Saturday, August 31, 2013

Renewable 3-year instructorship, Penn State Beaver

Penn State Beaver invites applications for a faculty position in Physics (Instructor, three year multi-year appointment with option for renewal, 36 weeks) to begin August 2014, or as negotiated.

Responsibilities: Teach courses in introductory physics. Course delivery may include using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline.

Qualifications: M.S. or M.A. in Physics. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information: Penn State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State Beaver is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 750 students; about 12% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as five baccalaureate degrees in Administration of Justice, Business, Communications, Information Sciences and Technology, and Psychology and three associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Beaver have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting.

Penn State Beaver is a 100 acre, suburban campus located 30 miles north of Pittsburgh and 20 miles north of the Pittsburgh International Airport with easy access to the excitement of the city and relaxation of the country. It is a mixed residential and commuter campus comprised of student-centered faculty and staff dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning.

For more information about the campus, visit

Application: To apply, submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Applications should be submitted as PDF file to; a Microsoft WORD file is acceptable. [The following information should not be included in your application: social security number, U.S. Permanent Residence Card (green card) number, transcripts, or any other information that includes personal ID numbers.] Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references.

Inquiries: Dr. Donna J. Kuga, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Beaver. E-mail: djk3 Telephone: (724)773-3571.

Closing Date: Application review begins November 23, 2013 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Planetarium coordinator, Western KY U

Western Kentucky University (WKU), Department of Physics and Astronomy, is seeking applicants for a Planetarium Coordinator to oversee the day-to-day informal science education activities at the Hardin Planetarium. This is a regular twelve-month full-time position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties will be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
• Assists the Planetarium Director in daily operations of the planetarium and its associated informal science education initiatives
• Creates educational programming and displays for the planetarium
• Performs necessary clerical and accounting functions for record-keeping and reporting
• Works with campus staff to assure the facility is used in appropriate activities and recruiting programs and is available as part of day camp and other group functions
• Establishes effective and innovative connections to increase attendance
• Develops strong connections to the K-12 school system and works with teachers and other education personnel to schedule visits from school groups
• Recommends acquisition of programming, supplies, equipment, and other resources as appropriate
• Monitors and troubleshoots all equipment; performs routine maintenance and light cleaning; and supervises any outsourced work for repairs and improvements to planetarium infrastructure
• Trains, directs, and supports a team of work-study students, student interns, and volunteer docents
• Works with faculty and staff to acquire data for assessment and research
• Schedules and assists with events such as use of the facility for private functions
• Participates in regular staff and professional development meetings

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field and a minimum of three years of experience with information education
• Evening and weekend work
• Must possess excellent writing and presentation skills and demonstrate ability to independently and proactively work within deadlines
• Knowledge of astronomy content and currently recognized best practices for science education, as required to create educational programming
• Ability to work with diverse groups of children, students, teachers, and staff
• Must possess dynamic interpersonal, networking, and communication skills to establish and maintain relationships with internal and external customers and colleagues
• Experience creating effective educational audio-visual presentations and interactive, audience-led experiences for planetarium, or other informal science education venues
• Ability to manage outreach services and effectively operate and maintain equipment
• Working technical knowledge of the digital planetarium control systems and other major equipment in the facility
• Must possess a willingness to enhance skills to meet changing job conditions

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Reaching, stooping, bending, and/or kneeling
• Working overhead and in or around elevated or confined areas
• Low-light conditions
• Close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
For more information visit the Hardin Planetarium’s home page at

Salary Grade: 107 Salary Range: $29,858 - $50,147

Applications for employment will be accepted electronically only. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter illustrating experience and skills in the areas described above, a current vita/resume, and names, addresses, and daytime phone numbers of three professional references using the online application process. Three letters of professional recommendation may be requested at time of interview. Please refer to the following website to apply: For further assistance call (270) 745-5934. Reference requisition number S3788. To ensure full consideration please submit application materials on or before September 8, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

3-yr VAP, Elementary STEM, Middlebury College VT

The Program in Education Studies seeks a visiting Assistant Professor (Ph.D./Ed.D.) or Lecturer (M.A./M.S.) for a full-time, three-year position beginning September 2014.  Areas of specialization include STEM content knowledge [Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics] and experience with state licensure regulations. Prior teaching experience in elementary schools is required as is the ability to develop constructive relationships with K-12 educators. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Applications for this position will be accepted starting on September 1st, 2013, and all application materials must be received by October 10, 2013. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to search committee chair Jonathan Miller-Lane, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three current letters of recommendation (at least two of which speak to teaching ability/promise), and a sample of  scholarly work. More information at

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse staff and faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

TT, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy MA

Eastern Nazarene College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Physics and Engineering beginning in academic year 2014-2015. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate teaching excellence and a desire and vision for serving in a dynamic physics/engineering program within the context of an urban Christian liberal arts institution.

The Physics and Engineering Department at Eastern Nazarene College demands rigorous academic work, a serious attitude about academics and individual goals, and a commitment to excellence. The department offers bachelor’s degrees in physics, electrical engineering, computer engineering, general engineering and engineering studies and has a long tradition of excellence in education. Students leave our programs well prepared for the workplace and graduate studies. Over the years, the high caliber of the education from the Physics and Engineering Department has earned the respect of employers and graduate schools alike. Our faculty is highly rated on their commitment to teaching excellence and their dedication to mentoring students in groundbreaking research. Students are also given an opportunity to do research towards developing innovative solutions to social justice problems.

