Monday, November 30, 2015

Lecturer, University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Physics 
School of Engineering and Physics - FPH006 

Build a legacy with us! 
The USP is one of the two regional universities in the world and is the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. With over 29, 000 students around the Pacific region, we are supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. 

The School of Engineering and Physics (SEP) 
The School of Engineering and Physics offers the Bachelor of Science in Physics and the Physics programme provides training to suit the workforce needs of the region especially for the USP member countries. 
The Physics programme offers a BSc degree. The training focuses in the area of Renewable Energy and the Environment, Electronics and Communications and Pure Physics. Students have a choice to pursue their BSc degree in Physics as a Single Major, Double major or minor. The School also offers graduate courses in many areas of specialization in the discipline of physics. This includes Postgraduate Diploma, Masters in Science (MSc) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). MSc and PhD have specialist research topics which are dependent on the faculty members research interests. 

The Opportunity 
The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses both on campus and through the distance and flexible learning modes. She/he will participate in and contribute to the research and publications profile of the School. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the administrative functions of the school and to the development of new courses and programmes. 

The Person We Seek 
To be considered for this position, applicants must have:
  • A good first degree and a Master's degree in Physics
  • A formal tertiary teaching qualification or an aggregate of 12 months tertiary teaching experience.
For appointment at the Lecturer level, applicants must have:
  • A PhD in Physics with relevant tertiary teaching experience and a good publications record.
Preference will be given to applicants with:
  • A demonstrated ability in teaching in at least one of the following areas: Renewable Energy, Electronics and Communications, Electromagnetism and Environmental Physics.
  • Some working knowledge of the Pacific
The position is available for a term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement. 

Salary Range: Assistant Lecturer FJD $54, 195 to FJD $ 65, 034 per annum 
Lecturer FJD $66, 990 to FJD $ 88, 144 per annum 

Enquiries: Professor Maurizio Cirrincione tel.: (679) 32 32419 email: 

Closing date for applications: 15 January 2016 

How to Apply 
Candidates are strongly encouraged to use the University's online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: or Manual applications are no longer accepted. 

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

FT Lecturer, University of Arizona, Tucson

DepartmentPhysics (0411)
LocationMain Campus
Position Summary
The Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer position. The initial appointment will be for one academic year, and may be renewed on a yearly basis depending on availability of funds and performance. The position will most likely involve teaching two or three physics courses each semester. Salary is commensurate with experience and contingent upon sufficient course enrollment.
Candidates should have experience with the techniques and topics central to the understanding of Physics.
Our faculty and students are constantly working on a wide variety of topics across all major physics disciplines. We’re exploring the boundaries of what’s known at the largest and smallest scales in the universe and stretching the limits of what’s possible in the manipulation of matter and energy.
Research in our department tackles the topics that are defining today’s expanding scientific horizons. Whether experimental or theoretical, abstract or concrete, we recognize unsolved problems as opportunities for scientific breakthroughs.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.
Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare and deliver lectures.
  • Prepare, assign, and handle the grading of appropriate assignments, projects, and exams.
  • Be available to answer student questions outside of class for a minimum of four hours per week.
  • Effectively manage assigned Teaching Assistants in handling work associated with the courses.
  • Assist with advising and mentoring undergraduate students.
  • Candidate may also be assigned to some departmental committees.
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Physics
  • Experience teaching at the University level
  • Teaching and/or work experience with equipment relevant to the subject
  • Experience with the techniques and topics central to the understanding of Physics
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrated ability to teach fundamentals of Physics
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students
  • Dedication to enhancing the undergraduate experience
  • Knowledge of the results of physics education research
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Job CategoryFaculty
Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of PayDOE
Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberA20459
Number of VacanciesOne
Desired Start Date08/18/2016
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo
Contact Information for Candidates
Carmen Montijo
(520) 621-2326
Open Date11/24/2015
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Review Begins On01/15/2016
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please upload 3 professional letters of reference with your application materials.
Quick Link for Internal Postings

