Friday, October 28, 2016

Adjunct Physics/Astronomy Instructors - Pasadena City College

The full job announcement and details can be found at Please contact David Douglass with any questions.
Pasadena City College is hiring adjunct Physics/Astronomy Instructors. Adjunct faculty plan and organize academic instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes; instruct and assist a diverse population of students to achieve their goals; provide informed feedback on assignments and discussions; evaluate student performance using appropriate assignments and activities; maintain accurate records of course enrollment and student academic progress; submit grades and student learning outcomes data in a timely manner.
The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

5-Year Physics-Engineering Instructor, Lincoln University, MO

The Division of Continuing Education invites applications from qualified individuals for the Instructor position in the area of physics and engineering in the beginning of the spring 2017 semester. This instructor will provide instruction for the academic models within United States Army Prime Power School located on the Fort Leonard Wood installation.

* Master degree in physics, engineering, mathematics or related field from an accredited institution. Must have 18 hours of graduate level courses in physics or engineering. (REQUIRED)
* Terminal degree in physics, engineering, mathematics or related field from an accredited institution (PREFERRED)
* Prior teaching experience
* Must successfully pass all required government security clearances to enter a U.S military installation.

Hiring Range: $47,000 per exercised cycle (4 consecutive months of instruction)
The position will remain open until filled.

Prime Power School Instructional Overview
The United States Army Prime Power School (USAPPS) trains military personnel in the deployment, installation, operations, and maintenance of the Army's Prime Power Program (P3) power generation and distribution assets in support of theater commanders under the provisions of TM 3-34.45, Engineer Prime Power Operations. The students attending this training are Navy Seabees, Army Reserves and reclassifying Active Army soldiers. The focus of this training is to prepare the students to install, operate and maintain medium and low voltage electrical power generation and distribution equipment for the military. This training prepares the students to be analytical problem solvers in a field that is complex and dangerous. The students must be prepared to read and interpret manufacturer literature and develop a repair solution for the issues encountered.
The Programs of Instruction (POI) for the 12P course has fourteen modules for training that last eight months. The course is divided into two parts that are four months each. The USAPPS currently outsources modules B through E (Academics Training Part) to an academic university. This outsourcing includes modules on Mathematics, Applied Physical Concepts, Mechanical System Engineering, and Electrical System Engineering. POI components, which include lesson plans, examinations, student handouts, student evaluation plans, course management plan, homework, quizzes and practical exercises, have already been developed. The duration of one training cycle is 525 hours, including administrative hours. The hours allocated for each module are as follows: 74 hours of Mathematics, 98 hours of Applied Physical Concepts, 129 hours of Mechanical System Engineering, and 174 hours of Electrical System Engineering. Study time is not included in these hours. There are 50 hours allotted to administrative / study time.
Instructors are responsible for conducting training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri between the hours of 7:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday except federal holidays or when the government facility is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar government-directed facility closings.

** To apply please submit the following applications materials for consideration: a Lincoln university employment application (available at a cover letter delineating your interests and qualifications, a description of research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, official university transcripts and a statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further Lincoln University’s commitment to diversity and its mission as an 1890 land grant Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to the following:

Brandon Hildreth, Director for Continuing Education & Extended Studies
Lincoln University
900 Leslie Blvd, Suite C.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

All items must be received to be considered.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

TT, Science Education, Florida International University

Assistant Professor of Science Education:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 512486 at

Florida International University’s Department of Teaching & Learning invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Science Education.   FIU has a close relationship with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), the fourth largest school district in the nation, providing the largest number of new teachers to the district with 35% of M-DCPS teachers already possessing an FIU degree.  Thus, candidates must demonstrate strong ability in developing future science teachers as well as working with in-service science teachers.  Furthermore, advancing STEM education is a core value across FIU, with science education research and evidence-based practice at the forefront of that commitment.  As such, candidates must show a strong research background and will be expected to establish/maintain a strong research program (external funding, peer-reviewed scholarly work, national/international collaborations, mentoring of undergraduate/graduate researchers).  The successful candidate will also be required to provide service to their department, college, and/or university.

Preferred background includes:

Earned doctorate in science education or in a related field with expertise in science education research

Scholarly activity (grant funding, publications, etc.) commensurate with experience

Science teaching experience with preference given to those with at least 2 years teaching experience at the elementary and/or secondary level

Strong leadership and communication skills

Qualified candidates are encouraged to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research statement as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application.

To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 13, 2016. Review will continue until position is filled.

