Adjunct Instructor of Physics

Employer
Johnson C. Smith University
Location
Charlotte, NC

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Responsibilities

The Department of Natural and Behavior Sciences invites applications for part-time faculty to teach courses in physics. Applicants must possess at least a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in physics. Questions may be directed to tchampion@jcsu.edu.

  • Teach part-time credit hours of coursework each semester specified by need.

  • Hold part-time office hours per week, with 1/2 being regularly scheduled and the remaining 1/2 held by appointment.

  • Maintain accurate records of class attendance and performance in all courses and report non-attendance to registrar as requested per the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

  • Support proper assessment of all associated programs, including major degree programs and Liberal Studies.

  • Assign course grades in keeping with University guidelines and provide mid-term and final grades on the date assigned.

  • Welcome to participate in University-Sponsored faculty development programs, such as workshops, conferences, and programs.

  • Follow all classroom procedures as described in the Faculty Handbook and provide proper and timely feedback to student assignments.

  • Meet regularly all classes during their assigned meeting times and for their fully scheduled class period, canceling class only according to University guidelines. Report any class absences.

  • Maintain University guidelines of professional conduct in the classroom and on other occasions with students and other members of the University community.
Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in teaching disciplines or at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline, or a documented justifiable scholarly and professional experience in the discipline certified by the respective College Dean. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. The equivalent combination of Education and related work experience may be considered.

Supplemental Information

Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

Files to be submitted are 1) Letter of Application; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy; 4) Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of al/finalists); 5) Official JCSU Application 6) Three signed Letters of Recommendation on letterhead from individuals familiar with the candidate's teaching abilities are also required.

Company

Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www. jcsu.edu,

Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

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