Wednesday, December 21, 2016

PER Graduate Assistantships, University of Central Florida

Opportunity for graduate research in Physics Education Research at University of Central Florida

The Department of Physics at University of Central Florida ( is seeking talented students interested in physics education research (PER) to apply to its graduate program in physics, and conduct research in PER under the supervision of Prof. Zhongzhou Chen (

Prof. Chen's research focuses on using online education technologies to improve teaching, learning and assessment of physics in both online and blended courses.
Accepted applicants will be supported as teaching assisstant for the first year, and as research assistant in the second year. Support beyond the first two years is possible depending on performance and funding availability.

Requirements: admission to the Ph.D. program in the Department of Physics at UCF. Procedures and
requirements of application can be found at:

Deadline for application is Jan. 15, 2017. Interested individuals can contact Prof. Zhongzhou Chen
( for more details. Information on PER research group at UCF can be found at: education-research/

Students who are interested in working with Prof. Jackie Chini ( on PER research will also be considered, and are encouraged to contact Prof. Chini (

Preferred qualifications: Robust knowledge in undergraduate level physics, interest in education/cognitive science/online technology. Experience in education research, programming, data
analysis or online-courses is highly appreciated but not required.

The University of Central Florida, or UCF, is an American metropolitan public research university in
Orlando, Florida. It is the second largest university in the United States by undergraduate enrollment.
UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to
apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

TT, Wright State University, OH

Note: The position is officially open field, but the department has two physics education researchers and several of us would like to add another PER or astronomy education research person. We have MS but not PhD students in the department, so interest in involving undergraduates in research is a plus.

The Wright State University Department of Physics is seeking candidates for a Physics Department tenure track faculty position starting in the Fall of 2017. The position continues a successful, longstanding program emphasizing productive growth in the department, with an additional focus on increasing the numbers of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the department. All areas of physics research, either adding to or complementing existing experimental and theoretical research areas, will be considered. Candidates that can enhance the recently created Interdisciplinary Applied Sciences and Mathematics Ph.D. program are especially valuable. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral experience and success in obtaining external funding are highly desirable, since physics faculty are expected to establish an externally funded research program.  A successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the department, college, and university through research, effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service.  To apply, submit a cover letter, vita, statements of research and teaching interest, and a list of at least three references to  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  More information about WSU and this position can be found at is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Any questions in regard to this open position and search may be sent to

Internal Number: 11180

Friday, December 16, 2016

TT, Ventura CC District, Moorpark College, CA

Physics/Astronomy Instructor
Salary  Not Displayed
 Location  Moorpark College, CA Moorpark College, CA
Job Type Full-Time Faculty: Tenure-Track
Department MC - Student Learning
Job Number 2016-00339
Closing 2/12/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Under the general direction of a dean, an Instructor provides comprehensive classroom instruction to students from diverse backgrounds for the purpose of facilitating the attainment of their academic or vocational objectives.

There is currently one tenure-track position with the initial assignment located at Moorpark College. All academic employees are subject to assignment in any college of the District depending upon staffing needs as defined within the terms of the VCCCD/AFT Agreement. Nontraditional assignments such as evening, weekend, or off-site assignments may be made with consent of faculty member, management or when special conditions exist on a campus as defined within the terms of the VCCCD/AFT agreement.

Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience in placement on the salary schedule. Contract is based on a 10 month year to begin with the Fall 2017 semester. Fringe benefits include family medical, dental and vision insurance plans.  Maximum credit for prior experience is 7 years.

Representative Duties
Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or performance courses; assess and develop cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students through appropriate assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. E

Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resources, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate. E

Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. E

Plan and organize instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes to maximize student learning in alignment with department, college, and district goals; implement the student performance objectives as listed on the official course outline of record. E

Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum, and student learning outcomes; prepare and submit data and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. E

Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty; order instructional materials according to campus bookstore procedure to ensure timely delivery. E

Participate in curriculum and program development; update syllabi; collaborate with discipline faculty on a regular basis to assess and revise measurable student performance indicators for each course; may provide input into the development of student learning outcomes. E

Revise and update course content and materials of instruction in accordance with new theory, application, and industry developments within the discipline or area of specialization. E

Attend and participate on committees and in department, division, campus, and district meetings; may participate in articulation and matriculation related activities.

May provide work direction to others.

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

Master's in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics


bachelor's in physics or astronomy AND master's in engineering, mathematics, meteorology,

or geophysics

OR the equivalent.

