Thursday, November 5, 2015

FT Instructor, Queens University of Charlotte, NC

Queens University of Charlotte invites applications for an Instructor specializing in Physics. This is a full-time, nine month, non-tenure track position beginning August 2016, reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
We seek a passionate educator who will thrive in a dynamic liberal arts environment and will contribute to rapidly growing programs in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Mathematics.  Applicants must have a M.S. or Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline.  The ability to make connections between disciplines and inspire undergraduate students with an enthusiasm for scientific investigation is more important than disciplinary training.  Candidates should have excellent communication skills and evidence of high-quality teaching effectiveness in undergraduate teaching.  
The successful candidate is expected to effectively teach introductory courses in physics and mathematics for science and health majors.  Depending on the successful candidates background, additional teaching responsibilities may include astronomy or other courses in physics and mathematics, including upper-level courses. 
Qualified candidates should submit via email to all of the following in (.doc) or (.pdf) format:
  • letter of interest,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • three letters of reference, and
  • a statement of teaching philosophy. 
Be sure to include REF: CAS-PHY and YOUR NAME in your email Subject Line. (Example: REF: CAS-PHY Sean Smith)    
The deadline for applications is January 4, 2016.
Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-educational, Presbyterian affiliated comprehensive university located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern Regional Masters Universities. The university has over 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students in programs offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the James L. Knight School of Communication, the Wayland H. Cato Jr. School of Education, the Andrew Blair College of Health and the Presbyterian School of Nursing, and the Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. Additional information about Queens University of Charlotte may be found at
Queens University of Charlotte values campus diversity and demonstrates this in campus initiatives; we particularly encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply. Queens is an equal opportunity employer, completely and firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity. Queens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment and hiring policies, or other University-administered programs. Any applicant for employment who needs any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Director of Human Resources (704-337-2297 or  
Queens offers medical dental, and vision insurance, domestic partner benefits, defined contribution retirement plan & supplemental retirement plan, vacation and paid holidays, tuition remission, pet insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, health savings account), sick leave and long-term disability leave, reduced cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, employee assistance program (EAP), free employee and spouse/partner access to the Levine Center for Wellness & Recreation.