Physics Instructor #16794

Employer
Arizona State University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Science and Mathematics faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic Campus at Arizona State University invite applications for an Instructor position in Physics for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Expectations for this position include: teach undergraduate Physics courses, and work alongside mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics faculty. The successful candidate will provide instruction in the areas of physics at Arizona State University. This Instructor will be part of a team that includes both theoretical and experimental physicists in Physics dedicated to quality instruction.

Teaching load is typically five (5) courses per semester. Course assignments are at the undergraduate levels that may include lectures, recitations, and laboratories and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid) on the Polytechnic campus. Course load is determined by the faculty head.  This is an academic-year 2021-2022 appointment with an expected start date of August 2021. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate.

 This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate.

The Science and Mathematics faculty support students in nine different undergraduate and one graduate program in the sciences and mathematics fields, including a BS in applied physics. We also have three minors and one certificate available. We have faculty conducting research in physics, biology, chemistry and applied mathematics. Collaboration with faculty is imperative when designing and implementing laboratories for the programs supported by the Science and Mathematics faculty.

ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and over 200 faculty members. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world.

In the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts we value our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts visit http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu.

Arizona State University has developed a model for the New American University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access, and impact. ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. ASU has been named #1 in the United States for innovation for six consecutive years and a Top 10 Best Buy public universities by Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Physics or closely related field at time of appointment
  • Experience teaching Physics at the undergraduate level
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Evidence of a commitment to meeting the needs of diverse/underrepresented student and/or community populations via teaching/mentoring or service
  • Experience teaching and implementing course management and homework systems in digital environments such as Canvas and Blackboard across diverse modalities (asynchronously and/or synchronously)

Desired Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Physics or closely related field at time of appointment
  • Experience teaching a wide variety of physics courses at the undergraduate level, including laboratories
  • Multimedia presentation skills and aptitude for emerging technologies in content delivery and curriculum design
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment within and across disciplines
  • Experience in supervising/mentoring of students
  • Demonstrated service to the profession

Application Procedure:

Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be submitted at  http://apply.interfolio.com/89016 and must contain: 

  1. A letter of interest outlining how you meet the required and desired qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A list of Physics courses of which you were the instructor of record with a short course description for each
  4. Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to social justice, diversity, equity and/or inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (max one single-spaced page)
  5. Statement of teaching philosophy (max one single-spaced page)
  6. Evidence of teaching effectiveness - e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer or annual evaluations, etc.
  7. Unofficial graduate transcript(s)
  8. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is July 16, 2021 at 11:59pm, Arizona time, and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Prior to your first day of employment official transcripts are required along with a background check.

For position-related assistance with your application, please contact the faculty Head Dr. Douglas Green at DM.Green@asau.edu. For application process-related questions, please contact amberwalker@asu.edu

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

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