Wednesday, September 30, 2015

FT at Community College of Philadelphia

Position TitlePhysics Faculty, Full-Time
Requisition NumberFAC00126
General Description
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate’s degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
The Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin Fall 2016.
In addition to a range of Physics courses, the Department also includes programs in Engineering Science and Applied Science and Engineering Technology.
Specific Responsibilities
Please see minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications
Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Physics, Engineering or Engineering Technology and experience teaching at the college level. Experience teaching at the college level includes teaching at a university or community college as well as experience as a graduate teaching assistant.
Preferred Qualifications
For candidates with a degree in Engineering Technology, preference will be given to those who have at least two years of industry experience.
Work LocationMain Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
• Interested persons should complete an online application.
• Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED.
• Name and contact information for three (3) references REQUIRED.
• Applications will be accepted until November 9, 2015.
• Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
EOE. Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Salary Grade or RankRank 5 or Rank 6
Salary Range
Job Posting Open Date09/24/2015
Job Posting Close Date11/09/2015
Position TypeFaculty
Job Category
Employment StatusFull-Time

TT at Illinois Central College

Illinois Central College is seeking a qualified individual to provide instruction in physics.  Primary responsibility will be to teach physics courses for students in engineering, liberal arts, and technical programs. 
Anticipated start date is January 2016.
 Basic Duties:

 Necessary Qualifications:

 Education and/or Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in physics or in a closely related field with at least eighteen (18) semester hours in graduate level physics.

Desirable Qualifications:College and/or secondary physics teaching experience.
Additional Information 
In addition to an online application, the following materials are required for consideration: 
1. A letter of application 
2. Current resume 
3. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
4. Three letters of recommendation 
These documents must be provided in the "Attachments" section of the online application PRIOR TO submission. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
Letters of recommendation may be emailed directly to References should include your name and the position for which you are applyiing in the subject line of the email. 
For assistance with attachments and the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (309) 694-5720.
For your protection, the following confidential information must be whited out/removed from your educational transcripts and other attachments:
•Date of Birth 
•Social Security Number 
•Date of high school graduation 
•Photos of the applicant
*Documents that include the above information cannot be accepted.*
A teaching demonstration will be part of the interview process. In addition, final candidate  will be required to complete a background check, physical and drug screen.
Additional information about this position may be obtained by contacting Joe Bergman, Dean - Math, Science, and Engineering at (309) 694-5365.
**Initial screening of applications will begin on October 23, 2015.**
Illinois Central College in recent years has been very successful at increasing the diversity of the student population, especially African Americans. The college is very interested in having role models for all students. ICC is committed to achieving a diverse community and strongly encourages qualified minorities and women to apply. ICC offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Temporary Instructorship, Southeastern Illinois College [January 2016]

Full-time temporary position with primary teaching responsibilities in transfer physics courses and related academic training required for transfer students in science, engineering and pre-professional majors.
A commitment to general education is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate instructional skills that provide high quality student learning and engagement. A commitment to instructional technology is required, with experience in course delivery via distance learning modalities preferred. A secondary teaching area in science is also desired. Start date: January 4, 2016 for Spring 2016 semester.
Masters Degree in physics required. Understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy and prior teaching experience is preferred. 
Review of applications will begin November 1; position will remain open until filled. Send cover letter, resume, references, official transcripts and completed faculty application (available at to Human Resources Department, Southeastern Illinois College, 3575 College Road, Harrisburg IL, 62946

Lab Manager, University of Arizona

The Department of Physics within the College of Science at the University of Arizona is seeking a Laboratory Manager who will manage the operational, instructional and day-to-day activities in the department's laboratory classes. The physics department teaches approximately 1500 students each semester in introductory laboratories covering mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and optics. The Laboratory Manager will be responsible for setting up the weekly experiments and for assigning, training, and supervising the teaching assistants who will run the laboratory sections. This includes ensuring that appropriate safety precautions are taken in all laboratories. The Laboratory Manager will also be responsible for managing the advanced laboratory courses taken by the department's physics majors.
 Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
 For more information and to apply, please follow this link or visit and search for job number S20230.
 The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 Additional information:
 Masters degree in physics or a related field AND three years of teaching experience which includes two years of supervisory experience; Or, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD and to applicants who have laboratory supervisory experience in a university physics department.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of laboratory operation.
  • Knowledge of management and supervision principles.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Ability to work from a ladder.
  • Ability to lift more than 25 pounds.
  • Ability to do minor electronic and mechanical repairs.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignmentAND three years of teaching experience which includes two years of supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Non-TT/continuing at Quest University Canada

