Part Time Faculty - Physics

Job description

Part Time Faculty - Physics

Job ID: 221339
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. Positions are available for spring, summer, and fall 2021 to teach Introductory Physics. Sections available may include either non-calculus based or calculus-based physics lectures and laboratories. Ideal candidates will have a focus on student success and foster an engaging learning environment for students from diverse backgrounds who want to succeed at a broad range of educational goals.

Responsibilities Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate students for introductory algebra-based and calculus-based physics courses; prepare and conduct recitations (problem-solving sessions) to accompany algebra-based and calculus-based physics courses; prepare, set-up and direct freshman and sophomore-level physics laboratories. Create and administer examinations; evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, lecture presentations, and worksheets.
Required Qualifications
Applicants must have at a minimum an earned M.S. degree or foreign equivalent in Physics or a related field, including a minimum of 18 semester hours of graduate course work related to the assigned courses.

Preferred Qualifications Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses Record of past teaching at a college or university
Required Documents to Attach

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of Names and Contact Information of Three References

  • Contact Information
    For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Kevin Stokes, Chair of the Department of Physics, at [email protected] or 470-578-4295.

    For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/11/2021
    Application Due: 2/11/2033
    Work Type: Part Time