Thursday, June 23, 2016

TT, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system
Position: Full-time, tenure track Physics Faculty
Posting: May 2016 Start date: March 2017
Position Number: FY16-21
Division: Academic; Science and Mathematics Department
Union Affiliation: Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)
Application Deadline: 15 October 2016
Supervision Received: Reports to the Chair of the Science and Mathematics Department and for review of assessment results to the Vice President of Academic Affairs
Supervision exercised: Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility

General responsibilities:
 The instruction of university-level physics courses
 Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting
 Participation in the College governance system

Qualifications and requirements:
 Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria of teaching an advising at the university level
 Candidates with Masters’ degrees who are working towards a doctorate will be considered for
appointment at the rank of Instructor
 Tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level requires an earned doctorate in physics or a related field
 Tenure track appointment at higher levels requires a doctorate and significant teaching experience at the post-secondary level
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Excellent computer skills

Preferred Qualifications and requirements:
 Ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in Physics or a closely related field
 Experience teaching Physics I (Mechanics) and/or Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism or Circuits) and/or a course in Thermodynamics
 Experience with computer-based data acquisition physics laboratory equipment as applied to a teaching environment
 Ability to teach courses in introductory chemistry, mathematics and/or engineering
 Ability to teach Instruction to Radiological Materials’
 Experience with assessment
 Understanding of and dedication to the Academy’s unique mission

Desirable Assets:
 Tutoring experience
 Varsity athletic coaching experience at the college level

Salary: Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan. The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references. These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human

Resources on the MMA website Applications may be attached and sent electronically to Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to: Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.

MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.