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

TT, Delta State MS

Working TitleAssistant Professor of Physics
Position TypeFaculty
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Physics
Posting Number201200458
Full or Part TimeFull Time
If Other, Please Explain:
Tenure/Non-Tenure TrackTenure Track
Salary Basis9 month

Position Summary Information

Delta State University is a four-year public university with approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in Cleveland, MS, DSUalso plays host to the new Grammy Museum Mississippi.
The Department of Chemistry and Physics at DSU invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Physics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Astronomy, Advanced Astronomy and all levels of undergraduate physics. Candidates in all areas of astronomy and physics will be considered. The teaching load is typically 12 credit hours per semester.
In addition, the physics faculty manage and operate the Wiley Planetarium along with its outreach programs. This includes new program development and new content development. The planetarium consists of a 9m dome with a 3-D Digistar 5 system. Additionally, our collection of telescopes includes two 16 inch scopes, three 8 inch scopes, four 6 inch scopes, and a variety of smaller instruments.
Other departmental duties include advising students, maintaining an active research agenda, and serving on departmental, college, and university-wide committees.
The final mix of duties for the successful candidate will depend on their experience, capabilities and interests. Strong teaching skills are required and prior teaching experience is desirable.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field, strong communication skills, and a commitment to both teaching and research. Prior teaching experience and post-doctoral research are desirable.
A one year probationary period may be considered for candidates who anticipate completing their Ph.D. within the year.
SalaryCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.
Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in astronomy or physics.
Special Instructions to Applicants
If you need to request your letters of recommendation, have them emailed to You will need to upload a document in place of the letters of recommendation with the names of your references. Received letters will be added to your application materials. If they need to be mailed: Human Resources, Kent Wyatt Hall 247, 1003 W. Sunflower Rd., Cleveland, MS 38733.

FT, Blinn College TX

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications lacking a cover letter, resume, and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached to the application as PDF files. Unofficial graduate transcripts may be attached to this application, but official graduate transcripts must be sent directly to Blinn College by the graduate institution (to Dean, Division of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX, 77805). All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by an evaluation from a certified credential agency. A short teaching demonstration will be required of applicants invited for interview.

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number2015107F
Position TitleFull-Time Instructor - Physics (PHYS)
Salary RangeAs per full-time pay scale.
DBM Ratingn/a
Job TypeFull Time
Job CategoryFaculty
Anticipated Start Date01/11/2016
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA StatusExempt
Security Sensitive?Yes
Work HoursTeach physics sections as needed.

Position Summary Information

To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs in physics.
Essential Duties
• Teaches a minimum of three 96 contact-hour physics courses each semester (both lecture and laboratory sessions).
• Teaching duties to be divided as needed among physics courses offered.
• Prepares necessary laboratory supplies and materials in advance of teaching sessions and returns unused materials to their appropriate locations.
• Ensures that laboratory safety and cleanliness is maintained.
• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
• Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
• Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
• Advises students in academic matters.
• Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
• Assists in the development, distribution, and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
• Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
• Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
• Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
• Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
• Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
• Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
• Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
• Utilizes the college LMS to post grades and other course resources for students.
• Attends departmental and division meetings.
• Serves on division and/or college committees.
• Serves as a mentor to part-time faculty.
• Participates in program and curriculum review, course development, and revision processes.
• Completes all course grading in a timely manner and according to college and program policy.
• Responsible for other related duties as assigned.
• Serves as lead course instructor as needed.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred Experience and Training
Ph.D. in physics
College teaching experience
Proficiency with presentation software, lab interface software, and other classroom and laboratory technology
Graduate coursework or other experience in astronomy or astrophysics.
Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications
Masters degree in physics
Masters degree in closely-related area with 18 graduate credit-hours in physics
Special Notes To Applicants
Applications lacking a cover letter, resume, and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached to the application as PDFfiles.
Unofficial graduate transcripts may be attached to this application, but official graduate transcripts must be sent directly to Blinn College by the graduate institution (to Dean, Division of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX, 77805).
All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by an evaluation from a certified credential agency.
A short teaching demonstration will be required of applicants invited for interview.
The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a master's degree or higher with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher. Please list the graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * To be eligible for employment in the U.S. & Blinn College would you need an H1B VISA or any VISA sponsorship?
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Describe your familiarity with presentation software, lab interface software and other classroom and laboratory technology.
    (Open Ended Question)
  5. * Do you have any background in Astronomy or Astrophysics? Describe any graduate course work or other experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Have you had experience writing and designing undergraduate laboratory experiments? Describe.
    (Open Ended Question)
  7. * Describe your experience teaching online, blended (partial face-to-face and partial online), and live interactive video courses.
    (Open Ended Question)
  8. * Describe your experience with assessing student learning.
    (Open Ended Question)
  9. * Please tell us when you are available to teach. Mornings, Afternoons or Evening.
    (Open Ended Question)
  10. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify below)
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  11. Please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity?
    (Open Ended Question)

