Assistant Professor, Physics:
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|Position Title||Assistant Professor|
|Job Summary||To teach college level Geology courses including physical geology, historical geology, and natural disasters; in addition, teach a selection of the following courses, depending on qualifications: basic conceptual physics, oceanography, and solar system astronomy. Courses include lectures and labs held at multiple campus locations.|
|Duties and Responsibilities||• Teach college level Geology courses including physical geology, historical geology, and natural disasters; in addition, teach a selection of the following courses, depending on qualifications: basic conceptual physics, oceanography, and solar system astronomy. Courses include lectures and labs held at multiple campus locations.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
• Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, and the ability to work with students with various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
• Participate in college activities, including committee work.
• Use technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
• Be willing to travel and teach at multi-campus locations as required by department needs.
|Minimum Qualifications||• Master’s Degree in the Geosciences (e.g. Geology, Geophysics, Physical or Geological Oceanography) is required.
• Successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach conceptual physics, oceanography, and/or astronomy.
• Ability to engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, and the ability to work with students with various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
• Record of a dynamic and engaging teaching style with curriculum and program development.
• Experience using technology to enhance instruction and effective communication with the campus community.
• Strong communication, organization, interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
• Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.
|Preferred Qualifications||• Ph.D. preferred.
• Teaching experience at a college/community college level in the full time capacity preferred.
|Reports To||Physics Department Chair|
|Campus Location||All Campuses|
|Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information||Tenure-track position|
|Name of Bargaining Unit Union||CCRIFA|
|Salary Range||Hiring Range $42,043-$49,500|
|Additional Salary Information||Salary commensurate with education and experience|
|Civil Service List position||No|
|Licenses, Tools and Equipment|
|Environmental Conditions||This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.|
|Desired Start Date||2018 Fall Semester|
|Position End Date (if temporary or grant)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Application Open Date||02/13/2018|
|Application Close Date (includes the grace period)|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be attached by March 31, 2018.
HOW TO APPLY:
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s Degree, or higher, in Geosciences (e.g. Geology, Geophysics, Physical or Geological Oceanography)?
- * Do you have a demonstrated ability to teach conceptual physics?
- * Do you have a demonstrated ability to teach oceanography?
- * Do you have a demonstrated ability to teach astronomy?
- * Do you have full-time teaching experience at a college/community college level?
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