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Physics and Engineering Faculty

Finger Lakes Community College
Canandaigua, New York
Salary will depend on rank according to education and experience.
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

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Faculty Positions
Employment Type
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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Member in Physics and Engineering

Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) is searching for an inclusive Faculty of Physics and Engineering who is dedicated to fostering holistic student success. If you're ready to join a dynamic team committed to equity, innovation, and excellence, we want to hear from you!

About Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC):

FLCC is more than just an educational institution; it's a community dedicated to empowering individuals to achieve their dreams. With a mission to provide accessible, high-quality education that prepares students for success in a diverse and rapidly changing world, FLCC offers a supportive environment where students can thrive both academically and personally. Our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is central to everything we do, from our curriculum to our campus culture.

Position Overview:

As a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at FLCC, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our students and our institution. We're seeking an equity-minded educator who is passionate about FLCC's mission, vision, and values and who is dedicated to fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching: Deliver engaging, student-centered instruction in Physics and Engineering. Create an inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and supported. Courses may be offered in a variety of delivery modes, including face-to-face, asynchronous online, synchronous online, hybrid, and hyflex formats.
  • Advising: Provide academic advising and support to students, helping them navigate their educational journey and achieve their goals.
  • Curriculum Development: Collaborate with colleagues to develop and revise curriculum that meets the needs of a diverse student population and aligns with the College’s standards and best practices
  • Assessment: Assess student learning outcomes and use data to continuously improve curriculum, teaching, and learning.
  • Institutional Service: Contribute to the collegial life of the institution through participation in committees, faculty development activities, and other service opportunities.
  • Professional Growth: Engage in ongoing professional development to stay current in the fields of Physics and Engineering and enhance teaching effectiveness.


  • A Master's or Doctoral degree in Physics, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience teaching physics and/or engineering, preferably in a community college setting.
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse student populations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster a supportive learning environment.
  • Experience with various instructional modalities, including online and hybrid teaching, preferred.
  • Willingness to teach at any of FLCC's campus locations (Canandaigua, Geneva, Newark, and Victor) and in various delivery modes as needed. Courses will likely be taught at both Canandaigua and Victor locations.

Why Join FLCC?

At FLCC, you'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our students while working alongside dedicated colleagues who share your passion for education and student success. You'll have access to professional development opportunities, a supportive work environment, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits and Salary Range

  1. Salary will depend on rank according to education and experience – Starting salary: Instructor: $56,132; Assistant Professor: $62,567.
  2. NYS Retirement or Optional SUNY Retirement Program
  3. SUNY Voluntary Savings Plan
  4. Comprehensive Health and Dental Insurance through Excellus BCBS
  5. FSA
  6. 10 sick days per year
  7. Tuition assistance at 4-year institutions

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three professional references through our online application portal. Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 21 and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Join Us in Shaping the Future:

If you're ready to join a dynamic community committed to excellence and innovation in education, we invite you to apply for the position of Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Member in Physics and Engineering at Finger Lakes Community College. Together, we can empower students to achieve their dreams and build a brighter future for our community and beyond. Success. It’s in our nature.

Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.


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