  1. Teach undergraduate students various Physics/Engineering courses such as General Physics, Modern Physics, Dynamics, and Quantum Theory. Specific course assignments will depend on the candidate's qualifications
  2. Serve as a student academic advisor and serve on campus shared-governance committees
  3. Introduce students to research opportunities in Physics/Engineering field
  1. A Ph.D. in Physics is preferred
  2. Demonstrated expertise in experimental or applied physics
  3. Research and emphasis in an area that is accessible to undergraduate students
  4. Demonstrated campus and community involvement preferred
  5. Demonstrated ability to integrate faith and learning in the classroom
Until Filled

August 2014

Applicants may make application by submitting their Curriculum Vitae along with a cover letter, proposed research, philosophy of education within a Christian context, and a personal statement of faith.

Fran Wright
Human Resources
Eastern Nazarene College, 23 E. Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170



Eastern Nazarene College, a four-year, liberal arts, residential college of the Church of the Nazarene, located on Boston's South Shore, seeks qualified persons to join a multi-cultural community to fill faculty and staff positions. ENC encourages women and minorities to apply. Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Physics Lead Teacher, Summer Enhancement Program, Curry School of Education, UVA

University of Virginia
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Number: 0612816
Posting Summary:
The Saturday and Summer Enrichment Program at the Curry School of Education is looking for Lead Teachers for its programs in Charlottesville and Warrenton, VA. Incumbents attend training, write curriculum, and teach classes to K-12 school age children. Applicants are sought in the following fields:
A Bachelor's Degree is required, but equivalent content area or teaching experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. Experience teaching or performing the discipline or craft in the content area of the course being taught is required. Ability to relate to children from diverse backgrounds is required. Experience teaching K-12 school age children in a classroom setting is strongly preferred, or experience teaching at the university level, as is knowledge of curriculum development and classroom management.
Applicant screening begins September 4, 2013 but the position will remain open until filled.
Please thoughtfully complete all the questions for this application in their entirety. Helpful Hints for Course Proposals
  • SEP seeks classes that are not found in the "regular" education coursework. If you wish to teach a more traditional topic (culture classes, astronomy, etc.), find a twist or a new lens for engaging learners with this topic!
  • Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes are always in high demand! Could you integrate any of these areas into your course at some point?
  • SEP values active and authentic learning! Our curriculum focuses less on "content coverage" and more on depth and engaging these learners with key ideas and principles from various disciplines and fields.
  • NOTE: This is only a proposal. We just want to find out about your initial ideas - full curriculum development will come later.
Required Education:
  • Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Preferred Education:
  • Degree Preferred
Required Experience:
Some - up to 4 years Preferred Experience:
Some - up to 4 years
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have knowledge of the content area being taught. Ability to relate to children from diverse backgrounds is required.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:
The University of Virginia is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, qualified individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination and may be entitled to reasonable accommodations to assist in their pursuit of employment at the University. This includes assistance in completing the online job application as well as reasonable accommodations during the interview process. Please contact the UHR Service Center:  434.982.0123  to request assistance.
The University of Virginia is committed to the total development and well-being of all members of the University community students, faculty, staff, and the public. In support of this commitment, the University does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

TT at Carleton College, MN

Carleton College has tenure-track positions open in the following departments for Fall 2014:
* Computer Science
* Physics and Astronomy - Experimental Physics
These positions are at the Assistant Professor level (with Ph.D. completed or substantially completed by time of appointment). In extraordinary cases, higher rank will be considered.
Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with 1950 undergraduates located 45 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.
For a full description of this position, visit Carleton's Web site at 

TT/FT, University of Guam

Location: College of Natural and Applied Sciences/Division of Natural Sciences.
The Division of Natural Sciences is looking for an individual strongly interested in undergraduate teaching with flexibility to teach both introductory courses and upper-division courses in physics. This position requires experience with student-centered syllabi and learning outcomes; experience with and/or interest in field research in the tropics; and flexibility in coping with island challenges.

Character of Duties: This is primarily a teaching position but the successful applicant will also be expected to conduct research of regional relevance. Teaching duties are primarily to meet the physics requirements of UOG Biology, Chemistry, and Civil Engineering majors. Applicants are encouraged to review the catalog (available online) to see what courses are currently offered. The faculty member will be expected to teach students of varying backgrounds, conduct research, and help seek outside funding for building research capacity.

Qualifications: Minimum: Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related appropriate field from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent; demonstrated excellence in teaching; record of research publication in refereed journals.

Preferred: Demonstrated teaching in both biological and physical sciences.

Appointment/Relocation: The position is a nine (9) month faculty position. The individual will be on a three-year tenure or non-tenure track (1, 2, 3 year) contractual appointment. The University provides relocation assistance to new employees if hired off-island on a three-year initial contract. Provided are travel expenses for the applicant and the applicant's spouse (as defined by Guam Law) and children under the age of 18 by the least expensive and most direct air route from the point of hire and for moving household goods to Guam by the least expensive carrier up to 3,500 pounds for a family and 1,750 pounds for an applicant without dependents. Insurance of household goods, if desired, is at the employee's expense.

