Monday, March 31, 2014

VAP at Pacific U, OR

The Department of Physics invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in August of 2014. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. in Physics, a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates, and an interest in physics pedagogy. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate who wants to gain experience in a variety of hands-on, student-centered teaching techniques. Courses to be taught will likely include the following: Introductory Physics with associated labs; Wave and Optics; and either Astronomy or Energy and the Environment, depending on the candidate’s interest.  The possibility of research with undergraduate students exists.
The successful candidate must have authorization to work in the United States at the time of hire.
Applicants should submit electronically to Patty Larkins, Administrative Assistant, School of Natural Sciences, the following:
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a description of teaching experience and philosophy
  • unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • contact information of three people who we may contact for letters of reference
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Pacific University actively encourages applications from women and members of all protected groups. The successful applicant must have US work authorization at the time of hire.

Pacific University is an independent, comprehensive university in Forest Grove, Oregon (about 25 miles west of Portland). The Physics Department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences (ca. 1600 students), a liberal arts undergraduate college where faculty and staff are committed to an intimate, personalized education. The Physics Department consists of four faculty members and a lab manager, graduating about 5 majors a year.  We strive for an environment that encourages challenging, student-centered learning. For further information regarding the position, please contact Prof. Steve Hall at

TT, Olympia College WA

Full time Tenure-track Faculty Position

Closes: May 6th, 2014


Olympic College is recruiting to fill a full-time faculty position to teach Physics in the Division of Math, Engineering, Science & Health, Beginning Fall Quarter, 2014.

  • Per Olympic College Board of Trustees approved salary schedule based on education and qualified experience
  • Contract includes medical, dental, disability, life and retirement benefits.
Examples of Responsibilities
  • Teach Physics course(s) in accordance with college catalog, schedule of classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines
  • Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading
  • Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the division office as requested
  • Maintain accurate records of students and complete forms as required
  • Provide academic advising and assessment for students
  • Hold office hours for student consultation
  • Attend faculty, department, and division meetings and serve on appropriate committees
  • May include evening instruction
  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Physics required.
Desirable Qualifications
  • PhD degree in Physics or related field
  • College teaching experience.
Successful applicants will be able to
  • Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in the classroom and with other professionals;
  • Collaborate successfully with colleagues, staff, and students as part of an educational team;
  • Foster a climate of multicultural understanding and appreciation;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, diversity and a learning-centered climate.
Conditions of Employment
  • This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.
  • May require day/evening/weekend teaching assignments when necessary.
  • Official college transcripts required if hired.
  • Must pass a criminal background records check.
  • Must become a member of the Association for Higher Education (AHE) or pay a representation fee on or before the thirtieth day following the beginning of employment.
  • If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Working conditions

This job requires punctual and regular attendance. This position is in a typical classroom and/or office.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position. The employee may be required to lift and carry equipment and supplies of up to 30 pounds.

Application Process

To be considered, complete the following required application materials by May 6th, 2014. Apply online at:

  • Olympic College Online Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of college transcripts
If you have problems uploading your documents, please contact the NEOGOV Customer Support Help Desk 310-469-0515 or 877-204-4442 between 6am and 6pm Pacific Time, Monday-Friday.
  • The Olympic College Human Resource Services will not review, scan nor accept application materials other than the required application materials listed. All application materials become the property of Olympic College. Not responsible for email or FAX error. Corrected or extended notices for this recruitment will be posted on the Olympic College web site.

Lab coordinator, Spelman College, Atlanta GA

Note:  This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.

This position is responsible for the maintenance of all physics laboratories so that they are organized, efficient, and suitable for the needs of the curriculum.  The incumbent may teach one or two laboratory sections.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

Order adequate and sufficient supplies and equipment for the teaching of all    physics laboratories;

Oversee the maintenance and repair of the equipment, including computers; perform minor repairs as needed;

Supervise and approve the use of all physics teaching laboratory spaces;
Assist the instructors of all physics labs to make sure that they have everything that they need to teach effectively and efficiently;

Set up and take down experimental set-ups;

May teach one or two Physics laboratory sections for 1stand 2ndyear students;

Maintain files and documents pertaining to the purchase, repairs, warranties, and use of all equipment and supplies in the Physics laboratory;

Advise the department concerning current best practices in lab methods and equipment and their uses in teaching;

Organization of the teaching labs and to oversee cleaning and maintaining of the space itself;

Organize the storage and oversee the security of all Physics laboratory equipment and supplies; maintain a written inventory of equipment and locations;

Implement and inform the department of all safety procedures in the Physics laboratories;

Assist in the oversight of the maintenance and use of the machine and electronic shops in the teaching and research laboratories;

Coordinate work assignments for student assistants. 

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

Bachelor’s degree in Physics or closely related area, a minimum of two years of previous laboratory work experience, and familiarity with major physics laboratory instruments (i.e.calipers, micrometers, oscilloscope, electrical meters, etc)are required.  Master's degree in Physics or closely related area, experience in teaching introductory physics laboratory, and knowledge of basic machinist skills are preferred.

This position also requires up-to-date knowledge and understanding of Laboratory safety measures.  The incumbent must possess excellent organizational skills, electronic skills for maintenance of instrumentation, and able to work under pressure.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with students, faculty/staff and the public.

Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to read and interpret documents such as general science journals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, faculty, staff, and in one-on-one situations is essential.  Also, the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is required, along with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, faculty/staff, and the general public.

Must possess intermediate to advanced computer skills utilizing data acquisition software packages, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software packages.  Should be familiar with laboratory software utilization and be capable of learning Lotus Notes; and be internet savvy.

Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


FT at Drexel PA

The Drexel University Department of Physics seeks applications for a full-time 12-month teaching faculty appointment to teach in its undergraduate program beginning September 2014. Duties will include curricular and lab development, departmental service, and undergraduate instruction at all levels.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline and be an experienced and enthusiastic educator. Prior teaching experience at the university level is desired. Candidates invited to campus will be expected to prepare a half-hour lecture aimed at an introductory undergraduate audience. Compensation will be competitive, and commensurate with experience. The initial appointment will be for 1-2 years. A successful fit may lead to multiple annual or multi-year renewals.


Drexel University is Philadelphia's premier cooperative education university, and has been ranked consistently by US News & World Reports as one of the "Best National Universities" and has earned a number 2 ranking as a "School to Watch for in 2011." It is a comprehensive research university with more than 16,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students. The Physics Department consists of 19 faculty engaged in research in Astrophysics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter and Neutrino Particle Physics. The department has a large and vibrant undergraduate program as well as an active and highly-ranked Ph.D. graduate program.

Contact: All applicants must apply online at

Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled. Applications received prior to May 1, 2014 will be given highest consideration. Online applications must include (pdf files): (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae with complete professional and academic history, and (3) arrange for three letters of recommendation.

Inquiries and recommendation letters may be directed to Professor Dave Goldberg (

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Arts and Science is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

1-year Lectureship, U Alabama Huntsville

The Department of Physics at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a calendar year Lecturer position beginning in Fall 2014.

The curriculum of the Physics Department includes general physics (with and without calculus), introductory astronomy, intermediate mechanics, electricity & magnetism, quantum mechanics, optics and photonics, relativity, astrophysics, thermodynamics and statistics, and additional advanced courses. The candidate is expected to teach primarily undergraduate courses, and the ability and desire to teach graduate courses in selected areas is a plus.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in Physics or closely related discipline.  Candidates with prior teaching experience will be given priority. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters, and one or two courses during the Summer semester, as assigned by the Chair.

UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System, with a current enrollment of approximately 5,500 undergraduates and 1500 graduate students. The Department of Physics has 10 full-time faculty, 2 lecturers, and admits approximately 60 undergraduate majors and 10 graduates per year.

Applicants should send a resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience and contact information for at least three references in electronic form (PDF preferred) to: Ms. Colleen Oliver at, Department of Physics, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899.

Inquiries for this position can be directed to Professor Max Bonamente, Associate Professor of Physics, at Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  See for further information on UAH and for information on the Physics Department.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Phys/Chem Lecturer, Western Carolina University

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Western Carolina University invites applications for a fixed-term Lecturer in Physics/Chemistry effective August 2014.

Responsibilities include teaching some combination of introductory physics and/or chemistry lecture or laboratory courses. Candidates must have degree prior to hire date. Preferred candidates should have teaching experience at the college level.

Western Carolina University is a member institution of the University of North Carolina system and is located in a scenic valley near the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains. Residents experience a high quality of life surrounded by natural beauty and an agreeable climate. WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, the stewardship of place, integrated learning, science education and engagement.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Candidates must have at least master's degree from an accredited institution in physics or chemistry. ABD candidates considered.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates should have teaching experience at the college level.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements:
Candidates must have at least master's degree from an accredited institution in physics or chemistry. ABD candidates considered. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply on-line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The online application must include the following:
  1. a current curriculum vitae; 
  2. a cover letter; 
  3. a list of three references with complete contact information; 
  4. copy of transcripts for highest degree earned, and 
  5. a statement of teaching philosophy. 
In addition, three letters of recommendation will be needed for finalists for the position. A system-generated email message will be sent to recommendation providers for seriously-considered applicants. Please be sure to provide accurate email addresses.

For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Atterholt at or at 828-227-7260.

FT at Wor-Wic CC MD

Wor-Wic Community College is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member to teach physical science courses, advise students, review curricula and provide input into the department.

Requirements include a master's degree in physical science or a related field with a minimum of 12 graduate credits in physical science and the ability to teach earth and space science and physics. Preference will be given to candidates with college teaching experience.

This 10-month position is expected to begin Aug. 15.

The starting salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and experience. Interested applicants must submit an application through the online employment application system at Paper applications will not be accepted. Online applications must include a cover letter, resume, copies of college transcripts and certifications, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and valid email addresses of three professional references.

The position will remain open until filled; applications received by April 13 will be given first consideration.

Wor-Wic Community College serves Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties on the beautiful eastern shore of Maryland. We are in close proximity to Ocean City, Assateague Island, and many other popular destinations, and just a few short hours away from Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City.

TT at U of Houston - Victoria

University of Houston-Victoria

Assistant Professor of Physics

The School of Arts and Science at the University of Houston-Victoria is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track position in physics at the rank of assistant professor.

Required qualifications: A doctoral degree (by Aug. 15, 2014) in physics or related fields, demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, successfully completed 6 graduate level mathematics related courses, and a strong interest in teaching a variety of freshman physics and mathematics courses.

Position Summary: The appointment is a nine-month tenure track position with additional opportunities for summer teaching. Teach 9 hours per semester of undergraduate courses, including some evenings, advise students, participate in course and program development, pursue scholarly and professional activities, perform college and professional service, work cooperatively with diverse groups, perform other duties as assigned by the dean and the chair of the Division of Science, Technology and Mathematics, and work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse student population. See for more information.

