Instructor or Assistant Professor - Physics

Job ID: 8060

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Physics

Category: Faculty

Issue Date: May 06 2013

Closing Date: July 06 2013

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Faculty Vacancy Announcement:

Queensborough Community College offers a unique opportunity for research involving undergraduates in a community college setting and is the first NSF sponsored REU physics site at a community college.  Among the active areas of research are astronomy, biophysics, imaging and physics education.  The Physics Department co-sponsors the A.S. in Engineering Science and the A.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Mathematics and Science). For more information see www.qcc.cuny.edu/Physics

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

Specifically, teaches courses in physics at all levels up to and including modern physics and introductory astronomy.  Mentors and advises students; works with the department in the evaluation, implementation and assessment of courses and pedagogy.  Participates in Departmental and College activities including committees, curriculum development and preparation of grants.  Continued scholarly activities and publications are required for tenure and promotion.  Successful candidate may be required to teach some night and possibly Saturday classes. 

Qualifications:

For Assistant Professor:

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. 

 

For Instructor:

Master's degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials. 

 

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.  Applicants must submit (1) a plan on how they will implement the results of PER in their teaching; and (2) a research plan that either involves students with research or is for physics education research.

To Apply:
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
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