Quest University Canada seeks applicants for one full-time continuing faculty position in the area of Physical Sciences. The successful candidate will have exemplary teaching skills, a cross-disciplinary perspective, and a willingness to rethink higher education. The Physical Sciences curriculum at Quest includes introductory-level courses (including two ‘Foundation’ courses and a physics sequence) and upper-division ‘Concentration’ courses in advanced topics. The successful applicant will contribute to our current introductory-level offerings by teaching the ‘Energy and Matter’ Foundation course and introductory (mechanics, electromagnetism, and modern) physics courses. The successful applicant will also develop new Concentration courses in their areas of specialty that complement existing offerings. Please see our Course Calendar for additional information on course offerings. Candidates who demonstrate the ability and willingness to develop experiential opportunities, including undergraduate research projects, are highly desirable. All Quest faculty are expected to be able to teach the four core interdisciplinary ‘Milestone’ courses (Cornerstone, Rhetoric, Question, and Keystone) that are taken by all students; most faculty teach one of these courses per year.

About Quest: Quest University Canada offers an interdisciplinary liberal arts and science degree to undergraduates in seminar-style classes limited to 20 students. Run on a block schedule, courses are intensive and highly interactive. Our faculty frequently collaborate across disciplines in both curricular development and pedagogical innovation. Further details about Quest and the application procedure can be found in our Faculty Openings page.

Applicant requirements: A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Candidates are expected to have designed and taught at least one university-level (or equivalent) course. Candidates without this level of experience are encouraged to apply for a teaching fellowship. (Fellowship advertisements will be posted in 2016.) We are open to applications from all scholarly specialties in the physical sciences provided that the applicant: (1) demonstrates the ability to teach introductory physics, (2) complements the fields already represented on the faculty, and (3) explains their potential to involve students in experiential learning using the resources of a small, liberal arts institution. Disciplines already represented on our faculty include astrophysics, environmental engineering, hard rock geology, and biochemistry; examples of complementary disciplines are geophysics, particle physics, architecture, civil infrastructure, and fluids. Applications from candidates in theoretical, experimental, computational, and applied fields are all equally welcome. Although research, especially that involving undergraduates, is encouraged, those seeking a research-focused faculty position should not apply. Hiring for this position is subject to budgetary approval.


(1) A cover letter of no more than two pages. Please: (a) address specific aspects of the Quest curriculum that you find particularly exciting and explain how your background prepares you to deliver these pedagogical approach(es); (b) specify how you are qualified to teach one (or more) existing Quest Foundation courses; (c) list specific new courses you can create (or existing courses you could reapproach) for our Concentration program; and (d) describe what your Question would be if you were a Quest student.

(2) A curriculum vitae emphasizing your experience with teaching, research, mentoring, collaboration, and educational innovation. Please include the name and contact information for three references.

(3) A description of your Ph.D. in language appropriate to an educated but non-specialist audience (~200 words).

(4) A one-page statement describing how your research and scholarship can translate into successful mentoring of undergraduates and innovative in-class teaching.

Please send all materials as a single .PDF file to by December 01, 2015. Interviews for finalists will be run December, 2015–January, 2016.
The start date for the position will be August 01, 2016.

FT Instructorship at Radford University VA

Radford University Department of Physics. Special Purpose faculty position in physics. This is a full-time, continuing, non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor. Based on needs and available resources, continuing non-tenure track positions are annually renewable. A master's degree in physics or a closely related field is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in physics, astronomy, and/or physical science. Excellence in teaching as well as commitment to the department's initiative to double its number of majors is expected. Applicants must provide a letter of application, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and recommendation letters from three references. Demonstration of educational effectiveness via the submission of teaching reviews or other materials will also be welcome. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Shawn Huston, Search Committee Chair, PO Box 6983, Dept. of Physics, Radford University, Radford, Virginia 24142 or sent via email to with the subject line "RU Physics Job." Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015 and continue until filled.

Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state-supported institution in scenic southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,800 students. Visit our Web site at

TT in PER/AER at San Francisco State University

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at San Francisco State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Physics and Astronomy with a specialization in Physics and/or Astronomy Education Research beginning in August 2016. The Department of Physics & Astronomy offers B.A., B.S., and M.S. degree programs and is committed to excellence in research and teaching. We seek a colleague who will create and foster an active program in Physics and/or Astronomy Education Research, and who is enthusiastic about mentoring students and involving them in ongoing research activities, including graduate students working on M.S. theses. The newly appointed professor will join and collaborate with a growing cadre of STEM education researchers within the College of Science & Engineering, including experts in biology education,  chemistry education, and mathematics education. The College also hosts two STEM education centers: the Center for Science & Mathematics Education (CSME) and the Science Education Partnership & Assessment Laboratory (SEPAL).

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy/Astrophysics and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required. Candidates should have a record of achievement in the field of Physics and/or Astronomy Education Research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, and show potential for securing external grants to support future research activities. Preferred candidates will have teaching and/or research experience with a large, diverse student body or in a multicultural setting.

Responsibilities: Develop and maintain an active program in Physics and/or Astronomy Education Research, including presenting finding in the appropriate peer-reviewed journals and professional conferences; apply for and secure external grants to support research activities; advise and mentor students and involve students in ongoing research activities, including graduate students working on M.S. theses; teach undergraduate and graduate level classes across the physics and/or astronomy curriculum; contribute to improving the campus and community through serving on department, college, and university committees and task forces. Detailed position description is available at

Rank & Salary: Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application Process: Applications must be received by Friday, December 11, 2015, and must include a curriculum vitae, publications list, a research summary and plan, and a statement of teaching interests. Applications must be submitted electronically using the Academic Jobs Online website ( Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be electronically submitted to the same website.

San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Questions about the position may be directed to Prof. Joseph Barranco,

Monday, September 28, 2015

TT at Aquinas College MI

Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics position starting August 2016. We are seeking an individual who exhibits a strong commitment to teaching physics lectures and laboratories for science and non-science students. 

Our faculty members are responsible for delivering quality, student-centered, hands-on, active instruction in order to prepare our students for success. We are looking for a dynamic, caring professional dedicated to teaching excellence and professional scholarship, who is committed to make a difference in education and research. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Applicants must have Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or closely-related field by the time of appointment
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate scholarship potential and a promising research agenda
Essential Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching load is 12 hours per semester
  • Maintaining office hours
  • Advising students
  • Participating in departmental and college-wide activities including developing new courses and active involvement in undergraduate research
  • Support of biology, chemistry, and mathematics programs,
  • Management of the Baldwin Observatory with a 16-inch telescope
  • Participation in research involving undergraduates.
  • Contributions to the ongoing advancement of the sciences at Aquinas will be expected.
To apply, submit the following: a cover letter, your teaching philosophy, a proposed research agenda, a curriculum vitae, and a list of references. Also include a statement on how you see yourself contributing to the Aquinas College mission ( Send all materials to Lori Orlowski, Director of Administration for Academic and Student Affairs. 
Lori Orlowski, Academic Affairs, Aquinas College
Phone: (616) 632-2151
Email Address:

Deadline: November 30, 2015 

Aquinas College will not sponsor a work visa for this position.

