Tuesday, March 31, 2015

FT Adjunct, Providence College RI

The Engineering-Physics-Systems Department at Providence College seeks applications for a full-time adjunct assistant professor starting in August 2015. A Ph.D. and promise of excellence in teaching are essential. The successful candidate should be comfortable teaching courses ranging from those for non-science majors (e.g., astronomy, meteorology, or conceptual physics) to introductory and/or upper level courses for physics majors. A review of applications will start immediately and continue until April 30, 2015.
Interested candidates should submit a statement of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of official graduate transcript(s), a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and names and email addresses of three reference providers who can submit a letter of recommendation. Candidates should refer to the College web site for application instructions at: https://careers.providence.edu
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

Monday, March 30, 2015

FT at Liberty Univ, VA

Physics: Physics professor, rank open. Masters in Physics or related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching, including general education and Engineering support courses. Candidates must be committed to the evangelical standards and mission of Liberty University. Contact math@liberty.edu.

1-year FT at Univ of Southern Alabama

The University of South Alabama Department of Physics invites applications for a one year only, non-tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 15, 2015. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics and must show evidence of excellence in teaching. Primary duties for this position include teaching a wide spectrum of undergraduate courses. 
The University of South Alabama is a comprehensive, state-supported institution with over 16,000 students. Currently the Physics Department has nine full-time faculty and three part-time instructors, and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics.
Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015 and shall continue until the position is filled.  Interested persons should send, or arrange to have sent, the following items:
  • Letter of Application. Although an electronic version of the letter of application is sufficient to begin consideration, University policy requires that we also have a hard copy of the application letter.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts. Although photocopies are sufficient for the initial application, official transcripts sent directly from the granting institution to the Search Committee are necessary before an on-campus interview can occur.
  • Names of at least three references. Before an on-campus interview can occur, original, non-electronic letters of recommendation sent by the references directly to the Search Committee are required.
In order to avoid delays in the consideration of your application, you should arrange for the official transcripts and original letters of recommendation to be sent as soon as possible. 
All application materials should be addressed to: 
 Chair, Temporary Assistant Professor Search Committee
Department of Physics
University of South Alabama
411 University Blvd N, ILB 115
Mobile, AL 36688.
 For initial consideration, electronic materials may be sent as PDF files to: physics-search@southalabama.edu. Further information about our department is available at physics.southalabama.edu
In addition, the candidate must complete the University’s Biographical Data form available on the University’s web site at: http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/academicaffairs/resources/forms/BiographicalDataForm.pdf
The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/ Females/ Veterans/  Disabled.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

FT at Tarrant CC, Fort Worth, TX


Position Information

Job TitleInstructor - Physics
Posting NumberB001362
Position StatusFull Time
Class Code23
Position TypeBudgeted
Pay RateCommensurate with education and experience
DepartmentSE Physical Science
Job SummaryTo assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities• Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of College as assigned by designated supervisor
• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
• Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
• Prepares and delivers instruction to students
• Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning
• Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
• Prepares assignments
• May compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
• Maintains student attendance records
• Evaluates student performance and learning
• Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
• Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
• Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
• Participates in TCC’s institutional effectiveness program including the preparation and assessment of students
• Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via varied delivery methods such as eLearning
• Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses
• Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college
• May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals
• Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations
• Serves on campus and District committees
• Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) LearnCenter and Faculty Academy
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
• Eighteen (18) graduate hours in specialized field
Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Special Instructions SummaryThis position will begin Fall 2015.
Posting Date03/27/2015
Closing Date
Open Until FilledYes

Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual
Contact InformationJohn J. Coniglio
Contact Email or Phonejohn.coniglio@tccd.edu