VAP (potentially TT-convertible), Widener University PA

Job Title: Assistant Visiting Professor of Physics
Req: V16-0002
Department: A&S - Science - Physics
Position Type: Faculty: Visiting
Posting Close Date:

Job Description:
Assistant Visiting Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy of the College of Arts and Sciences at Widener University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2016.  This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of conversion to a tenure-track position beginning August 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses for non-science majors, science majors, engineering majors, and physics majors, including lecture and lab courses at all levels of undergraduate physics. The successful candidate will develop an active on-campus research program involving undergraduates.


Job Qualifications:
Required qualifications include a PhD or terminal degree in Physics. ABD will be accepted if PhD is expected by the start date.  Preference will be given to candidates with experimental fields of research.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, C.V., teaching and research statements.  Letters of recommendation will be requested only of finalists.  Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Application packets must be submitted through the job announcement igreentree link at

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg Pennsylvania and Wilmington Delaware. For more information about the University, please visit our website at


Monday, October 24, 2016

TT at California State University, Stanislaus

Faculty Position in Physics. The Department of Physics and Geology at California State University, Stanislaus, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2017 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to be an effective teacher and to work with students from diverse backgrounds. Responsibilities include teaching lower division service courses, upper division courses for Physics majors, and general education courses in Physics and Astronomy.

We seek an applicant with a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field.

Prior teaching experience is a plus. Applicants with any area of research specialization will be considered for this position, although an experimentalist and/or having astronomy background is preferred.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts or the equivalent, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Rose Zhang, Program Coordinator
Department of Physics, Physical Sciences, and Geology
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382

Electronic copies of application materials will also be accepted and can be sent to:

Application screening will begin 11/1/2016; position will be open until filled.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

The College of Sciences is one of four colleges on campus and is comprised of the Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Sciences, Geology, Nursing, Psychology and Child Development departments. With about 2000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, the College of Sciences is one of the fastest growing colleges in the University. The Department of Physics, Physical Sciences and Geology is housed in the new, state-of-the-art 110,000 square foot Naraghi Hall of Science. The Physics programs offer the study in the Physics and Physical Sciences for students seeking the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at:

California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: and

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at:

To request a printed copy call: (209) 667-3572; Fax: (209) 667-3104; or

Information regarding Campus Security Reports at other locations can be found on the web at:

The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as, license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.

TT, Miami University OH

Assistant Professor
Department: Mathematical & Physical Science
Division: Academic Affairs
Campus: Hamilton
Posting Date: 10/18/2016
Job Category: Faculty
Position Group: Faculty
Job Description Summary:
Job ID:  3458
The Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences - Physics (Miami University-Hamilton Campus) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position to commence August 2017. This position is based at the Hamilton regional campus, and duties include teaching, scholarship and service.
Duties/Physical Demands:
Primary teaching duties for this position include introductory algebra-based physics, introductory calculus-based physics and their associated laboratories, as well as a variety of physics courses for non-science majors.  The establishment of a productive research agenda that enables collaboration with other Miami science or engineering faculty that involves undergraduate students is expected in optics, atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter, computational physics, and physics education.  Additional duties include providing general advising to undergraduates and performing service to the department, university and the community.
Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field by date of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications:
Consideration will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching in a studio physics format or using other active learning strategies, an interest in developing teaching-laboratory experiments, and willingness to teach with online or hybrid formats; commitment to excellence in undergraduate physics teaching and student involvement in research.
Hours Per Week/Percent Time: 100%
Duration: 9 months
Temporary: No
Benefit Eligible: Yes
For Inquiries for Posting, Contact: Dr. Susan Marine
Posting Inquiries Contact Information (phone, email...):
Date to Begin Screening: 11/01/2016
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research Plans, Teaching Philosophy
Special Instructions to Applicant: Please ensure you provide the email contact information for three professional references as requested in the application. Once the committee narrows the pool of candidates to a short list, letters of reference will be requested from the individuals listed as references.
Application Types Accepted: Faculty
Criminal Background Check Required: Yes

Sunday, October 23, 2016

FT Instructor, Savannah State GA

Effectively teaches Algebra and Calculus-based Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Waves, and Algebra based Introductory Electro Magnetism, Optics and Modern Physics, and Astronomy; designs and lectures to actively engage students. Promotes and strengthens physical sciences program infrastructure; mentors students in career paths. Oversees and analyzes student outcomes in physics. Maintains regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students in matters related to academics; assists students in achieving completion of objectives. Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues; participates in SSU recruitment and retention initiatives and in campus and community events. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.

A minimum of a Master’s degree (PhD is preferred) in physics or related field with emphasis on physics and Astronomy education research. A minimum of 2 years teaching experience from an accredited institution is considered a plus. Background and/or credit checks may be required.

