Friday, June 28, 2019

1-Year Lecturer, Brockport College NY

Lecturer - Physics - Temporary

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Position type: Faculty (Full-Time)
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: School of Arts and Sciences
Department/Office: Physics
Categories: Faculty (Full-Time)
Lecturer – Physics
The College at Brockport

The Department of Physics at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, invites applications for a non-tenured, full-time one-year appointment beginning August 2019, to teach undergraduate physics courses.

Major Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching four undergraduate classes each semester. Classes taught will include algebra-based introductory physics lectures and laboratories, as well as courses for our majors such as mathematical methods, waves & optics, or astrophysics. The selected candidate will also be expected to attend faculty meetings, mentor students, participate in departmental governance, and contribute to departmental service. 

Required Qualifications
  • MS in Physics or a related field from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful teaching in higher education.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with department faculty and staff.
  • Ability to teach a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Physics or related field from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Two years of teaching experience in higher education.
  • Experience teaching some of the courses listed above.
  • Experience with active learning techniques in physics classrooms.

Department Description
The Department of Physics recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at the College at Brockport. Our mission is to provide rigorous instruction in physics and astronomy at all levels, while giving our majors the necessary skills for modern jobs and graduate school. The department currently has approximately 20 majors, four full-time faculty, and offers a BS and a minor in Physics.  The Department has state-of-the-art equipment in the form of a Park Systems AFM, Quantum Design PPMS, and a new Spitz SciDome IQ2400 projector for the campus planetarium. Faculty and students at Brockport work closely in the classroom, research lab, and in outreach efforts. Visit us on the web at

The College
The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.

Application Instructions
Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
For consideration, please submit 1) Letter of Application; 2) CV; 3) List of three professional references; 4) Statement detailing creative and research interests; and 5) Statement of Teaching Philosophy. Your letter of application should specifically address the required and preferred qualifications. 

New York State Executive Order 161
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement
We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College. 
Advertised: 24 Jun 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications deadline: Open until filled