Friday, May 30, 2014

FT at Central Washington University

Job Summary
The physics department at CWU is accepting applications to fill a full-time, annual appointment lecturer position to teach classes in the courses/subject areas listed below. This list is not all inclusive: other courses/subject areas may become available within the department.
- Introductory Astronomy
- Physics of Musical Sound
- Physics Inquiry
- Introductory Physics with integrated lab
- General Physics with integrated lab
- Modern Physics
- Experimental Physics
- Optics
Select upper division courses including the mentoring of undergraduate research projects. Service on select department committees and participation in general department functions are also expected.

Anticipated Start Date 09/16/2014
Screening date 07/07/2014

For required qualifications, application instructions, and to apply online, please visit:
CWU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or of protected veteran status.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

TT, Physics/Engineering, Rend Lake College IL

Rend Lake College seeks a full-time professional Physics / Engineering Instructor. Responsibilities include instruction of Physics, Engineering and Physical Science courses, committee work and completion of required divisional reports. // Full-time (36 weeks), tenure track position with summer teaching assignments available.

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Physics or related field from an accredited institution required.
  • College teaching experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral skills are essential.
  • All candidates will be required to successfully pass a background screening process.
  • Salary determined by placement on faculty salary schedule.
  • Full benefits.
  • Free tuition for employee, spouse and dependents.
Start date to be determined.

Application deadline is 4 pm Monday, June 16, 2014, or until the position is filled.

To apply, visit, click on the Physics / Engineering Instructor link, and print the application. Submit completed application, cover letter, resumé and transcripts to:
Kim Rogers
Human Resources Specialist
c/o Rend Lake College
468 N. Ken Gray Pkwy / Ina, IL 62846
Questions? Call 618-437-5321, Ext. 1228 or e-mail to

VAP at American Univ of Sharjah, UAE

The Department of Physics at the American University of Sharjah invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position starting first of September 2014. All ranks will be considered.
Strong candidates from all fields of physics, experimental and theoretical, will be considered. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Physics. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and strong communication skills in English, are required. Experience in the American-style of higher education is strongly preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an adequate candidate is identified. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, , and the names and addresses of at least three references to Dean Mahmoud Anabtawi, College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, PO Box 26666, Sharjah, UAE, by email to
The American University of Sharjah is accredited with both the Middle States Association in Delaware and the Ministry of Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates. Its curricula, teaching standards, and employment norms are fully in tune with the American model of higher education. Additional information about the American University of Sharjah can be found at

Three VAPs at Grand Valley State MI

The Department of Physics at Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI) is searching to fill multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions that will start this August 2014. Each position will be for one (1) year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two (2) more years. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics and experience teaching introductory physics courses or labs, preferably beyond the usual experience of graduate teaching assistants is prefered. Responsibilities incluude teaching a full load of courses (12 contact hours/week) and supporting the day-to-day business of the department. In particular, faculty will be responsible for serving as instructor of record for introductory physics courses, including lectures, discussion (recitation) sections, and labs; holding regular office hours; working effectively with a team of faculty and staff, particularly those teaching or working in support of our introductory courses (each semester our department offers ~15 classes for ~ 1,000 introductory level students).

Application materials should include a current curriculum vitae and cover letter, a 1-2 page statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and the names and contact information of three (3) references. We are accepting applications immediately and will review applications until the positions are filled. Materials and/or questions may be sent electronically to the Physics Chair at or by mail to:
Chair, Department of Physics, 118 Padnos Hall, 1 Campus Drive
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

TT at NYC College of Technology

New York City College of Technology is a comprehensive college with over 16,000 students offering both Associate and Baccalaureate Programs. City Tech seeks candidates for tenure track faculty positions beginning fall 2014.

School of Arts & Sciences


To Apply: Go to Employment
These positions are anticipated vacancies.

FT at San Jacinto College TX

Professor, Physics  
13073 - Physics  
Cover Letter
Other Document
San Jacinto College District
South Campus
13735 Beamer Road
Houston, TX 77089  
Master's degree in teaching or related field with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Physics.  
Prior teaching experience preferred, preferably at the college and/or university level.
- Experience teaching basic courses in Physics and Astronomy preferred.  

a. Keeps up with developments in the field of study.
b. Demonstrates high standards, academic and professional.
c. Evaluates student work constructively and provides timely feedback.
d. Teaches at times and locations that meet student needs.
e. Provides access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and responds to inquiries in a timely manner.
f. Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
g. Develops and uses a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guideline.

2. Professional Development

a. Maintains high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
b. Plans, develops, and uses effective teaching methods and materials which assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles, and engage the students in learning.
c. Reviews, evaluates, reflects, and revises program curricula and teaching methods through a self-evaluation process of self reflection.
d. Meets or exceeds professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and higher education, as appropriate to the discipline(s).

