Thursday, March 24, 2016

Teaching Professor (Permanent, NTT), Richard Bland College (William & Mary), VA

Position Information

Position Information

Working TitleProfessor of Physics/Astronomy
Role TitleFaculty-Teaching/Research
Job Open Date03/16/2016
Job Close Date04/26/2016
Open Until FilledNo
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?No
Hiring RangeCommensurate with Experience
AgencyRichard Bland College (241)
Agency WebsiteClick Here for Agency Website
LocationPetersburg - 730
Position NumberFAC02
Job Posting Number1010465
Type of RecruitmentGeneral Public - G
Does this position have telework options?No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/PreferenceNo
Job TypeFull-Time (Salaried)
Job Type DetailSalaried Faculty- S-2
Pay Band04
Job Description
Richard Bland College of the College of William & Mary is currently seeking an exceptional Science (Physics/Astronomy) Professor (rank open) to serve in permanent, non-tenure track, full-time positions (with option for multi-year renewal based upon performance and college policy) beginning for the Fall 2016 semester.
The primary role of this position is to provide college-level instruction and academic-related activities designed to encourage, support and enable student success.
In conjunction with these duties, this position would have responsibilities in the college’s counseling center. In addition to teaching, counseling, and supporting the development of stronger interdisciplinary ties with other departments, duties include student advisement and committee service under our shared governance structure.
The college is especially interested in expanding its science offerings for non-majors.
Major responsibilities include:
- Teach Physics/Astronomy courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures.
- Prepare and submit timely grade reports and other reports on student performance as may be scheduled or required.
- Organize class activities and assignments, relating them to the overall learning outcomes of the course.
- Provide input and work with other faculty and staff to review, produce and/or select course-related materials.
Minimum Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must have:
- A Master’s degree in a science discipline from a regionally accredited college or university; or a master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Physics/Astronomy.
- Extensive knowledge of the subject area(s) in which the individual is responsible for instruction.
- Knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of effective communication and of effective instruction.
- Knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and challenges of first and second year college students.
- Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style.
- Enthusiastic commitment to the Richard Bland College mission and vision.
Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the top-rated candidates will have the following:
- An earned doctorate in the field of Science.
- Significant experience as a college faculty member.
- Extensive background in implementing innovative education delivery techniques.
- Demonstrated experience in utilizing and advancing innovative educational delivery techniques.
- Enthusiastic commitment to the Richard Bland College mission and vision.
Special Requirements
It is the practice of Richard Bland College to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration at the College.
The type of background checks performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: reference checks, criminal history including sexual offender registry checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) Record checks, license verification, credit report reviews, etc. The results of background checks are made available to the College employing officials.
You will be requested to sign a reference release form, so your past schools and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will be immediately; the anticipated hire date for this position is August 10, 2016.
Qualifications MUST be clearly and fully addressed on the State application. Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary is part of the state university system of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The College’s compensation packages are competitive in the college and university marketplace and include a full menu of benefits as part of the Virginia state employee system.
Required Applicant Documents:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- Transcript(s)
- 3 professional letters of recommendation (save all three as one pdf attachment)

Contact Information

NameMs. Deanne N. Bell, Director of Human Resources and Compliance
8311 Halifax Road
Petersburg, VA 23805

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
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  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.(Open Ended Question)

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