Application Process: Persons interested in applying should submit a current curriculum vitae or résumé, a list of at least three (3) references to be contacted (with their telephone numbers and e-mail addresses); three (3) current letters of recommendation sent directly by the signatories - those persons knowledgeable about the applicant's academic and professional performance; all graduate transcripts (initially unofficial transcripts are acceptable); copies of all undergraduate transcripts and the completed Government of Guam application form. The selected candidate must provide official graduate transcripts sent directly from the awarding institution(s) prior to hire date to the address below. Application documents may be sent electronically to Chair, Physics Search Committee, Dr. G. Curt Fiedler, at with copies to University of Guam Human Resources Office at Hardcopy documents should be mailed to the Human Resources Office, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923.

Application forms can be downloaded (in pdf format) from the following web site: (under Forms). For questions, contact Therese Roberto, Human Resources Office, e-mail: or fax: (671) 734-6005.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Director, Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning, Oregon State

Science/Education Research/Administration: Oregon State University seeks a skilled and visionary leader to direct and grow its Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning established in 2012 with a mission to enhance understanding of how individuals become lifelong STEM learners, practitioners and researchers. Unique among its counterparts, The OSU Center focuses on learning research across all settings (in and out of school) and across the lifespan. Ph.D., 5 years conducting STEM relevant learning research, and a track record of successful fund raising are required. For more information go to: For full consideration apply by October 21, 2013. Position #0011233.

Monday, August 26, 2013

TT @ Michigan State (PER preference)

Posting Number: 8277
Internal Posting Date:  08-23-2013
Internal Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
External Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on:       11-01-2013
Job Title:      Assistant Professor

Major Administrative Unit/College:
Primary Department:     10028546  LYMAN BRIGGS DEAN
Position Employee Group:        Tenure System Faculty-FAS
Appointment Basis:      Academic Year, 9 month
Appointment Status:     Tenure System Faculty
Employment %:   100

Position Summary:       Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year position as an assistant professor of physics beginning in August 2014. The position will be appointed jointly between the physics group in Lyman Briggs College (LBC) (75%) and the Department of Physics and Astronomy (PA) in the College of Natural Science.
Founded in 1967, LBC ( is a vibrant undergraduate, residential, liberal arts college at MSU focusing on the study of science and its impact on society. The LBC curriculum integrates the natural sciences and mathematics with the history, philosophy and sociology of science. Faculty work closely with students in small classes and with student groups such as the Briggs Multi-racial Alliance and Women in Science. LBC is also a leading center for research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and for interdisciplinary scholarship. Each tenure-track faculty member has a joint appointment in a disciplinary department to support their scholarship and professional development.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have a PhD in physics or astronomy. Duties include teaching a calculus-based physics course sequence for science majors in the LBC physics program, teaching one course (typically at the upper undergraduate or graduate level) in the Physics and Astronomy Department, and maintaining an active research program. Salary and start-up support is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Desired Qualifications: The Department of Physics and Astronomy is looking for candidates who will establish an independent research program in any area of theoretical or computational physics, including Biophysics, High Energy, Astronomy or Astrophysics, or Condensed Matter. Successful candidates will have experience with or demonstrate potential for securing outside funding. Preference will be given to applicants with undergraduate-focused teaching experience, as well as to applicants who do physics education research, or theoretical/computational physics or astrophysics research.

Required Applicant Documents:   Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Other Document
Research Interests

Optional Applicant Documents:   Learning Philosophy
Work/Writing Sample
Research Funding

Number of Reference Letters Required:   3
Special Instructions to Applicants:     Applications must be uploaded to MSU's online job application site,, and should include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, and statement of research interests. For teaching portfolio details see In addition, three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate's research and teaching must be submitted electronically by the recommenders through the application system.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Heather Bentley, Lyman Briggs Human Resources, at

Review of applications will begin November1, 2013 and will continue until the position if filled
Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:     OShea, Brian/Assistant Professor/

Associate or Full Professor @ UC Santa Cruz (Condensed Matter/Materials Science)

The Physics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in condensed matter/materials science at the tenured level of Associate Professor or Full Professor, depending on experience. Applicants will be expected to conduct an independent research program in theory or experiment, and to play a central leadership role in developing a campuswide materials science program.
The successful candidate will have a history of successful research and the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as perform service to the department and campus. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is important. 
Applicants are expected to develop externally funded research programs. The candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and/or service.
RANK: Associate Professor or Full Professor (tenured)
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Physics or a closely related field, demonstrated record of research, and a record of publications in the field (Condensed Matter/Materials Science).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated ability for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Demonstrated ability to build a research program and secure extramural funding.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation (evaluating the candidate’s scholarly contributions, teaching, potential for leadership and other professional attributes)*. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. 
Apply at
Refer to Position #JPF00056-14 in all correspondence. 
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2013. 
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2014. 
UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive. 
The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the 
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.
As of January, 1, 2014, UCSC will be a smoke & tobacco-free campus.
If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300. 