Candidates should submit the following online at
  1. a cover letter relating the applicant's expertise to the qualifications listed above; 
  2. a current curriculum vitae; 
  3. a list of three current recommendations from people who are in a position to know the applicant's expertise, with at least one addressing teaching effectiveness; 
  4. student teaching evaluation; 
  5. a list of all physics and math courses taught, and 
  6. copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.) 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position if filled.

The University of Houston-Victoria is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.

NTT at RIT Rochester NY

The Rochester Institute of Technology School of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for one or more faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer. The Lecturer position is a 9.5 month, non-tenure track appointment that begins August 13, 2014 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, recent experience teaching introductory physics, potential to succeed in a workshop-style classroom, and strong communication skills. Candidates must be capable of teaching all levels of experimental physics courses typically found in strong undergraduate BS-Physics programs including advanced junior-level labs and electronics. Candidates must also be legally eligible to work in the United States beginning August 13, 2014 and continuing through the duration of the appointment. Familiarity with current trends in undergraduate physics education and research interests compatible with the School’s current research activities are desirable. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.

Application materials must be submitted electronically starting at; select “Search Openings” and enter 1007BR in the “Keyword” field. Candidates must upload their cover letter and curriculum vita as two separate documents; all remaining documents can then be submitted as a single file. A complete application would include a cover letter that addresses the listed qualifications, especially the requirement that the applicant be capable of teaching advanced undergraduate physics labs, as well as a statement about the applicant’s ability to contribute in meaningful ways to RIT’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences (please refer to the Contribution to Diversity Statement: A guide for RIT candidates). A complete application also includes a CV that clearly describes recent teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, any evidence of teaching effectiveness, including potential to be effective in an interactive learning classroom, and a list of three current professional references. Candidates must arrange to have the three professional references send letters of support directly to; the references need to include “1007BR” in the subject line of their letter. To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by May 1, 2014. The School of Physics and Astronomy web page is located at

The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of protected classes and individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to apply.

VAP at Wesleyan CT

The Wesleyan University Physics Department seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The successful candidate will teach five courses during the academic year, including sections of our calculus-based introductory course and a graduate course, as well as other courses matching the candidate's interests with the department's needs.
To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching interests, and the names two references, to Questions about the positions may be directed to Anita Deeg-Carlin, Administrative Assistant for the Department of Physics ( 
Wesleyan University offers the opportunity to teach well-prepared students in a context that values teaching alongside research. Wesleyan University is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Any questions regarding Title IX and 504 should be directed to: Antonio Farias, Chief Diversity Officer, 860-685-3927.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

VAP at Pacific Lutheran, WA

The Physics Department at Pacific Lutheran University invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning September 1, 2014. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate courses in theoretical and experimental physics, at both introductory and advanced levels.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience + benefits package

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Full-time, visiting position for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning September 1, 2014.

  • Teach undergraduate courses in theoretical and experimental physics, at both introductory and advanced levels.
  • Hold weekly office hours.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Work cooperatively with other faculty and staff.
  • Assume a level of professional leadership and visibility through professional accomplishment in one's specialty and excellent teaching.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • A strong background in physics.
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching at the undergraduate level.
Ph.D. in Physics or a related discipline. ABD will be considered, but Ph.D. must be in hand by September 1, 2014.

  • Ph.D. in physics.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Please submit your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and graduate and undergraduate transcripts online by clicking on the "Apply" link at 2-4 confidential letters of reference will also be requested by PLU upon application.

Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of about 3500 students, including international students from two dozen countries. Located in a uniquely scenic region on the Pacific Rim, the university's campus is 40 miles south of Seattle in suburban Tacoma, Washington. PLU's academic program is an integration of the liberal arts and professional programs, and the university's mission is to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care. PLU enjoys a healthy and progressive relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The university is committed to exploring, affirming and enriching dignity and diversity in the campus community and endorses the goals of equal opportunity and affirmative action. PLU actively seeks applications from women and persons of color.

TT at Victoria College TX

Available Fall 2014

Victoria College is hiring a Full-time, tenure-track faculty position to teach multiple Physics courses as well as some mathematics courses, beginning Fall 2014. Teaching assignment may include all levels of physics and some mathematics. Teaching via Interactive Television and/or online may be part of the teaching assignment. Committee work and other duties as assigned by the department chair or dean. Teaching assignments may include evening and weekend classes and/or classes at one of the college's off-campus locations.

Required: A master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Physics as well as 18 graduate hours or the equivalent in Mathematics. Experience with, or willingness to learn, online course development and teaching.

Hiring range is based on an annual earned salary for a 9 month faculty position of $40,284 - $47,268 depending on qualifications. Competitive salary, plus excellent employee benefits that include retirement plans, paid health insurance, group rates for dental, life, and disability insurance, tuition, paid leave, Sec. 125 flex accounts, and a quality work environment. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

TT at Hostos CC - CUNY


The Natural Sciences Department invites applications to teach undergraduate physics and engineering courses.
Other responsibilities include related course and curriculum development; research and scholarly activities leading to professional growth; student guidance; and participation in departmental and college assignments. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
The following qualifications are preferred:
- Doctorate or an equivalent degree from an accredited university in the discipline of physics and/or engineering  
- Demonstrated evidence of significant success in teaching, achievement in his/her field, and continued growth
- Teaching experience in an urban multiethnic setting and experience in collaborating with students on research projects
- Availability to work evening and weekend hours
- Bilingual skills in English and Spanish


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
The salary for this position is commensurate with education and experience.


Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. 
Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


May 9, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

TT at Chaffey CC, Rancho Cucamonga CA

This is a full-time, tenure track physics instructor position in the School of Mathematics and Science. Under the direction of the Dean, the assignment for the full-service week will be to teach all physics courses offered by the department including and to participate in any other professional responsibilities as identified under 18.2.3 of the faculty agreement. This assignment is for the Rancho Cucamonga campus. It is possible that the person in this position will also be responsible for classes at the Chino and Fontana campuses.
This assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following:
  • Instruct classes in physics and related subjects in accordance with the established course outline of record and consistent with the department standards. This includes organizing instruction towards achieving those objectives; participating in the selection of textbooks and other materials; instructing through lecture, discussion, demonstrations, etc.; conferring with students as appropriate; assigning grades; and providing a safe and positive classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Maintain professional and ethical standards.
  • Remain current in all subject matter areas and in the techniques of effective instruction.
  • Participate in the development, assessment, and evaluation processes of student learning outcomes.
  • Participate in department and college meetings and committee work, curriculum and program design and development, community outreach, development of alternative instructional activities for use in the success centers, department website content, student advisement, program review, and other duties necessary for the benefit of the students, the mathematics and science department, the college, the community, and the profession.
  • Master’s degree in physics, astronomy , or astrophysics; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in physics or astronomy AND master’s degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics; OR
  • Possession of a valid Lifetime California Community College credential authorizing service as an instructor in physics; OR
  • The equivalent (District equivalency form must be completed at the time of application).
  • Clear sensitivity and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college stude
Preference will be given to those candidates who establish the highest level of professional competency as evidenced by:
  • Demonstrated excellence in college or secondary level teaching in physics.
  • Demonstrated excellence at thoughtful innovative curriculum design.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting and communicating with individuals of diverse backgrounds and academic preparation.
  • Effective contribution to collaborative team effort in an academic setting.
  • Appreciation and respect for students and their role and responsibility in the learning process.
  • Demonstrated skill in using innovative teaching methods, instructional design, and assessment strategies.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to active involvement in the full range of professional and leadership roles expected of a community college professor.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of the community college.
Based upon the minimum and/or desirable qualifications stated in this position announcement, the initial salary placement range is $55,458 (minimum qualifications) to $86,568 (doctorate). Placement is based on the regular full-time faculty salary schedule and is dependent upon verification of relevant experience and coursework from a regional or nationally accredited institution of higher learning. EXCEPTIONAL BENEFIT PACKAGE
Health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and eligible dependents; employee life insurance; sick leave; and retirement coverage through the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS)
Application and information may be obtained from Chaffey College, Human Resources at or (909) 652-6528.
Applications must be completely filled out in detail and clearly show that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as set forth in the announcement. Application package must include:
  • District Application (Completion of all sections is required. Do not mark “See Resume”)
  • Letter of Application (State briefly how you meet the qualifications)
  • Resume
  • Professional Reference List (Include names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses)
  • Copy of Transcripts (Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred - photocopies are acceptable. Transcripts of all degrees applicable to meeting the minimum qualifications for this position must be included. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire.) Foreign transcripts must be transcribed and evaluated in English by a bonafide evaluation service. Educational requirements must be met on or before the closing date.
The College does not return materials submitted in application for a position. Please do not include any additional documents not required in the Application Process section.
Completed application and related materials must be received by Human Resources no later than 4:00 p.m. on the application deadline as indicated at the top of the announcement. Failure to submit all required application materials may result in the applicant not being considered for the position. A postmark is not acceptable for this purpose. Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility. The District reserves the right to readvertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.
Applicants should promptly notify the Office of Human Resources of any change of address and/or phone number. All application materials are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
A screening committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth in the announcement and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually held on the Chaffey College campus and are conducted by an Interview Committee. Additional interviews may be required. Reasonable accommodations are provided to persons with disabilities. Should you feel you have any need for accommodation due to a disability, please indicate this request on your application or contact the Office of Human Resources. Travel costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant.
All application materials must be submitted to:
Human Resources
5885 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002 (909) 652-6528
The College
Chaffey College, one of the first colleges to be established in California, is a two-year public community college situated in an area of natural and tranquil beauty in Southern California. Its campus occupies 200 acres of rolling lawns and native foliage in the foothills of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. Founded in 1883 as a private college, Chaffey has been a publicly funded college since 1916.
The college district serves a population of 650,000 in the west end of the vibrant Inland Empire of San Bernardino County, where the communities of Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Guasti, Montclair, Mt. Baldy, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga (Alta Loma, Cucamonga, and Etiwanda) and Upland are located. Four high school districts are contained in these communities.
Chaffey College has lower division courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, occupational courses for students who wish to gain competence in employable skills, or who wish to improve their skills, and general education courses for all students to provide them with an awareness of the ideas and ideals of our cultural heritage.
Transfer programs meet the lower division requirements of four-year colleges and universities.
Occupational programs are kept current, and the latest information on occupational requirements is made available to students through interaction with community leaders and advisory committees.
In addition, Success Centers provide the community with resource centers for the development of foundational skills. At these Centers, students can improve their foundational skills and secure tutoring and special supplementary materials.
Public Safety
The District’s Department of Public Safety maintains crime statistics that occur on our campus facilities, on property owned or controlled by the district, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campuses. This information is produced in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus and Crime Statistics Act. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Chaffey College Police by accessing the following website:
Chaffey Community College District is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Monday, March 24, 2014

FT at Murray State KY

Full-time, non-tenure track position in the MSU Institute of Engineering to begin August 2014.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Physics or a related field is required.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate Physics courses to include General Physics 1 and 2, Physics labs.
Duties include Physics instructional laboratory development, on-line lab development, involvement with professional organizations, student placement and participation in student recruitment activities.

VAP at Syracuse NY *PER*

The Department of Physics at Syracuse University invites applications for a visiting faculty position. We seek candidates with a PhD in Physics or a Doctorate in Science Education with a MS degree in Physics or equivalent.
Preferred qualifications include experience in physics education research and a strong interest and ability to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. A program of research compatible with Department interests is also preferred.
The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for a further one or two years subject to availability of funds.
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
For full consideration qualified candidates must complete an online faculty application at (Job# 071040 or ) and attach their curriculum vitae, cover letter describing research and teaching interest and list of at least 3 references.
Syracuse University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of minority groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Friday, March 21, 2014

TT at Angelo State TX

Job Summary
The Department of Physics at Angelo State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.
The candidate will teach undergraduate lectures and laboratories in Astronomy, Physical Science, and Physics; maintain a program of scholarly productivity; conduct research involving undergraduates; cultivate an active outreach program; and assist with departmental and university service.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and experience in distance education and the use of web-based technologies is desired. The successful applicant must possess strong communication and organizational skills, and be dedicated to excellence in teaching with a strong commitment to high professional standards.
A Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Expected Date of Appointment: August 15, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

TT at Morrisville State College NY

Full-time, tenure track position. Applicants must be able to teach calculus-based physics including mechanics, sound and thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and optics and modern based physics. Interest in teaching astronomy is desirable. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising; curriculum development; service on committees; student recruitment. Teaching assignments may be in a distance learning environment and may include evenings, weekends, and other off-site locations.

Master's degree in Physics required. Preference will be given to those candidates with teaching experience at the college level and an earned Doctorate. Industry experience is desirable.

Morrisville State College is ideally located in the geographic center of New York State and offers over 75 different majors. Morrisville State College is well known for programs in the areas of business and entrepreneurship, agriculture, natural resource conservation and sustainability, hospitality and restaurant management, criminal justice, applied psychology, video-journalism, equine science and rehabilitation, nursing, massage therapy, wood technology, residential construction, science and technology, and automotive. The Morrisville advantage is quite simple: a practical experiential learning environment with vibrant campus life that leads our graduates to specialized careers or advanced education.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Start August 2014.

Apply on-line at Application materials should include cover letter, resume, teaching portfolio including statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Please have transcripts available upon request.

Application review will begin April 7, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

Two (more) postdocs at CU-Boulder

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral researcher positions in Physics Education in the Department of Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The postdocs will work on many different aspects of transforming upper-division lab courses with an emphasis on developing students' modeling skills and conducting research studies in this context. The successful candidate will have a strong background in experimental physics and a devoted interest in education research. The postdoc will work in the group of Heather Lewandowski and collaborate with faculty, post-docs, and graduate students in Colorado's Physics Education Research Group (
To apply for one of the positions, please send the following materials to
1)    Cover page discussing your history and interest in the position making sure to also answer the three following questions.
a.       Tell us about a project that has involved teaching, educational transformation, or education research that you were especially excited about?
b.      What educational problems are you most interested in solving?
c.       In this postdoctoral research position, you will gain significant skills in physics education research.  How do you envision those skills will be useful to you later in your career?
2) CV with references listed.
3) Any additional documents that might be helpful in the evaluation process.

[Ed. note: there are lots of postdocs at CU. These are new.]

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Stellenbosch SA

Stellenbosch University
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
(Ref. NW03/089/0314)
Apply online at
The Department currently has three established research groups in Nuclear Physics (with focus on light-ion and lepton scattering), Theoretical Physics (with focus on quantum field theory, condensed and soft condensed matter and Bayesian analysis) and Laser Physics. The Laser Research Institute has well-equipped laboratories, which includes femtosecond laser systems.
  • Teaching mainly at undergraduate level;
  • Undertaking of research in one of the existing research focus areas of the Department;
  • Assistance with postgraduate supervision.
  • PhD in Physics;
  • Proven track record of teaching ability at undergraduate level (Senior Lecturer);
  • Teaching experience (Lecturer);
  • Demonstrable outstanding research potential (Lecturer) or research output (Senior Lecturer) in one of the existing research focus areas of the Department;
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills in at least English;
  • Ability to plan and organise independently and effectively;
  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relations and to work in a team;
    The level of appointment will be determined by experience and research record.
  • PhD in Theoretical Physics;
  • A research record in Theoretical Physics will be a strong recommendation (Lecturer);
  • A postdoctoral research record in Theoretical Physics will be a strong recommendation (Senior Lecturer);
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills in Afrikaans.
    Commencement of duties: 1 May 2014 or as soon as possible
    Closing date: 31 March 2014
    Enquiries regarding the job content: Prof E G Rohwer on +27 (0)21 808 3372
    Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on +27 (0)21 808 2753
Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and contact details of at least two referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.
Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.
Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

  • The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups.
    The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

TT at Findlay OH

The University of Findlay invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor of Physics.

