Posting Number: 0004204
Job Title: Instructor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Grant Funded? No
Position Type: Faculty
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 www.usm.edu.
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.
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