Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Distance Learning Specialist at Auburn University

The Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning conducts
programs in faculty and instructional development for units across the Auburn
University campus. The Biggio Center has recently expanded its activities to
include the support of Distance Education efforts at the University– including
course development, instruction and assessment. The Distance Learning
Specialist will be responsible for providing instructional design and delivery
support to faculty members teaching online and hybrid courses.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Postdoc at Kansas State

Kansas State University is likely to be hiring a postdoc to work on issues of upper-division student understanding, the math/physics connection, and/or physicist identity formation. Tentative and flexible start date in January. Interested parties should email Eleanor Sayre at LE@zaposa.com for more information.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

ISTEM Director at College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland has just announced an opening for a
12-month faculty appointment as Director, ISTEM Program.

This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by
11:59 pm EST Thursday, 06/30/11. The College of Southern Maryland is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.

Associate Director for Assessment and Evaluation at MIT

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Director for Assessment and Evaluation, Teaching and Learning Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The Teaching and Learning Laboratory (TLL) is part of the Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education. Its goals are to promote excellence in teaching and learning throughout the Institute, serve as a resource for educational innovation, and further an understanding of learning in university-level science and engineering. The Associate Director for Assessment and Evaluation will work with MIT faculty, administration, and students to design, manage, and implement research in and assessment of new and ongoing educational initiatives.

Part-time HS instructor at NC School of Science and Math

NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS is seeking .75 instructor of physics with possibility for full time.

Responsible for instruction in introductory physics classes, labs, and tutorials.

Requirements: Minimum of Masters Degree and experience teaching science.

Closing date: Open til filled, reviewing apps starting 7/11/11.

Submit State of North Carolina Application to: NCSSM attn: HR, PO Box 2418, Durham, NC 27715 http://www.ncssm.edu/hr/jobs/

Monday, June 20, 2011

Lecturer at California Polytechnic State University

The Physics Department invites applications for full-time lecturer, academic year, positions at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, beginning 9/12/2011. Primary duties and responsibilities are to teach undergraduate physics or astronomy. A Ph.D. in physics or related field is required by time of appointment (all requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed prior to 9/12/2011). Must provide evidence of (or potential for) high quality teaching. Rank and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please visit http://www.calpolyjobs.org, complete a required online faculty application, and apply to requisition #102358. Attach a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts and a statement of professional goals. Be sure to submit your online application specifically to the Physics Department requisition #102358. Please see on-line posting for instructions and sending three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin July 20, 2011. Applications received after that date may be considered. For more information about the Physics Department please visit http://www.calpoly.edu/~phys.

Homework Author at Sapling Learning

Sapling Learning has an immediate, full-time opening for an Online Homework Author and Instructor Support Representative specializing in Physics ("Technology T.A."). The Physics Technology T.A. is responsible for creating algebra- and calculus-based physics homework assignments that meet the expectations of instructors using our software, and are aligned to various textbooks. The Technology T.A. writes new, engaging physics questions to augment Sapling Learning’s content bank. In addition, the Technology T.A. serves as a proprietary software authority and subject matter expert to trouble-shoot issues that instructors and students may encounter within the Sapling Learning platform.

Lecturer at Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College is seeking a science education professional to instruct undergraduate courses in Astronomy on our main campus. The courses include both lecture and laboratory components as well as student assessment and advising.

Requirements: The successful candidate will possess a Master's of Science degree in Physics or a related discipline with at least 15 graduate hours in the discipline.

Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the Dream (AtD) initiative. The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations. For a detailed job posting and to apply, please visit our web site at: jobs.elgin.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50735

Lecturer at the University of Georgia

The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://www.physast.uga.edu) at The University of Georgia (http://www.uga.edu) seeks to hire a Lecturer. This will be a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. A Ph.D. degree in Physics, Astrophysics or Astronomy is required at the time of job offer. The lecturer will primarily teach in the Department’s general physics programs and applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The starting date for this position is January 2012. Candidates should submit a vita, and a description of teaching philosophy electronically at https://www.physast.uga.edu/faculty_search/lecturer-2011/
and have three letters of reference sent electronically to Ms. Amy Bellamy
Email: lecturer-2011@physast.uga.edu

Visiting Instructor at Tulsa University

The Department of Physics and Engineering Physics invites applications for a visiting instructor position for 2011-2012 academic year. Ph.D. in physics or engineering physics preferred, ABD will be considered. The teaching responsibilities will include the instrumentation labs, introductory physics lectures, as well as other courses depending on departmental needs. For more information visit www.physics.utulsa.edu. The University of Tulsa is a privately endowed doctoral granting university of approximately 4,000 students located in a metro population of 900,000. Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references to: Dr. George P. Miller, at gpmiller@utulsa.edu, or to the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, 800 S. Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104-3189. Screening of the candidates will begin July 15th and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Tulsa is an EEO/AA employer.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Visiting Instructor at Rice University

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University invites applications from recent Ph.D. graduates for a visiting instructorship in physics, commencing July/August 2011. This is a non-tenure-track position, with the possibility of reappointment for two further three-year terms. The instructor will be involved in teaching and in development of innovative teaching methods, with a load equivalent to two courses per semester. There would also be opportunities to pursue independent research or collaborations with on going research programs in the department (see our web page http://physics.rice.edu). Applicants should send a dossier consisting of a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, a list of publications, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Chair, Instructorship Search Committee, Physics and Astronomy Department, MS-61, Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892, or by email to vcall@rice.edu with the subject line “VWI Search”. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U. S.

Laboratory Supervisor at University of idaho

The Director of Laboratory Education will be responsible for directing the operations of the University of Idaho Physics Department's Laboratories, supervising and training graduate teaching assistants, and supervising the graduate student in charge of educational laboratory computers. The incumbant will be in charge of maintaining the laboratory facilities and the department's demonstration facilities; conducting research in laboratory education for interdisciplinary applications (engineering/physics) and teaching at most one physics course per semester. This is a ten-month position.

NOTES: Local Residents Preferred (No Relo).
Additional Salary Information: Depending on Experience

Additional Information
Master’s degree in Physics, or related field, and at least three years of experience teaching in college or higher education institutes in addition to the demonstrated experience listed below, as well as a strong background in electronics.

Laboratory Supervisor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Physics Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, invites applications for a Director of the Physics Teaching Laboratories. This is a Lecturer-level, non-tenured, faculty position with the possibility of both long-term employment and eventual promotion to Senior Lecturer. The preferred starting date for the position is September 1, 2011. An advanced degree in Physics is desired but candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics or a closely related field with suitable experience will also receive full consideration. Minimum starting 12-month salary will be $59,300. The position will be filled contingent upon University funding.

Associate Executive Officer at American Association of Physics Teachers

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is seeking a highly motivated, energetic individual with excellent interpersonal skills, to serve as Associate Executive Officer (AEO). A good knowledge of physics is essential; experience with management, budgeting, and funding issues is also important. The AEO will work with Association members, officers, and staff, as well as with leaders of other physics and science societies, to foster the dissemination of physics knowledge, particularly by teaching and improved physics education. The AEO will oversee academic grants, interface with the AAPT committees and AAPT’s state and regional sections, and advise the Executive Officer on academic issues. The AEO is appointed by the Executive Board and reports to the Executive Officer.

The AEO will be in residence at the AAPT National Office in College Park, MD. This is a permanent position and the terms of the appointment, including starting date and salary, are negotiable. Nominations are encouraged.

