Friday, November 11, 2016

FT, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH ,

Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) is an intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults who seek opportunities to learn and grow in an academic community of faith. The University provides the context for a transformational experience through excellent academics, service opportunities, caring relationships, and a nurturing spiritual and social environment. Faculty, staff, and students are challenged to achieve their highest potential, to become increasingly Christ-like and to make a difference in their world through lifelong service.

The University is seeking a full-time (nine-month) Physics Faculty Member, beginning in the Fall semester of 2017. Rank is open. Compensation is competitive among the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Responsibilities may include:
Teaching a range of undergraduate physics courses in support of engineering, physical science, chemistry, and biology programs;
Working with the Chemistry/Physical Science Department to staff some chemistry courses;
Advising of students majoring in science and engineering and ensuring that their academic progress meets requirements set by the institution, working with students to encourage professional development;
Supporting departmental efforts for continued improvement of programs;
Serving the university through faculty committee participation.
Interview preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
An Evangelical Christian confession of faith and experience is required (Statement of Faith required at application). Membership in the Church of the Nazarene preferred;
A graduate degree in Physics or a closely related field is required. An earned Ph.D. in Physics is preferred;
Candidates with industry experience are particularly desirable;
Strong presentation skills, and commitment to quality classroom instruction and student learning;
Excellent oral and written communication skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively with others.