3. Service

a. Actively participates in college meetings and/or committees, task forces, and councils.
b. Participates in college-related activities such as registration, community education, recruitment of students, student retention, and faculty selection.
c. Participates in college activities for students/student organizations to aid in retention.
d. Participates in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
e. Participates in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
f. Participates in setting departmental goals, in developing college budgets that support the goals, and in planning for achieving those goals.
g. Promotes and maintains departmental affiliation agreements and other partnerships with other institutions.  
To be considered for this position you MUST attach the following documents:
Cover Letter
Student Success Statement

Student Success Statement: We are passionate about students, learning, and outcomes. As such, we are looking for individuals who share our enthusiasm and commitment. Please provide a 1-2 page overview and share your perspective on student success with us.

Transcripts must be attached to the application, even if the applicant is a current or former employee of the college.

If you are unable to attach your documents to the application or encounter other difficulties with the on-line application, please contact Human Resources (281-998-6115) or email your documents to the following address:
San Jacinto College District - Human Resources

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

San Jacinto College District is an equal opportunity institution.  
MAST- Salary based on the 2013-2014 board approved rates see salary schedule.  
Nine (9) month position
Class and office hours
Thirty-five (35) hours per week
Portion of teaching assignment will be evening classes.  

Saturday, May 24, 2014

FT at CUNY Queens College


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.

FT at Butler CC, KS

The full-time Physics Instructor for Butler Community College will teach Physics courses.  Prospective candidates must be skilled in a variety of instructional techniques and technologies, with a demonstrated commitment to student engagement and learning outcomes assessment.  May teach evenings and at multiple sites.  Teaching experience and Masters degree and/ or professional related experience required; will consider candidates with a firm degree completion date.  Prefer strong background in physics.  The applicant may be requested to authorize the College to procure a consumer report(s) for employment purposes.

Screening to begin 6/16/2014

Butler Community College
Human Resources Department
901 S. Haverhill Rd.
El Dorado, KS 67042
Email:  or Fax:  316-323-6014

VAP at George Fox OR

George Fox University announces a one-year visiting position in Physics to begin August 2014. George Fox University seeks faculty members who are enthusiastic about the university's mission "George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion." Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ. Applicants must have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony by participating in a local church. In addition, professors consent to live in agreement with the university lifestyle statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the university's statement of faith.
We seek applicants with the ability to teach a range of undergraduate physics courses, including General Physics (both algebra and calculus based), Contemporary Physics, and accompanying laboratories. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with other program faculty.
· A Master's degree in Physics (or closely related field) is required; PhD preferred.
· Previous teaching experience at the university-level preferred.
· Experience in operating physics laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
· Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.
Appointment at the Instructor level is anticipated, although a successful candidate holding a terminal degree with at least five years of relevant experience may be appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae and complete faculty application to: Dr. Robert Harder, Dean of the College of Engineering, 414 N. Meridian St., Newberg, OR 97132 or via email to Recommendations and other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. More information about George Fox University's College of Engineering
George Fox University seeks to become a more racially and ethnically diverse community. We
believe this goal is in keeping with our mission as a Christ-centered community, and so we
especially encourage women and candidates in underrepresented groups.

FT, SUNY Maritime College

Job Description:

The Science Department at SUNY Maritime College is seeking a Physics Lecturer to:
  • Teach physics courses and labs at the undergraduate level
  • Maintain physics labs
    • Setting up and breaking down experiments
    • Minor equipment repairs
    • Supply ordering
  • Tutor undergraduate physics students

  • Master's degree in a physical science discipline 
  • Ability to teach undergraduate physics laboratory and lecture classes
  • Strong pedagogical and communications skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach other physical science courses
  • Experience teaching undergraduate physics courses and labs

Additional Information:

Special Notes:  This is full-time academic appointment UUP position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Review of application to commence immediately. The anticipated salary for this position is $50,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Expenses for Interview are not reimbursed.  Hiring is dependent upon position availability.
UUP Internal Posting Period: External posting: Until filled.
Budget Title: Lecturer (10 Month)
Line #: 00277

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter, including salary requirements
  • Contact information for three professional references
Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.

Friday, May 23, 2014

FT Adjunct, Santa Clara Univ CA

The Department of Physics at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks a full time academic year adjunct lecturer (non-tenure track), for a one-year term beginning in Fall 2014. The selected candidate will be required to teach the equivalent of six quarter-long courses in General Physics.
Department, Program, Center
College or School
College of Arts and Sciences
$44,400-$46,800 per year depending on experience; benefits eligible
Basic Qualifications
Ph.D. in Physics and experience teaching introductory physics classes at the undergraduate level.
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Teach a course load not to exceed two courses per quarter and 6 courses per academic year.
Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with these courses, including
  • Conducting all assigned class and laboratory meetings.
  • Assigning and evaluating written work, projects, and exams that align with course learning objectives.
  • Holding weekly office hours on campus.
  • Assigning and submitting student grades to the Registrar’s office by the designated deadline.
  • Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to students in all courses.
  • Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or by the Chair of the Physics Department.
Start Date

Work Authorization
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application Procedure:
  • a letter of interest, specifying qualifications and any teaching experience
  • a statement addressing suitability to teach the specific courses to be covered
  • a curriculum vitae
  • contact information for two professional references to comment on teaching ability
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

TT at Merritt College CA

Astronomy/Physics Instructor
Salary Range: $52,254 - $70,576/yr
Deadline to Apply: June 12, 2014
Fall 2014 Full-Time, Tenure Track

Must possess a thorough knowledge to teach all lower division astronomy and physics courses, and must be prepared to teach all existing Merritt astronomy and physics courses.

Expected to design new courses in astronomy; especially short-term courses intended to generate public interest in astronomy and in the College.  Some of these courses will be expected to use the planetarium and telescopes of the nearby Chabot Observatory and Science Center, expanding the collaboration between the astronomy programs of the Center and of Merritt College.  Some released time may be assigned for these activities during the first year.
Teaching schedule may include evening or weekend hours as part of contract assignment.
Instructors are expected to use and keep abreast of advanced teaching methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives.
  • Provide class instruction in accordance with established course outlines.
  • Inform students via syllabi concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.
  • Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and personnel records, and submits them according to published deadlines.
  • Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and promptly returns them to students.
  • Post and maintain required office hours in accordance with the prevailing policy.
  • Participate in faculty discussions on curriculum, teaching-learning techniques and teaching materials.
  • Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus committees.  Develop and revise courses in the discipline.
  • May teach in current or future interdisciplinary programs such the Program for Adult College Education (PACE).

The Instructor is also responsible for providing a full professional service week that may include, but is not limited to:
  • Teaching, teaching preparation, maintenance of office hours and student advising, and maintenance of student rosters, class records and grade completion in accordance with District policy and procedures;
  • Performing departmental duties such as program and curriculum development, evaluation and revision, and selecting appropriate instructional materials, and working with administrators and other faculty to develop a comprehensive pre-collegiate program;
  • Participation in professional activities such as departmental and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings and participation in the governance structure of the College and District;
  • Pursuing professional growth activities to remain current in discipline and teaching methodology;
  • Performing professional outreach activities (e.g., working with administrators and other faculty, as part of course development and depending on need, by participating in an industry advisory committee for a program, working with inter-segmental education partners—such as high school, adult school and other colleges—and industry partners to design and implement effective basic skills curricula and career pathways in the discipline, etc.); and
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the College.

1. Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Physics, Astronomy, or Astrophysics;
2. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the above;
Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Mathematics, Meteorology, or Geophysics;
3. May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in Physics or Astronomy.
(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).
4. The equivalent qualifications.
(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form.  Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below.  This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)
5. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

  • Possession of a Ph.D. Degree from an accredited college or university in Physics, Astronomy or Astrophysics.
  • At least two (2) full-time years teaching at the college or university level.
  • Recent experience in community college curriculum and/or instructional materials development, and experience in the development, implementation and/or use of an Astronomy/Physics lab.
  • Recent experience with current and emergent instructional delivery technologies and demonstrated experience and/or commitment to integrating new technologies into the learning process.
  • Experience in innovative teaching strategies including the use of technology and online teaching.
  • Experience in curriculum and instructional improvement through the ongoing analysis of student learning outcomes in courses and programs.
  • Recent teaching experience in a community college setting.

For a full job description and to submit an online application please visit:

We are an EOE.

VAP at Georgetown

The Department of Physics at Georgetown University invites applications for a Visiting Professor position, beginning Fall 2014. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal depending on departmental needs. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester. While these will mostly be undergraduate courses, interest in teaching graduate courses is a plus.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related discipline. Those with teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be given priority.

Applicants should email the following documents (pdf only) to Amy Liu at CV, a brief statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for at least two references. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is an AA/EEO employer committed to diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Monday, May 19, 2014

FT at Missouri Baptist

The Natural Sciences Division is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor position effective Fall 2014 to teach introductory level science classes. Courses to be taught include Geology and Earth Science, Meteorology, Astronomy and Biology or Physics classes. A doctorate in an appropriate discipline is preferred; a Masters degree is required. Applicants must provide a written statement of faith in keeping with the mission ofMissouriBaptistUniversity. Electronic applications are appreciated. Please send a letter of application, vita, and statement of faith to:

Janet Mayfield
Administrative Assistant to the Provost
Missouri Baptist University
One College Park Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63141