Instructor at Shelton State Community College


Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Physics or a related field is required
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
Interest in incorporating innovative teaching methods into classroom instruction is required
Master’s degree or higher in Physics is preferred
Prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level is preferred
Teaching experience in a range of college level science courses is preferred (i.e., Environmental science, Astronomy, Physical Science, Physics, Statics, Thermodynamics, Pre-engineering)
Computer literacy in software packages such as Excel, Word, and/or Power Point is preferred
Experience in developing/teaching courses via distance learning technology is preferred

Postdoc at Stonehill College

The Departments of Physics and Astronomy seeks applicants for a teaching post-doctoral position with benefits to begin in August 2011. The teaching load is one introductory or intermediate lecture course per semester plus two lab sessions of first year General Physics.

A PhD in either Physics or Engineering, teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate education is required. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will not be accepted after July 8, 2011. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching philosophy electronically to: Ms. Frances Foote, Administrative Assistant, Physics, Stonehill College, ffoote@stonehill.edu. For inquiries regarding this position please contact: Dr. Mike Horne, Department Chairperson, 508-565-1442, mhorne@stonehill.edu

Part-time Instructors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Editor's note: This posting is for two separate part-time jobs.
The Part-Time Regular Instructor (35011019) may be required to teach courses in introductory physics, astronomy and manufacturing technology. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the departmental operations as well as perform university service and scholarship.

The Part-Time Temporary (Fall only) Instructor (35011010) will be required to teach courses in introductory physics. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the departmental operations.

VAP at Simpson College

Simpson College, a private liberal arts institution, invites applications for a one year (fall-spring 2011-12) position in physics at the rank of Assistant Professor. A PhD in physics or closely related area is expected (ABD may be considered). The candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced physics courses and participate in the life of the program (such as Physics Club). We offer majors in Physics and Physics-Engineering (3-2). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be directed to Dr. David Olsgaard, Professor of Physics at david.olsgaard@simpson.edu. For more details see: http://www.simpson.edu/hr/jobs/index.html

VAP at DePaul University

DePaul University invites applications for a visiting professor in physics, to begin September 2011. This is primarily a teaching position, with minimal support for research activity. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching laboratory and lecture courses, primarily for non-science majors, with a typical class size being 20–60 students.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a discussion of teaching experience and interests (focusing on courses for non-science majors), and the names and contact information of three references to: Jesús Pando, Chair, Department of Physics, DePaul University, 2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614. Review of applications will begin immediately. Further information about the department can be found at http://las.depaul.edu/physics/.

Instructor at Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College seeks a dynamic, self-motivated, and innovative person to teach laboratory sections of our intermediate "Electric Fields and Circuits" course, and to manage electronic equipment and lab spaces in its Physics Department. He or she will also teach laboratory sections for introductory physics as needed. This is a three-year position with the possibility of renewal. Technician responsibilities include maintaining, organizing, and repairing electronics equipment in the department; developing new electronics equipment as needed; and supporting analog/digital interfaces of research electronics. Lab instructor duties include coordinating laboratory setup and implementation; supervising students during lab sections; evaluating student performance in labs; and working with the faculty to coordinate labs with lectures.

Requirements: The successful candidate will have a B.S. degree (M.S. strongly preferred), excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, problem solving abilities, and an ability to provide individual and group instruction with a sensitivity to different learning styles. A minimum of 2 years of experience with electronic support and/or teaching laboratories is essential. Position begins July 1. This is a full-time during the academic year and part-time during the summer.

Lecturer at University of Dublin

Post Status: Five-year contract
Location: Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Scale in line with current Government pay policy.
Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 12th July 2011

This five-year, full time contract post as lecturer in Mathematics/Science education in the School of Education will involve:
Coordinating a postgraduate initial teacher education course in second-level mathematics and/ or science education
Teaching and supervision on pre-service teacher education courses and on Masters programmes in mathematics or science education to include supervision of Masters level dissertations
Research and knowledge generation in the field of mathematics or science education.
Candidates must apply for this post through e-recruitment on jobs.tcd.ie

If candidates require further information they should contact joanne.smith@tcd.ie
For further information on this post and how to apply please visit www.tcd.ie/vacancies

Non-TT Lecturer at Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology Department of Physics invites applications for two or more faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer. The Lecturer position is a 9.5 month, non-tenure track appointment that begins August 22, 2011 and may have the possibility of renewal.