All coursework must be from a recognized accredited college or university.

*Applicants who do not meet the above-stated minimum qualifications must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency in order to be considered on the basis of possessing equivalent qualifications (equivalency). The Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency is available on our website at  When completing the form, be sure to explain in detail how your qualifications are equivalent to the required minimum qualifications.

If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency.  Do not assume that you do not need to submit a Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency because your degree is similar to a degree stated in the minimum qualifications. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

For further details regarding equivalency and the criteria by which equivalency may be granted, please click on the following link:

Supplemental Information

$48,751 - $102,372 / Ten Month Contract

$48,751 - $85,311  / Ten Month Contract

All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following materials in order for their application to be considered.  Failure to submit these materials will result in disqualification.

* Letter of Application: The letter of application must include date, your name, position and location for which you are applying.  Your sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students must also be included.  The letter should give the screening committee a better understanding of how you will contribute as a fully participating member of the VCCCD
* Completed Application for Academic Employment
* Resume
* Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required)
* Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency, if applicable (see minimum qualifications above)
* Complete official or unofficial college/university transcripts demonstrating attainment of minimum qualifications.  Transcripts mush show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications.  If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.  An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.

NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework.  To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or  For a list of VCCCD-recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit

A screening committee will review and screen all applications and associated materials. Those candidates deemed by the committee to be most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application and the supplemental questions, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

VAP, Wabash College IN

The Wabash College Physics Department invites applications for a visiting position at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2017. Initial appointment is for one year, with renewal for a second year possible based on a determination of college circumstances and needs.  ABD required; Ph.D. preferred. Candidates should be committed to excellent and innovative teaching in a liberal arts environment, able to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses to a diverse student body, and eager to work in a department that values close interaction with faculty and students. Ability to contribute to the advanced lab program is desired. Wabash offers a competitive salary and support for faculty development. For more information about the Department and the College, please visit:

To apply, visit and submit a letter of application, vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of personal teaching philosophy tailored for the liberal arts environment, and e-mail addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin Feb. 10, and will continue until the position is filled.  Please contact Linda Weaver, administrative assistant, at, or Dennis Krause, department chair, at if there are any questions.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE

TT, LaGuardia CC, NY

The Department of Natural Sciences at LaGuardia Community College seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position in Astronomy/Physics at the Assistant Professor rank for an individual with a firm commitment to teaching and research.

Direct interaction with students in lectures, laboratory sessions, and advising is expected. A 27-hour annual teaching load includes astronomy, astrobiology, and physics classes in addition to laboratories and other courses according to interest and need. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to LaGuardia Community College's astronomy outreach program.

The appointee will participate in developing new courses and revising existing curriculum to meet the needs of our expanding department. Development of a viable research program and grant writing are expected. Student mentoring in undergraduate research projects is strongly encouraged. The duties also include effective participation in departmental, school, college, and university-wide activities. LaGuardia emphasizes excellent teaching in a student-focused environment. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with a diverse population.

The successful candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.
The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics or Astrobiology. The candidate will be expected to establish a research program. Evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals and grant-writing experience are preferred. The candidate will be required to show demonstrated evidence of successful teaching, scholarship, and the ability to cooperate with others.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information.  If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site at and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

Candidates should provide a CV or resume and statement of scholarly interests, as well as contact information for three references as one document.
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

FT, Santa Rosa Junior College CA

FILING DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline to be given consideration.

Salary Range: $62,829-$87,084 (2016/17 Faculty Salary Schedule); teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges
Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).


Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This is a full-time, regular contract position in the Chemistry and Physics Department at Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2017. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.


The Department of Chemistry & Physics at Santa Rosa Junior College is currently staffed by 10 full-time and several adjunct instructors, all of whom have great enthusiasm for teaching. The department has a Coordinator of Science Labs, Science Laboratory Instructional Assistants and administrative support. High educational standards are maintained and primary emphasis is placed on quality undergraduate instruction. High standards for environmental health and safety are diligently maintained. Together we offer day and evening classes at the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses.
The Physics Program's primary mission is to provide physics course work and related academic training required for transfer students in science, engineering and pre-professional majors. The program's secondary mission is to foster the scientific and technological literacy of the total student population through general education and enrichment classes and activities.