TT at Missouri State [Update: campus visits scheduled on March]

Position TitleAssistant Professor-9 month appointment
Work LocationSpringfield Campus
DepartmentPhysics Astronomy & Material Science
Pay GradeUnclassified
Faculty Appointment TypeTenure Track
Term (if applicable)9 month
Begin Date of Appointment08/15/2016
General FunctionThe Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary DutiesDuties would include teaching physics and science education courses at the undergraduate and Master’s level. Typically nine contact hours will be assigned each fall and spring semester. Research expectations include the establishment of an independent program related to physics education commensurate with a Master’s level institution, and capable of generating external grant funds. Additionally, the faculty member will contribute to the curriculum and student advising related to the BSEd degree in Physics Education. Start-up funds are available.
Minimum Acceptable QualificationsThe minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Additional QualificationsA Ph.D. in Physics Education, Physics or a closely related field is required. Experience in physics pedagogy research is required. Experience with secondary education methodologies is desired. Candidates should show potential for excellence in teaching and independent research. A commitment to diversity in the educational community of faculty, staff, and students is also required.
Link to Job Description
Open Date07/24/2015
Special Instructions to ApplicantsFirst Date of Consideration is December 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Cover letter
Teaching Statement
Research Statement
Contacts for references (at least 3)
For additional information about the department, please visit our website at
EO/AA and Diversity StatementNon Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Prohibited sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence. In addition, the University does not discriminate on any basis (including, but not limited to, political affiliation and sexual orientation) not related to the applicable educational requirements for students or the applicable job requirements for employees.
This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability employer and institution. Inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, (417) 836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights.
Background Check StatementEmployment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number20150068FTF
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • Missouri State University Website
    • Web Postings
    • Print Publications
    • Diversity website posting
    • Job Board (,
    • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings
    • Personal Contacts / Networking
    • Newspapers
    • Other
  2. * Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts - 1
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Interest
  6. Publication (Writing Sample) -1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts -2
  2. Unofficial Transcripts -3
  3. Course Document -1
  4. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness -1
  5. Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  6. Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  7. Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)

Monday, November 23, 2015

FT, Truman College Chicago

Physics Faculty - Full-Time - TRU0000528 

Duties and Responsibilities

Consider joining the Truman College team whose work directly supports our student-centered mission.  At City Colleges of Chicago, employees contribute to student success with the goal of graduating more students with degrees of economic value and thereby positively impacting the communities we serve.  Truman College is located on the north side and is one of the largest of the City Colleges of Chicago with a yearly enrollment of more than 20,000 students.  “This college must be for everyone,” reads the mural that faces Truman College, words that continue to guide the college to this day.
  • You must demonstrate excellence in teaching, commitment to integrating new technologies in the learning process and the ability to inspire, motivate and empower students to succeed.
  • Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students.
  • Development and revision of courses and instructional materials as necessary.
  • Post syllabi and grades on Blackboard.



  • You must have a minimum of a Master's degree in Physics or Master's degree in Engineering Physics or Master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Physics.
  • Must be able to work in a multicultural environment that reflects our student body and embraces our vision and mission.

To Apply:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume or curriculum vitae

Note: Official transcripts must be provided if hired.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. 
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges! 