Associate Director at Florida International University

Florida International University is seeking an individual to be the Associate Director (AD) of FIUTeach, a highly innovative program that focuses on developing the next generation of high school science and mathematics teachers through an undergraduate education that combines intensive subject matter training with creative training in the practice of teaching. The Associate Director (AD) is involved in all aspects of FIUTeach and works closely with the program directors, undergraduate students, master teachers, program faculty, and high school teachers, as well as with administrators at the University and in the school system. The individual selected as AD must have at least a master’s degree in science or mathematics or in science/mathematics education, although an earned doctorate is strongly preferred. The AD reports to the program co-directors and is responsible for: administration of the program; management of staff; budgeting; and program development. Opportunities for teaching/advising may exist. This is a full time, 12-month position. Please go to for further information. The review of applications will begin on May 16, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is June 15, 2014 although this can be somewhat flexible. Applications must be submitted on-line at When applying please reference Job Opening ID: 507548.
Required background includes:
A preference for earned doctorate in science or mathematics or science/mathematics education (minimum master’s degree in these areas required);
At least three years’ experience in teaching and/or advising, administration and leadership; and
Very strong oral and written communication skills.
Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate:
Knowledge of recent advances in science and mathematics teaching;
Teaching, advising, and /or administration in higher education;
Experience working collaboratively and also independently;
Budgetary experience; and
Experience conducting and leading a research program.
Administration of program, including coordination of all aspects of the program, working with co-directors and others in program, developing and managing web site, developing program advertising materials, program assessment, reporting to funding agencies. – 30%
Personnel management and supervision of at least six people, including selecting and supervising master teachers, program faculty, student help, mentor teachers, etc. – 20%
Budgeting and grants management, including FIUTeach grant, state funds, private funds – 20%
Program development and implementation, including leading development of courses and curricula, recruiting students to program; interaction with school systems; interaction with campus committees and constituencies – 20%
Teaching and advising of FIUTeach students – 10%
Position requires some travel, primarily in South Florida to work with teachers and students in the schools, attendance at meetings with high school teachers, and supervisors, etc. Position also requires one or more out-of-state trips/year to attend UTeach and other related meetings.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Two Master Teachers at Florida International University

FIUTeach is searching for two Master Teachers for the new FIUTeach program. FIUTeach is a replication of the mature, successful UTeach model for recruiting, preparing, and inducting secondary science and mathematics teachers into teaching careers in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The Master Teacher is the primary point of contact for undergraduate students in the FIUTeach program and will teach initial courses in the teacher education program as well as supervising students in elementary, middle and high school settings. The individuals selected as Master Teachers must have a master’s degree in science or mathematics or in science/mathematics education and a minimum of five years of experience as a secondary classroom teacher in science or mathematics. Master Teachers will be hired as Clinical Faculty and will report to program co-directors and work closely with the Associate Director. Master Teachers are responsible for teaching Step 1 & Step 2 classes, planning and carrying out field experiences for FIUTeach students, and other duties as assigned.  Please go to for further information. The review of applications will begin on May 16, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is June 15, 2014 although this can be somewhat flexible.
These Master Teacher positions are 10 month positions (9 month academic year + 1 month summer) with potential for further summer effort. These positions require travel, primarily in South Florida, to work with teachers and students in the schools, attendance at meetings with high school teachers, and supervisors, etc. Positions also require one or more out-of-state trips/year to attend UTeach conferences and other related meetings. Applications must be submitted on-line at When applying please reference Job Opening ID: 507548.
Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree, with a doctorate preferred
Minimum 5 years as a secondary classroom teacher, with a preference for public school experience
Interest in being part of a teacher professional preparation program
Expertise in appropriate use of instructional technology
Persons appointed as clinical faculty members in the FIUTeach program are non-tenured faculty who will be hired into the STEM Transformation Institute. An appointment to this position will primarily involve participation in teaching and/or supervising undergraduate students in courses and experiences related to field-based teacher development. Primary responsibilities include teaching field-based courses students take in their pursuit of certification, identifying qualified local public school teachers who can serve as mentor teachers, working with local area public school teachers who act as mentors for the students, working with the College of Education Field Placement Office to coordinate field placements and student teaching sites for students, and conducting field observations of the students. Additional duties will include student mentoring and other programmatically related tasks.
Salaries and benefits are consistent with Florida International University guidelines and commensurate with an applicant’s professional credentials.
Period of Appointment:
This non-tenure-track faculty appointment consists of a 9-month instructional and a 1-month summer administrative appointment, for a total of 10 months.  Initial appointment is for 3 years. However, reappointment can occur for as long as the appropriate need and resources exist. Reappointment is also dependent upon continual satisfactory job performance.
Additional instructional-related duties will be assigned in order to provide persons appointed in this title with the appropriate workload.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

FT at Maricopa College Phoenix AZ BL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=14495 