A Ph.D. in physics, biophysics, astronomy, or a closely related area is required. Preference will be given to those with enthusiasm and experience in undergraduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities of this position may include teaching general physics courses, introductory astronomy courses, managing our planetarium, conducting research, and advising undergraduate research. Candidates must be committed to student-education as well as professional development and scholarship. Currently, the department does not have a physics program.
The University of Findlay is a comprehensive master's institution and the largest private university in northwest Ohio. The City of Findlay, population 40,000, is recognized as one of the best micropolitan communities in Ohio, with a strong business base and school system and a friendly atmosphere. More information is available on our Web site at

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to: Human Resources, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840 or emailed Applications should be identified as for the "Assistant Professor of Physics" position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Findlay is an equal opportunity employer/educator.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

FT at St. Petersburg College FL
Job Summary
A faculty member at SPC has the primary function of instruction. Secondary functions include assisting the college in developing and maintaining a quality program of instruction, providing service to the college and continuing professional development.
Experience Requirements*
Teaching experience preferred for all instructor positions. Related work experience preferred for technical programs.
General Responsibilities
  • Fosters academic excellence in teaching and learning.
  • Supports the community college philosophy through commitment to success of students with diverse goals, backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Instructs students in accordance with college policies, procedures and approved curricula.
  • Uses out-of-class duty hours effectively for class preparation, assisting students and participating in department/college activities.
  • Serves the college through any of the following: (a) committee membership, (b) curriculum development, (c) development of innovative instruction, (d) sponsorship of student organizations, (e) representation of the college in professionally related community activities, and (f) special projects.
  • Supports college extracurricular functions.
  • Maintains currency in teaching field(s) through professional development and scholarly activities.
  • Demonstrates a professional, cooperative and considerate attitude toward students, colleagues and staff.
  • Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements
Strong written and oral communication skills. Computer skills. Experience in online instruction or technology enhanced instruction.

FT Lecturer, CUNY - Queens College

Job Location: 
New York, NY
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10371

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) is an urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention.  This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions. The College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research.  Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges. 
The Department of Physics at Queens College invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) starting in the Fall 2014 semester.  The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate courses in physics, enhancing undergraduate laboratories, serving on departmental and college committees, and advising students.  This position requires 27 credit-hours of classroom teaching per year, with no released time for research or administrative activities.  A Certificate of Continuous Employment from CUNY would be earned with reappointment for a sixth year.


- Ph.D. in Physics or a related area required
- Must have at least two years of teaching experience at the college level, including full responsibility for courses at or above introductory physics level
- Experience with developing undergraduate laboratory experiments
- Experience with use of modern technology in lectures and labs


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Applications must include a cover letter, a one page statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae containing a complete list of courses taught.  The candidate should submit all materials electronically via
A minimum of three letters of recommendation which address the candidate's teaching should be mailed to:
Professor Alexander Lisyansky
Chair, Department of Physics
Queens College of CUNY
Queens, NY 11367
- OR-
Email to:


Open until filled with review of applications to begin 4/16/14.

VAP at Monmouth College, IL

Monmouth College is a residential liberal arts college in western Illinois and founding member of the consortium of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM).
Monmouth College invites applications for a temporary, full-time, one-year leave replacement position in the Physics Department beginning in August 2014. Subfield open and applications from both theorists and experimentalists are welcome. Ph.D. by time of arrival required. The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarly activity, and Monmouth’s liberal arts mission. Normal teaching load is 6 courses per year. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, including teaching interests, names and contact information of three references, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to: Christopher Fasano, Chair, Physics Search Committee, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 by e-mail to Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

FT at Lone Star College, North Harris TX

Lone Star College - North Harris

Faculty, Physics (#15607) NH

Job Functions:
  • Teaches courses in physics at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
  • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
  • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines.
  • Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course.
  • Submits required college reports and forms.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
  • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean.
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
Master's degree or higher in physics or a closely related physical science or Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in physics or a closely related physical science


Work Schedule & Conditions:
Work Schedule
  • PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment.
  • Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position.
  • Work is performed primarily in a climate controlled office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards.
Fall 2014 hire

How to Apply

To learn of all available opportunities go to: Search by keyword or click the "Advanced Search" link to search by keyword or Job Opening ID. Application materials will not be accepted via fax, e-mail, mail or hand delivery.

Normally there is no contact with applicants unless they are selected for interview. At the conclusion of each search all applicants will be notified via e-mail. Some openings are posted year-round and are re-posted periodically; these applicants will be notified and asked to re-apply in order to remain active applicants for those positions.

All positions are subject to a criminal background check. EEO Employer

Master Teacher, UT Dallas

The position has broad responsibilities within the UTeach Dallas program that include coordinating projects with the current Master Teachers at UTeach Dallas, recruiting prospective science and mathematics teachers, developing and teaching certification courses at UT Dallas, maintaining a strong working relationship with our partner school districts. The position will require travel locally and may require periodic travel to UT Austin.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics with a secondary teaching certificate, science teaching and instructional leadership experiences.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to a school or district educator whose experience includes recognized performance in teaching science, exemplary service as an instructional leader or administrator such as science coordinator or instructional specialist, and strong advocacy for best teaching practices.

Minimum Responsibilities:
Coordinate program responsibilities with peers at UT Dallas. Recruit prospective science and mathematics students interested in teaching. Develop and teach certification courses at UT Dallas. Maintain a strong working relationship with partner school districts and mentor teachers. Develop a close association with other UT Dallas Master Teachers.

Additional Responsibilities:
Comply with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, employing sound financial and business practices, employing appropriate internal controls, and completing other duties as assigned and required.

Other Information:
Serves as a representative of the University, displaying respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Please apply online at This is a security-sensitive position. UTD is an EEO/AA employer.

VAP at Lewis U, IL

Lewis University invites applications for a one-year Assistant Professor position in the Physics Department beginning August 2014. A Ph.D. or ABD in Physics or a closely related field is required. An experimental background and experience teaching undergraduates are preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and to contributing to the growth the physics program. Responsibilities include teaching a range of physics courses and labs mostly at the general education and introductory levels.

Lewis University, located 35 miles from downtown Chicago and near two national laboratories, is a Catholic and Lasallian university.

Applications must include: cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. Apply online at: . Review of applications begins April 4, 2014, and continues until the position is filled.

