Monday, February 29, 2016

TT Instructor, Bellevue College, WA

Job Title:Physics, Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty #015143
Salary:See Position Description
Job Type:Full-time Tenure Track Instructor
Location:Main Campus - 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue WA, Washington
Department:Office of Instruction
Applications received by 3/20/2016 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. The position will start Fall 2016.

Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $52,901.83; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $56,830.25 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire.

Bellevue College (BC) is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

The Science Division at BC is organized into four programs: Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Computer Science / Engineering.  The Physics Department is included in the Physical Sciences program and currently consists of three full-time faculty and eight quarterly-contracted adjunct faculty. More than sixty sections of physics are offered annually, including algebra-based and calculus-based introductory college physics sequences; a modern physics course; both lecture-based and inquiry-based courses to prepare students for introductory sequences, to support information technology majors, to support the visual and performing arts majors, and to support other arts & humanities majors.  Physics instruction is supported by a comprehensive collection of laboratory and demonstration apparatus and laboratory support staff. The members of the Physics Department are an active and eclectic group with a variety of research backgrounds, who share a common commitment to excellence in teaching.  Members of the department participate in professional activities at both the regional and national levels. For more information, please go to
 Essential Functions/Typical Duties:
Full-time physics faculty members perform duties and responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and be responsible primarily to the Dean of Science Division. Individual duties include:
  • Perform student-centered and equitable teaching for a combination of physics courses spanning the breadth of the department offerings, as assigned in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement;
  • Provide culturally-responsible advising to students in academic and vocational education matters (e.g. transfer requirements, navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, veterans, 2nd language learners), etc.);
  • Participate in college and divisional governance and initiatives (e.g. committees and councils, division and department meetings, Student Success initiative, college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations, etc.);
  • Maintain currency in physics, applications of physics, teaching physics, and cultural versatility;
  • Make ongoing professional contributions in the fields of physics and physics education, through participation in relevant professional organizations, engaging in research, or other scholarly pursuits.
Members of the Physics department also collaborate on the following:
  • Create or modify curriculum in response to growing needs, including content changes, courses offered, advancing diversity and inclusion, instructional mode, textbook selection, etc.;
  • Maintain or develop lab experiences and documentation (e.g. lab manuals) as needed to support the physics curriculum or to support changing technologies and pedagogy;
  • Administrative tasks, including student enrollment planning, coordinate laboratory staff activities, faculty recruitment, class schedules planning, laboratory facilities and teaching space planning, etc.;
  • Coordinate and participate in outreach activities directed toward the larger community, or specifically focused on recruitment and retention directed towards our multi-cultural population;
  • Coordinate and participate in departmental assessment activities in accordance with college practices;
  • Provide orientation and professional development to adjuncts regarding laboratory and demonstration equipment and inquiry methods used in selected courses;
  • Conduct adjunct evaluations in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
 Qualifications/Core Competencies:
  • Master's degree in physics from an accredited institution - OR - a Baccalaureate degree in physics with a Master's in a closely related discipline;
  • Post-secondary teaching experience in physics;
  • Background or prior experience in connecting and building relationships with students and staff from varied ethnicities, ages, backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities;
  • Experience in integrating diversity, pluralism, and inclusion into teaching and learning, or equivalent transferable skills to do so;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
Successful candidate will have some combination of the following:
  • Current activities the fields of physics and teaching physics;
  • Experience with community college teaching and fostering student success in an open-enrollment institution;
  • Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues in the higher education environment;
  • Experience and current activities in making explicit the connections between physical theory and the physical world as experienced by students;
  • Knowledge of current physics education research and applications of research findings;
  • Experience or educational background in providing undergraduate research experiences for students;
  • Experience with current curriculum development and teaching physics for the biological sciences;
  • Experience or educational background to support collaboration in curriculum and professional development between the physics program and the mathematics program;
  • Experience with successful outreach programs;
  • Experience in the preparation of K-12 teachers of physics or physical sciences.
 Required Information:

Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section.

Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
  • Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
  • Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae
  • Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
  • Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of  how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
  • Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)

Renewable "Assistant Professor in Residence", University of Connecticut

The Department of Physics at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence beginning in Fall 2016. 
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut ( and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut ( investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence ( As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Physics.
The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level and to the mentoring of students in their professional development.  Candidates will also share a commitment to the development and innovative improvement of physics courses.  In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and outreach activities.  Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in physics or a related field; the ability to teach a full range of courses at the undergraduate level; and evidence of outstanding teaching.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated exposure to and utilization of physics education research, experience with educational technologies, such as online homework systems, message boards, videos, smart boards, or classroom personal response systems (“clickers”), and experience teaching large lectures.
Appointment Terms: This is a 9-month, annually renewable, non- tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2016.  This one-year contract may be renewed or lead to a multi-year contract in the future. This position does not lead to permanent academic tenure. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and teaching statement. Your teaching statement should address your experience and philosophy, your commitment to effective learning and the use of new teaching technologies, and your ideas for integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016258).
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site help popup)

Further Info:
University of Connecticut
Department of Physics
2152 Hillside Road, U-3046
Storrs, CT 06269-3046

VAP, St. Olaf College, MN

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Transcript - Graduate, Transcript - Undergraduate
Physics Term Faculty 16/17
The St. Olaf College Physics Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professorposition for academic year 2016-2017. The position is a full-time term appointment starting Aug. 15, 2016.  This position will teach a combination of lecture and laboratory courses in physics with a load of six course-equivalents for the year. The courses to be taught are likely to include introductory physics (mechanics; electricity and magnetism), sophomore-level quantum physics, and advanced laboratory.
The St. Olaf College Physics Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for academic year 2016-2017. The position is a full-time term appointment starting Aug. 15, 2016.  This position will teach a combination of lecture and laboratory courses in physics with a load of six course-equivalents for the year. The courses to be taught are likely to include introductory physics (mechanics; electricity and magnetism), sophomore-level quantum physics, and advanced laboratory.
A Ph. D. in physics (or in a closely related field with a strong physics foundation) and demonstrated potential for excellent teaching in a residential liberal arts college setting. We seek motivated teachers who will thrive in an environment where close collaboration with students is the norm. Strong candidates nearing completion of the Ph. D. may also be considered for appointment at the rank of visiting instructor.
The following materials should be submitted online via the College’s employment web site A complete application includes:
  • Cover letter conveying your interest and qualifications.
  • A statement on your approach to teaching. (Upload as Statement of Teaching Philosophy).
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable)
  • Contact information for two references, each of whom must be able to address the applicant’s qualifications and potential as a teacher of physics. The search committee will initiate requests for recommendations on behalf of applicants remaining in the pool after initial rounds of screening.
Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  Questions may be addressed to the department chair, Professor Brian Borovsky (; 507-786-3607). Information about the physics program may be found at .
Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. It is located in Northfield, Minnesota, about 45 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul with their rich and diverse cultural resources. The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes a global perspective.
A liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), St. Olaf College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in students, faculty, and staff. The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and/or service.
To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.
A PhD (or nearly completed PhD) in physics or a closely related field with a strong physics foundation is required for this position.
Faculty - Full-time position

VAP, University of Redlands, CA

Faculty, Non-Tenure Track - Physics

POSITION:   Faculty, Non-Tenure Track
   Physics, College of Arts & Sciences
APPOINTMENT:   Visiting Assistant Professor
AVAILABLE:   September 2016
POSTING DATE:   February 26, 2016
DESCRIPTION:   The Department of Physics at the University of Redlands welcomes applications for the Visiting Assistant Professor in Physics to begin in the Fall 2016 semester.
The University of Redlands is a private, comprehensive liberal arts institution located 60 miles east of Los Angeles. We actively encourage applications from women and under-represented groups. Information about the University and its mission and facilities is available at
POSITION CRITERIA:   The successful candidate will teach algebra-based introductory physics courses and associated laboratories for science majors and an upper-division course for physics majors. There will also be an opportunity to involve our students in research, but this is not required. Applications from PhD-holders and very advanced ABDs will be considered.
INQUIRIES:   Questions can be directed to Dr. Alan DeWeerd, Chair, at
TO APPLY:   Please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and also arrange to have two letters of references sent electronically to or by mail to: Human Resources, University of Redlands, PO Box 3080, Redlands CA 92373-0999.
Review of applications will begin March 21, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Redlands is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity. We welcome applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to our mission. In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.

