Friday, September 2, 2016

TT, Helena College University, MT

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Physics Instructor

Helena College University of Montana, a comprehensive two-year College focused on student success, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Physics Instructor. At Helena College, it is our vision to be recognized as a responsive regional provider of comprehensive educational opportunities, as well as partner in economic and community development to a diverse and accessible community of learners.
Come and join our team and help us provide high quality educational activities and programs important to achieving student success!

Position Description:
The position is a permanent, tenure-track, academic year contract with a negotiable start date.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Teach 30-32 credit hours of Physics and related courses, depending upon the successful applicant’s background/interest, and the needs of the College. This position will be responsible for demonstrating academic excellence through its required duties of course instruction and assessment, curriculum development, student advising and evaluation, governance participation and service to the
college, as well as professional development. Instructors may be scheduled to teach classes during days, evenings, and/or online.


The successful candidate will have at minimum a Master’s degree in Physics, or a closely related field with a strong physics foundation, and experience teaching Physics to undergraduates. Preferred qualifications include at least 9 graduate semester hours in Chemistry or another science discipline.

Salary: $38,030-$48,399 annually
We offer an excellent benefits package that includes a comprehensive group insurance benefits program including medical plan options with prescription drug and dental plan, vision exam and hardware coverage, life and disability insurance options, flexible spending and dependent care account options, and optional long term care insurance. Retirement benefits provided TIAA-CREF. In
addition to these benefits employees and their dependents are eligible for Tuition Assistance programs.

Union Information:
Helena Teachers’ Union, MEA-MFT, NEA, AFT, AFL-CIO

Application Procedures:

Please email your resume, cover letter, transcripts and references to

*If transcripts are not from a US institution, please provide the degree
equivalency translation so we can properly evaluate your credentials.
This position does require face to face instruction. The successful candidate is
responsible for meeting all immigration and VISA requirements.

Submission Deadline:
Sunday, September 19, 2016

Background Investigation is Required Prior to Offer of Employment
In accordance with The University of Montana regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigation.
Reasonable Accommodations
Under state and federal law qualified applicants with disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations. Modifications or adjustments may be provided to assist applicants to compete in the recruitment and selection process. An applicant must request an accommodation when needed. If you need any such accommodation, contact the Helena College Director of Human Resources at
406-447-6925. TDD users may use the relay service by dialing 711

ADA/EOE/ADAA/Veteran's Preference
Qualified candidates must be able to meet minimum requirements and perform the primary functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. As an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and women. This material is available in an alternative format upon request. Qualified candidates may request
veterans’ preference in accordance with state law.

Individual hiring departments at Helena College may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions.