Assistant Professor Physics -- Dahlonega - Fall 2017

Location
Dahlonega, GA
Posted
Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor Physics -- Dahlonega - Fall 2017


Position Number: 53070437

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in physics to begin in August 2017. This position will be located on the UNG Dahlonega campus.

The Department of Physics is a small, well-equipped department offering a B.S. degree in Physics and 2+2 and 3+2 pre-engineering programs in collaboration with engineering schools. It produces about 15 graduates each academic year and has good success in placing its graduates into graduate programs, high-school teaching positions, and technical jobs. UNG is a coeducational, four-year liberal arts institution with multiple campuses north of Atlanta. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The primary responsibility is teaching undergraduate physics courses.
  • Scholarship involving undergraduates and service on campus and in the region are also expected.
  • Candidates must show evidence demonstrating an ability to implement a research program. In particular, the candidate must demonstrate clear plans for involving undergraduates in his or her own research or for generating other advanced projects for our physics majors.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required with postdoctoral and teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience or interest in teaching a section of introductory astronomy desired.
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching and student success.


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Undergraduate Research Experience, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submitcontact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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