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Submit application online (specify visa status if not a citizen of U.S.); send current curriculum vitae, all official graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to: Physics Instructor Search Committee, Engineering Technology; Savannah State University, Box 20600, Savannah, GA 31404.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Permanent Position: Professor of Science, Webb Institute NY

298 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542-1398

Professor of Science Position (Full-Time)

Founded in 1889 by New York-based ship builder William H. Webb, Webb Institute is a highly selective, top-ranked undergraduate institution specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Building on a 125-year legacy of academic excellence, Webb is the only full-tuition scholarship, private undergraduate program of its kind in the United States, with a maximum of 28 students being accepted into the program each year. Webb Institute's beautiful, waterfront campus is located in Glen Cove, NY, on the North Shore of Long Island. For more information about Webb Institute, visit

Webb Institute is seeking an exceptional educator for a full-time, permanent, Professor of Science position. The Professor of Science would be required to teach undergraduate science and engineering science subjects to highly capable and eager engineering students.

The starting rank will be either Assistant or Associate Professor, contingent upon the candidate's background and experience. The projected contract start date will be: January 2017, with spring courses beginning at the end of February 2017.

The typical course load is two classes per semester, totaling six to eight credits. The selected candidate will also be expected to serve on faculty committees and to participate actively in Webb community activities. In addition, the faculty member will be encouraged and given opportunities to engage in research or other forms of professional development.

Position Requirements:
Have a strong background in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering sciences
Teach standard first- and second-year undergraduate courses in chemistry, physics, and engineering sciences.
Certain courses include a laboratory component
Teach higher level electives in the applicant's area of expertise
Direct student science laboratories activities, working together with laboratory technicians
Previous teaching experience is desired, though not required
Ideally, applicants should have an appropriate earned doctorate, but a bachelor's degree in science or engineering, plus a master's degree in the same or a closely-related discipline is required.

Candidates should a submit curriculum vitae, statements regarding professional interests, and three references (including contact information) to:

Prof. Elena Goloubeva
Faculty Search Committee Chair
Webb Institute

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Webb Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (Criminal, Education, and Employment Verification).

Thursday, October 20, 2016

FT, University of Southern Mississippi [Starts November 15, 2016]

Posting Details
Posting Number: 0004204
Job Title: Instructor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Grant Funded? No
Position Type: Faculty
Campus: Hattiesburg
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Pay Grade Level: N/A

Job Summary: Nine-month, non-tenure track position based at the Hattiesburg campus. Will teach a range of physics courses including algebra and calculus-based general physics as well as a variety of undergraduate and graduate physics courses.
Duties and Responsibilities: Adheres to University and department policies, procedures, and regulations. Teaches a range of introductory and advanced undergraduate courses such as mechanics, modern physics, and quantum mechanics. May also teach graduate courses. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and implementing online algebra/trigonometry-based general physics courses in addition to teaching traditional lecture format physics courses. Responsibilities also include engagement in course development, student advisement, service activities, and other duties as assigned by the department.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Physics or a closely related field from an accredited university and a demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the university level. Applicants with a Ph.D. in a field other than physics must possess a master's degree in physics. Applicants must have at least five years of full-time college-level teaching experience as well as significant experience in using online tools (e.g. Blackboard) for course support. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at the time of their application.

Preferred Qualifications: Extensive teaching experience using Blackboard.
Posting Date: 10-19-2016
Closing Date: 11-01-2016

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Additional University/Departmental Information: Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 16 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m Monday-Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Anticipated start date is November 15th, 2016.
Quicklink for Posting:

Temporary Upper School Physics Teacher, University Prep, Seattle WA (click on the link under the Current Openings header)

Upper School Physics Teacher-Temporary
Job Details
Level Experienced
Job Location USA-WA-Seattle
Position Type Full-Time Salaried Exempt
Job Shift Day
Education Level 4 Year Degree
Job Category Education

Reports to: Director of Upper School FLSA Status: Exempt
When Needed: 2nd Semester 2016-17 Academic Year (Late January through Mid-June, 2017)
University Prep is seeking a talented, dynamic and compassionate Upper School Physics Teacher to help us advance our vision of being an inclusive community of learners that provides an outstanding education for each individual in a diverse student population. We are looking for someone who can work effectively independently as well as part of a team. We need a leader who understands best practices in teaching Science and who is passionate about teaching to middle school students and enhancing student life. We are looking for staff and faculty who share our belief that a culturally rich and inclusive school community provides students with the best possible environment for a quality education. If that sounds like you, we'd like to hear from you. Salary is competitive with public and independent schools. University Prep offers an excellent benefits package, opportunities for professional development, and an extraordinary work environment. Position is open 2nd semester of 2016-17 School Year.

