ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS
Position: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS
Salary and Rank: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
Division: COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATHEMATICS
Status Date: September 14, 2015(SEARCH CONTINUED)
Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
This nine-month, tenure-track appointment begins in 2016.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach physics and to participate in the teaching of non-majors science courses. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach other areas of science and math. Other responsibilities include developing an externally-funded research program involving significant participation of undergraduate students, professional activity, and service to both the University and community. Current research areas of emphasis at JCSU include bioinformatics, biotechnology, cyber security, robotics, and renewable energy. The faculty member will be required to evaluate and use current technology in courses and to maintain a positive educational relationship with students and colleagues. Other duties include academic advising, curriculum development, and committee service and performing other duties required to meet organizational needs.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in physics or a related science with documented proof of expertise. Course development and curriculum design experience as well as evidence of a commitment to working with under-prepared students are also desirable. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach with technology. Effective collaboration and interpersonal skills are also desirable.
Send following items: 1. letter of application, 2. statement of teaching, 3. statement of research interests, and 4. unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of all finalists). Three signed letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the candidate’s teaching and research abilities are also required and should be sent to:
Dr. Tim Champion
Natural Science and Mathematics Department
Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
or fax to: 704-330-1494
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.
Date Posted: 1/22/2015 3:04 pm