Adjunct Faculty - Physics and Astronomy
The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Texas A&M University-Commerce seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach courses in the M.S. in Physics with Teaching Emphasis Program. The courses in this program are specially designed for in-service high school teachers and other STEM instructors, and blend advanced physics topics with physics education research, current research, and history. All courses are online, so the adjunct faculty member may work remotely. A terminal degree in physics, physics education, astronomy, or a closely related field is required. A candidate with a background in physics education research is strongly desired.
Preference will be given to candidates who have college or university teaching experience, including teaching online classes, or are experienced conducting physics education research.
You can read more about the M.S. in Physics with Teaching Emphasis here: http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/colleges/scienceEngineeringAgriculture/departments/physicsAstronomy/graduatePrograms/msPhysicsForEducators.aspx
Apply here: https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/99818
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Position Title Adjunct Faculty - Physics and Astronomy
Posting Title Adjunct Faculty - Physics and Astronomy
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - COMMERCE (TAMUC)
Department PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY / 21-120660
Posting Number F00044FY13
Salary $3,000.00 per 3 hr course
Pay Basis Per Semester
Job Close Date
Geographic Location Commerce
Budget Type Other
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Position Summary Information
The Department of Physics & Astronomy seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for Fall 2017, part-time adjunct faculty appointments in physics, astronomy, and integrated science.
Major/Essential Duties of Job
Successful applicants will teach up to nine semester credit hours within the required discipline at on campus or off-campus sites as dictated by student demand, hold office hours and assist students as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
A terminal degree in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field is required to teach graduate coursework. Candidates for the integrated science courses may have a suitable background in education, with at least 18 applicable graduate credits. A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the field is required to teach undergraduate courses.
Preferred Education and Experience
Preference will be given to candidates who hold current relevant professional credentials.
College or university teaching experience.
Evidence of teaching excellence.
Prior relevant industry experience.
Experience working with culturally diverse populations.
Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Where did you see this position advertised?
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(Open Ended Question)
* Do you have a Masters Degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the field?
* Do you hold current relevant professional credentials?
* Do you have college or university teaching experience?
* Do you have prior relevant industry experience?
* Do you have experience working with culturally diverse populations?
* Can you provide evidence of teaching excellence?
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