Who We Are:
University Prep is an independent school serving grades 6-12 located in an urban residential section of Seattle, WA, one of the countrys most diverse and dynamic cities. We are a strong and vibrant community of students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni who collaboratively create an exceptional educational experience for every student. The School is a place of great teaching and joyful learning; a community that joins together to raise up our children to be caring and productive adults; a place where all students and families have equitable access to all the school has to offer, and a place where every family and student feels equally enfranchised and at home. To us, diversity and inclusivity are not addenda, they are embodied in all facets of our school culture. University Prep believes that our shared values of integrity, respect, and responsibility are essential to accomplish our mission of developing each students potential to become an intellectually courageous, socially responsible citizen of the world.

Job Summary:
Under minimal supervision, and on a full-time basis, teaches Upper School Science courses as needed.
Specific Responsibilities:
Teaches three sections of Physics and one section of Science Olympiad per semester; provides classroom instruction and management
Conducts co-curricular activities as assigned by the Division Directors, according to the needs of the school
Satisfactorily completes the requirements of the Individualized Teacher Improvement Plan (ITIP), as outlined in the ITIP manual
Participates fully in the admissions process, including but not limited to attending Open House evenings, interviewing prospective students, and/or teaching mock classes
Chaperones school events outside of normal school hours (e.g., dances, service outings, or social events) as determined by the Division Directors
Effectively communicates with all school constituencies, including maintaining an online presence via our learning management system
Participate in school-related functions (e.g., Back to School Night, Commencement, etc.) as determined by the Head of School
Attends faculty and division-appropriate meetings, in-service programs and staffings
Collaborates with colleagues, students, parents and administrators as appropriate
Actively participates in the life of the school outside of class
Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the schools documents
Establishes and cultivates community relations by maintaining open dialogue with all of the schools constituencies
Vigorously engages in his/her own professional development
Since safety and security are everyone's responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, faculty, staff, equipment, materials and facilities
Performs other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, lunch duty, study hall supervision, etc.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university in Physics or related field.
Ability to teach various Physics electives preferred
Masters degree preferred
5+ years teaching experience preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Flexibility, energy, enthusiasm and adaptability to meet the needs of the students and program
Commitment to teaching the whole child
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of the developmental needs of both Upper and Middle School-aged students
Ability to maintain confidential information
Ability to work efficiently in a Microsoft Windows or Mac environment using Office, master common automated systems for record keeping, and learn new technology
Comfortable with operating Audio/Visual equipment
Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of faculty and staff
Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents

This position open until filled. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

TT in DBER, Auburn AL

Position Information
Job Title Assistant Professor - Discipline-Based Education Research
Posting Number P0794F
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary
The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track, 9-month position at the level of Assistant Professor, with research interests in the area of discipline-based education research. The home department of the successful candidate will be in one of COSAM’s participating departments (Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Physics), according to the background of the candidate. The successful candidate is expected to establish an extramurally funded DBER program and collaborate with a growing cohort of researchers within the college on studying/transforming STEM higher education through basic and applied research methods and their assessment. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, innovation of evidence-based, active-learning course development/delivery, and efficacy of student-led teaching methods in the learning process within the STEM classroom/lab. Duties also will include teaching in the home department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervising graduate research.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2016 edition of the U.S. News and World Report ratings of undergraduate programs, it was ranked 48th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence offering Bachelor’s, First Professional, Master’s, Educationsal Specialist and Doctor’s degrees. Its fall 2016 enrollment of 28,290 students includes 22,658 undergraduates, and 5,632 graduate students. There are 1,209 full-time instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools, with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. A large and dynamic STEM program exists at Auburn, with close to 50% of total student instruction being based within STEM Departments and subdisciplines.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a detailed 2 to 3-page statement of the research plan, a 2-page statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of at least three references. For more information please contact

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. in one of the science disciplines of the above participating departments, a record of scholarly accomplishments in science education research, and at least one year of research/teaching experience beyond the Ph.D. are required. The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States on the date the appointment is scheduled to begin (August 2017) and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The candidate must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin 12/15/2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Detail Information
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
Public Job Posting (AU faculty positions site)
Academic Conference
Agency Referral
Internal Job Posting
Personal Referral
Veterans Assistance Services (Veteran Job Boards, Military Base Services, State Vet Rep, etc.)
Disability Assistance Services (Disability Job Boards, ABLE Network, Voc-Rehab referral, etc.)
* Please enter the specifics for the option you selected above:
(Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae/Resume
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
Other Documentation

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

TT, Onondaga CC, NY

Position Information
Posting Number 20170021RS
Job Title Physics Full-time Tenure Track Faculty
Department Chemistry/Physical Science
Position Summary Information for Web Posting
Job Description Summary
Onondaga Community College is a two-year college located on a 280-acre campus in Syracuse, NY. OCC operates under the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is locally sponsored by Onondaga County. Bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees are available on campus through the Regional Higher Education Center. OCC has been named a “Military Friendly” school by G.I. Jobs Magazine for its service to student veterans, a “Green College” by the Princeton Review for its commitment to environmental responsibility and an Achieving The Dream college. A 2015 report titled “Demonstrating the Value of Onondaga Community College” shows students enjoy an attractive 17.5% rate of return on their educational investment. For every dollar of support from state and local governments, taxpayers see a return of $4.90 on their investments. OCC’s 17 athletics teams have won 13 national championships. Learn more about what’s happening on campus at

Major Responsibilities
Strong candidates will offer demonstrated success in at least some of the following areas:
-Availability for student support;

-Technology to enhance learning;

-Outcomes assessment;

-Working with diverse populations of students, especially underrepresented students;

-Academic advisement.