One-Year Sabbatical Replacement, Indiana State

Comments to Applicants
Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training. The University will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Submit applications electronically at this site, attaching a cover letter that includes a description of teaching experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Also, arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent by e-mail or mailed to Dr. Valentina French, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809. E-mail correspondence may be directed to Review of applications will begin March 25, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Job TitleLecturer of Physics
Work Schedule
normal business hours
Notice of Vacancy NumberF16-00034
Desired Start Date08/01/2016
Open Date02/29/2016
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Job CategoryFaculty - Adjunct/Lecturer
Job TypeFull-Time
Pay GradeNA
Salary RangeCommensurate with Experience
Benefits Associated with this Position
Staff Benefits
Benefits Received for One-Year, Full-Time Faculty (FY)
• Sick Leave: Accrues at a rate of 12 days per fiscal year.
• Life Insurance: The coverage amount is based on two and one-half times appointment salary rounded up to the next whole thousand with a maximum coverage of $100,000 and includes the same amount of Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefits. The University currently pays the entire cost of coverage.
• Medical, Dental and prescription Drug Coverage: The cost of coverage is shared between employees and the University. Rates are determined by participation in Wellness Program and use of tobacco products. Coverage is available on the first of the month following appointment date.
TIAA-CREF Auto Enroll: New employees are automatically enrolled in a tax deferred retirement program at hire: three (3) percent is deducted before taxes for the program to facilitate retirement planning. Employees may opt out of the program within 90 days.
• Fee Waiver Program: Staff may enroll in up to 18 hours of course work each academic year at a reduced rate. Consult your department for any limitations or restrictions.
Optional Benefits
• Voluntary Life Insurance: Additional amounts of life insurance may be purchased on employee, spouse and dependent children.
• Voluntary Vision Plan: May enroll within the first 31 days of employment date.
Job Summary/Basic Function
Principal teaching responsibilities include lecture and laboratory courses in general physics.
Specific Responsibilities
The normal Teaching load for full-time lecturers is 5:5 (15 hours per semester).
Required Relevant Education & Experience
Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or physics education by August 2016
Required Field(s) of Study
Preferred Relevant Education and Experience
Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Preferred Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Qualifications & Disclaimer
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information on this description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
NCAA Guidelines
All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard, employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU Athletic Department.

No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly influence others to furnish theNCAA or an ISU investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information concerning an individual’s involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAAregulation. Failure to abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you possess a Ph.D. in the field listed in this posting or will this obtain this degree by August 2016?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Undergraduate Transcript
  5. Doctoral Transcript