The primary responsibility of the position is teaching introductory physics in an activity-based, workshop format. The minimum qualifications are a PhD in physics or a closely related discipline, experience teaching introductory physics, and strong communication skills. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States beginning August 22, 2011 and continuing through the duration of the 9.5 month appointment. Experience teaching in an interactive environment and familiarity with current trends in undergraduate physics education are desirable. Research interests compatible with the Department's current research activities are also desirable. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. All application materials must be submitted online (search for IRC47414).

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Lecturer at UNC-Greensboro

The UNC-Greensboro Department of Physics & Astronomy is seeking a full-time lecturer for the 2011-2012 school year, to teach a variety of courses. While not strictly a PER job, this teaching position affords opportunity to work closely with the department's PER personnel (Gerace and Beatty), and might provide you with a sneak preview to the tenure-track PER faculty search that the department will theoretically be doing in a year or so (budget permitting, etc. etc.). A PER background and/or interest is an asset for applicants. If interested, contact Ian Beatty (idbeatty@uncg.edu, 413.320.1500) or the department head, Promod Pratap (prpratap@uncg.edu)

This position is no longer available.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Temporary Physics Instructor at Normandale Community College

Upward Bound Chemistry/Physics Instructor
Temporary Part-Time Position
Non-Credit Instruction

Institution: Normandale Community College
Location: Bloomington, MN
Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 05/31/2011
Application Due: 06/06/2011
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct

Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, Minnesota and serves a student population of approximately 15,000 students annually. The college is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

The Upward Bound program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and is designed to assist motivated high school students from disadvantages backgrounds to prepare for and pursue a college education.

Major Responsibilities of this Position Include:
* Teaching high school students and writing curriculum for Normandale's Upward Bound 6-week summer program;
* Keeping proper documentation;
* Meeting weekly with Upward Bound staff;
* Mentoring students;
* Chaperoning field trips.

Minimum Qualifications:
* A current teaching license in Science;
* Ability to teach Chemistry and Physics;
* Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds;
* Willingness to create own curriculum based on Upward Bound's recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Previous teaching experience in content area;
* Previous experience writing curriculum.

Details of Employment: June 13, 2011 to July 21, 2011. Monday - Thursday, plus two Fridays. There are no classes on 7/1 and 7/4. Teach four (4) classes per day which are 55 minutes in length; approximately 8:45am - 12:30pm daily plus staff meeting on Wednesdays after last class with lunch. $3,250 stipend.

Part-Time Instructor at Marymount College

Institution: Marymount College
Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 05/31/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Salary: $1,200 to $1,500 USD Per Credit
Nestled on Southern California's picturesque Palos Verdes Peninsula, Marymount College is a student-centered, Catholic learning environment for students of all faiths who seek to transform their lives and achieve their academic, professional and life goals. In the fall of 2010, Marymount College expanded its Associate degree programs to include Bachelor's degree programs in Business, Media Studies and Liberal Arts. We are currently inviting applicants for


Marymount College is building its adjunct faculty pool as well as seeking to find excellent faculty to cover one or both of these courses for the Fall 2011 semester beginning August 29, 2011.

Physics I with Calculus
Monday,Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Lab Wed. 9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Introduction to Physical Science
Monday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m., Lab Fri 1:00 - 3:45

* Applicants should demonstrate a deep commitment to teaching and close interaction with students from diverse backgrounds, as well as an appreciation for the traditions of a Catholic college.
* A record of successful undergraduate teaching. Experience teaching on-line a plus.
* Minimum of Master's degree in Physics or closely related degree.

