The University of North Georgia (UNG) Department of Physics invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track physics position (rank negotiable) Assistant Department Head on the UNG Gainesville campus to begin August 2018.
The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to serve as the assistant department head, including faculty/staff supervision and evaluation, budgeting, schedule building, etc.
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and will be responsible for teaching introductory physics both for majors and non-majors.
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to be able to teach upper-level courses in physics.
Scholarly work involving undergraduates, advising students, service to the university and community, maintaining a Collegial work environment, and professional development are expected. Scholarly activity and university/community service are required for promotion and tenure.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field.
Applicants will be expected to have experience teaching introductory algebra-based and calculus-based physics courses and laboratories and upper-level undergraduate physics courses.
The successful candidate must have strong administrative and organizational skills.
The University of North Georgia is a four-campus institution of over 19,000 students in the north-central and northeast area of the state. Although UNG is the product of the recent consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, its heritage dates to 1873. Its strong regional presence is underscored by its excellent programs that serve the region, the state, and the nation.