 Examples of Duties:

Teaching responsibilities include approximately 20 hours per week of lecture and lab instruction, plus office hours for student consultation. Course assignments may include any of the Calculus, Algebra and Conceptual- based Physics courses offered by the program.  Faculty are encouraged to utilize a wide range of instructional delivery systems including innovative and creative uses of technology.

Instructors are required to participate in the basic departmental functions such as department meetings, departmental subcommittees, and student club activities. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field and for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including development or improvement of laboratory experiments); assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, and participating in college-wide committees and community outreach.

SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including on-line. While this assignment is for the Santa Rosa campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes with weekly office hours being mandatory. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, managing laboratories, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.

 Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Physics, Astronomy, or Astrophysics; OR Bachelor's Degree in Physics or Astronomy AND Master's Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Meteorology, or Geophysics; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Physics.

Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

An advanced degree in Physics
The equivalent of at least one year of full-time teaching experience in Physics
Experience teaching microcomputer-based Physics laboratories
The ability to support and motivate students with various backgrounds and skill levels
The ability to work independently and collaboratively.
An interest in implementing new educational methods and technologies.
The vision and enthusiasm for developing courses and programs that enhance learning and broaden access
Willingness  or  ability  to  teach  in  distance  educational  format  (including  on-line) if appropriate or offered.

 Supplemental Information:

In order to be given priority consideration for this recruitment, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note that contact information is required for a minimum of three references.
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications exactly as stated, you must complete and attach the Equivalency Application to your Employment Application. If applicable, Equivalency Application is available at
A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Position Description" section of this announcement.
Current Resume.
Copies of transcripts of all college level course work.  Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
If applicable, copy of fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential (both sides).

Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.

If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.




PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
FAX: (707) 527-4967

The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)

Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security 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 Sonoma County Junior College District; 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 policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to SRJC Campus Police. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and  activities--including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

TT, Riverside City College CA

Position Information
How to Apply
Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. 01/31/2017
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Physics/Astronomy (Riverside City College)
Job listing number
Department: Physical Science (R)
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty/Counselor/Librarian
Student Position Type
Student Employment Location/Department
College/Campus: Riverside
Physical location of the position: Riverside
If off-site, please specify location.
Employment Type: Full-Time
Tenure Track (Faculty)
If Part-Time, indicate the number of hours per week
Position Length: 10-month
Salary Range: Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6
Salary Amount: $59,061 - $90,997
Salary Type: Annual
Is this position categorically (grant) funded? No
If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through:
Department Specific Needs:
Job Description
Basic Function: BASIC FUNCTION:
The successful candidate will be responsible for lectures in Physics and Astronomy, as well as associated laboratory instruction for these disciplines.
Education: EDUCATION:
Masters degree in physics with an emphasis in astronomy; or a Masters degree in astronomy; or the equivalent. (All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions).
Experience: EXPERIENCE:
Teaching experience at the college level is required.
Licenses/Certifications: LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).
Duties and Responsibilities: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. The instructional assignment will include lecture and laboratory classes in the discipline(s).
2. Faculty will participate in outcomes assessment work.
3. Faculty assignment is based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly, including but not limited to conducting classes, class preparation, student evaluation, office hours, committee work, curriculum and program development, learning outcomes assessment, program review, student activities, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement.
4. Institutional service activities are expected of all faculty members.
5. Participation in discipline/department decision-making processes and work regarding curriculum, program development, Improvement of Instruction, and other professional matters is expected.
6. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.
Duties and Responsibilities - Continued:
Duties and Responsibilities: - Continued
Conditions of Employment: CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Ten-month, tenure-track position.
2. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation, and full-time teaching or equivalent experience with a range from Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6 of the current Faculty Salary Schedule.
3. Medical and dental benefits are provided for the employee and legal dependents.
4. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided for the employee.
5. Orientation to college is required as is adherence to Improvement of Instruction policy.
6. Maintaining broad knowledge of academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes is expected.
7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in District promotional activities, active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and appropriate professional activities.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Required Applicant Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Other Document:
Optional Applicant Documents: Letter of Recommendation 3
Other Document
Doctorate Transcript
Other Document:
Effective Employment Date: Fall 2017
Application Deadline: 01-31-2017
Special Comments: ************************************************


* All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically WITH the online application.

