Thursday, October 27, 2016

5-Year Physics-Engineering Instructor, Lincoln University, MO

The Division of Continuing Education invites applications from qualified individuals for the Instructor position in the area of physics and engineering in the beginning of the spring 2017 semester. This instructor will provide instruction for the academic models within United States Army Prime Power School located on the Fort Leonard Wood installation.

* Master degree in physics, engineering, mathematics or related field from an accredited institution. Must have 18 hours of graduate level courses in physics or engineering. (REQUIRED)
* Terminal degree in physics, engineering, mathematics or related field from an accredited institution (PREFERRED)
* Prior teaching experience
* Must successfully pass all required government security clearances to enter a U.S military installation.

Hiring Range: $47,000 per exercised cycle (4 consecutive months of instruction)
The position will remain open until filled.

Prime Power School Instructional Overview
The United States Army Prime Power School (USAPPS) trains military personnel in the deployment, installation, operations, and maintenance of the Army's Prime Power Program (P3) power generation and distribution assets in support of theater commanders under the provisions of TM 3-34.45, Engineer Prime Power Operations. The students attending this training are Navy Seabees, Army Reserves and reclassifying Active Army soldiers. The focus of this training is to prepare the students to install, operate and maintain medium and low voltage electrical power generation and distribution equipment for the military. This training prepares the students to be analytical problem solvers in a field that is complex and dangerous. The students must be prepared to read and interpret manufacturer literature and develop a repair solution for the issues encountered.
The Programs of Instruction (POI) for the 12P course has fourteen modules for training that last eight months. The course is divided into two parts that are four months each. The USAPPS currently outsources modules B through E (Academics Training Part) to an academic university. This outsourcing includes modules on Mathematics, Applied Physical Concepts, Mechanical System Engineering, and Electrical System Engineering. POI components, which include lesson plans, examinations, student handouts, student evaluation plans, course management plan, homework, quizzes and practical exercises, have already been developed. The duration of one training cycle is 525 hours, including administrative hours. The hours allocated for each module are as follows: 74 hours of Mathematics, 98 hours of Applied Physical Concepts, 129 hours of Mechanical System Engineering, and 174 hours of Electrical System Engineering. Study time is not included in these hours. There are 50 hours allotted to administrative / study time.
Instructors are responsible for conducting training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri between the hours of 7:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday except federal holidays or when the government facility is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar government-directed facility closings.

** To apply please submit the following applications materials for consideration: a Lincoln university employment application (available at a cover letter delineating your interests and qualifications, a description of research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, official university transcripts and a statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further Lincoln University’s commitment to diversity and its mission as an 1890 land grant Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to the following:

Brandon Hildreth, Director for Continuing Education & Extended Studies
Lincoln University
900 Leslie Blvd, Suite C.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

All items must be received to be considered.