As a community college, the focus of this position is teaching and not research.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Physics or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications
-Doctorate or Master’s degree in Physics plus 4 years of teaching experience in physics;

-Experience teaching introductory astronomy;

-Demonstrated experience in curriculum development;

-Experience working with diverse non-traditional students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, flexibility in instructional delivery, active professional development/life-long learning, experience in student advisement, curriculum development, service to college and community, and a commitment to working closely with undergraduate students in small-class settings in a dynamic and diverse/multicultural college environment.

-Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products;

Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, unofficial transcripts, CV and cover letter must be attached to this application. Please attach two highest degrees received. If applicant has a PhD., use the “optional” field to attach the third transcript. Official transcripts are required at time of hire. The three references listed must be professional references.

Onondaga Community College offers a generous and competitive benefits package including:
-Health insurance (qualifying domestic partners included);
-Enrollment in the New York State Teacher’s Retirement System.

Posting Detail Information
Open Date
Close Date 11/15/2016
Open Until Filled No
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* What is your highest degree received?
Trade School
High School
Less than High School
* Where did you learn of this employment opportunity?
Onondaga Community College Website
Hispanic Outlook
The Chronicle of Higher Ed
Syracuse Post Standard Ad
EOE & E Journal
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
National Minority Update
Internal Job Posting
Personal Referral
Public Job Posting (please specify location in Question #2)
Agency Referral (please specify location in Question #2)
Other (please specify in Question #2)
If not listed above, please describe here any additional sources where you learned of this employment opportunity.
(Open Ended Question)

* Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g. H1-B)?
Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Transcript 1
Transcript 2
Optional Documents

Monday, October 17, 2016

FT Lab Manager, College of Charleston SC

The Department of Physics and Astronomy ( at the College of Charleston invites applications for a physics lab manager position to begin immediately. Candidates must have a very good knowledge of physics and physics instruction at an undergraduate level and should have the ability to do simple electrical and mechanical repairs on instructional laboratory equipment. Experience troubleshooting and maintaining computer hardware and operating systems is considered a plus. The incumbent must have excellent communication skills. A BS +18 graduate hours in physics or a closely related field is required. A Master’s degree in physics or closely related field is highly preferred. Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations will be a plus. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is November 03, 2016 and will remain open until filled.

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences college with approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students. The department currently has 17 fulltime faculty members and offers degrees in physics, astronomy, astrophysics, and meteorology.

Qualified applicants should submit 1) letter of application, 2) a complete curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three professional references electronically through our online application system at (Job posting number: 2016131).

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

FT, Lee University, TN

Faculty in Physics and Physical Science
Lee University, Cleveland, TN

Position Description:
The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Lee University seeks a Physics and Physical Science faculty member to begin in August of 2017. To be considered for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, candidates must have an earned Doctorate in Physics or a related discipline. Candidates holding a Master's degree in Physics or a related discipline may be considered for a position as Lecturer. This position is intended to address growth in our physic service to pre-professional majors, implementation of a pre-engineering degree, and growth in core science service in physical science. The general physics lecture and laboratory will be a shared with the existing physics faculty and teaching of upper-division physics courses in our pre-engineering major will be available based on expertise. The balance of the teaching load will be in our freshman science core. A strong record of effective teaching is also especially desirable. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties will include teaching the general physic, physics courses for engineering, physical and earth and space science lecture and laboratory; mentoring undergraduate student-faculty research or other scholarship involvement appropriate in our primarily teaching-focused institution; advising students as assigned; university and community service; curriculum development; reporting to Department Chair; and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.

Required qualifications include Christian commitment and Community Covenant lifestyle agreement; doctorate/masters in appropriate field; demonstrated college teaching ability; ability to develop and mentor students in limited scope research; ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures; post-doctoral experience preferred, but not required.

Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form (available at the website listed below), a statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and your Christian commitment, and a statement about the integration of your faith with your subject matter. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Paul DeLaLuz, Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311. The application form is available at:

Sunday, October 16, 2016

3-Year Renewable Clinical Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo NY [Starts January 2017]

The Physics Department at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, invites applications for a non-tenure track instructional clinical assistant professor position. The position is a 12-month, full-time position with an initial 3-year term and the possibility of renewal. The primary focus of the position will be teaching. Responsibilities of this position include teaching courses such as algebra and calculus-based introductory physics courses, lab sections, and upper-level courses for physics majors. Additional responsibilities include items such as maintaining and updating lecture demonstration equipment and activities related to student advising and course assessment using data collected during the academic year.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Emergency FT Instructor, Spring 2017, South Dakota State University

The Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time emergency position at the rank of Instructor for the spring semester of 2017.  The responsibilities will be to teach a large section introductory Physics course, coordinate laboratory sections, and be the instructor of several laboratory and/or recitation sections.   For a full listing of the responsibilities and qualifications, and to apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  The position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by November 4, 2016.  For questions on the position, please contact the search chair, Parashu Kharel at (605) 688-6961 or For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

FT, Dordt College IA

Dordt College is seeking a faculty member in physics, or engineering physics beginning August 2017. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper level physics courses, including laboratory sections where appropriate. A background that prepares the candidate to teach courses in an interdisciplinary or applied physics area (e.g. bio or medical physics, geophysics, electronics, etc.) is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who can create and mentor undergraduate research opportunities. An earned doctoral degree is preferred; a master’s degree is required.

Qualified persons committed to a Reformed, Biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

TT, Eastern Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University, the state's public liberal arts university serving approximately 5400 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. Eastern is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

Department: Physical Sciences
Position: Assistant Professor -Physics, Tenure Track

Position Description: The successful candidate will organize and instruct the one-year core Physics courses (General Physics I and II with labs) required for students majoring in Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Earth Science and Health Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will include 12 load credits per semester teaching lecture and lab (3/ 4 credit) courses. Additional expectations include a demonstrated ability to perform independent research involving students, academic advisement, service to the university, and continued professional development. Applicants must submit evidence of quality undergraduate teaching and student mentoring.

Qualifications: PhD in Physics or Physical Chemistry is required. The ideal candidate should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and qualifications to support and develop courses related to his/her field.

To Apply: Please send CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability as a single PDF file. In addition, please arrange for three current recommendations, at least one of which must address classroom teaching effectiveness, to be sent via email to Review of applications will begin immediately.

Technical Instructor, MIT

Technical Instructor
Job Number: 14091
Functional Area: Academic (non-faculty)
Department: Physics
School Area: Science
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Description

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR, Physics, to serve as a member of the department's technical teaching staff in support of its undergraduate teaching program.  Duties include providing demonstrations--used by faculty--in undergraduate courses to illustrate physics principles in areas such as kinematics, electrostatics, magnetism, electricity, light, microwaves, etc.; preparing desktop experiments integrated into the course content for Studio Physics (TEAL) classes; guiding students in the operation and understanding of these experiments, facilitating group problem solving in an active learning environment, and serving as an expert resource in the use and functionality of classroom multimedia technology; assembling requested demonstrations for weekly review meetings with the course lecturer, finalizing the selection of demonstrations for upcoming lectures, and instructing the lecturer in the operational details of the demonstrations; and performing other duties as assigned. During the summer months, will assist with maintenance and improvements to experiments, including repairs, adaptations of modern technologies, and upgrades to the lab environment.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a B.S. in physics or related discipline; at least one year of related experience, which may include undergraduate teaching and/or laboratory work; experience using common electronic test and measurement equipment; excellent mechanical and electrical construction skills; competent computer skills; and ability to routinely lift fifteen pounds and weights of up to fifty pounds and move carts of demonstration equipment around the MIT campus several times per day. Seek an organized, detail-oriented team player capable of taking initiative and handling multiple tasks in a student-centered environment. Preference will be given to those with directly related experience.  Job #14091


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

TT, Elementary Science Education, University of Northern Colorado [Screening Begins December 2, 2016]

University of Northern Colorado
Elementary Science Education

Assistant Professor of Elementary Science Education (tenure-track)
The University of Northern Colorado invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Elementary Science Education, position #F99994. This 9-month appointment requires an earned terminal degree in science education or closely related field with a content emphasis in chemistry, earth science, physics, or similar area.

The successful candidate will instruct undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary science education, and additional courses in the science education program as needed.  In addition to providing service to the department, college, university, and profession, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program in science education involving both undergraduate and graduate students.

The successful candidate will be housed in the content department they fit best. For example, a Physics Education Research will be housed in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

The full vacancy announcement and application instructions are available at: Screening of applications begins October 26, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. The University is an AAEO employer.

