Teach and develop, as necessary, courses offered by the physics department
Instruct courses in varied locations, at varied times, and via various media commensurate with department and university needs.
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge of field and enhance teaching abilities.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance teaching abilities.
Contribute to student growth and development including student advising.
Support Winona State University's mission to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. Provide service to the university and community including the program, department, college, university and greater community.
Assist with programmatic accreditation
Develop, conduct, and supervise engineering design projects and research activities with undergraduates.
Assist in recruiting students to the university and to the physics department.
Earned doctorate in physics, engineering, or a closely related field with an anticipated completion date by August 2020
Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching
Significant experience designing and building electronics applicable to experimental physics or engineering design projects, at the undergraduate level.
Skills/ability to integrate technology to enhance learning and teaching.
Experience in computer programing and/or software applications suitable for the development of electronics and/or analysis of data in experimental physics or engineering design projects
Evidence of effective oral and written English communication skills
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness, including but not limited to the following:
Experience implementing a variety of science/engineering teaching methods
Evidence of ability to teach a range of undergraduate physics courses
Evidence of Scholarly Activity, including but not limited to the following:
Postdoctoral and/or industrial experience
Publications, presentations, and/or patents
Setting up a research lab
Evidence of Continued Preparation, including but not limited to the following:
Experience with accreditation
Knowledge of best practices in science/engineering education
Evidence of Contribution to Student Growth, including but not limited to the following:
Experience mentoring student research and design projects
Evidence of Service, including but not limited to the following:
Experience with public science/engineering outreach
Experience with secondary science/engineering education programs, e.g. First Robotics, Project Lead the Way, Makerspace, etc.
Additional Salary Information: BENEFITS: WSU offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, as well as a variety of other benefits as defined by the individual Collective Bargaining Agreements.
For information on our benefits (Medical and Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Disability and Long-Term Care; Pre-Tax Benefits; and Health and Wellness), please refer to SEGIP's website (http://mn.gov/mmb/segip/index.jsp).
For information on Minnesota State's Retirement Plan(s), please go to: http://www.minnstate.edu/system/hr/employees/retirement/index.html
Internal Number: IFO192010
About Winona State University
WSU Physics Department consists of 6 full-time equivalent faculty with diverse research interests including astronomy, particle physics, electronics, computational physics and physics education. We offer majors in traditional physics, physics with an electronics concentration, and physics teaching. Recently we started general engineering program with a focus on electronics and industrial statistics. The department graduates 5-8 majors per year, with many finding employment in local electronic companies or pursuing graduate education. In
The mission of Winona State University is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. We offer undergraduate programs based on the traditions and values of the arts and sciences and an array of graduate and professional programs that are especially responsive to the needs of the Upper Midwest. We prepare our graduates to serve generously, lead responsibly and respond imaginatively and creatively to the challenges of their work, their lives and their communities. A community of learners improving our world!
AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT),
American Physical Society (APS Physics), IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.