Master's degree $1,200.00 per unit Ph.D. $1,500.00 per unit

Instructor at Central New Mexico Community College

Institution: Central New Mexico Community College
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Faculty - Engineering - Other Engineering
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 06/01/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

General Responsibilities: An instructor is responsible for providing high quality instruction so that each student may meet course outcomes. An instructor is also responsible for working with the dean and colleagues to improve student learning experiences. In fulfillment of their compensated workload and in addition to their normal duties 1- 22 (listed below) full-time instructors are expected to perform school, program/discipline and college service (see Additional Comments items 23-29). This service beyond instruction is an integral part of college faculty performance. CNM respects, requires, and depends on the service full-time faculty members perform.

Master's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution. Minimum of four semesters recent experience teaching Engineering in a college setting. Physics degree considered with additional teaching experience in Engineering. Experience teaching Circuit Analysis

Instructional Duties includes the following:
1. Effectively prepare, teach, grade, and assess student learning in courses assigned.

2. Advance the role and goals of Central New Mexico Community College.

Instructor at Emmanuel College

Institution: Emmanuel College
Location: Boston, MA
Faculty - Science - Astronomy and Astrophysics
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 06/02/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Emmanuel College is a coed 17-acre residential college of liberal arts and sciences right in the city of Boston. In the Catholic academic tradition, we challenge our students and faculty to be driven in their pursuit of learning and teaching. We mine the rich resources of science and healthcare around us, and build gateways to that world on campus. Emmanuel enriches lives through powerful real world experiences, from service learning to internships. We believe education empowers people. It transforms their lives. And it opens doors.

The Chemistry and Physics Department is seeking adjunct faculty to teach the Astronomy course with laboratory for the Fall 2011 semester (course for non- science majors) at the following times:

Lecture: Tuesday and Thursday 3:05 pm - 4:15 pm
Laboratory Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30 pm

The successful candidate will have Ph.D. in Physics or related field; college teaching experience is preferred.

Test Development Associate at ACT Inc.

Development Associate in Physics, Elementary and Secondary School Programs

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Institution: ACT, Inc.
Location: Iowa City, IA
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 06/02/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
ACT, Inc. is inviting qualified science educators to apply for the position of Test Development Associate, Physics in the Elementary and Secondary School Programs department. This position will be located at ACT's national headquarters office in Iowa City, Iowa.

ACT is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized leader in educational and workforce assessment, research, and information services. Each year, ACT serves millions of people in elementary and secondary schools, colleges, professional associations, and government agencies. ACT programs and services have one guiding purpose: helping people achieve education and workplace success.

The Test Development Associate will participate in conceptualizing, designing, developing, and implementing departmental programs, products, and services. Typical work-related activities include:
Develop and edit test materials according to specifications and participate effectively in content and fairness reviews of these materials.
Develop effective relationships with item writers, evaluating their work and helping them to improve it.
Participate in the construction of test forms according to specifications.
Keep current with research, trends, and best practices in science related to teaching, learning, and assessment in order to inform ACT's programs and services.
Assist in the conceptualization and development of new testing approaches that are consistent with current curriculum trends and learning theory.
Assist in preparing materials that support and document the content validity of the tests and assist in developing and reviewing test specifications.
Participate in efforts to connect ACT's products and services with classroom teachers and secondary and postsecondary institutions.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree (Master's or Ph.D. preferred) in physics or closely related field; at least 2 years of teaching, writing, and/or editing experience in physics; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent writing skills are required. Scientific research experience, strong organizational skills, and interpersonal skills are also required. Prefer candidates with at least 5 years of teaching, research, and/or scientific writing experience. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check as a condition of employment.