Job Summary
Please Note: This position will begin August 18, 2014.
Working within a learning college environment, this position instructs students from diverse backgrounds in Physics courses in classroom, laboratory and/or online settings.
Please take time to review Phoenix College's Learning College philosophy at
Essential Functions
65% - Facilitates student learning in classroom, laboratory, in the field, and/or on-line; uses instructional technologies, and incorporates active learning techniques
15% - Engages in continuous improvement of curriculum, integrating new developments in physics and using best practices from physics education research, and provides leadership to adjunct faculty
10% - Works collaboratively with colleagues on strategic planning and creative problem-solving within the division and college as a whole
10% - Maintains office hours to tutor/mentor/advise students on curricular, co-curricular, academic, and/or career issues
Minimum Qualifications
1. A Master's degree in the teaching field, or a Master's in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field, or Master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field
2. EDU250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College-or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire
Desired Qualifications
1. Experience with use of instructional technology with students in classroom/laboratory environment
2. Experience with collaborative planning and problem-solving within an academic unit (e.g department, division, college)
3. Experience participating with physics or science-based professional organization(s) and their periodicals, meetings and/or workshops
4. Experience with co-curricular activities such as science outreach, dual enrollment, service learning, learning communities, student clubs, etc
5. Experience incorporating best practices from physics education research regarding curriculum, interactive engagement, active learning, and emerging topics/trends in modern applications of physics
6. Experience teaching in Astronomy/Engineering
7. Knowledge of the philosophy and principles of a Learning College
Special Working Conditions
May be required to work at multiple campuses. May be required to teach evening, weekend and/or online classes depending on needs of the Department. May be required to lift up to 30 lbs.
Special Notes
Please take time to review Phoenix College's Learning College philosophy at
Please Note: This position will begin August 18, 2014.

TT at U of Arkansas - Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor (R97562). This is a nine-month, tenure track position with an estimated start date of August 2014. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics and/or Astronomy. The faculty member will also be expected to conduct scholarly activities, as well as, conduct outreach, recruitment, and retention activities.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan, community-engaged, research university. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Department of Physics and Astronomy is dedicated to high quality education at both undergraduate and graduate levels as well as conducting research activities.
Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in Physics, Astronomy or related field.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources' website at Incomplete applications will not be considered. Review of applications will begin June 9, 2014.
UALR is positioning itself for the future by emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, high impact learning experiences, community connections, and a campus-wide commitment to student success. The campus is currently undergoing an extensive administrative and academic reorganization in order to more effectively align its assets with these priorities. This is an exciting time to be at UALR. For more information visit the reorganization web site at
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

FT at Northwest State CC OH


The Physics Faculty will be responsible for classroom instruction. They will provide leadership in the development, assessment, and evaluation of curriculum in existing courses, new courses, and related programs. They will actively participate in student advising. They will participate in department meetings and college committees.


1. Facilitate classroom instruction:
  • Prepares, presents, and evaluates course materials related to the instructional strategies which are based on the course learning objectives
  • Provides adequate feedback/explanation of graded coursework and other student information in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensures a positive and favorable learning environment in the classroom, labs, and campus while maintaining and following proper safety protocols
  • Responsible for classroom and lab equipment, maintenance, and supplies
2. Lead the development, assessment, and evaluation of curriculum:
  • Completes assessment and evaluation of existing courses and program curriculum; revises course materials and activities as needed for improvement.
  • Develops new courses including the assessment, evaluation, course syllabi, selecting appropriate text and ancillary materials
  • Attends statewide articulation and transfer meetings and/or remains abreast of transfer and articulation policy; make curricular recommendations and changes based on statewide transfer and articulation policies.
  • Provides leadership to adjunct faculty and student workers
3. Participates in student advisement
  • Arranges and maintains suitable office hours for student advising and academic assistance
  • Provides academic advising and counseling to students assisting with course selection and academic requirements
4. Facilitates cooperative relationships with outside agencies, including:
  • Colleges and universities
  • High schools
  • Career Centers/Tech Prep/dual enrollments
  • Community and Professional associations
5. Attends and participates in department, faculty meetings, and college committees and other scheduled meetings/activities at which attendance is expected
6. Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner and follows established college policies and procedures
7. Engages in professional development activities to maintain and enhance course content and instructional skills

  1. Other non-instructional duties as agreed upon between the instructor and dean

Education and Experience:
  • Master's degree in Physics or related field required, Ph.D preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Have knowledge in educational theory or techniques
  • Have knowledge of statewide transfer and articulation policies
  • Have the ability to lead development of new courses
  • Have the ability and skill to assess and plan courses

Position reports directly to the Dean of Math, Science, and Engineering Technology


Aid in the support of adjunct faculty and student workers


Position will interact with students and their parents, high school employees, NSCC and other college personnel, equipment vendors, employers, and the general public. Participation in professional organizations is encouraged.



This position must operate general office equipment as needed. The College or personal vehicle may be needed for travel to off-campus sites. This position must be able to operate instructional equipment at the College as well as remote instructional sites.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to [30] pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work is performed primarily in an office or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Candidates should submit an interest letter and updated CV/resume in Word or PDF format to using subject line of "FT Physics Faculty."