TT at Hillsdale College MI

Applications are invited for a tenure-track assistant professor position that starts August 2016 to replace a retiring faculty member.  A commitment to teaching of undergraduate non-majors and physics majors is essential.  A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field is required. Hillsdale College, is a private, well-endowed, co-educational, liberal arts school of 1450 students.  It is located on a 200-acre site in a beautiful, small Michigan town.  The Physics Department is well equipped and has 19,000 sq. ft. of floor space.  Salary is competitive with similar schools.  Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement ( ) and include in their application a detailed response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in light of its commitments.  Applicants should also submit statements on their teaching philosophy, plans for undergraduate research, and professional goals.  Copies of college and graduate school transcripts should be submitted. Three letters of reference are required. Electronic submissions welcome. More information can be found at:    Applications will be reviewed beginning Dec. 1, 2015 until the position is filled.  Send application materials to Mrs. Cindy Hoard, Science Division Secretary, Hillsdale College, 33 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242,, (517) 437-7341 X2390, Fax (517) 607-2252.   
Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Kenneth Hayes, Physics Dept. Chair,, 517-607-2385.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

FT at Missouri Valley College

The Division of Math/Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physics to begin January 2016. The teaching load includes Introduction to  Physical Science and General Physics, and other courses such as Calculus I, College Algebra, or Environmental Science. Minimum qualifications include a Masters in Physics, preferably a Ph.D., and teaching experience in the discipline. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary qualifications. Duties include serving on campus committees and advising students. To apply, please email cover letter, c.v., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Katherine Adams, Chair of the Math/Science Division, Applications should be submitted by October 30, 2015.  EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

Friday, September 25, 2015

FT Teaching Affiliate Faculty, Grand Valley State University, MI [Update: finalists contacted for February campus visit]

Working Title
Physics-Affiliate Faculty  
Academic & Student Affairs  
College Lib Arts/Sciences  
Responsibilities - Essential Functions
The successful candidate will be expected to manage all aspects of teaching introductory courses and labs offered by the physics department during the regular academic year, including holding regular office hours, and working effectively with the department's faculty and staff. Affiliate faculty normally teach 12-15 credit hours per semester, and are optionally eligible for summer teaching contracts.  
Responsibilities - Non-essential Functions
Required Qualifications and Education
Master's degree in physics, astronomy, science education, or a closely related field (candidates completing their Master's degree prior to their hiring date will be considered). Your bachelor's degree must be in physics or evidence of an extensive record of teaching physics beyond laboratory courses. 
Evidence of effective teaching in introductory physics or astronomy courses. 
Excellent communication and teamwork skills. 
Commitment to working with a diverse student population. 
Preferred Qualifications and Education
Job Classification/Range
(For Hourly Staff Only)
Salary Range
(For AP/Faculty Only)
Commensurate with experience.  
Date Position will Post to the Web
Application Deadline Info
Review will begin 12/12/2015, and continue until the position is filled.  
How To Apply
Click "Apply to this Posting". Include a cover letter, CV or resume, a statement of teaching philosophy (not exceeding two pages), and the names and contact information for three people who could provide letters of recommendation. Letters do not need to be sent at the time of application. Contact Prof. Douglas Furton, the search committee chair, at with questions about the position or the application process.  
Job Category
Job Type
Affiliate Faculty  
Quick Link  

FT Instructorship, University of North Dakota

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Instructor (non tenure-track), Position # 14814

University of North Dakota invites applications for a Physics Instructor (non-tenure-track) in the Department of Physics & Astrophysics. The position is to begin August 15, 2016 and carries a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year.  

Duties will include teaching a combination of introductory-level and upper-level undergraduate physics classes such as classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and quantum mechanics via traditional and online delivery.  The ideal candidate will be willing and able to a) use technology to enhance the learning experience of students and b) explore and adopt novel pedagogical approaches.  Appointment will be for a period of one academic year with renewal possible contingent upon performance and funding.
Salary:  Minimum of $46,000.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics and at least one year experience teaching introductory-level undergraduate physics classes.  Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to successfully interact with faculty, staff and students. Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. 

Preferred Qualifications: Two years of experience using both online and traditional classroom methods to teach introductory and upper-level physics classes.  Demonstrated ability to a) successfully use technology to enhance the learning experience of students and b) explore and adopt novel pedagogical approaches.  