TT, Texas Lutheran

1000 West Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155
Position Announcement
Assistant Professor of Physics 
Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position in the Department of Physics to begin August 2016. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities, who is a gifted and dedicated educator able to cover a wide array of courses in the major, who can develop excellent service courses for non‐majors, and whose research interests will provide opportunities for robust scientific experiences for undergraduates.
Requirements for the position include:
  • Ph.D. in physics, applied physics, or other physics-related sub-discipline (ABD considered with assurance of completion no later than August 2016)
  • Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate physics or engineering students at the introductory and advanced level in the classroom and laboratory setting
  • Commitment to university/community service, outreach, and continued professional development
  • Commitment to attracting and retaining students from traditionally under-represented groups
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.
In our considerations, preference will be given to candidates with experimental physics background and/or instructional physics laboratory development, evidence of actively engaging undergraduate students in meaningful research and research training and/or experience with engineering physics or pre-engineering programs.
The TLU Department of Physics offers a B.S. and a B.A. in physics, along with a new B.S. in applied physics. The majority of TLU Physics degree recipients pursue graduate education in a range of professional and academic programs. Curriculum is designed to address these broad career goals, and all majors are required to carry out independent, faculty-mentored research that culminates in a senior thesis. The department consistently has over 50 majors and has grown by an order of magnitude in the last decade. Information about the TLU Physics Department is available at
Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA's 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information, consult our website at
Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement detailing how your research interests will engage undergraduate students, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers). Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted separately. At least one of the letters should specifically address the candidate's teaching experience. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.
Please send your submissions to
Dr. Toni Sauncy 
Chair, Department of Physics 
Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W Court Street, Seguin, TX, 78155 Phone: (830) 372-6904 Email:
Review of applications will begin January 10, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

VAP, Rhodes College, Memphis TN

The Department of Physics at Rhodes College invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement position beginning Fall 2016. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic teachers capable of instruction at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate physics curriculum in both classroom and laboratory settings. The teaching load is 3 courses each semester. The physics department resides in a recently renovated building with new research and teaching spaces, and a 20-inch telescope. Research is encouraged and there is potential for some support, including faculty professional travel funds. Applicants should hold or expect to receive the Ph.D. in physics, or a closely related field, by July 2016. 

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity ( in the workforce. Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities ( ). 

Please apply online at; only online applications will be accepted. A completed application includes a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a research plan, and three letters of recommendation (at least two of which speak to the applicant's teaching abilities). Please address in your cover letter your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin on January 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the applicant's recommenders once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and the search committee requests them. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. 

Friday, November 20, 2015

Teaching STEM TT, Rowan College NJ

Full-time tenure track Physics teaching position in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Division. Responsibilities include teaching and evaluating students in physics lectures and laboratory settings along with full participation in College activities and committees. Responsibilities may include assignment to support courses in related areas such as Engineering.