Friday, March 27, 2015

Two-Year STEM Teacher Education, Union Grad School of Education, Schenectady NY

The Union Graduate College School of Education seeks a dynamic educator for a two year faculty appointment at the assistant professor rank, with the expectation that a tenure track position will follow.  UGC seeks candidates with experience teaching secondary science as well as mentoring and/or teaching graduate/undergraduate students who are preparing to be secondary science or math teachers.  The successful applicant will be a creative problem-solver with a growth mindset.  He/she will demonstrate the ability to teach both general and science pedagogy courses, conduct research, recruit and advise students, and actively participate in the development of the School of Educations teacher preparation programs as well as service activities of the College. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed (or are nearing completion of) a doctoral degree in Science Education, or applicants with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification.
 Union Graduate College offers master's level programs in Education, Management, Engineering, and Bioethics. UGC anticipates merging with Clarkson University, a prominent STEM institution, in 2016.
 The School of Educations well respected MAT program is accredited by TEAC; UGC is one of only four schools in New York State with a 100% passing rate for 2014 graduates on the EdTPA.  The School of Education offers MAT concentrations in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Technology, as well as English, Social Studies and six languages.  
 Located in Schenectady, Union Graduate College is part of the Capital Region of New York and within easy driving (or train) distance from New York City, Boston, Montreal, and Buffalo. It is also just south of the resort town of Saratoga Springs, and very near Vermont, the Berkshire Mountains, Adirondack Mountains, and the Lake George Region. There are excellent hiking, skiing, boating, camping, and other recreational opportunities nearby.
 Review of applicants will begin on May 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2015. Interested candidates may submit a letter of application, vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references—nominations will also be accepted. All materials and questions can be sent via email to:
             Union Graduate College
            Jane Fleury, Director of Human Resources
            80 Nott Terrace
            Schenectady, NY 12308
            Email:  careers@uniongraduatecollege.edu
 Union Graduate College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive community. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://uniongraduatecollege.edu/education/

TT at Polk State FL


Job Description

About the Opportunity:  
At Polk State College, our amazing faculty and staff create an inspiring workplace. This professional, full time, tenure track faculty position plays a key role in our college and student success. In addition to excellent academic programs, we offer a collaborative, creative and culturally diverse work environment. If you want to be supported in your professional growth and to be recognized for your contributions, then come work for Polk State!


About the Position: 
Reporting to the campus Academic Dean, the primary role of this full time instructional position is to provide college level instruction and instruction-related activities designed to encourage, support and enable students' success. Working for Polk State College, you join a talented and dedicated academic community as they prepare tomorrow's leaders.

Essential Functions/Duties:  
  • Teach courses in accordance with published course descriptions, schedules, procedures and course outlines.
  • Work with the campus dean, associate dean, department chairs and other faculty and staff as appropriate to assess and modify course and program goals, objectives, methods and content.
  • Conduct on-going evaluation of student progress and maintain records of student course/class performance.
  • Prepare and submit grade reports and other reports on student performance as may be scheduled or required.
  • Conduct class evaluations and complete other college evaluations in accordance with college policy.
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in the subjects taught.

The compensation (pay level) for this position is based upon the degree level attained and years of experience in the specific discipline (Step 10 is the maximum step for an incoming faculty member). Please review the Polk State College Salary Schedule here to ensure our pay ranges are within your compensation expectations.

Required Skills
A. Demonstrated extensive knowledge of the subject area(s) in which the individual is responsible for instruction.
B. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of effective communication and of effective instruction.
C. Knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of community college students.
D. Knowledge and understanding of principles of curriculum development.
E. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, and orally with a variety of audiences in a variety of settings. 
F. Ability to make professional judgments within defined parameters of policy and professional standards.

Required Education:
  • Master's degree in Physics, or
  • Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Physics 

Preferred Education:
A Doctorate in the field to be taught is preferred.
Required Experience
 A minimum of two years college teaching experience.

Preferred Experience:
minimum of two years college teaching experience is preferred. 

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in community or state college teaching and assessment. Familiarity with distance education delivery methods is desirable.

We offer an excellent employer-paid benefits package including the following: Medical, Dental, Life, Long-Term Disability, Holiday and Sick Leave, Retirement (if eligible) and college fee waivers.  Other employee-paid, voluntary benefits (vision, short-term disability, etc.) are also available.

Important Information:

  • Application Requirements:  A completed online application consists of five (5) documents:
    • a cover letter,
    • your resume/CV,
    • the Polk State electronic job application (eApp) with all sections completed in full,
    • unofficial transcripts (see instructions below), and
    • a statement of teaching philosophy, not to exceed one double-spaced typed page.
Submissions that do not include all required information will not be considered. 