FT Visiting Instructor at Univ of Hartford CT

The University of Hartford is an independent, comprehensive institution of higher education, made up of seven schools and colleges. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. We are an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region.

We seek qualified applicants with a commitment to high quality teaching for several full-time visiting faculty positions as well as part-time/adjunct faculty positions for fall and spring semesters (academic year 2014-15) in the following disciplines:

Full-time Visiting Instructor to teach introductory algebra-and calculus-based physics, assist with lab development, and mentor student research. A doctorate (or ABD) in physics or a related field is preferred. Day or evening courses possible. Also seeking applicants for possible part-time adjunct positions for day or evening courses. 

Expressions of interest, curriculum vita, and contact information for three current references can be submitted electronically to:

VAP at Austin Peay State TN

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Austin Peay State University is seeking to fill a temporary, 1 year position for either a visiting Assistant Professor, or a visiting Instructor (rank commensurate with education and experience) starting in August 2014.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses including algebra/trigonometry based physics, conceptual physics, and possibly introductory astronomy courses for non-majors and/or introductory chemistry courses. The typical load is 2 lecture classes and 2 or 3 laboratory sections.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The successful applicant will be encouraged to carry out scholarly research and, if possible, to involve undergraduates in that research.
  • Detailed descriptions of the department's equipment and the accomplishments of some of our current and former students can be found on the department's website at
Required qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Physics, Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • A background search will be required of the successful candidate.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and optional research statement into the system.

Please refer all questions to

Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at


VAP at Hollins VA

The Physics Department at Hollins University seeks applications for a Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Responsibilities include teaching at least 4 courses including a year-long, algebra-based introductory physics course (including laboratory) as well as a semester course in astronomy (for non-majors.)  An M.S. degree in physics or related field is required, with a preference given for candidates with a Ph.D. and teaching experience.  Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to  Application review will begin on May 19, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing women and supporting a diverse community.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2-year Lecturer, Univ of Alabama Huntsville

[Editor's note: a similar position was recently advertised as a 1-year lectureship]

Lecturer Position in the Physics Department The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The Department of Physics at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a two-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 Richard Lieu, Chair, Department 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.

Monday, May 12, 2014

FT at East Central College, MO

East Central College, a comprehensive community college located in Union, Missouri, has an opening for a full time 9-month position teaching undergraduate courses in Pre-Engineering. Courses may be taught at ECC Main Campus or satellite location and may include day and/or evening schedule. Advisement of students is also a responsibility of the position. Instructor is expected to develop an active learning environment with use of effective instructional technology. Summer teaching is optional.

Minimum Qualifications:
Earned a Master's degree in Engineering or Physics. Community College teaching experience.

Special Skills:
Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a College environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality, Excellent collaborative skills, Competence in instructional technology, Attention to detail.
Minimum starting salary: commensurate with experience (9-month contract); Excellent medical, dental, vision and life insurance provided at no cost to the employee. Retirement benefits with Public School Retirement System (PSRS) and optional 403b plan available. Free tuition for ECC credit classes for employee and immediate family. Tuition reimbursement for degree advancement for employee.
Interested applicants must submit an employment application, cover letter, resume/CV and copies of college transcripts to the Human Resources Office. Our mailing address is:
East Central College
Human Resources Office
1964 Prairie Dell Road
Union, MO 63084
For more information about East Central College and how to apply visit

Thursday, May 8, 2014

TT Phys/Math at Dona Ana CC NM
Teach 30-32 credit hours over fall and spring semesters.  Teaching assignment may include day, evenings, weekends, and/or multiple campus locations.  Teach a variety of courses in physics, pre-college mathematics and college-level mathematics.  Develop, revise and update curriculum in collaboration with the department faculty and director or chair.  May develop and teach online courses.  Instruct, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures.  Participate in and serve on department, division, and college committees, program advisory councils, task forces and working groups.  Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities.  Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy.  Function as advisor to students, both individually and as assigned to student clubs and groups.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

VAP at Gustavus Adolphus College, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a visiting instructor of physics in the Department of Physics to begin September 1, 2014. While not full-time, this is a benefits eligible position whose compensation will be commensurate with the final level of teaching responsibility and candidate qualifications.
Minimum qualifications for this position include an earned Master's degree in physics or closely related field (Ph.D. preferred), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate must have a record of successful physics teaching at the TA level or beyond, and be comfortable teaching with modern laboratory instructional equipment and software. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.
Primary responsibilities include approximately 10 contact hours per week in lecture and laboratory courses at the introductory and/or advanced undergraduate level during the fall and spring semesters. If desired, there will be some opportunities for collaboration in undergraduate research in AMO, optics, acoustics, and other fields, although research activity is not an expectation of this position. A commitment to teaching is important.
The Physics Department offers a comprehensive major and graduates an average of 17 +/- 3 students per year, of whom a very high percentage pursue graduate and professional degrees. The department is staffed by 6 FTE faculty, and is housed in the well-equipped 64,000 square-foot Olin Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.
To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three letters of professional recommendation (at least one letter should be from a person who can supply an informed evaluation of the applicant's teaching experience) to The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:
Dr. Paul Saulnier, Chair
Department of Physics
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
Application information is also available at: Inquiries regarding the completeness of applicant files should be directed to Ms. Stacie Miller at Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

FT/NTT at St. Thomas TX

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of St. Thomas (UST) has an opening for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position in physics beginning in mid-August 2014. A minimum of a Master's degree in physics is required, but a Ph.D. in physics will also be considered. A minimum of two years of laboratory work experience is also required.

