Saturday, June 25, 2011

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

Position reports to the Dean of Science and is responsible for providing instruction for Physics. General duties include: develop and communicate to students clear course objectives and goals; plan and develop an instructional program that helps students assimilate specific course content and skills; hold tutorial sessions as outlined by discipline; regularly monitor and evaluate students’ progress, providing them with resources and feedback on their performance; structure and manage an environment conducive to learning; model for students responsibility to self and others; follow the School’s philosophy, policies, and procedures; serve as academic advisor to a small group of students (beginning in the second year of employment); serve as a Mini-Term sponsor; attend departmental, faculty, and staff meetings; serve on departmental, faculty, and school-based standing committees; write recommendations for up to 15 students each year (appropriate percentage for part-time teachers), as requested; participate in professional development and personal intellectual growth activities. Participate in one or more of the following activities: provide information, service, and expertise to other schools and organizations; assist students on special projects, independent and individual study, and seminar-based studies; participate in the Admissions Process by recruiting, selecting, and advising prospective students; participate in the NCSSM alumni activities; provide assistance for school- sponsored programs and extra-curricular activities. Specific Duties: Teach 2 sections of introductory physics each trimester. Participate in an equitable manner in supervision of physics afternoon work service students and staffing of evening tutorial sessions.

SPECIAL NOTE: Benefits eligible. Potential to become full time in 2012-2013 Academic Year pending availability of funding.

Experience teaching astronomy/astrophysics desirable but not required