Temporary Part-time Physics Instructor (unsolicited)Classification:
Instructor - 24900Nature of position:
Temporary, part-timeJob Summary/Basic Function:
FACULTY JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE:Temporary Part-Time Instructor
Required: A master’s degree or doctorate in physics or a closely related field and a successful interview and teaching demonstration.
TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL
Duties include teaching physics lectures and/or labs, on an as-needed basis. Be available to students by holding appropriate office hours. Prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course and lesson plans, engage in the selection of textbook and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses. Teach pertinent course subject using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, and other appropriate modes of educational delivery. Lead and monitor classroom instruction that promote educational and learning process keeping with faculty academic freedom and responsibility. Foster student development. Be available to faculty and students for consultation for questions in your area of expertise.
Annual performance review/evaluations include recommendations and specify areas for improvement. Annual performance review process requires student evaluations conducted in every course each academic year utilizing an approved evaluation instrument; peer evaluation by the department evaluation committee (two per semester) and by the department chairperson; updated vitae; and any other pertinent information. The department evaluation committee discusses the evaluation with the faculty member and submits a written evaluation and recommendation to the department chairperson. The department chairperson provides a written recommendation, provides an opportunity for the faculty member to discuss the evaluation, and submits all evaluations and recommendations to the school dean. The school dean provides opportunity for discussion and provides a written evaluation to the Provost, who makes a recommendation to the President.
The Department of Physics, in the School of Science and Mathematics, is comprised of 7 full-time faculty members, 1 regular part-time faculty, 1 laboratory technician, and a ½-time secretary. The Department has approximately 60 students majoring in physics, and offers nine programs leading to baccalaureate degrees in traditional physics, cooperative engineering, and physics education.
In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.Required Qualifications:
A masters degree or doctorate in physics or a closely related field is required. Three successful background checks: Act 34 (Criminal Record Check); Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting); and Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance).Preferred Qualifications:
Teaching experience at a college or university.Quicklink for Posting/Requisition: