Friday, June 21, 2019

VAP, Clarkson University NY

Posting Details

Position Information
Job TitleVisiting Assistant Professor in Physics
Posting NumberFac 2014000663
Full-time/ Part-timeFull-time
Is this a temporary Position?Yes
Position Summary Information
Job Description SummaryResponsibilities will involve teaching undergraduate physics courses, performing related duties as required, management of first year labs (including instruments, computers and data acquisition software), and regular coordination with teaching assistants as well as other instructors. The successful candidate is also expected to assist in academic programs like IMPETUSCOMPASSREU, etc. Application, including a cover letter and resume should be submitted no later than June 28, 2019.
Minimum QualificationsThe position requires an earned Ph.D. in Physics, demonstrated evidence for teaching excellence, and at least four years’ teaching experience, including recent experience in physics teaching labs.
The candidate should be adequately familiar with current instructional technologies/resources, such as clickers, Moodle, PeopleSoft, Top Hat, computerized data acquisition, etc. Candidates who are ABD with an expected completion date before or shortly after the date of hire will be considered. Communication skills necessary to effectively work with diverse groups of students and colleagues will be essential.
Preferred QualificationsWork experience in educational programs, evidence for current/ongoing activities in teaching and research; peer-reviewed scientific publications.
Physical DemandsAbility to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Posting Detail Information
Open Date06/20/2019
Close Date06/28/2019
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions for this PostingOnce a candidate is selected for phone interview, reference letters will be solicited by the Search Committee, directly form reference writers. Reference writers’ e-mails will be provided by candidate as part of the application.
An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.
All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).
Reference Request Details
Maximum Number of Reference Letters3
Minimum Number of Reference Letters2

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • AUPHA Career Listings
    • AOM ListServs
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Other Referral, Indeed
    • Discipline specific journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • National Society for Women Engineers
    • National Society for Black Engineers
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but disertation)
    • Phd
  3. Do you have experience in PeopleSoft or other relational databases?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. What instruments have you worked with? What types of analytical experience do you have?(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. List of Publications
  6. Teaching Evaluations