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/
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Experience teaching astronomy/astrophysics desirable but not required