Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Physics
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu
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. Department Information
The College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University is an inclusive community of scholars, focused on helping students from all backgrounds succeed in their goals. Faculty are committed to a student focus that is supportive and welcoming and to creating a sense of belonging for all students.
The Department of Physics has 22 full-time faculty members dedicated to student learning, scholarly research, and service to our university, community, and profession. Our program currently serves over 80 majors pursuing a BS degree in Physics with concentrations in General Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Our students are active in undergraduate research and student organizations. The department has a strong commitment to student success as well as inclusive excellence and engagement. We have active research programs in computational optics, materials physics, theoretical and experimental particle physics, and astrophysics. For more information about the department, its people, and activities, please visit https://csm.kennesaw.edu/physics/
. Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Physics faculty positions in the Department of Physics beginning August 1, 2022. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities
The successful applicant is expected to teach non-calculus and calculus-based introductory physics lectures, recitations, and laboratories. The successful applicant will have experience with active and inclusive pedagogies and demonstrate strong potential for working collaboratively with faculty in service to a diverse student body.
Applicants will care about the educational goals of a diverse student population. The College of Science and Mathematics is deeply committed to an inclusive environment where students from diverse backgrounds can succeed in our degree programs. Successful applicants will be strongly committed to inclusive teaching practices and be ready to invest deeply in KSU students. Required Qualifications
Applicants must have a minimum of an MS degree in Physics, or the foreign equivalent, or a closely related field. Preferred Qualifications
The ideal applicant will have previous, documented experience in teaching undergraduate Physics courses including a familiarity with current evidence-based instructional practices, inclusive pedagogies, and modern instructional technologies. Required Documents to Attach Letter of Application Curriculum Vitae Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire) List of Names and Contact Information of Three References Statement of Teaching Philosophy Statement on Diversity and Inclusion Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by April 21, 2022. This position is open until filled. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Kevin L. Stokes, [email protected]
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. 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 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
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