Sunday, February 28, 2016

VAP, St Joseph, PA

Position Title:Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Full Time or Part Time Status:Full-Time, 9 months, Temporary
If Part Time, hours per week:
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:August 16, 2016-May 15, 2017
Job Type:Salaried/Exempt
Position Summary or Faculty QualificationsThe Departments of Physics at Saint Joseph’s University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics position to begin August 16, 2016.
Teaching duties may include introductory algebra-based physics (lecture and lab), an introductory astronomy course for non-science majors (lecture and lab), and an upper-division physics course for a total of 4 courses/labs per semester. Therefore, successful applicant may have the opportunity to teach both introductory and advanced physics courses.
For further information about the Department of Physics, please visit our website at
Duties and Responsibilities:Teaching of a specified course
Preparation of materials
Providing support and guidance to students
Report grades
Secondary Responsibilities:
Minimum Requirements:Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related major
Preferred Qualifications:Previous teaching experience
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:May require standing for long periods of time, talking for long periods of time and carrying course materials.
Additional Information:
Position Classification:Faculty
Number of direct reports to this position:0
Number of indirect reports to this position:0
Department:214025 - Physics
Hiring Range:Commensurate with Experience
Date Open to Internal Applicants:02/17/2016
Date Open to External Applicants:02/17/2016
Job Close Date:
Open Until FilledYes
Open to:Internal and External Applicants
Message to ApplicantsApplicants must apply online at Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references.
Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Physics or will you by August 15, 2016 (please select the statement that best describes the status of your degree)?
    • Yes, I have my Ph.D. in Physics
    • I am ABD but will have my Ph.D. by August 15, 2016
    • I am ABD and will not have my Ph.D. by August 15, 2016
    • No, I will not have my Ph.D. by August 15, 2016
  2. * Please specify your major for the degree(s) you hold(Open Ended Question)
  3. * Please indicate which statement best fits your teaching experience.
    • No Response
    • No teaching experience
    • Teaching experience but not at a university
    • Teaching experience at a university
  4. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  5. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.(Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Sample of Scholarly Writings
  4. Transcript
  5. Letters of Recommendation

Friday, February 26, 2016

STEM teacher, Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science



The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is accepting applications for a faculty position in STEM Education for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The successful candidate will be prepared to teach advanced courses in the areas of Physics, Computer Programming, and Engineering.  The candidate will also be responsible for expanding the Engineering course offerings.  Final teaching assignments will depend upon student needs.  Because of the unique nature of MSMS and its mission, all faculty and staff members are expected to provide state and national leadership in their respective areas of expertise. Interested parties can find more information about this position by clicking the link above. The application for employment can be found by clicking the Administrator and Faculty Employment Application link at the bottom of this page.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

VAP, Illinois College

Illinois College invites application for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics for the 2016/17 academic year. This is a one-year replacement position. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. (or ABD) in Physics or a related discipline. 

Teaching responsibilities include six and a half course equivalents over the academic year: Algebra-based General Physics 1 (in the fall) and 2 (spring) as well as Light (fall) and Thermodynamics (spring). Scholarly engagement in the discipline is encouraged, and funding is available for travel and professional development. Opportunities exist for student-faculty research and advising. 

Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capitol. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. 

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching philosophy, along with syllabi and course evaluations if available), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to the Office of Academic Affairs at: 

Illinois College 
Attn: Patricia Kiihne, Chair of the Physics Search Committee 
1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650 

Electronic submissions are encouraged; please send materials in PDF format to

Review of applications begins March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

FT Lecturer, Tennessee Tech

Posting NumberF000019
Job TitleLecturer
Working TitleLecturer
Position Number108020
Position TypeFull-Time
Benefits InformationBenefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.
Essential FunctionsAppointee will primarily teach introductory physics courses at various levels (conceptual, algebra-based, calculus-based) including lectures, laboratories, and integrated studio-style classes. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the mentoring of physics majors and may also be called on to teach selected upper division courses. In addition, the candidate is expected to actively help the physics department in recruitment, retention, outreach, and in the development of cross-disciplinary programs of study.
Minimum QualificationsMaster’s Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited institution in physics or closely related field. Demonstrated experience teaching introductory physics courses (including laboratories) in both standard and studio-style formats. Excellent communication skills. Strong commitment to undergraduate education and student mentoring.
Preferred QualificationsExperience teaching courses beyond the introductory level. Cross-disciplinary teaching/research experience. Demonstrated ability to integrate on-line elements into instruction.
SalaryCommensurate with education and experience. Full-time, 9 month, non-tenure-track position, to begin August 1, 2016. Three year contract renewable based on satisfactory performance review.
Posting Date02/24/2016
Screening Date03/07/2016
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to ApplicantsApplicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, CV, a statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all degrees conferred required upon hire), and names and email addresses for three professional references who will be contacted via email to upload recommendation letters. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited institution in physics or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3
  3. Other Documents