Queens University of Charlotte invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track faculty position in Physics. We seek a passionate educator who will thrive in a dynamic liberal arts environment and will contribute to rapidly growing programs in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, and the Health Sciences. This is a single year renewable (non-tenure track) with rank determined by qualifications. This position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay or compensatory time off for additional hours worked.
Queens University of Charlotte is a private university in a residential setting close to the heart of Charlotte, NC. The physics program at Queens is relatively new, and we are looking for a dynamic instructor who can help us attract students to this growing program. Learn more about Queens’ physics program at https://www.queens.edu/academics/majors-minors-programs/index.html.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Effectively teach introductory courses in physics and mathematics for science and health majors.
Depending on the incumbent’s background, additional teaching responsibilities may include other courses in physics, astronomy, and mathematics, including upper level courses.
Collaborate with physics majors on capstone and other undergraduate research projects. May contribute to Queens’ general education learning communities and international experiences.
Other duties and special projects may be assigned to meet school and university needs.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required
Applicants must have a M.S. or Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline, including a strong background in mathematics.
Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Requires the ability to make connections between disciplines and inspire undergraduate students with an enthusiasm for scientific investigation is essential.
Excellent communication skills and evidence of high quality teaching effectiveness in undergraduate teaching.
The ability to provide academic and career advising to students.
Knowledge of effective and innovative teaching methods.
Passion for undergraduate education for traditional and post-traditional adult students.
The ability to make connections across disciplines. Queens values campus diversity and demonstrates this in campus initiatives; we encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply for positions, and we seek candidates who will contribute to the climate and body of diversity at the university.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before February 18, 2019 will be given full consideration.
Qualified candidates should submit via email to email@example.com the following:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Current resume or curriculum vitae
(3) Teaching philosophy statement
(4) three letters of recommendation
Be sure to include "REF: CAS-Physics" and YOUR NAME in your email subject line.
Founded in 1857, Queens University is a small, private, co-ed, masters-level university focused on tailoring dynamic students in and outside of the classroom. In all of our programs, Queens emphasizes active and collaborative learning, meaningful student-teacher relationships, a creative synthesis of the liberal arts with the world of work and the value and necessity of lifelong learning.
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