Monday, October 10, 2016

FT, Howard Payne University, TX

POSITION AVAILABLE: Associate or Assistant Professor of Physical Science

Expectations - Howard Payne University, a church-related institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas seeks to employ evangelical Christians, with preference given to Baptists, who are dedicated to teaching and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith and the university’s sincere religious beliefs. The University is committed to the integration of learning and Christian faith in the pursuit of truth. Howard Payne University expects its employees to be professing Christians and be willing to support the Christian mission, purpose, vision and curriculum of the University. As a result, the University expects employees to lead lives of service through active involvement in Christian religious life both on campus and through a local Christian church.

Your signature on the Job Description indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements. Additional information about the University is available at

Job Summary – The Associate or Assistant Professor of Physical Science will teach a full academic load consisting of 24-27 hours per nine-month academic year. Courses taught will depend on departmental need and the applicant’s experience and expertise, and are likely to include:

General education physical science courses
Lower and upper level chemistry courses
Forensic science courses
Closely related engineering science courses
Other duties will include:

Prepare for and teach labs as assigned
Adhere to laboratory safety and hazardous waste disposal standards
Oversee undergraduate student research projects in physical science and chemistry
Contribute professionally to the faculty body and the university
Minimum Qualifications – Master’s degree or equivalent; or four to ten years of directly related experience and/or training. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or a sub-discipline is preferred, ABD will be considered as will 18 hours of upper level applicable course work with teaching experience. Experience teaching general education physical sciences, general chemistry and analytical chemistry is preferred.

Application Procedure: To be considered, applicants must submit an Employment Application (available at:, a letter of application addressing in detail how they meet the position requirements, curriculum vita, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, unofficial transcripts, copies of most recent teaching evaluations, and the names and email addresses for three professional references to:

Mrs. Kyra Owen
Administrative Assistant to Business and Human Resources
Howard Payne University
1000 Fisk Avenue, Suite 210
Brownwood, TX 76801
Phone: (325) 649-8031

Sunday, October 9, 2016

1-Year NTT Lecturers, Princeton  

Applicants for this position must apply with the department directly. See instructions for applying outlined in the job details.

Position Information
Requisition Number 1600289  
Job Title Lecturer  
Department Physics - 23800  
Position Summary The Physics Department at Princeton University is seeking applicants for non-tenure-track Lecturer positions during the academic year beginning as early as September 1, 2016. Applicants with experience in teaching introductory physics in conjunction with introductory physics labs are encouraged to apply. Full or part-time opportunities may be available. 
To apply for this position please log on to: There you will be asked to upload a recent CV, cover letter and contact information for three references that will be solicited to provide letters of support. 

This position is subject to the university's background check policy.  
Essential Qualifications Candidates for these positions must have a Doctorate degree in Physics or a related discipline.  
Preferred Qualifications  
Directory Title  
Job Function Regular Faculty  
Grade FR 090  
Standard Hours  
Full-time/Part-time Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly  
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly  
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours  
Eligible for Overtime No  
Benefits Eligible Yes  
Union Code Not Applicable  
Education Required Other-see essential qualifications  
Application Deadline Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying To apply for this position please log on to:  
Documents which can be associated with this posting Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Other Document 1  
Proposed Start Date  
End Date, if a Term Appointment  
Comments related to end date:  

EEO Statement Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Quicklink for Posting  

Friday, October 7, 2016

TT - Assistant Professor of Physics, Mississippi College

Mississippi College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our Physics program with a starting date of August 2017. Successful candidates will possess a completed Ph.D. with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in the field of physics. Candidates should have the background necessary to teach undergraduate level courses including Trigonometry-based and Calculus-based Introductory Physics and some combination of the following: Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Classical Mechanics, Optics, Engineering Mechanics, and Engineering Thermodynamics.

Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private, comprehensive, Christian university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. MC offers over 80 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, and has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students. The main campus is located in Clinton, MS which is about 10 miles west of the capital city of Jackson. Our Physics program appeals to students who are looking for an academically rigorous curriculum together with a Christian educational experience, close proximity to the Jackson area, and the benefits of being part of a small department which allows for close interactions with faculty and fellow classmates. Mississippi College seeks faculty and staff who are committed Christians and whose Christian principles are exemplified in daily living.  Faculty members are expected to be exceptional instructors, provide quality advising to students, and possess an appreciation for the mission of Mississippi College.

Candidates should submit a completed faculty application (available at, a current CV or resume, and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including a list of any previous courses taught and areas of interest) as pdf documents to, or by mail to Dr. Chris Maggio, Chair of Engineering, Computer Science, and Physics, Mississippi College, 200 S. Capitol St., Box 4004, Clinton, MS 39056. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Mississippi College
Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private, comprehensive, Christian university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. MC offers over 80 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, and has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students. The main campus is located in Clinton, MS which is about 10 miles west of the capital city of Jackson. Our Physics program appeals to students who are looking for an academically rigorous curriculum together with a Christian educational experience, close proximity to the Jackson area, and the benefits of being part of a small department which allows for close interactions with faculty and fellow classmates. Mississippi College seeks faculty and staff who are committed Christians and whose Christian principles are exemplified in daily living. Faculty members are expected to be exceptional instructors, provide quality advising to students, and possess an appreciation for the mission of Mississippi College.