TT, UW-Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh currently has open positions in our four Colleges. For job descriptions, requirements and applications for the positions listed below, please visit us online at to see how you can become a part of our University.

College of Letters and Science

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Assistant Professor, Generalist

Learn more about these employment opportunities and apply at
UW Oshkosh is dedicated to student success and graduates who are talented, liberally educated and technically skilled global citizens. We are a regional center for the celebration of knowledge, culture and community for the 1.2 million residents of northeastern Wisconsin. The state’s third- largest institution with more than 13,500 students and 1,700 faculty and staff, UW Oshkosh nurtures openness, imagination, diversity and opportunity through nationally accredited programs, quality services and community events and partnerships.
We’re proud to provide an exceptional education through our four professional colleges, which offer 60 undergraduate majors, 13 master’s degrees, one doctoral degree program and more than 100 minors. UW Oshkosh has a more-than 140-year tradition of leadership and innovation, exemplified by the September launch of our transformation of general education, the “University Studies Program.” Our institution’s respected faculty members have earned a host of UW System Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Awards over the years.
A pioneer in campus sustainability, UW Oshkosh became the first Fair Trade University in the nation in 2008. UW Oshkosh is among 21 colleges and universities from around the United States to earn a spot on The Princeton Review’s 2013 Green Honor Roll and was ranked 14th in the nation in the Sierra Club and Sierra Magazine’s annual “Coolest Schools” rankings, based on the “greenness” of participating universities. For more institutional “Points of Pride,” an over-view and statistics, visit

Instructor, Florida Gulf Coast Univ

FGCU invites highly qualified applicants to apply to the following positions:

College of Arts & Sciences

Physics, Instructor I, Req. #1881

To apply, please visit our website at and access the Req. # for detailed information and deadline dates.  Application materials will only be accepted online.   All application materials must be received by the deadline date of the position.  Application packages, including additional materials submitted such as videos, tapes, slides, books, etc., are subject to public review under Florida's Public Records law, shall become the property of FGCU, and cannot be returned. Finalists will be required to provide official transcripts.

Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer. FGCU has a commitment to cultural, racial, & ethnic communities & encourages women & minorities to apply.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

FT Senior Science Test Developer, AIR, DC or Chicago
The Assessment Program at AIR is a well regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents and educators address any areas of student weakness. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality.

We are currently seeking a Senior Science Test Developer/Item Writer to join the Assessment Program’s Science Content Team. This position can be in either the Washington, DC or Chicago, IL office (relocation assistance is available). The Science Content Team is responsible for the creation of all science test materials, products, and services for state and other assessment programs.
The Senior Science Test Developer/Item Writer will work with the Science Content Team to develop and manage products for online and paper-pencil assessment programs. The Senior Science Test Developer/Item Writer is the primary representative to the client on matters specific to science item and test form development.

Duties include:
• Being available and responsive to client needs;
• Managing internal and external item writing and reviewing to meet internal and external deadlines;
• Leading client committee meetings in which stakeholders review the content and grade-appropriateness of test items;
• Leading constructed-response scoring activities to identify exemplar student responses, monitor scorer training, and audit scoring sessions;
• Writing, revising, and reviewing test items (questions) based on scientific content correctness and appropriateness, fairness, and project specifications;
• Helping develop new machine-scored item types;
• Developing ways to use the new item types to assess aspects of science content not amenable to paper-pencil assessment;
• Resolving client feedback on test items and test forms;
• Assembling and reviewing field test and operational test forms, working with technical staff to meet content and statistical specifications;
• Designing, and resolving client feedback on test specification documents, style guides, test blueprints, and specific student aids;
• Supporting technical staff at client committee meetings in which stakeholders review statistical data of administered test forms;
• Managing test item pools.
• Masters degree in a science discipline or science education, Ph.D. preferred.
• 5+ years of experience working in large-scale assessment.
• Excellent science subject area knowledge is required. Background in biology or physics is a plus.
• Experience in classroom instruction is desirable.
• Must be comfortable with and interested in learning new technologies.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to deal diplomatically with clients
• Ability to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines
• Ability and willingness to run a project while supporting others’ projects

Required travel for this position ranges from 4 weeks to 10 weeks per year. Candidates should be able to travel as required for 1 to 2 weeks at a time, especially in the summer.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

TT/T at Colby College, ME

Bates College * Bowdoin College * Colby College
Faculty Positions Open at Liberal Arts Colleges in Maine
Bates, Bowdoin, and Colby College are conducting searches for faculty appointments beginning fall 2014. Because our institutions recognize that employment decisions o[notdef] en involve two careers, we highlight the following opportunities for dual-career academic couples. All three schools are located within one hour of each other, and within a two to three hour commute from Boston. Review of applications will begin on dates displayed in parentheses. For more information, call the appropriate institution or consult the corresponding website. Please note: All positions are tenure track unless otherwise indicated.

Waterville, ME 04901, 207-859-4000;

For complete job advertisement listings, see:
For all Colby College positions, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and other material as indicated on the website to the appropriate search committee chair.
Please note: All positions are assistant professor level unless noted otherwise.

Physics & Astronomy: Open Experimental (TBA);

6-12 Math and Science Curriculum Specialist Contractor, Houghton Mofflin Harcourt, Cedar Rapids Iowa

Percentage of Travel: 50% - 60%
Position Type: 1099 Contractor
Shift: 1st Shift
Interest Category: Sales / Business Development

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide PART TIME, product presentations to customers on an as needed basis. Individuals in this role will provide professional presentations, product implementations, and in-service training to customers. Ideal candidates hold BA/BS in Education and will offer expertise in elementary, middle school and/or high school in the following subjects:

* 6-12 Math and Science

Requirements Requirements:
* Two years classroom teaching experience preferred; student teaching experience is acceptable.
* Previous experience presenting before large groups of teachers educators or professional personnel is preferred.
* Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills in the delivery of presentations, and able to translate a high level of engagement.
* Must be proficient with computer technology, specifically MS Office Suite, particularly PowerPoint
* Hold a strong familiarity with internet functionalities in terms of research, interaction and communication.
* Readily adaptable to evolving technologies
Must be adaptable to changing conditions and be able to manage multiple projects.
* Must be able to lift boxes that weigh up to 40 pounds.
· Able to work evening hours periodically

This position is a part time position and is pay rolled through a third party provider.

Required Equipment Specifications:
Remote Per Diems must own an efficient up-to-date laptop computer with high speed internet access, preferable with MS Office edition loaded.

TT at University of Dayton, OH

The University of Dayton focuses on learning outcomes in scholarship, faith, diversity, community, practical wisdom, critical evaluation of our times and vocation. Faculty members across the College of Arts and Sciences have the opportunity to advance integrative learning through a highly collaborative curricular framework.
During the past five years, the College has added more than 50 new tenure-track faculty members. Join our vibrant and engaged intellectual community.

Physics, assistant professor in environmental physics with expertise in theory or computer modeling

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top-tier Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global communities.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally underrepresented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.
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Friday, August 23, 2013

TT at Haverford College

Haverford College expects to fill a tenure-line position in experimental physics for the academic year of 2014-15 at the Assistant Professor level.  A more advanced appointment may be considered under exceptional circumstances.  We require a candidate with primary interests that lie outside astronomy and biophysics, although applicants who use astrophysical data to explore particle physics will be considered. The successful candidate should be able to teach courses to a diverse student body across the undergraduate physics curriculum, including advanced laboratory courses. A PhD in physics, or a closely related field, and at least two years’ postdoctoral experience (as of June 2014) is required.

Haverford is a selective college with motivated students and a commitment to both quality instruction and significant scholarship. Our Department of Physics and Astronomy has six faculty members with active research programs in theoretical quantum information, computational astrophysics, observational cosmology, extragalactic astronomy, biological physics, and nanoscience. The successful candidate should establish a research program that can involve and attract undergraduate students and can attract outside funding. Our location in the western suburbs of Philadelphia allows for convenient interactions with colleagues at other institutions.

Applicants should submit a c.v., research statement and teaching statement, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted via Interfolio at, or sent via email to Corrinne Fahl, Faculty Dossier Coordinator, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041 at For more information, go to Applications will be considered starting 10/10/2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability status.  Sensitivity to issues of diversity is reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the college.  Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

TT at Assumption College MA

The Department of Natural Sciences at Assumption College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Physics at the assistant professor rank to begin August, 2014. A Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral work and undergraduate teaching experience are preferred. Teaching responsibilities include algebra- and calculus-based general physics and appropriate upper-level course(s) to serve the physics minor. We seek a candidate committed to high quality teaching, undergraduate mentoring and advising, and an active research program in a teacher-scholar fashion. The research specialty should be compatible with funding available for a small liberal arts college. The Natural Sciences Department is housed in a state-of-the-art $20 million science building with dedicated faculty-student research space.

Assumption College, a Catholic liberal arts and professional studies college, was founded in 1904 by its sponsoring religious community, the Augustinians of the Assumption. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for its Catholic and Assumptionist identity. Assumption College is an Affirmative Action/EEOC employer encouraging candidates who would enrich the College's diversity.

Send curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Joanne Colacchio at, using the subject line "physics search". Electronic submission of materials as PDF files is encouraged. Materials submitted in hard copy should be directed to David Crowley, PhD, Department of Natural Sciences, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609. Deadline for submission is December 10, 2013.

TT in Evolution, UPenn

Assistant Professor in Evolution
The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to add to the faculty of our newly formed Evolution Cluster. We invite applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in evolution, broadly interpreted. We are interested in exceptional scientists who will establish a research program to empirically study the evolution of dynamical processes using field or laboratory experiments or the construction and analysis of massive data sets. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: the evolution of neural, social, ecological or linguistic dynamics and networks; evolution of early life or exobiology; biochemical, neuronal, or cooperative interactions and exchange of information at the molecular, cellular, human, or ecosystems scales; directed evolution of organisms or processes; analyzing extant structures and networks, from molecules to populations, along with their evolutionary trajectories, including the development of new modalities to extract data from the geologic, genetic, or linguistic historical records. The successful candidate's primary appointment will be in a single department in the natural sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, or Psychology. Secondary appointments in other departments can be arranged, as appropriate. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in building a program that generates interaction with researchers from other disciplines who are working within the overarching theme of evolution and will teach courses in his or her home department and participate in the development of curricula pertinent to the Evolution Cluster (See for more information). The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to establishing a diverse faculty:

Applications should be submitted on-line at and include a curriculum vitae, a research statement that includes the candidate's perspective on how she or he fits into one of the core departments, links to no more than three journal publications, and the contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin 1 November 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Cal Teach Lecturers at UC Berkeley

Position Description: UC Berkeley is seeking one or two full-time Lecturers for Cal Teach. Cal Teach is a pre-service teacher education program designed to prepare undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors to work with K-12 students in local schools. Cal Teach aims to increase both the quantity and quality of K-12 science and mathematics teachers in California.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Lecturer will participate in the ongoing growth and operation of the Cal Teach undergraduate and credential program by teaching several Cal Teach courses among the variety that are offered each semester. Cal Teach courses include introductory seminars focused on science or math teaching in elementary and middle schools, Knowing & Learning in Math and Science, Classroom Interactions: Focus on Equity in Urban Schools, Research Methods, Project Based Instruction, History of Science and Math, and Apprentice Teaching for student and intern teaching support. Teaching or co-teaching a Cal Teach course may include assisting with student field placements in local schools, providing supervision and support to student and intern teachers in their classrooms, and supporting Cal Teach students through the credentialing process. For descriptions of these courses see http:/

Depending on funding, the Lecturer may also be appointed to coordinate the Cal Teach Summer Research Institute that supports interns to develop research skills and learn how to support the development of such skills in their students, or to coordinate the Cal Teach Transitions program, which offers induction support to Cal Teach graduates during their first three years of teaching. Associated responsibilities include collaborating on writing grants and reports, contributing to research and program evaluation, and presenting at conferences.  Cal Teach Summer Institute Coordinator and Cal Teach Transitions Coordinator responsibilities will be related to specific courses taught with Cal Teach, and will be working with a subset of the same Cal Teach students. The course load will be adjusted to account for these additional responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Masters (or equivalent) or Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in science, engineering, mathematics, or science or mathematics education by start date.

Additional Qualifications: At least 3 years of secondary math and/or science teaching experience is preferred, particularly within the Bay Area. Undergraduate teaching experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities are also desirable. The ideal candidate will also have practical experience with scientific laboratory or field research, or science or mathematics education research and program evaluation.

We anticipate making the appointment in October 2013 for one to two years, extension of the appointment beyond that date is possible based upon funding. Salary range is $47,975 to $69,958 depending upon experience. This is an academic year appointment; summer teaching and responsibilities will be compensated separately and will be consistent with the academic year salary.

Application: To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, and contact information for three references. All references will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when references are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:

The position will remain open until filled; initial review date is September 19, 2013. Applications received by this date will receive priority; to receive full consideration, please submit all materials prior to this date.

Please direct questions to

Family friendly statement: Cal Teach is also interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry service).

Diversity statement: Cal Teach seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

STEM Ed Postdoc at CU-Boulder
Posting Title Research Associate
Posting date 08/21/2013
Closing date
Full/Part Time Full-time
Background Check Required? Yes
Job Summary
Posting Description The successful candidate will work on educational transformation through a project focused on institution wide transformation, sponsored by the American Association of Universities. The overall project seeks to promote the use of research based instructional and assessment strategies. Responsibilities will primarily center on supporting faculty in the change process by identifying appropriate material resources to support assessment of teaching in multiple STEM disciplines, working closely with department leads to provide professional consultations with participating faculty on the use of identified materials, supporting the implementation of assessment measures by managing data collection and analysis, and consulting with faculty to reflect on the results. The successful candidate will also work with project staff to develop an online campus-wide, potentially national, portal to assist faculty in finding libraries of educational measures, easing use of such measures and sharing results. Opportunities will also exist for working toward promoting the use of evidence-based measures of teaching impact and conducting research on the process of institutional transformation. The successful candidate will collaborate with a broad group of engaging and nationally renowned faculty, post-docs, and graduate students across multiple STEM departments at the University of Colorado Boulder. The overall project also includes studies of institutional transformation, and provides opportunities to participate in studies of individual and institutional uptake of new assessment tools and practices.
The appointment is a one-year, renewable appointment with the preference that the successful candidate will be able to commit to the project for 2 years. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate will have a PhD in a STEM discipline, and extensive experience in education research. Experience in physics, biology or mechanical engineering is a plus, as these are the initial departments on the project.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Desired Qualifications
Special instructions to applicants Applicants must complete the Faculty/Exempt Professional and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents:
1 – Curriculum Vitae
2 – Proof of Highest Degree Earned
3 – List of three professional references, from whom one written letter of recommendation will be requested by the hiring unit
4 – Statement of Teaching Philosophy
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at
The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.
Job posting contact Kate Kidder
Job posting contact telephone 303-492-6963
Job posting contact email
Job Posting Number RF00581
Quicklink for Posting

TT at Univ of Vermont

The University of Vermont invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in experimental condensed matter/materials physics at the Assistant Professor level, with a starting date of August 2014. The University of Vermont is the principal research institution in Vermont and is currently in a period of dynamic growth. The University of Vermont recently identified three "Spires of Excellence" in which it will strategically focus institutional investments and growth over the next several years ( These include Neuroscience, Behavior and Health; Complex Systems; and Food Systems. Candidates whose research, scholarship, and/or creative work align or intersect with the Complex Systems Transdisciplinary Research Initiative (see are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, postdoctoral research experience, and outstanding potential to perform research in experimental condensed matter/materials physics. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous sponsored research program, teach at all levels, and advise undergraduate and graduate master's and doctoral students, in addition to professional contributions and service.  Apply online at Search for the position using department name (Physics) only. Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophy, and the names of three professional references. For more information contact the Physics Faculty Search Committee, Physics Department, Cook Building, University of Vermont, Burlington VT 05405-0125. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The Department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups; from people with disabilities; and from people with international backgrounds.

TT at Illinois College

Illinois College invites applications for four tenure-track positions, one visiting position, and one librarian. We are a dynamic liberal arts college located on a historic campus in Jacksonville, Illinois. Faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Physics: a tenure-track position in physics and the 3-2 engineering program, to begin fall 2014.

Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications by underrepresented minorities and women. For more information, see

TT at Middlebury College

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, MIDDLEBURY, VT  The Department of Physics seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2014. We seek an intellectually vigorous individual who is committed to excellence in both teaching and research, and who will contribute to Middlebury College's mission to "engage students' capacity for rigorous analysis and independent thought within a wide range of disciplines." Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching at all levels and potential to develop a strong research program involving undergraduate participation. The field of specialization is open; candidates proficient in the lab -- as manifested through teaching and/or research -- are preferred. Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in physics or a closely related field, preferably with some post-doctoral experience.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.
 Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and end when the position has been filled, provided that a suitable candidate has been found. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through , submit an application addressed to the Department of Physics, including curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research plans, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability.
 Please direct any questions to the Physics Department Chair, .

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

FT in Early College Science, Lansing CC, MI

Job Type: Full Time
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred M.A. or M.S. in subject area, or teaching, or curriculum, or administration/leadership
Minimum Qualifications: B. A. or B. S. in subject area Successful science teaching experience in chemistry and/or physics with secondary students of all abilities Demonstrated understanding of differentiation and quality assessment practices Demonstrated ability to engage students of diverse academic backgrounds in complex learning activities that promote problem solving, reasoning and critical thinking and creativity Experience developing curriculum and instructional materials Experience serving in advisory capacity to students, with demonstrated ability to develop positive, supportive relationships Superb communication skills Ability to work successfully as part of a team (both as leader and follower) Commitment to laboratory-based science Commitment to working in a non-traditional learning environment. Willingness to attend professional development workshops at local, state and national conferences. Required Certificates, Licenses & Registrations: A valid Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate with a DI or DX Science or Integrated Science endorsement (grades 6 ; 12; must be highly qualified in chemistry or physics). (Michigan law requires that a person employed in an elementary or secondary school with instructional responsibilities shall hold a certificate, permit or occupational authorization valid for the positions to which they are assigned).
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Director of The Early College at Lansing Community College, the science Faculty will provide subject matter instruction for required MI Merit Curriculum coursework, deliver the college/career readiness curriculum, participate in program organization and development, and serve as mentor to TEC students as they fulfill Educational Development Plans that reflect a STEM focus. Their primary objective is to successfully transition students to college level course work. Essential Duties: Participates in department and academic program and curriculum development activities Develops plans that promote the development of higher-order thinking skills in the instructional process Develops and maintains course outlines which are reviewed annually Provides motivation to learn Facilitates and paces instruction to maximize learning Utilizes varied instructional delivery modes Assesses learning frequently using various methods Provides remediation as deemed appropriate and possible Develops and administers exams consistent with learning goals including a final examination Develops and distributes course syllabi for each course taught to each student Advises students on curriculum, academic programs, employment and career goals, and other matters as appropriate Consistently meets instructional schedule and other assignments and commitments in support of The Early College Establishes and maintains regular and appropriate office hours Treats all members of the college community with dignity and respect Works through established channels to resolve problems Participates in activities designed to promote attainment of the college vision and its missions Attends and participates in TEC academic and/or program and department meetings Learns and complies with all college policies Upholds and enforces the student code of conduct Collect, analyze, and communicate student learning and program data to students, parents, and institutional partners
Additional Information: For a full job description for this position, please visit Posting close dates are subject to change.

APS/AIP Science and Technology Postdoctoral Policy Fellowship at U.S. Department of Education

APS and AIP are coordinating with the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development (OPEPD) in the Department of Education (ED) to host a Ph.D. level scientist interested in working on a variety of policy initiatives and research projects. OPEPD is responsible for the coordination and development of major policy initiatives and the Department’s annual budget request, working in close collaboration with staff across the Department, with the White House, with Congress, and with external stakeholders to craft policies that will best realize the President’s goals of closing the achievement gap and making the United States first in the world in college completion by 2020.

Fellows may be asked to:
  • Conduct research analysis and develop metrics to assess the impact of various Department initiatives, and to explore emerging Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) issues in P-12 education, higher education, career and technical/vocational/adult education, or STEM teacher preparation and support.
  • Identify and build-out new ways for the Department to deepen its impact in the STEM fields, including partnerships with other federal agencies, state and local governments and the private sector.
  • Coordinate inter-agency efforts to achieve the Department’s policy goals as defined by the Committee on STEM Education 5-year Federal Strategic Plan.
  • Develop policy priorities for newly proposed programs such as the STEM Innovation Networks.
  • Perform legislative research and attend Congressional hearings, briefings, and other events on the Department’s behalf.

Criteria for Participation
  • Hold a doctoral level degree (Ph.D.) in a field of Physics (e.g. Theoretical or Experimental Physics, Physics Education Research, Biophysics, or any of the other physical sciences represented by the AIP Member Societies) with a preference for Physics Education Research
Note: Ideally, all requirements for the degree would be completed prior to September 2013
  • Have solid scientific and technical credentials and the endorsement of three references.
  • Show a commitment to serve society.
  • Exhibit outstanding communications skills and demonstrated ability to craft policy papers, decision memos, talking points and program proposals on complex education issues for diverse audiences, including non-scientific audiences.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and willingness to work with a wide range of individuals and offices at the Department and ability to be effective in large bureaucracies. 
  • Possess the ability to operate and execute with limited guidance and in ambiguous or novel circumstances; and ability to appropriately and effectively use informal authority when leading teams or projects.
  • Hold U.S. citizenship (dual citizenship is acceptable).
  • Federal employees are not eligible.
  • Candidates must have some familiarity with education policy and/or federal policy.

To begin the application process, send the following to Tyler Glembo at
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References

Screening of potential candidates will begin immediately.

Deadline for application is Sept. 20, 2013.

Employer will assist with relocation costs
Relocation will be reimbursed up to $3,000.

FT Chemistry/Physics at Asnuntuck CC, Enfield CT

Asnuntuck Community College has the following Full-time Faculty opening:
Instructor of Chemistry/Physics
Information on qualifications and compensation is available at (click on Human Resources Tab).

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Middle School Science Teacher, Indianapolis!

Job Description
Job Title MS Science Teacher - Hybrid School - Hoosier Academies
Job ID 741799
Location INDIANAPOLIS,  IN 46226-1346
Other Location
MS Science Teacher – Hybrid School
Hoosier Academies

Hoosier Academies is looking for a Middle School-level, Indiana-certified Science Teacher to work in an innovative environment. Hoosier Academies teachers are part of a national pioneering effort in public education combining virtual instruction with face-to-face instruction in the nation’s first hybrid public school. Our Teachers should therefore share the school's entrepreneurial spirit and passion to provide students with a world class educational program that blends virtual with face-to-face instruction. Teaching in a hybrid virtual charter school requires strong instructional skills and a firm commitment to our innovative model. Teachers will be expected to carry out the school mission and vision and play an active role in pioneering virtual-hybrid instruction. Teachers will be trained to use a variety of virtual tools to engage students working in the curriculum and apply various teaching techniques traditional to many classrooms. Teachers’ responsibilities include differentiating instruction that meets students’ individualized needs, establishing appropriate learning plans for each student, and teaching on-site at the school in Indianapolis up to 3 days per week, with the remaining days providing virtual instruction from a home office.


·        Indiana-certified Science Teacher certified to teach Middle School students
·        Meets Indiana's Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
·        Bachelor's degree
·        2+ years of teaching experience
·        Ability to support and guide adults, as well as students
·        Strong communication, organization and time-management skills
·        Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook and the Internet
·        Flexible schedule
·        Experience in a charter school or school of choice environment (virtual teaching preferred)
·        Ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)


In return for your hard work, Hoosier Academies offer an attractive compensation package of salary and outstanding benefits.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and education level.

Science Education Program Leader, Princeton

Position Information
Requisition Number 1300602  
Job Title Science Education Program Lead  
Department PPPL Best Practices &Outreach - 391  
Position Summary: We are seeking an outstanding candidate for a position as a Science Education Program Leader. The successful candidate will manage complex, highly visible science education initiatives, assess the impact of these programs and publish the findings in journals and at local and national conferences.

The major responsibilities of this position includes planning and managing existing education programs in plasma science and related fields for undergraduate students,

K-12 students and teachers. This person will teach professional development workshops for K-12 teachers and enrichment programs for K-12 students, assist in identifying opportunities to implement new education initiatives, and represent the Laboratory on external educational panels and committees addressing issues such as curriculum design, teacher training and student assessment. Additional duties of the Program Leader are to support, maintain and upgrade the Science Education website and maintain a current knowledge and understanding of national and state issues in science education.
Essential Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a B.S. in physics, physics education or a closely related field, a minimum of 3 years of experience managing and developing science education programs including curriculum development, teacher training, assessment and evaluation or other relevant experience. Excellent organizational and analytical skills, outstanding writing skills with the ability to edit complex documents, strong oral communication and presentation skills with comfort speaking in front of large groups of students, teachers or scientists are required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office or equivalent and experience in web site development is preferred.   
Preferred Qualifications
Directory Title Associate Researcher  
Job Function Administrative or Professional  
Grade ADM 02  
Standard HoursNot Applicable  
Full Time  
Eligible for Overtime No  
Benefits Eligible Yes  
Union Code Not Applicable  
Education Required Bachelor's Degree  
Application Deadline Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.  
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.