Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, UC Blue Ash

UC Blue Ash College
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, UC Blue Ash

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About UC Blue Ash
The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College (UCBA) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics position in our Math, Physics, and Computer Science Department. UC Blue Ash College is the largest regional college in Ohio offering primarily associate degrees, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students.

Job Overview
A Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach and participate in scholarly and other professional or creative activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities.

We are seeking applicants who are deeply committed to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be required to teach any of the courses taught by the physics faculty. Currently, these courses range from introductory physics and introductory astronomy to engineering physics. The standard teaching load for UC Blue Ash College faculty is 12 credit hours per term and may include evening classes; class sizes normally range from 16 to 24 students. The position is scheduled to begin August 15, 2021 and is expected to last one academic year.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education

  • Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Physics / Physics Education or a masters degree (or higher) in a related field with 18 graduate semester credit hours in Physics.

Required Experience

  • All applicants must have a minimum of two terms of college-level physics teaching experience prior to the effective date of appointment.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Effective online teaching experience will be considered.

Application Process
Applicants must apply online at

Applicants will electronically attach:

  • Ccurriculum vitae
  • Cover letter which describes in detail how the educational background and experience of the candidate makes him/her highly qualified for the position.
  • The following items must be uploaded to the ‘Additional Documents’ section of the application:
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (please limit this to no more than 2 pages).
  • Unofficial graduate transcript.
  • A list of at least 3 references, including contact and email information.

Questions about this or any other job posting at UC Blue Ash can be directed to:


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.