to mentoring students in a small-classes atmosphere.
Must have the ability to utilize Windows based software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing email for the purposes of organizational communications. Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to the position. Individual must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Working Conditions/Special Requirements
1. NCU seeks candidates who demonstrate a vibrant and maturing Christian faith. Application materials should include a personal statement that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate's personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. The faith statement should also address how the candidate integrates faith into his/her academic discipline, both inside and outside the classroom.
2. The applicant's list of references should include the applicant's pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant's faith background.
3. The position requires a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.
4. The position requires working in a non-smoking, drug-free environment.
5. The employee must adhere to FERPA guidelines and student confidentiality at all times.
6. The employee must have high personal motivation, with great attention to detail and accuracy, project a positive and vibrant attitude in assisting people, and have high ethics of honesty and confidentiality with a genuine and gracious presence pertaining to the students, faculty, staff, and business of the department and the University.
7. This position may require lifting up to 25 lbs., as well as bending, stooping, and kneeling.
For consideration, applicants are required to submit the following materials:
1. Cover letter addressing skills, experience, and knowledge
2. CV / Resume
3. Personal "Statement of Faith" that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate's personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. The faith statement should also address how the candidate integrates faith into his/her academic discipline, both inside and outside the classroom.
4. Contact Information for three references to include the applicant's pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant's faith background.
5. Official Transcripts. (NOTE: Unofficial transcripts can be submitted with the application packet, but official transcripts will be required in the event an applicant is invited to interview with NCU.)
- Please include all requested materials. Incomplete application packets may result in disqualification.