Engineering and Technology: Engineering, Physics: Physics
College of the Ozarks invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in physics and engineering. This position requires a self-motivated, versatile individual with strong classroom teaching skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with other faculty members. The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission, demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, commit to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and pursue integration of the academic discipline and Christian faith.
Teaching responsibilities will include the physics sequence (including lab), statics, dynamics, and engineering courses pertaining to the candidate’s field of expertise. The candidate will also share in development of physics and engineering curricula.
Non-teaching responsibilities include working with other faculty to maintain laboratory equipment, developing and promoting the College’s growing engineering program, and supervising student projects and internships. Additionally, the successful candidate will advise students, participate in semiannual faculty workshops, serve on campus committees, and attend monthly division meetings.
The preferred start date is no later than 1 August 2018.
Prior to appointment, the candidate should hold either an M.S. (or higher) in engineering with 18 hours of graduate level coursework in physics, or an M.S. (or higher) in physics and have either 18 hours of graduate level course work in engineering or significant, documented engineering experience.
Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in engineering or physics with at least one degree in engineering, undergraduate teaching experience, and industry experience.
College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service, located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu).
Send letter of application, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
College of the Ozarks is a fully accredited, Christian, liberal arts college located just outside Branson, Missouri. Founded in 1906 by Presbyterian minister Reverend James Forsythe as a high school called The School of the Ozarks, the institution became a junior college in 1956 before becoming a four-year bachelor’s program in 1965. It has been called College of the Ozarks since 1990.
The inst...itution provides the opportunity for full-time students to work at one of more than 100 campus jobs or industries to pay in part for the cost of education. The remaining portion of the students’ expenses is covered through scholarships provided by gifts and contributions from donors who believe in and support the programs and policies of the College.