* Letters of recommendation must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

*Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

*The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
Application Types Accepted: Faculty Application

Teaching TT, University of Guelph ON, CA

Faculty Position with Teaching Focus in Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Guelph invites applications for a faculty position in physics at the Assistant Professor level. This is a tenure-track appointment, and we are specifically seeking candidates that will focus on teaching within the Physics Department at all levels. The Department of Physics currently has 17 faculty members and offers strong undergraduate and graduate programs to the Ph.D. level. The graduate and research programs are enhanced by participation in the Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute (GWPI) and the Biophysics Interdepartmental Group (BIG). Guelph faculty members collaborate at many off-campus research facilities including the Canadian Light Source, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and TRIUMF. Experimental and theoretical research areas include astrophysics and gravitation, biophysics and medical physics, condensed matter physics and material nanoscience, physics education research, planetary surface exploration, and subatomic physics. Additional information about the Department is available at

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics, and will have demonstrated exceptional strength in teaching. The candidate may teach up to six physics courses per year at both graduate and undergraduate levels, along with significant involvement in undergraduate program development or laboratory development and some administrative duties. The research and scholarly activities of the candidate should enhance and complement those already established within the Department. To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, statement of research interests, publications list, and names and addresses of three professional references to:

Paul E. Garrett, Chair
Department of Physics
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1

Consideration of applications will begin 31 January 2017 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

1-Year Sabbatical Replacement, Truman State MO

Positions: One temporary sabbatical replacement faculty positions; available August 2017, pending funding. This position is one-year full-time appointment.

Responsibilities: Teaching a range of introductory and advanced undergraduate physics courses.

Required Qualifications:
· Ph.D. in Physics or related field. ABD (with Master's degree in Physics) will be considered with completion by the date of appointment.

Candidates will be evaluated on:
· Ability to teach a wide range of courses in an undergraduate physics curriculum
· Commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level
· Evidence of teaching effectiveness or potential teaching effectiveness
· Effective communication skills
· Previous experience at a liberal arts institution
· Research experience in physics or related field, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications

Rank and Salary: Rank and salary is commensurate with experience. Truman offers an attractive benefits package including life, health, and disability insurance.

Program: The Department of Physics is part of the School of Science and Mathematics at Truman State University. The department has 7 faculty members and approximately 80 undergraduate majors. Teaching and research laboratories, classrooms, and offices are located in the recently renovated science building on campus. For more information about the Physics Department, please visit

The University: A vibrant community of teacher-scholars with a highly selective student body, Truman is a residential university focused on providing its approximately 6,000 students with broad liberal arts experiences and depth of study in 48 undergraduate majors and eight graduate programs. Truman is nationally recognized for the quality of the educational opportunities it offers students and for its leadership in the assessment of student learning and continuous improvement. For the twentieth consecutive year, Truman, Missouri's public liberal arts and sciences university has been recognized as the No. 1 Public University in the Midwest Region - Master's Category by U.S. News and World Report. Located in Kirksville, Missouri, Truman plays a vital role in the life of a thriving rural community served by commuter air service and Amtrak. More information about Truman State University can be found at

Application: The application process is handled by the School of Science and Mathematics. Electronic submission of applications is required and must be completed at . Completed applications must include (1) letter of application that clearly addresses: teaching philosophy, commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research experience in physics or a related field, communication skills, and, if applicable, experience as a teacher-scholar at a liberal arts institution; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; and (4) undergraduate and graduate college transcripts.

Review of applications will begin January 30, 2017. If hired, applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States, official graduate transcripts, or documentation of degrees if transcripts are not available.

FT, Dallas County CC District

Physics Faculty
Apply nowJob no: 494696
Work type: Full-time
Location: Brookhaven
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (as assigned)

Job Title Code

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$50,000 annually

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)


Position Type

Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Master's degree or higher in Physics or Master's degree or higher with a concentration in Physics (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Official transcripts will be required at the time of interview.  ***A criminal background check and/or fingerprinting check will be conducted.***

Course work not specified on the transcript as Physics requires accompanying course descriptions from the pertinent graduate catalog.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position is for the Fall Semester of 2017 and pending funding availability.  Typical work days will be Monday - Friday but with some night and weekend classes may be needed depending on student enrollment.  This position will be teaching Trigonometry and Calculus based Physics as well as Astronomy courses.

Provides students with a written course syllabus that should include items specified by the college and/or Dallas County Community College System. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records as required by law and the Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures Manual. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Institutional Service Responsibilities (College and Dallas County Community College System): Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System's calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college and/or system committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required by Board Policy and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. Student Services Responsibilities: May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Community: Consistent with other DCCC job descriptions demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas County Community College System and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Professional Growth Responsibilities: Participates in professional development activities.

