Tuesday, May 10, 2016

FT Physics/ Math Instructor, Savannah Technical College GA


Savannah Technical College
Physics/Mathematics Instructor - 

Job Number:


Job Posting

: Apr 29, 2016 - 

Closing Date

: Ongoing

Primary Location

: GA-Chatham-Savannah 


Number of Openings

: 1


: Education


: Day Job


Savannah Technical College seeks a full-time Physics/Mathematics Instructor.  The successful candidate will be based at the Savannah Campus, but may be required to travel to and teach classes at any Savannah Technical College campus location.  This individual will report to Mathematics and Natural Science Department Head in the General Studies Division.  Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Instructing students, developing program syllabi, goals, and objectives;
  • Evaluating students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives;
  • Ensuring student learning outcomes are attained and appropriately recorded;
  • Requesting and maintaining supplies and equipment;
  • Preparing and maintaining all required documentation and administrative reports;
  • Maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences;
  • Ensuring safety and security requirements are met in the classroom area;
  • Advising students;
  • Meeting with students, staff members, and other educators to discuss instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of students; 

Duties include a flexible schedule of lecture, laboratory, student advisement and registration. Must be willing to work split teaching shifts that might require split teaching days between campus locations.  May be required to manage and recruit adjunct faculty.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Physics or closely related discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Physics from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of 12 months documented experience in teaching Physics and Math or similar courses at a regionally accredited postsecondary institution
  • Excellent human-relations, interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, particularly Word, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Physics with 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics, in addition to Physics course work.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who possess or are nearing completion of a terminal degree in Physics or related area
  • Prefer three years of full-time, paid postsecondary teaching experience
  • Proficient in the use of Banner and Blackboard
  • Active participation in appropriate professional/occupational organizations 

Physical Demands
Responsibilities are typically performed in an office or classroom/lab environment with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling for up to three (3) – four (4) continuous hours at a time.  The employee frequently lifts lightweight objects up to 25LBS.  The exposure to dirt, dust, chemicals, fumes, and hazardous materials is possible in the laboratory environment.  Full range of hand and finger motion may be utilized for data entry purposes.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package. Positions are contingent upon funding.

Position considered open until filled.  Candidates must pass a criminal background check.  Applicants must submit an electronic application through Team Georgia Careersand attach cover letter and resume (incomplete submissions will not be considered).  Please include your annual salary for each position held.

Note: No phone inquiries please.  Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.  If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration.  Savannah Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Invitation to Self-Identify  For compliance activities, contact Melissa Banks, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Room A110 or (912) 443-3388, mbanks@savannahtech.edu.  Send written correspondence to Savannah Technical College, Attn:  Melissa Banks, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31405.  STC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.  Candidates may be required to submit a valid Driver’s License, proof of insurability, and/or a driver’s history report for positions involving state travel.     


Minimum qualifications for this position will be determined by the teaching discipline and compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies. Faculty must be credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting bodies for the course assigned.