Thursday, March 31, 2016

FT Lecturer, Kettering University MI

Position Information

Classification TitleFaculty
Job TitleLecturer
Position Number
Position Class TypeRegular
Position TypeFaculty
Other Position Information
Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.
BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.
Position StatusFull-time
If Part Time, hours per week

Posting Text

Preferred Qualifications
-PhD in Physics or related field.
-3 years experience teaching physics or a related field.
-Demonstrated application of Physics Education Research.
Job Specific Required Qualifications
-MS in Physics or related field.
-Must be able to start on July 11, 2016.
-Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself or other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action.
-1 year experience teaching physics or a related field.
-Good communication skills, written and oral.
Understanding and commitment to Kettering University Values
a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.
b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.
c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.
d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.
e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Posting Information

Posting NumberFP00016
Posting Date03/29/2016
Closing Date
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply before April 29, 2016.
Please have two letters of recommendation sent to:
Dr. Daniel Ludwigsen
Associate Department Head of Physics at email address

Job Duties

Job Duties

Percent of total time30
Teaching PHYS-114 and PHYS-224 lectures. Also teaching PHYS-115 and PHYS-225 (labs) if the need arises.
Percent of total time20
Percent of total time40
class prep including, but not limited to,creating in-class activities, writing exams, creating homework assignments, class demonstrations
Percent of total time10
assessment of and continuous improvement to the course

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe any additional training that may be relevant to this position.
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Will you have an earned MS in physics or a related field by June 30, 2016?
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * In what field did you earn your MS?
    (Open Ended Question)
  5. * Please provide the specific name of the publication or website where you learned about this posting.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status by Kettering University (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References