Advertised: 13 Dec 2016 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 09 Jan 2017 Central Standard Time

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

TT, Allegany College of Maryland

Physics Faculty, Tenure Track
Open Date: 12/7/2016
Reports To: Division Chair
Close Date: 2/28/2017   The selection committee will begin reviewing candidates on February 1, 2017
Position Term: 9 Months
Education Required: Masters
Application Review Date: 2/1/2017
Anticipated Start Date: 8/1/2017
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary: 36,394  -  46,894
Basic Statement of Responsibilities:
The teacher is responsible for teaching students through formal and informal classroom and/or laboratory/clinic activities in an atmosphere compatible with the philosophies, goals and objectives of the college.
Education / Specialized Skills:
The teacher is primarily responsible for teaching lecture and laboratory sections of 100 and 200 level physics and physical science courses. Courses including science education, biology and chemistry labs may be necessary to complement teaching load. The teacher is responsible for the budgeting, purchasing of equipment/specimens, preparation and maintenance of the physics lab.
Primary Responsibilities:
The Classroom/Laboratory teacher is responsible for the following tasks and duties.

    A.  Teaching

          1.  Teach as a full-time faculty member at least 30 semester hours or its equivalent each academic year, (summer teaching could count towards this load).

           Full-time teaching contracts include the right of the college to assign the courses to be taught, as recommended by the Program Director/Division Chair and as approved by the Vice-President of Instructional Affairs.  For full-time faculty appointed in FY94 and beyond, such assignments will include a combination of campus sites, specifically the Pennsylvania Centers and other off-campus sites.  Also, faculty hired beginning FY94 will teach courses using the distance learning technology as scheduled.

          2.  Plan and conduct classes and/or laboratory periods in a manner that will achieve maximum learning.

          3.  Distribute, at the beginning of each semester, a syllabus following the standard Allegany College of Maryland format.

          4.  Meet all scheduled classes and/or labs or, if unable to do so because of emergency or illness, notify the Program Director/Division Chair and/or the Vice President in an attempt to get class coverage or to cancel class(es). Lectures/labs must meet the full and appropriate amount of time as specified in COMAR and departmental operating procedures.

          5.  Reconcile class rosters with those students in the class or lab.  Report discrepancies to the Registration Office.

          6.  Submit mid-semester and final semester grades to the Registration Office by the specified deadlines.

         7.  Participate in the faculty evaluation process.

          8.  Update course material as necessary and incorporate these changes in a revised syllabus submitted to the Vice President's office.

B.  Advising

1.  Serve as an academic advisor; assist in the registration process by helping students in a learner centered educational philosophical model.

2.  Evaluate the assigned advisee's transcript(s) and help the student to identify his/her educational goal(s).

3.  Review student's Graduation Evaluation Report to ensure that graduation requirements have been or will be met.

4.  Maintain office hours a minimum of three hours per week.

5.  Work with the Student Services staff in student related matters.

C.  Professional Development

1.  Keep informed of trends, developments, and research in one's own field of study.  Utilize such information as appropriate in the classroom/lab.

2.  Pursue further education on a formal basis and/or on an informal basis.

3.  Attend professional meetings, workshops, and seminars as appropriate.  Membership in professional organizations and making presentations at meetings are encouraged.

4.  Strive to improve teaching effectiveness and advising in a learner-centered educational model.

5.  Demonstrate through teaching, scholarship, and public statements a positive image that reflects on the professional stature of the college.

6.  Adhere to the Code of Ethics in the Professional Staff Handbook.

D.  Division/Program Responsibilities

1.  Attend and participate in division/program meetings.

2.  Serve proactively on division/program committee(s).

3.  Assist in the development of division/program long range plans and goals.

4.  Assist in accreditation and assessment strategies.

5.  Assume some division/program administrative responsibilities if delegated.

6.  Communicate ideas for improving the division/program; grant writing

 7.  Serve as requested, on the division's/program's Advisory Committee.

8.  Purchase equipment and maintain labs, set up labs for classes.

E.  College Governance/Contribution to the College

1.  Cooperate with other members of the college to assure maximum effectiveness in the attainment of the college's goals and objectives.

2.  Must serve on one standing committee and one of the following: Adhoc committee, Task Force, or special project or a second standing committee.