•Instruct and evaluate students in physics lecture and lab courses. May include teaching in related college-level and support courses.
•Develop and update course syllabi and related materials to reflect contemporary scientific theory and practice.
•Provide investigative laboratory experiences utilizing the scientific method.
•Collaborate with other faculty in the development of effective teaching/learning and retention strategies for students.
•Actively participate in the planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of the Science curriculum.
•Provides student support by evaluating student progress and providing feedback, maintaining voice and email communication, referring students to appropriate support services, providing academic advice, maintaining office hours, maintaining appropriate academic and attendance records, and submitting final grades.
•Implement the philosophy, mission, learning outcomes and objectives, curriculum, and policies of the College and of the STEM Division.
•Maintain necessary academic records and submit records according to published deadlines.
•Demonstrate fairness and flexibility in interactions with a diverse range of students.
•Assist in the recommendation and acquisition of related instructional materials and supplies.
•Participate in College governance and operations through Division and College committees.
•Contribute to the community as a representative of the College.
•Fulfill campus-wide responsibilities.
•Maintain professional competence through activities such as scientific endeavors, continuing education, professional self development, research, and writing relevant to faculty responsibilities.
•Work productively with others.
•Master of Science degree in Physics or Engineering (or equivalent field of study) from an accredited institution. Demonstrated successful completion of a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits in physics or engineering is required. (Engineering coursework may be included if it has a physics focus.)
•Ability to teach algebra and calculus based physics courses to first and second year college students.
•Minimum of 2 years classroom and/or lab experience teaching physics in an academic setting (teaching assistant, lecture, lab, recitation experience accepted).
•Demonstrated ability to teach both science majors and non-science majors in lecture and lab settings.
•Demonstrated leadership, communications, and organizational skills.
•Commitment to the community college mission including addressing the needs of a diverse student population.
•Ability to design and implement successful pedagogical strategies for students exhibiting a broad range of abilities.
•Experience utilizing innovative teaching methods incorporating technology, including on-line resources.
•Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to interact and collaborate productively with students, colleagues, administration, and the community.
•Commitment and ability to utilize instructional strategies to promote student recruitment, retention, and success.
•Ability to help students adjust to the college academic environment.
•Doctorate in Physics or Engineering or equivalent field of study from an accredited institution.
•Teaching experience in a community college setting.
•Experience in Physics, Engineering or equivalent field of study research including publication in the peer-reviewed Physics, Engineering or equivalent field of study literature and/or the patent literature.
•Grant investigations, writing, and implementation as an individual and/or part of a group submittal.
•Experience in outcomes assessment and program evaluation methodologies.
•Excellence in teaching and facilitating the learning process for students.
•Learning and using new technology and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles.
•Being a successful advocate for new initiatives in curriculum or delivery
•Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the College
Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

Sabbatical Replacement VAP, Berry College GA

Berry College invites applications for a one-year faculty position in physics beginning August 2016 as a sabbatical leave replacement.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor) or Master's (for appointment as instructor) in physics or a closely related field and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate physics teaching.  Teaching duties likely include introductory algebra-based physics (lecture and lab) and upper-division modern physics for a total of 12 contract hours per semester.  The department supports the use of active learning strategies and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.  Send cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to: Physics Search c/o Todd Timberlake, Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geology, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA 30149-5004 or electronically to  Review of applications will begin January 20, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
 Located on more than 26,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.  EOE.
 Please visit our website at for more information.  Persons filling out an application for employment with Berry College may be required to submit to a full national background check.

Lab Operations Manager, Mississippi State


Department Profile:  The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers the BS, MS, and PhD degrees. It also has a high service load for other majors both within the College of Arts & Sciences and from other colleges.  

Position Function:  To perform duties necessary for the operation of a large department's teaching laboratories, inventory, and additional duties required in the daily operation of a large department. In addition, coordinate activities which support faculty in the teaching of undergraduate courses and laboratories to assure an appropriate laboratory experience for all students.  

Duties and Responsibilities:  Schedule and set up on-campus laboratory sections; oversee off-campus laboratories; supervise and oversee 40 to 50 graduate teaching assistants and undergraduates; maintain laboratory equipment; provide and upgrade laboratory manuals; obtain grades from teaching assistants, compile database of grades and furnish grades to instructors; develop, maintain, and upgrade laboratory and demonstration equipment; manage/maintain the Howell Teaching Observatory; maintain departmental inventory (disposal of property, self-audit, hand receipts, etc.); order supplies and equipment for departmental purchases; maintain departmental key list; general maintenance of building; assist with departmental activities; perform related duties, as assigned.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of physics and equipment normally associated with teaching laboratories; ability to supervise teaching assistants; valid driver's license; and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the public.  

Minimum Qualifications:  BS degree in physics or a related field.  
Preferred Qualifications:  MS degree in physics or a related field; experience working in physics teaching laboratories; experience with supervision; experience in operating a machine shop; experience as a computer network administrator.  

This is a full-time, 12 month position with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2016.  This position will remain open until filled.  

Instructions for Applying:  All applicants must apply online at (PARF #9359) by completing the Professional Application and attaching a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate degree institutions. Provide English translations of transcripts if necessary. If selected for interview, three letters of recommendation will be required. If hired, official transcripts provided directly from the educational institution will be required.  

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.