To Apply:  Applications must be completed by February 1, 2016 to receive full consideration.
An application will be considered complete when following items are received.
1) A current curriculum vitae
2) Copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts (originals of these transcripts may be requested if selected for the position)
3) A statement on your teaching philosophy
4) Three letters of recommendation sent directly from the recommender to the search committee chair (see below)
Electronic applications are preferred. They must be emailed to the search committee chair Dr. Graeme Dewar at  If you prefer to submit a paper application, it must be mailed to: Dr. Graeme Dewar, Chair, Instructor Search Committee, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, 101 Cornell Street Stop 7129, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-7129
.  Additional information can be found at  

North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date.  Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability (less than one year old) from the Veterans’ Administration.   Please submit a copy of the DD-214 and other veterans’ preference qualifying documentation to the Office of the Provost.

This position is subject to a criminal history background check.

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at  This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

The University of North Dakota determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify System.  

The University of North Dakota complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about UND campus security and crime statistics can be found at

Two-Year VAP at Swarthmore College

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Swarthmore College invites applications for a two-year leave replacement position in experimental physics at the Assistant Professor level beginning with the Fall semester of 2016. The teaching load over two semesters is 3 courses and 3 lab sections (9 weekly contact hours per semester). Candidates must have a strong interest in teaching at a highly selective, undergraduate liberal arts college. We are particularly interested in candidates that could immediately teach in our upper level lab curriculum.
Swarthmore is ranked among the top five liberal arts colleges in the country. Our mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility, and our students are highly achieving and motivated. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of teaching experience, and a description of research interests and activity that could involve Swarthmore undergraduates. Three letters of reference must be submitted as well. All materials must be submitted electronically though Academic Jobs Online, Consideration of applications will begin November 13, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

FT, Florida Gulf Coast University  

Requisition Number: 2419
Summary: Your initial duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate levels as applicable; course and/or curriculum development; involvement on College and University committees and/or initiatives; as well as duties as assigned. Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All Faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; involved in scholarly activities as appropriate to appointment; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Teaches load of 12 contact hours per semester of undergraduate courses in physics and related subjects. Community, institutional and professional service in furtherance of FGCU's mission is expected of all faculty. Other duties may be assigned by the chair.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Physics, Astronomy, or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation. Demonstrated achievement or evidence of potential for excellent teaching in general physics.
Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.
Preferred Qualifications: The department values an interdisciplinary teaching and experience teaching at the general education level. Talent for delivering a difficult scientific subject in a creative and relevant manner to students in STEM fields. A collaborative and collegial spirit and wiliness to serve at the department and college levels. Although applicants from all areas of physics are welcome, expertise in areas which complement existing departmental strengths would be especially welcome, as would interest and ability to make connections to other programs in the College of Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering. The successful applicant will demonstrate a willingness to engage in service opportunities commensurate with career maturity.
Special Instructions: Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2016.
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.
Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request and become property of FGCU.
Salary:  $42,000 - Negotiable based on education & experience

FT Instructorship, Wharton County Junior College, TX

Job Title:Instructor of Physics
Closing Date/Time:Fri. 10/23/15 5:00 PM Central Time
Salary:$43,050.00 - $54,550.00 Annually 
Job Type:Faculty Full Time
Location:WCJC Sugar Land and Richmond Campuses, Texas

Pay for this position is based on a nine month contract.  This position will teach primarily on the WCJC Sugar Land and Richmond campuses although teaching location and hours are subject to change at any time during employment with WCJC to meet department/division needs to ensure student success at the College.

**Candidates with graduate hours in Engineering disciplines or professional experience as Engineers are encouraged to apply.**

The permanent responsibility of a faculty member is to provide the most effective instruction possible in his/her discipline. Supervision is received from appropriate supervisor. The faculty member works to insure that his/her instruction is meeting the educational needs of students.
This position requires a master’s degree (in Physics or other discipline) and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in physics from a regionally accredited institution. This position requires credentials that meet minimum requirements for teaching at the post-secondary level set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Education Agency, and accrediting agencies for individual programs. A criminal background check is also required.

To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents:
1) Copy of college transcript(s) showing completion of a master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in Physics
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Cover Letter
4) A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
All documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please re-open your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.