  • Background Screening:  Reference checks and successful completion of a Level II background check (fingerprinting) will be required prior to employment.
  • UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS:  When uploading unofficial transcripts, please redact any of the following items which appear on the transcript: Social security number, birth date, age, gender, and date of high school graduation. 
  • Foreign Transcripts:  Faculty with international degrees must have their coursework evaluated in terms of U.S. "equivalency." Polk State College requires that all international credential evaluations be conducted by one of the companies affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES®). More information about NACES® affiliates can be obtained at the NACES® website
  • Submission of official transcripts will be required as a condition of employment following receipt of job offer.                        
  • Relocation: Polk State College does NOT provide relocation assistance for this position.

  • This position will close at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015.

NOTE:  We encourage applicants to provide feedback of their experience or request help atCareers@polk.edu.

As a general rule, Polk State College does not provide H1-B visa sponsorship. Exceptions may be made based on the College's need for a candidate with unique skills and expertise and where the College cannot otherwise recruit and hire qualified non-sponsored candidates. 

Polk State College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. The College complies with all state and federal laws granting rights to students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission to the College. The College prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its employment policies or practices, educational programs, or activities. For questions or concerns, please contact:  Valparisa Baker,   Director, Equity & Diversity, 999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven, FL. 3381-3602,  863.292.3602, vbaker@polk.edu    

Polk State College is a drug-free workplace and participates in E-Verify.

Polk State College is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. If you feel you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Polk State, please call 863-297-1070, e-mail Careers@polk.edu, or write us at Human Resources Department, Polk State College, 999 Avenue H, NE, Winter Haven, FL  33881, and let us know the nature of your request, along with your contact information.  Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

Company Location
Lakeland Campus
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Non-TT at University of Cincinnati

Assistant or Associate Professor-Educator, Renewable 3-year appointment
Department of Physics, University of Cincinnati

The Department of Physics seeks a dynamic and motivated individual to join our drive to engage students and maximize learning in our classrooms. As part of the McMicken College Teaching Innovation Initiative, we seek candidates for Assistant/Associate Professor-Educator who have experience using research based, active learning approaches, and are willing to evaluate new models of instruction and embrace online learning. The primary responsibilities will be teaching the introductory physics lecture and laboratory courses. The successful candidate will have interest in participating in the Physics Education Research activities of the department, such as development of assessments, collection and analysis of data on student learning, and presentation of results within the department and at conferences. This is a non-tenure-track nine-month appointment with an initial contract for three years; reappointments based upon performance reviews. Candidates must have a Doctorate in Physics or a closely related field, or a Doctorate in Science Education with a Master’s degree in Physics; prior teaching at the college or university level preferred but required for appointment as Associate Professor. A resumé and statement of teaching philosophy regarding use of research-based active learning approaches are required as part of the application. Applicants should separately arrange to have three letters of reference sent electronically, preferably in PDF format, to physdept@ucmail.uc.edu. A link to the online application at the university’s employment site may be found at http://www.physics.uc.edu/Educator/.  Review of applications begins April 15, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Start date is August 15, 2015. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Physics teacher at Forsyth Country Day School

Forsyth Country Day School, located just outside Winston Salem in Lewisville North Carolina, is looking to add a Physics instructor to its high school faculty beginning in August 2015. FCDS is a PK-12 independent school that enrolls approximately 300 students in its high school, places a great emphasis on superior academics, and employs a “Physics First” science curriculum. An introductory Physics course is offered in the 9th grade, and more advanced Physics courses (including Honors and AP) are offered to students in the 11th and 12th grades.

Candidates holding a Ph.D in Physics or a closely related field and with a history of demonstrated superior teaching skills may forward their resumes to Dr., Vincent M. Stumpo, Headmaster, at vincestumpo@fcds.org.

