Job Title Physics, Instructor I (2 Positions)
Appointment Type 9 Month
As the Physics, Instructor I you will teach undergraduate courses at the introductory and advanced levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; continue professional development/scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community.
Master’s degree in Physics, Astronomy, or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.
Demonstrated achievement or evidence of potential for excellent teaching in general physics.
Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.
The department values interdisciplinary teaching experience as well as experience teaching at the general education level. Talent for delivering a difficult scientific subject in a creative and relevant manner to students in STEM fields is desirable.
Collaborative and Collegial spirit and a willingness to serve at the department and college levels.
Expertise in areas which complement existing departmental strengths would be especially welcome, as would interest and ability to make connections to other programs in the College of Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering.
Demonstrated willingness to engage in service opportunities commensurate with career maturity.
Participation in professional development and scholarship is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value service to the school and university.
Essential Job Duties
Teaches load of 12 contact hours per semester of undergraduate courses in physics and related subjects.
Community, institutional and professional service in furtherance of FGCU’s mission
Other duties may be assigned by the chair.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F54P
Open Date 09/06/2016
Close Date 11/15/2016
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2017.
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.
Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Do you possess a Master's degree or higher in Physics, Astronomy, or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.
* Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
* Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?
(Open Ended Question)
* Do you possess a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the field of instruction?
Documents Needed To Apply
List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Statement of Teaching Philosophy