The successful candidate will spend 75% of their time teaching physics courses (primarily lower division with emphasis on labs) and 25% of their time managing all lower division physics teaching labs. Lab management responsibilities call for a candidate who can thrive in an undergraduate physics teaching lab environment. This includes the strong organizational skills needed to manage the inventory, preparation, purchasing, design, compliance, as well as troubleshooting and minor repair of the physics teaching lab equipment and supplies.

Please send a letter of interest; vitae; and the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references to:
Subject: Physics
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77006

Interviews will be ongoing until a suitable candidate is found. UST is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical, and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education. Compensation is competitive. The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

TT at Northwestern College IA

NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college, accredited by the HLC. We provide opportunities for students to grow intellectually and spiritually. The education is characterized by relevant and rigorous coursework, significant faculty-student interaction, and a community of learners.
NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE invites applications for a tenure-track position in PHYSICS beginning August 2014. We seek a candidate with passion for and excellence in teaching introductory physics, astronomy, and other courses in the physics minor (classical dynamics, modern physics, electronics, engineering statics). The successful candidate will also be responsible for scholarship and service, including recruiting and advising 3-2 and pre-engineering students.
Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in physics or physics teaching (ABD considered), teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to superior teaching, research, and college service. Candidates with significant coursework beyond the master’s degree and a strong teaching record are also encouraged to apply. Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, Northwestern College seeks candidates with an authentic Christian faith who will support the college’s mission, Reformed and evangelical identity, and commitment to Christian liberal arts as expressed in our Vision for Learning. Interested candidates should complete an application online Also send an email message with attachments: a letter of interest and CV to EOE/AA

TT at Sinclair CC OH
Position Summary: Sinclair Community Colleges is a comprehensive community college with an enrollment of over 23,000 students and offers career and transfer programs leading to an associate degree, certificate programs, and continuing education opportunities. The Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Division at Sinclair is currently seeking candidates for a tenure track opening in Physics beginning August 16, 2014. Application review will begin on 5/23/14. All faculty positions are pending final budget approval.
Principle Accountabilities: Carry out the six Critical Performance areas of a tenure-track appointment: Scholarship and Professional Growth Teaching and Learning Facilitation Assessment and Evaluation Student Development Curriculum Design Workplace and Community Service *Participate in student enrollment and outreach
Requirements: *Master's in Physics or a related field. *Teaching experience, including online modality preferred. *Must be willing to teach in a multi-campus environment. * A demonstrated commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies shown to help students succeed at the course and program level, including ability to teach in a student-centered active learning model * Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the capacity to work successfully in a culturally diverse college community PLEASE NOTE: To apply, submit through the college's online application system the following: * a cover letter that describes teaching experience * a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy * a resume or vita that describes relevant academic and professional experience, recent professional development activities, and professional goals * transcripts for all postsecondary degrees * two letters of recommendation * licensure or certification verification, if required above Applicants who do not have an electronic version of transcripts or letters of recommendation may mail or fax those documents to the Office of Human Resources, Sinclair Community College, 444 W. Third Street. Dayton, OH 45402. FAX: (937) 512-2777. Only transcripts and letters will be accepted in paper form; all cover letters and resumes/vitas must be attached to the online posting. *A contract for employment cannot be issued without official transcripts of all postsecondary degrees and copies of licensure/certification received from the issuing institution by Sinclair's Human Resources Department. * All applicants must apply online, submit a current resume, be available for an interview, and provide a cover letter which describes relevant academic background, successful college teaching experience, professional growth activities, and professional goals.
________________________________________ All finalists must complete a pre-employment background check.

VAP at Adelphi Univ NY

The Physics Department of Adelphi University is inviting applications for a one-year renewable visiting assistant professorship for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Candidates should have the Ph.D. in Physics or Optics or Electrical Engineering or in a related area and a strong commitment to teaching.  The candidates will teach undergraduate courses in Mathematical Methods in Physics and elementary courses on Analog and Digital circuits. The visiting professor will also participate in developing the undergraduate instructional laboratories.

The departmental research laboratories include fully equipped state-of the-art lasers and modern optics, quantum optics, nonlinear optics, quantum dots, holography, development of ultra-sensitive sensors for trace gas detection and atom/molecular trap research.  

Applicants should attach a resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, along with the names and contact information of three references on the following website:

Screening of applicants will commence immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. More information about the Physics Department at

FT at Lansing CC MI

Responsible for full-time faculty workload per the Faculty Association Agreement, which primarily includes teaching courses in a variety of delivery modes in Physics at the conceptual, algebra-based and calculus-based levels. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: collaborating in course coordination, development and improvement; advising students and meeting scheduled office hours; orienting and mentoring faculty colleagues; and participating on departmental, divisional and college-wide teams. Must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and student success initiatives; participate in course assessment; work effectively in a team-based environment; support continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy; and, remain current in both subject area and teaching methodologies.

Masters degree or higher required in Physics or related field.
Minimum 2 years teaching physics at the college level is required.

Posting close dates are subject to change.

Additional Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Friday, May 2, 2014

TT at Chestnut Hill College PA

The Chemistry and Physics Department at Chestnut Hill College invites applications for the position of full-time Assistant Professor of Physics to begin in August 2014. The appointment is for a tenure-track position.

In addition to classroom and laboratory teaching, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • upkeep of the laboratory, the observatory, and the planetarium;
  • hiring adjuncts;
  • preparing the annual budget; and
  • implementing assessment projects
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics and teaching experience in general physics and physics subjects related to general education.

Please email application letter, statement of teaching philosophy, current Curriculum Vitae, transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
Coordinator of Physics
Chemistry and Physics Department
Chestnut Hill College

FT Math/Physics, Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Full time Instructor in Math and Physics to begin fall 2014. Responsibilities include teaching math and physics classes, advising students, and serving on committees.  M.S. in Mathematics required; Doctorate from an accredited university, previous higher education teaching experience preferred.

Send letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three references, completed consent and disclosure form (for pre-employment background check) found at ( to Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 430, Goodwell, OK  73939. Or submit by email to .
The OSU/A&M Board of Regents is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and the employment of qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. OPSU is a tobacco-free campus.

FT at Collin College TX

Salary Range $44,799.00 - $54,565.00
Location Central Park Campus - McKinney, TX 75070 US (Primary)
Education Master's Degree

Essential Job Functions
  • Teach assigned courses in accordance with the course syllabus and college policy.
  • Continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance.
  • Maintain familiarity with current texts, materials, teaching aids and techniques relative to courses within the discipline and recommend their adoption when appropriate.
  • Actively seek ways to improve instruction.
  • Provide advice and/or assistance to associate faculty in regard to course content and instructional materials.
  • Post and observe a minimum of six office hours per week for purposes of academic advising and student consultation.Hold office hours at times which will be most convenient for students.Meet with students as needed by appointment.
  • Advise and assist students during the ongoing registration process.
  • Actively participate in discipline, division and college-wide task forces and committees for an average of two hours per week.
  • Attend scheduled discipline, division and college-wide meetings.
  • Actively participate in assisting the college to maintain standards required for accreditation.
  • Perform registration tasks determined in consultation with the division dean.
  • Participate in full regalia in official graduation ceremonies.
  • Work with Library staff in the selection of print and non-print materials in the overall collection development of the Library.
  • Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the division dean.
  • Establish annual objectives mutually determined with the division dean, including personal and professional growth plans.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic disciplines.
  • Contribute to and participate in staff development programs.
  • Participate in community activities and services.
  • Teaching assignments may be on one or more of the college's campuses or offsite locations and may include concurrent enrollment, distance education, evening and weekend programs, online instruction and other instructional modalities. Non-teaching assignments include instructional development, academic advising and assisting students, registration assignments, participating in college-wide activities and task forces, and other appropriate responsibilities. These responsibilities may be scheduled within the flexible 170-day faculty calendar.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Performs all duties and maintains all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.
Education, Training and Experience Requirements
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution, indicating a major and/or 18 graduate hours in the discipline. PhD desired.
  • Community college or university teaching experience is desired.
***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Thursday, May 1, 2014

TT at U Texas Austin [Fall 2015]

The Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start September 2015.  In special cases appointments at a more senior level will be considered. Each successful candidate will assume full teaching responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate courses and will conduct a vigorous research program. The research areas currently of highest priority are Ultrafast Science, Theoretical and Computational Plasma Physics, Quantum Condensed Matter Theory, Theoretical Biophysics/Soft Condensed Matter, High Energy Experiment, and High Energy Phenomenology. Outstanding candidates in other areas also may be considered. Excellent English language communication skills are required. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a publications list, a statement of research interests, a research plan, and at least five letters of recommendation.  Applicants should submit the required application materials online through  Alternately, applications may be sent to Prof. Richard D. Hazeltine, Chair, Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2515 Speedway, RLM 5.208, (MS C1600), Austin, TX 78712-1192.  Review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2014.  The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.