3.  Participate in College Staff meetings and/or workshops.

4.  Attendance at Faculty Association meetings is encouraged.

5.  Become familiar with key documents of the college, such as Professional Staff Handbook, Academic Regulations, Student Handbook, etc.

6.  Participate in Spring Commencement Exercises unless excused by the President.

F. Contribution to the Community (Suggested representative activities)

1.  Presentations at or organization of seminars, programs, conferences, workshops, etc.

2.  Continued education contributions

3.  Volunteering at community activities

4.  Service on civic committees, boards, youth organizations, and church involvement

5.  Other

G. Other tasks as appropriate that may be assigned by the Chairman/Director

Job Knowledge:
The teacher must have a minimum of one year prior teaching experience in Physics  in a two-year or four-year post-secondary Institution.

Math Skill Needed:
Successful completion of college level- calculus sequence; routine computer applications (Microsoft office, email, web navigation)
Physical Effort Required:
loads of up to 50 pounds; driving license required.
Additional Comments:
Salary depends on education and experience

Monday, December 12, 2016

VAP, Gustavus Adolphus College MN

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics to begin September 1, 2017 (subject to final approval). This position should be attractive to recent or imminent Ph.D. recipients who are considering a career at a liberal arts college or small university. The department considers the mentoring of new faculty to be an important part of visiting appointments, and has a successful record in this regard.
The Physics Department has a nationally recognized program providing general-education courses in the liberal arts and service courses for majors in other science disciplines, as well as a comprehensive physics major. Gustavus graduates an average of 18 physics majors per year, of whom a very high percentage pursue graduate and professional degrees. The department is staffed by 6.0 FTE faculty, and is housed and well-equipped in the 64,000 square-foot Olin Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. More information about the department may be found at
Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in physics (or a related field), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate must have a record of successful physics teaching at the TA level or beyond, and be comfortable teaching with modern laboratory instructional equipment and software. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.
Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.
Major/Essential Functions: Primary responsibilities during the fall and spring semesters will include approximately 12 contact hours per week in lecture and laboratory courses at the introductory and upper level for various audiences. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to teach a course during our interim January term (a one-month experimental course). There will be some opportunities for visiting faculty to collaborate in undergraduate research in areas such as AMO, optics, acoustics, and other fields, although research activity is not an expectation of this position.
Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate-studies transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference). At least one letter should be from a person who can supply an informed evaluation of the applicant's teaching experience. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:
Instructor Search
Department of Physics
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
Application information is also available at For more details, visit the College's website at or contact Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Friday, December 9, 2016

TT, North Orange CC District, Cypress College CA

Position Details

Classification Information
Classification Title Credit Faculty
Position Information
Job Title Physics Instructor
Department CC Science, Engineering, Math
Location Cypress College
Percentage of Employment 100%
Months of Employment 10 Months/Year
Work Schedule Full Time, Tenure Track
Primary Purpose
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

Essential Functions
Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description
Teach physics courses that include topics such as mechanics, heat, optics, electromagnetism, and modern physics to engineering, science, and non-science majors at the freshman and sophomore undergraduate level.

Assist in the training of adjunct instructors.

Participate in curriculum and laboratory development. Serve on department, division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities.

Participate in co-curricular activities, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support student success.

Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.

Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.

Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.

Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.

Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.

Work cooperatively with staff and students.

Evening and/or Saturday assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.

Special Requirements
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.

Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics


Bachelor’s in physics or astronomy


Master’s in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics


The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications
Recent experience in teaching undergraduate physics courses.

Experience developing and teaching laboratory curriculum in physics, including mechanics and electromagnetism.

Experience managing and growing a physics program.

Recent Experience in teaching undergraduate introductory astronomy courses.

Commitment to community college education and student success.

Experience developing and teaching online courses.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Working Conditions
Cypress College – a two-year community college accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges – opened in 1966 and has grown to a beautiful 110-acre campus offering over 50 programs of study in academic and vocational areas. Recently ranked 17th in the nation (among 1500+ community colleges) by its students for the quality of faculty/teaching and 3rd in California (out of 113) by for student success, Cypress College epitomizes an environment of academic excellence. Whether it is vocational studies such as our T-TEN program, a collaboration with Toyota Motor Corporation which is ranked #1 in the nation, or academic programs, such as English and ESL, where the success rate of our students is 15% higher than statewide averages, Cypress College sets the benchmark for excellence.

Our comprehensive Student Services programs support and enhance strategic goals related to access, retention and persistence initiatives on campus. As a valued partner with instructional faculty, student services staff and counseling faculty strive to implement innovative strategies to reduce and eliminate documented achievement gaps on campus. Cypress College truly embodies an inclusive learning culture. The student body is incredibly diverse, with over 43% Hispanic, 23% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 23% Caucasian. Students from over 30 countries join our International Student program every year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students. Cypress College has strong partnerships with the local community that culminated in a $574 million bond measure in 2014, the second largest in the history of Orange County. The College is poised to revitalize infrastructure and facilities to provide a state-of-the art learning environment for students.

College employees are dedicated to the core values of Excellence, Integrity, Collegiality and Inclusiveness. We invite you to be a part of this celebrated and diverse community of learners where we put Students First. More information can be found at

Salary Range $62,028 - $93,909 Annually
Number of Vacancies 1
Commitment to Diversity
All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 201681FT
Desired Start Date 08/24/2017
Open Date 12/08/2016
Close Date 02/24/2017
Special Instructions Summary
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. References, including a supervisor will be contacted if a candidate is moved forward as a finalist in the recruitment process.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Please check the response that applies:
I meet the minimum qualifications for this position as outlined by the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges.
I have EQUIVALENT qualifications.
I was granted EQUIVALENCY at North Orange County Community College District.
I do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
* Describe your experience, training, and/or education which demonstrates your understanding and sensitivity to diversity.
(Open Ended Question)

* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
CCC Registry
Cypress College
Employee Referral
Fullerton College
Human Resources
NOCCCD Website
OC Register
School of Continuing Education
Other (list below)
Other, please specify.
(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Undergraduate transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
Graduate transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
Optional Documents
Additional Transcripts I
Additional Transcripts II
NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree
Copy of California Community College Credential.

The North Orange County Community College District, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures, or practices. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The District is also committed to maintaining campuses that are free of harassment, drugs, and alcohol. A copy of the District's full policy on non-discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, treatment and counseling, and maintenance of a drug-free environment is available online at

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every hire which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.

FT Instructor, University of Central Missouri

Position Information
Position Title Instructor
Working Title Instructor, Instructional Faculty--Physics
Department 220765-Physics
Pay Rate Per Faculty Salary Model
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 998828
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position 998828.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter (2) description of teaching philosophy; (3) a curriculum vitae;(4)evidence of teaching effectiveness, (5) copies of unofficial transcripts showing degrees completed; (6) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references. Letters of recommendation and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts showing degree completed will be required later in the search process. Additional supporting materials may be requested at a later time.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 7, 2017.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. James Taylor, Search Committee Chair, Physics Search Committee, telephone (660) 543-8773 or e-mail: .

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:
Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit No
Posting Date 12/08/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose
Non-tenure track, instructor, to teach lower lower-division physics and astronomy, and possibly some upper-division physics courses. Opportunities exist for involving students in research. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have an interest in helping with the expansion of the Department’s Bachelor of Science program in Physics Education.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training
M.S./Ph.D in physics or astronomy by the appointment date.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Presentation
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess the credentials, experience and documented achievements appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, including:
1. M.S./Ph.D in physics or astronomy by the appointment date.
2. Demonstrated effective communication skills in both written and oral form.
3. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse student population.
4. Experience with computers in teaching and research settings.
5. Experience in organizing classroom activities and supervising laboratories

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience teaching physics and astronomy at the post-secondary level highly preferred; as well as experience with undergraduate research.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Excellent Collaboration skills; Competence in instructional technology.

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Ability to Keyboard
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness
Teaching Philosophy Statement

Thursday, December 8, 2016

STEM+C Education Postdoc, Indiana University-Bloomington

Postdoctoral Position in STEM Education

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants please upload a letter of application that describes your qualifications for the position, your professional research interests, and your experience in STEM education; a curriculum vita; and names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. The faculty of Indiana University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.

