Assistant Professor Physics - Fall 2016
Position Number: 53063435
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Campus Location: Gainesville
The University of North Georgia department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in physics to begin in August, 2016. This position will be located on the UNG Gainesville campus.
The Department of Physics is a small, well-equipped department offering a B.S. degree in Physics and a Dual Degree in Physics-Engineering in collaboration with engineering schools. It produces about 15 graduates each academic year and has good success in placing its graduates into graduate programs, high-school teaching positions and technical jobs.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 17,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility is teaching undergraduate physics courses, especially at the freshman and sophomore level.
Scholarship involving undergraduates and service on campus and in the region are also expected.
Candidates must show evidence demonstrating an ability to implement a research program.
In particular, the candidate must demonstrate clear plans for involving undergraduates in his or her own research or for generating other advanced projects for our physics majors.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required with postdoctoral and teaching experience preferred.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and student success.
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Other, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references. Under "other documents" please upload a statement of teacing experience and philosophy in addition to a statement of your research interest and plans.
Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.