Position description:
  • Teaching is a primary focus at Lewis University. The minimum teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Since the physics department is small, the candidate is expected to teach courses and labs at all levels. Most courses will be at the general education and introductory level though the opportunity to teach an upper-level majors course may arise. A willingness to teach across the curriculum is necessary, and a background in experimental physics is highly desirable.
  • The candidate is expected to attend Department and College Faculty meetings and engage in departmental activities. The candidate is also encouraged to be involved at the College and/or University level.
  • As this is a one year appointment, the candidate is not expected to establish an undergraduate research program. However, there are opportunities to collaborate on projects in optics, high energy physics, physics/astronomy education research, and nanomaterials at Lewis if desired.
Lewis University values diversity and strongly encourages applications from members of under-represented groups.

1-year Lecturer, U Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island's College of Arts and Sciences announces a vacancy for a Lecturer in Physics position beginning Fall 2014. Teach undergraduate physics and astronomy courses, participate in student advising. Work with the Physics Department staff to coordinate the use of the planetarium on the Kingston Campus and to incorporate student visits to a local observatory such as the new observatory facility on the Alton Jones Campus. Position is limited to 6/30/2015 with extension contingent on funding. Visit the URI jobs website at: to apply and view complete details for job posting # (6001414). Please attach three (PDF) documents to the online Faculty Profile Application: (1) Cover Letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae to include the names/contact information of three professional references, and (3) Statement of teaching philosophy. Applications will close April 15, 2014. Only online applications will be accepted. The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.

Postdoc at Stanford

The Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE) at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education seeks a post-doctoral fellow to work with Dr. Ray Pecheone and Dr. Susan Schultz. SCALE provides technical consulting and support to schools, districts, and states that have committed to adopting performance-based assessment as part of a multiple-measures system to evaluate student learning and measure school and teacher effectiveness. SCALE works with education agencies and practitioners to develop customized assessment materials, establish and oversee scoring procedures, provide professional development to support teachers and schools engaged in the work, and conduct research to support the validity and reliability of the assessment system.

Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree in science education or a comparable field of study and have K-12 science teaching experience. Candidates should be able to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to design curriculum-embedded science performance assessments aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Candidates also must have previous experience supporting teachers in the implementation of K-12 performance assessments. Preference will be given to candidates with previous research on scientific discourse or argumentation skills and/or previous experience designing K-12 computer-based science simulations.

Additionally, candidates need strong content expertise and a solid understanding of NGSS Standards to review and annotate samples of student work to be used as standards (benchmarking or anchors) for scoring trainings. Candidates should have strong facilitation skills, the ability to conduct research related to scoring training sessions, and experience supporting data analysis and authoring technical reports based on both qualitative and quantitative studies.

Responsibilities of the position include working as part of a collaborative team with faculty, graduate students, and SCALE staff at the Stanford Graduate School of Education

For more information visit

Monday, March 17, 2014

STEM Instructional Design Consultant at IUPUI

STEM Instructional Design Consultant
Center for Teaching and Learning
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a progressive urban institution enrolling more than 30,000 students in professional and liberal education. Located in the state capital, its mission highlights teaching, scholarship, and service characterized by collaboration, a commitment to diversity, and pursuit of best practice.

IUPUI’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is committed to advancing teaching excellence while supporting faculty through a collaborative approach that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our urban research university. The CTL offers a wide variety of programs, events, and services that foster innovation and translation of educational research into practice. It is a partnership among Academic Affairs, University Information Technology Services, and University Library.

The STEM Instructional Design Consultant is expected to assist Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) faculty and departments in addressing complex teaching and learning issues related to instructional design, teaching methods, assessment, and curriculum planning through individual consultations, workshops, and programs.   Successful applicants will be knowledgeable about student-centered pedagogies in STEM fields, be able to adapt to the rapidly changing needs of the institution, and respond with creative and innovative solutions to address these needs.  The STEM Instructional Design Consultant will plan, develop, and implement programmatic activities that support the mission of the Center for Teaching and Learning and campus initiatives.  The successful candidate will be sensitive to faculty roles and responsibilities and interact collaboratively with center colleagues, faculty, students, and administrators.

Primary responsibilities of the STEM Instructional Design Consultant include:
  • Consulting with individual STEM faculty, departments, and schools on instructional design issues.
  • Implementing programmatic activities for instructional support by planning and assisting in the delivery of orientations, workshops, and presentations. Developing web/print materials on teaching for internal and external distribution. Providing online and classroom teaching feedback services including observation and student focus groups.
  • Consulting with faculty, academic staff and academic units on instruction, course design, teaching methods,   assessment of student learning, course evaluation and curriculum planning.
  • Managing projects funded by Center for Teaching and Learning grant programs. Assisting faculty awardees with determining appropriate project timeline, monitoring progress to ensure the project is on track, and communicating regularly with faculty to ensure they are receiving support as needed from the CTL.
  • Demonstrating a scholarly approach to studying issues in teaching and learning or faculty development. 
  • Contributing to program planning and other maintenance needs of the unit.
  • Pursuing professional development through reading, conference attendance and other strategies.
  • Performing other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in a STEM field with a concentration in education. Preferred qualifications include experience in faculty development and 1-3 years of college teaching experience.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work in a team and with a diverse group of people. Ability to meet strict deadlines, deal with frequent interruptions, manage stress of competing demands for time, and accomplish several concurrent tasks effectively.

The ideal candidate must be committed to the university's goal of inclusiveness and have a demonstrated history of working effectively with persons of all races, genders, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions. We especially welcome candidates from underrepresented groups.

Candidates must submit a letter of application stating their interest and experience, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information of three references.  These may be submitted electronically as attachments to addressed to the STEM Education Specialist Search Committee. Questions about the position may be addressed to Pratibha Varma-Nelson, executive director of the CTL, at or 317-274-1300.

IUPUI is an EEO/AA, Employer M/F/D. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

FT at Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts (ASMSA), a campus of the University of Arkansas System, invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a variety of ten-month, full-time openings beginning August 2014.  Instructors in biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, and mathematics will play critical roles in the development and launch of ASMSA's STEM Pathways digital learning program.

The pilot program will offer Advanced Placement and pre-AP coursework in STEM disciplines to students throughout Arkansas via a blend of synchronous and asynchronous instruction.  The experience also includes a monthly weekend lab session to build on course concepts in an advanced setting.  Digital learning faculty will also have the opportunity to collaborate with ASMSAs residential program.
ASMSA is a public, residential high school for academically talented and motivated eleventh and twelfth grade students from across Arkansas. In 2013, ASMSA was ranked 13th nationally and 9th in the South in Newsweek and The Daily Beasts annual survey of Americas Best High Schools.
A Masters degree in the area of instruction is required.  Experience in teaching AP courses and a demonstrable record of success in preparing students for AP exams is an asset. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in working with gifted students, teaching through technology, developing interdisciplinary curriculum, team planning skills, and problem solving skills.
As a residential community of learning, ASMSAs core philosophy values the development of students interests and talents beyond the classroom.  As such, faculty are expected to support student research, provide tutoring assistance, facilitate successful transitions for incoming juniors, promote the school through outreach programs, and contribute to the residential experience.
Preferred qualifications include a terminal degree and three years of teaching experience.
Candidate must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident.
Send a letter of interest, vita, three references, an unofficial transcript and a letter of interest to: Mr. David Slaymaker, STEM Pathways Coordinator, ASMSA, 200 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71901.  Documents may be emailed to  Review of applications will begin April 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  For more information, call 501-622-5434 or visit our website at
 ASMSA is an AA/EOE employer

Saturday, March 15, 2014

VAP at U of Fraser Valley, Canada

Located in the heart of the Fraser Valley, the University of the Fraser Valley, with over 15,000 students pursuing more than 100 programs, including two master’s degrees, 15 bachelor’s degrees, majors, minors and extended minors in more than 30 subject areas, and more than a dozen trades and technology programs, is committed to teaching excellence. UFV is a multi-campus institution and is regularly at the top of national rankings in the areas of teaching excellence, faculty-student interaction, and class size. UFV is also committed to indigenization of the institution.
The department of Physics seeks to fill a limited term appointment faculty position in experimental physics.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in experimental physics or engineering (electrical, mechanical, or engineering physics, P.Eng preferred); a proven record of exceptional undergraduate teaching; the expertise needed to incorporate modern technologies into the design of new senior-level labs, and a strong commitment to service within the department and the university at large. He or she will be capable of teaching a wide variety of introductory and advanced undergraduate physics courses including experimental methods, electronics, and advanced physics laboratories. The ability to teach computational physics and/or courses in mechatronics will be considered an asset.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, evidence of outstanding teaching ability (such as recent course evaluations), and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately.
Direct all materials, referring to Posting 2014.xx to:
Human Resources University of the Fraser Valley 33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8 Tel: (604) 854-4554Fax: (604) 854-1538Website: Email resumes to:
The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 25, 2014; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

FT at Cal State Bakersfield


Position: Full-Time Lecturer

Type: Academic Year, Non-Tenure-Track

Available: September 8, 2014

Ms. Lori Phillips
Search and Screening Committee
Department of Physics and Engineering, 64 SCI
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: Preferably, applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Physics or closely related discipline; however, well-qualified individuals with a M. S. will also be considered. The successful candidate will have substantial experimental/hardware experience. The applicants are expected to have excellent academic credentials and a proven ability to teach courses and laboratory sessions effectively, maintaining strong student-faculty interaction.

The new hire will be expected to be able to teach undergraduate Physics, including general education, lower- and upper-division physics, as well as, electrical circuits, basic electronics including the associated laboratories. The successful applicant will also be able to teach general education physics-related courses, as well as physics for teachers in training.

Department/School: The Department of Physics and Engineering is one of seven departments in the School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering. It currently offers a BS in Physics, a BS in Engineering Sciences, a BA in Natural Sciences (intended for prospective High School teachers), and a Pre-engineering program. The department is very active in peer-reviewed research and encourages work involving undergraduates.

Facilities: The department moved into a new, three-story building in 2008/09 which it shares with the Mathematics and Computer and Electrical Engineering, and Computer Sciences departments. It maintains six physics and engineering teaching laboratories.

University and Community: California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of 8,500 students. We are a regional comprehensive university that prides itself in undergraduate education and small, high-quality programs. The University services a rapidly-growing socially and ethnically diverse population of 800,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (with a metropolitan population of 380,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than most of California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, the Mojave Desert, and the Sierra Nevada Mountains are each within a two-hour drive from Bakersfield. Kern County is an energy rich region with outreach development and research opportunities.

Application: The application package must include an application letter detailing candidate's qualifications and experience relative to the position description, a statement of teaching philosophy (one page), curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants being seriously considered. For questions, contact Ms. Lori Phillips at (661) 654-2664 or E-mail: Send the package by email to this address, or by regular mail to the contact address above.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CSUB fosters and appreciates ethnic and cultural diversity among its faculty and students and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Applications from women, under-represented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are welcome.