Instructor at Walters State Community College

Institution: Walters State Community College
Location: Morristown, TN
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 06/03/2011
Application Due: 07/05/2011
Type: Full Time
Position Summary:
The faculty member will teach General Physics, Physics (calculus-based),and Statics and Dynamics courses. The faculty member will possess skills needed to teach on-ground, online and hybrid formats. The teaching assignments involve teaching associated labs, ordering equipment, assembly and maintenance of equipment. The faculty member will work with current faculty members to maintenance our observatory.
The filling of this position is contingent upon approval of the FY 2011-2012 operating budget by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
A) Teach courses and associated laboratory sections.
B) Recommend curriculum changes and modifications.
C) Complete goals and objectives for the individual and department.
D) Complete educational outcome measurements and academic reporting as required.
E) Attend and participate in college committee assignments.
F) Attend conferences and workshops as deemed desirable or required.

Required Qualifications:
A) Minimum of a Master's degree (earned doctorate preferred) with eighteen or more graduate semester hours in physics from a regionally accredited institution.
B) Minimum of three years experience in teaching Physics lecture and lab classes.
C) Background in utilizing multimedia programs and distance learning preferred.
D) Experience developing and/or facilitating instruction in a distance education learning environment.
E) Experience with online/hybrid instruction techniques.
F) Understanding and acceptance of the comprehensive community college philosophy.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics:
-Knowledge of laboratory equipment.
-Recommending equipment and assembly of purchased equipment as needed.
-In case of equipment requiring professional repair the candidate will secure vendors and specify the work to be done.
-Coordination of the college's observatory use by the public and classes.

Work Hours:
30 hours of class and office time per week.

Instructor, University of Northern British Columbia


Date Posted: June 01, 2011
Region: Alberta
Institution: University of Northern British Columbia
Discipline: Physics
Web Link: http://www.unbc.ca/physics/index.html

The University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as one of Canada’s best small universities with a core campus in Prince George and regional campuses throughout northern BC. The Physics Program currently offers a Physics BSc degree, joint degrees with Mathematics, Computer Science and Chemistry and an MSc degree. Physics is the study of nature at its most fundamental level. As such, it is the science upon which all other sciences and technologies are based. Because it is so basic, a major in physics is ideal preparation, not only for further study in physics, but also for advanced study in such diverse fields as biophysics, medicine, astrophysics, chemical physics, engineering, meteorology, and computer science. For more information on the Physics program please consult: http://www.unbc.ca/physics/index.html.

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Physics Program, invites applications for a term position at the rank of Instructor 1. You will teach five courses: Physics 115 (General Introduction to Physics) and Physics 100 (Introduction to Physics) in the Fall 2011 semester; and Physics 100 (Introduction to Physics I), Physics 101 (Introduction to Physics II), and Physics 200 (Thermal Physics) in the Winter 2012 semester.

The successful applicant must be able to teach physics at the university level, and must have a MSc or a higher degree, in physics or a closely related discipline. The candidate should also provide evidence of previous teaching experience at the college or university level.

Instructor at Colorado Northwestern Community College

Institution: Colorado Northwestern Community College
Location: Craig, CO
Faculty - Science - Biology
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 06/03/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $38,000 to $42,000 USD Per Year
Colorado Northwestern Community College Faculty Positions

Colorado Northwestern Community College, a rural institution with campuses in Rangely and Craig, Colorado, anticipates several fulltime faculty openings in the Arts and Sciences Division for the fall 2011 semester. Successful candidates will have a Master's degree or higher in an academic discipline, with an ability-or a willingness to acquire additional credentials-to teach in a secondary discipline. CNCC values high energy, creativity, and a strong desire to engage students through a place-based emphasis that considers the advantages of our natural environment and small town living. The launch of a brand new, state of the art facility in Craig creates a special opportunity for the college, and we are seeking faculty who can have a dramatic impact on student success, and can enhance a culture of academic excellence.