TT at Broward College FL

Posting Number:
Job Code:F0020  
Position Number:P0058407  
Position Type:Faculty  
Job Status:Full-Time Regular  
Designated Essential Personnel:No  
Designated Campus Security Authority (CSA)No  
Department:South Academic Affairs  
Hours Per Week:35  
Pay Grade:FAC  
Management LevelIndividual Contributor - Instructional  
Faculty Rank: 
Salary:$37,586 - $55,627  
Union Representation:UFF  
Work Schedule:FLEXIBLE  
Work Location:South Campus  
Posting Date:03-19-2015  
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
Position Objective:Broward College invites applicants for a full time tenure track teaching position in Physics.

Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse 21st century learners.

This position is a yearly two-semester (163 days) contract.  
Minimum Education:A master's degree in Physics, Applied Physics, or Engineering and at least 18 graduate credit hours in Physics are required. A doctorate is preferred.  
Minimum Experience/Training:Candidates with experience teaching introductory level engineering and/or physics courses are preferred.

The successful candidate must have a high level of computer literacy and a commitment to teaching.

Broward College places special importance on helping under-prepared students achieve academic success.

The successful candidate will be expected to take part in active professional development activities and service to the Department and College. Committee work is expected.

All schedules require office hours and some may require evening and/or weekend hours. Teaching schedule might be required at multiple locations: South Campus or its Partnership Centers.

The successful candidate must have a high level of computer literacy and a commitment to teaching.  
Minimum Certification/Licenses: 
Preferred Qualifications: 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Candidates should demonstrate (1) a mastery of their specific discipline; (2) a deep commitment to the college mission of fostering student success, achievement and persistence; (3) technology competencies as well as teaching/counseling skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies; (4) the use of resources that prepare students for productive lives.  
Required Document(s):Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Transcript/Degree (Copy/Unofficial) 1  
Additional Information to Applicants:Special Instructions to Applicants:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire.

An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and can be faxed to 954-201-7612. On the fax transmittal, please state clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcement.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.  
Disclaimer:The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.  
If yes, internal or external?Internal & External  
Quicklink for Posting:jobs.broward.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53850  

TT/FT at Lamar University, TX


Job Summary/Basic FunctionThe Department of Physics at Lamar University (Texas State University System) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a non-tenure track Instructor in Physics to begin in August 2015. The Physics Program is seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching and research in a growing program.

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced physics lectures and laboratories for physics majors, non-majors, and graduate courses in support of other programs. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and maintain an active research program including student researchers. Seeking external funding is an expectation at Lamar University, the area of Physics research is open.
Minimum QualificationsThe candidate must hold a PhD in Physics at the time of the application. The successful candidate must have demonstrable competency in teaching and mentoring students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Preferred QualificationsPostdoctoral experience is preferred.
Security Sensitive StatementThis position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Work Hours

Application Information

Posting Date
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Special InstructionsApplicants should complete an online application, upload & submit a cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans (not to exceed 3 pages), and three letters of recommendation (along with the application package) to: https://jobs.lamar.edu.

If unable to attach these documents send them to: Physics Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, Lamar University. PO Box 11127, Beaumont, TX 77710-1127. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

FT, The Sage Colleges, NY

The Sage Colleges Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and The Sage Colleges Department of Mathematics, are offering a full-time Lecturer of Physics position starting August 2015. The position is a joint appointment.
Qualifications: Applicant must have a Ph.D. (completed by August 2015) in Physics with significant coursework in Mathematics, or a related discipline or combination of disciplines, as well as a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
The successful candidate will teach primarily introductory physics lecture and laboratory, with additional teaching assignments in mathematics as needed. Initial assignment will be at the co-educational Sage College of Albany, NY, with possible assignments at Russell Sage College for Women in Troy, NY.
The Sage Colleges include: Russell Sage College for women in Troy, NY, the coeducational Sage College of Albany, and the Sage Graduate Schools – of Education, Health Sciences & Management – operating on both campuses.
Send letter of application, resume, and list of three professional references to physics@sage.edu
For more information visit Sage employment page at www.sage.edu
Applications received by April 30, 2015, will receive priority consideration.

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience; generous benefits package includes tuition waiver for employee and dependents. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Additional Salary Information: tuition for employee and dependents; 403B retirement plan; health, dental, vision benefits