FT - Faculty Position in Physics, Concordia University Wisconsin

Concordia University Wisconsin seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Physics beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year. This position is in the Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences.  The department offers undergraduate majors in biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, and environmental studies. CUW is a Christian university (LCMS) that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning in all areas.
Academic Responsibilities
The successful candidate should expect to teach introductory algebra- and calculus-based physics courses and develop/teach additional courses leading to a physics minor. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the interest in and ability to include undergraduates in a research program.  Additional responsibilities include committee work, advising, and department development.
Education and Experience
A doctorate in physics is preferred, although highly qualified applicants possessing significant progress (ABD) toward a doctorate will be considered.  Preference will be given to a computational or experimental physicist.  Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.  Moreover, candidates should be committed to student learning and professional development.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.  Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.
Applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, contact information for three references, description of teaching philosophy, and CU application*  to  Please write ‘Physics’ in the subject line.
Application review will begin October 28, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
*The employment application is available under “Employment “on the CUW web site at
About Concordia University Wisconsin
Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world. Concordia University Wisconsin seeks faculty dedicated to excellence in college teaching. Concordia is located in Mequon, Wisconsin on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan, 20 minutes north of Milwaukee.

TT - Assistant or Associate Professor of Physics - Gordon College

Assistant or Associate Professor of Physics
We are welcoming candidates for a faculty position opportunity in the Department of Physics. Gordon College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor of physics appointment. Position to begin August 2017. Rank will be commensurate with experience.
The Physics Department has seen strong growth in recent years, and our program is lively and focused on providing high quality instruction and unique undergraduate research opportunities. The department is composed of three full-time and three part-time faculty along with some fifty student majors.
Graduates of the department go on to pursue graduate degrees in physics or related disciplines, work at high tech startup companies or STEM-industry companies, teach at the secondary education level, or start companies of their own.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • a doctorate in physics, applied physics, materials science or a closely related field
  • a background in experimental condensed matter physics, solid state physics or materials science
  • an ability to instruct courses from introductory physics through the first-year graduate level
  • a passion for teaching and mentoring of undergraduates
  • an established research program or a clear vision for its development
  • a strong commitment to the Christian mission of the college
  • collaborative skills that cross departmental and disciplinary boundaries, including a willingness to instruct non-physics majors
The preferred will:
  • Be committed to integrating undergraduate research into their own research agenda
  • Have a research interest in experimental condensed matter physics, solid state physics or materials science
Gordon College is recruiting accomplished faculty who demonstrate the ability to combine outstanding scholarship with a passion for teaching and mentoring, and who are dedicated to preparing thoughtful Christian men and women for lives of service and leadership worldwide.
Interested applicants need to submit a Curriculum Vita that includes the names of 3 technical references, samples of academic writing, and a letter of application that addresses their fit with the mission of Gordon College and with the specific position.
The review of applicants will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is filled. For more information and details on how to apply go to:
Gordon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes that diversity is necessary to our ability to achieve our goals and educational mission.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Gordon College
Gordon College is one of the nation's premier Christian liberal arts colleges and located just north of Boston. We offer students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. Gordon stands apart from other outstanding institutions in New England by combining an exceptional education with an informed Christian faith. Gordon offers 38 majors, 42 concentrations and 15 interdisciplinary and pre-professional minors in the liberal arts and sciences. Current undergraduate enrollment is 1707 and graduate enrollment is 402. We have 95 full-time and 75 part-time instructional staff members.

TT - Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Penn State Behrend, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physics at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017. A Ph.D. in Physics or related field is required at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral research and/or teaching experience is desirable. Teaching duties will include both introductory level physics and upper level laboratory-based physics courses. The candidate should have the ability to develop a strong experimental research program in physics with demonstrated skills and interests in undergraduate education and mentoring undergraduate research. Startup funds and laboratory space, commensurate to a primarily undergraduate institution, are available. Penn State Behrend is a four-year, primarily undergraduate college of Penn State University with approximately 4,400 students and thirty-four baccalaureate majors. The College is committed to balance between teaching and research. The School of Science offers bachelor degrees in biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, math education, nursing, physics, and general science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. All applicants must apply online and submit five documents 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, 3) copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts 4) one page teaching philosophy and 5) one to two page research statement summarizing your proposed research, including a brief explanation of its suitability for an undergraduate college. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Apply online at

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.