Sunday, August 14, 2016

Assistant Professor (TT) - Kettering University
Classification Title Faculty
Job Title Assistant Professor
Position Class Type Regular
Position Type Faculty
FLSA Exempt
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 Status Full-time

Preferred Qualifications -Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level;
-Record of designing curriculum,developing courses, and establishing new laboratory activities;
-Strong research skills;
-Record of sponsored scholarship;
-Related professional experience outside academia.
Job Specific Required Qualifications -Earned PhD in Physics, Acoustics, or a closely related field from an accredited institution;
-Ability to teach a wide range of undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in physics;
-Record of scholarly achievement and evidence of potential for future achievement commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor;
-Demonstrated written and oral communication skills in the English language;

-Ability and desire to contribute through department, university, community and professional service work;
-Ability to strengthen the Acoustics minor.
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 Number FP00022
Posting Date 08/10/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should request three (3) letters of recommendation be submitted on their behalf to Dr. Daniel Ludwigsen, Department Head of Physics at
Applicant should provide a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and plan for establishing a research program appropriate to Kettering. This research plan will be submitted as “Other Document” in the Required Documents section.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 55
Duties Teaching and learning duties, including course, laboratories, and curriculum development, student projects, professional development aiming at enhancing student learning and best practices in teaching and learning.
Percent of total time 35
Duties Research and scholarship: This includes establishing a research program appropriate for Kettering University, and aligned with teacher-scholar model. Also, it is expected that faculty involves students in research projects, publish their research and scholarship work in peer reviewed journals, as well as presentations in conferences.
Percent of total time 10
Duties Service and citizenship: This includes service activities within the department, the institution, the profession, and the community.