Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Assistant Professor - Physics and Astronomy - Ithica College

Complete applications should be received by November 1, 2016.

Department Physics and Astronomy
School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences
Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division
Employment Category Fulltime-Regular
Academic Year 2017-2018
Anticipated start date 08/16/2017
If temporary, expected end date
Faculty Status Non-Tenure Eligible, Notice (NTEN)
Position/Job Summary The Ithaca College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a full-time, three-year renewable teaching position as Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2017. We seek a conscientious teacher, active in the physics/astronomy community, who will thrive in a four-year comprehensive institution where close contact and collaboration with students are the norm.
Position/Job Qualifications Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related discipline preferred. Outstanding candidates who are ABD will be considered. Physics or astronomy teaching experience at the undergraduate level is expected.
EEO Statement Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application: Interested individuals should apply online at ithaca.edu/jobs and attach a curriculum vita, and a cover letter which includes a description of teaching experience. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of application via ithaca.edu/jobs/. Applications are not complete until all application materials are received. Questions about the online application process should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1, 2016.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position
Department description The Department is dedicated to teaching and learning in a collaborative environment that is informed by recent Physics Education Research. For example, we teach Introduction to Physics I and II in a Studio Physics/SCALE-UP style classroom and use student-centered, active-learning techniques. Faculty members are also expected to offer office hours, grade assignments, and participate in activities of the Department and the College.
College description At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu
FLSA Status Exempt
Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae