Saturday, June 17, 2017

Lecturer Non-tenure-track Faculty -Physics/Astronomy Perimeter College (GA) 
Posting Number:
GSU Log Number:
Classification Title:
Lecturer Non-tenure-track Faculty -Physics/Astronomy  
Position Title:
Lecturer Non-tenure-track Faculty - Physics/Astronomy - Log #18-078  
CWD-Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty  
Position Type:
Full-Time Faculty  
Posting Type:
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Physical Sciences invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer position in physics and astronomy. The successful candidate will provide 36 hours of instruction (lecture and laboratory) per academic year, consistent with the college's mission, and maintain office hours for student tutoring. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position located at Perimeter College. Lecturers are appointed on a year to year basis renewable up to six years.  
Prior physics and astronomy teaching experience at the collegiate level, including online teaching is desired.  
A Master's degree in physics and/or astronomy (completed by the date of appointment) is required. A doctoral degree is preferred.  
Scope/ Impact
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to teach a variety of physics and astronomy courses at the college - level. Ability and desire to teach effectively using a variety of methods. Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate student learning. Effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology.  
Physical Requirements:
Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.  
Pre-Employment Requirements:
A Criminal History Check is Required.  
Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard hours (nights and weekends).  
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
$37,581 - $47,731 (10 month Salary Range)  
Anticipated Start Date:
August 2017  
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Graduate Transcript
Optional Applicant Documents:
Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation
Other Document 1
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Other Document 4
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Qualified Applicants must submit the following application materials to be considered:
  • Letter of intent, summarizing your experience and qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three professional reference letters
  • Official transcripts of all degrees completed
The position is posted as, "Open Until Filled." Please note that the review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Official transcripts may be sent electronically to from the degree granting institution. Reference letters may be emailed to, please include 'Recommendation Letter: Candidate's Name and Log#: 18-078' in the subject line.
Alternately, both official transcripts and recommendation letters may be mailed to:
  • Perimeter College
    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Sonda Abernathy
    Building SA, Suite 2211
    3251 Panthersville Road
    Decatur, GA 30034
A Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation is required for foreign graduate degrees.

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Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Chair of the Department of Physical Sciences, Dr. Solomon Fesseha,
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