Specific faculty needs are as follows:
History, Craig Campus (with a willingness to acquire credentials to teach college composition)
Physical Sciences, Craig Campus (Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology)
Life Sciences, Craig Campus (Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Instructor at Clark University

Institution: Clark University
Location: Worcester, MA
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 05/24/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
The Physics Department at Clark University (Worcester, Massachusetts) has a one-year, part-time, non-tenure track position available for a Physics Instructor starting August 2011. The instructor will be expected to teach the undergraduate non-Calculus Introductory Physics course to approximately 65 students in both the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters.

The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in Physics or a closely related field and a strong interest in teaching. Consideration will be also given to candidates with a master's degree who have experience teaching a similar course. Previous teaching experience is desirable.

Science Ed. Research Scientist at Princeton University

Institution: Princeton University
Location: Princeton, NJ
Admin - Laboratory and Research
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 05/26/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

Position Summary: The Science Education Program seeks an outstanding candidate for a position as a Research Scientist. The successful candidate will manage complex, highly visible initiatives within the Science Education Program geared to systematic reform in science. The successful candidate will conduct assessment and outreach efforts to evaluated needs and current program content. The Scientist will provide research support in the Science Education lab on current projects including dusty plasmas, plasma processing, and the development of new plasma sources suitable for high school classrooms and science museums and will also assist in teaching professional development workshops for K-12 teachers including Plasma Camp and Quest. Will provide support for the Science Education and IPPEX internet sites, assist in the development and data analysis of evaluations of the Science Education Programs and identify opportunities to implement new education initiatives. One must maintain a current knowledge and understanding of national and state issues in science education.

Essential Qualifications: Qualifications include: B.S. in physics or a closely related field. Research experience such as independent work or summer internship in a field of physics is required. Must have experience in web site development. The successful candidate is required to be proficient in Microsoft Office or equivalent and in writing and editing complex documents. A knowledge of LabView or other data analysis software tools is preferred.

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree

Lecturer at Eastern Kentucky University

Institution: Eastern Kentucky University
Location: Richmond, KY
Faculty - Science - Astronomy and Astrophysics
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 05/27/2011
Application Due: 06/10/2011
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Position Summary
The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for a part-time lecturer in Astronomy for the fall 2011 semester. The duties associated with this position will include teaching one section of Introductory Astronomy, keeping attendance, and evaluating student performances.

Minimum Educational Qualifications
Equivalent of a Master's Degree in Physics or related field from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution.
Application Information

Distance Learning Adjunct at Ocean County College, NJ

Institution: Ocean County College
Location: Online/Remote
Faculty - Science - Biology
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 05/27/2011
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Ocean County College in Toms River, NJ is expanding its Distance Education course offerings and is recruiting candidates to teach Distance Education courses. Positions are available are:

-Anatomy & Physiology
-Art History
-Computer Science
-Computer Technology
-Criminal Justice
-Engineering: Specifically Graphics, Statics, Dynamics
-Environmental Science
-Homeland Security
-Modern Languages

The Requirements for the above positions are:

A. Relevant Masters Degree from an accredited institution in the academic discipline or related field in the subject that will be taught.
B. Two years of College teaching in an online distance education environment using LMS.
C. Candidate must have a proven track record of being a dynamic communicator and facilitator, being student centered and using creative pedagogical and technological development techniques in the online teaching and learning environments.

Student Summer Work Experience at Carnegie-Mellon University

Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Admin - Laboratory and Research
Faculty - Science - Biology
Faculty - Science - Physics
Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Faculty - Science - Mathematics
Posted: 05/27/2011
Type: Full Time
Salary: $7.25 to $20.00 USD Per Hour

Job Number: 8260
Job Function: Other
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Organization: MCS DEAN'S OFFICE
Minimum Education Level: Some High School
Salary: 7.25 - 20.00 US Dollars Hourly

This is a summer research position and may be in Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics. Students will work in a laboratory under the supervision of a faculty member. A limited number of office positions may also be available. Generally these positions perform routine laboratory and office work, but this work helps the student develop knowledge and skills of the workplace.

Education: Positions are generally limited to Juniors, Seniors or recent graduates.