Faculty - Physics - College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Grand Canyon University
February 20, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology. Through hands-on, project-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It features programs in Engineering, Chemistry and Environmental Science, pre-professional Biology, Forensic Science, and Exercise science, alongside degrees in information systems and technology.
As a full-time Faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. Faculty cultivate a supportive classroom environment, provide for the mentorship of students in our science programs, and have the opportunity to participate in faculty-driven research projects coupled to undergraduate student training. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.
Physics Faculty in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology will normally teach 4-5 undergraduate sections per term, and provide student support and service to the College and University. Please note, this is a 9-month position that starts in August 2018 for the Fall and Spring semesters, with supplemental teaching opportunities available in the summer. Please attach a complete CV and 1-2 page Teaching Statement to your online application. This position will teach General and University-level/calculus-based Physics. Your Teaching Statement should include a summary of the coursework you are prepared to teach and your experience with each.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Other main responsibilities include the following:
Teaching courses to a variety of majors.
Assisting students outside classroom hours.
Staying current on topics and practices related to the discipline
Participation in curriculum design & development.
Active support of college/university mission and initiatives.
Active participation on college and/or university committees
Assisting the Dean in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study, college, and University.
Providing leadership to adjunct faculty
Active engagement in professional development activities
Compliance with all college and University policies.
Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Physics, or closely-related field
One year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level
Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/Loudcloud
Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective
Strong communication, time management and organizational skills
Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Ph.D. in Physics, or closely-related field.
Two years of instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching a broad spectrum of Physics-related coursework including General Physics and higher-level, calculus-based Physics.
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Internal Number: R000013186
About Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University continues on a path of unprecedented growth as a leading higher education institution - and we invite you to help shape the future successes of both our students and school. Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona's regionally accredited, private, interdenominational Christian university offering premier bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in extensive college programs.
Growth & Expansion Excitement
At GCU, we're excited about our rapidly expanding Phoenix campus, state-of-the-art campus amenities and brand-new academic programs (both online and on campus).
GCU was named the seventh-best small company in the nation by Forbes in 2014. The university continues to echo those testaments with engaging degree programs, a thriving campus with immense growth and genuine interest in what's best for the GCU student. We're committed to our employees just as much as we're committed to our students, campus and local community.
We welcome new talent to explore the opportunity to develop new skills, exceed high expectations and achieve goals in an energized and innovative environment - all to support our mission of helping GCU learners find the...ir purpose in the global marketplace through education.
Generous Benefits & Special Perks
We offer employees a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets and gyms in every location.
Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer.
Our commitment to education extends to our employees and their families. Full-time employees receive an Education Tuition Discount Program of up to 100 percent of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members.
Make an impact in education and apply today! Lopes Up!
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