Posting Details

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Indiana University’s non-discrimination statement is found in policy UA-01 at Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. The address for Indiana University’s Title IX Coordinator is: 400 E. 7th Street, Poplars 833, Bloomington, IN 47405. The Annual Security Reports, containing policy statements and crime statistics for Indiana University campuses, are available through Public Safety and the IU Police Department web sites at A paper copy will be provided upon request from Public Safety at

Position Details
Title Postdoctoral Position in STEM Education
Appointment Status  Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Education

Position Summary
The Center for P-16 Research and Collaboration in the School of Education at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) invite applicants for two postdoctoral positions focused on K-12 STEM education in Indiana with the Workplace Simulation Project Plus. The postdoctoral positions will begin February 1, 2017 and both will be a 12-month, full-time position with the possibility of extension to a subsequent year based on performance and funding. Responsibilities revolve around management of all aspects of the Workplace Simulation Project Plus (WSP+) program at a high school in southwest central Indiana. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to organizing the development of the project prototype, creating curricular connections to the project design and objectives across STEM+C -related subjects, designing and facilitating project activities, supporting the design and implementation of STEM+C professional development modules, supporting teachers in integrating daily school curriculum with project goals and objectives, developing programs for adult education, collaborating with industry partners, and oversight of data management and analysis aspects of the project.

Responsibilities of the position include managing the research and implementation of the Workplace Simulation Project Plus (WSP+) where schools partner with industry in the school setting; aligning school curriculum with industry projects at a high school in southwest central, Indiana. Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of the project including research, classroom curriculum, industry lab days, a weeklong economic development symposium for educators, a six week program for adult learners, developing working relationships with other organizations vested in career exploration, job retention and economic development and support collaborative efforts of all groups in an effort to enhances regional growth and development.

Basic Qualifications
Candidates will have an earned doctoral degree in a STEM+C education related field, including science education, mathematics education, computer science education and should have strong content knowledge in at least two of the following content areas: physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science. The candidates will have a strong commitment to working with teachers in K-12 settings; an ability to work collaboratively with industry and school district partners; and, strong organizational and data management skills. Experience teaching at the pre-college level and with diverse populations is highly valued.

Department Contact for Questions
For questions regarding these positions, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dionne Cross Francis, Search Committee Chair, School of Education, Indiana University, 201 N. Rose Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 812-856-8221. For questions regarding application submission, please contact Jane Kaho 812.856.8019

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions
Interested applicants please upload a letter of application that describes your qualifications for the position, your professional research interests, and your experience in STEM education; a curriculum vita; and names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

The faculty of Indiana University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.

For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date
OAA # 21611-09
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Application
Optional Documents
Other 2
Other 3

FT Assistant/Associate Professor Math/Physics, Pfeiffer University NC

Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics & Physics
Pfeiffer University is seeking applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics & Physics to support the overall mission and vision of Pfeiffer University through excellence in teaching and advising students. The position is a 9 month, full-time position to begin in August, 2017. A commitment to the principles of servant leadership, working with graduate and adult students, and involvement in university and community service is strongly desired. Responsibilities include classroom/laboratory instruction and office hours for students, and research development. Teaching responsibilities include lectures and laboratories in upper level math courses and the general physics series. Research responsibilities involve setting up a suitable undergraduate research project for student involvement. The applicant must be able to teach a wide variety of courses, including the calculus sequence, geometry, probability and statistics, numerical analysis, and discrete math.

Person must have a commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring in the liberal arts tradition. Teaching responsibilities include lectures in mathematics and physics and laboratories introductory physics. Hold a minimum of six office hours per week on no fewer than four different days. Prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course and lesson plans, and engage in the selection of textbook and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses. Teach pertinent course subject using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, and other appropriate modes of educational delivery. Lead and monitor classroom instruction that promotes educational and learning process keeping with faculty academic freedom and responsibility. Evaluate and grade student performance. Responsible for producing and distributing course learning objectives. Create and implement undergraduate research project working with students in the Milton Rose research scholarship.

Qualifications require a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Physics with at least 18 hours in each discipline. ABD considered.

Pfeiffer University is a private, Liberal Arts University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, whose mission is to prepare servant leaders for life-long learning. The main campus is located in Misenheimer, approximately 40 miles northeast of Charlotte, NC, with additional locations in Charlotte and the Raleigh area. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, a 403b retirement account, and tuition benefits at Pfeiffer and other member institutions. Compensation is based upon education and experience.

Applications and letters of nomination will be accepted immediately, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should visit for more information on the University. Please download an employment application from, and send along with a letter of interest, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts, and full contact information for at least three professional references to:

Twyla H. Kidd
Director of Human Resources
Pfeiffer University
PO Box 960
Misenheimer, NC 28109
Fax: 704/463-3012