Full time temporary faculty position in physics. This is a full-time, one year, non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor. A master's degree in physics or astronomy is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in astronomy, physics, and/or physical science with particular emphasis on the ability to teach introductory level astronomy courses. Excellence in teaching is expected as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated ability to work effectively in informal and formal teams with individuals from diverse communities and cultures, a distinctive record of accomplishment incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching, scholarship and/or outreach, an ability to contribute to campus diversity efforts and/or demonstrate cultural competence, and experience with a wide variety of teaching methods focused on diverse learners and differentiation.
To apply please submit an application including cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references to https://jobs.radford.edu/6004/. Demonstration of educational effectiveness via the submission of teaching reviews or other materials will also be welcome. Additional materials may be requested at a later time. Review of applications will begin April 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes Radford University's competitive benefit package.
Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University are subject to E-Verify. E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.
About Radford University
Radford University is committed to taking a leadership role in creating and supporting a highly productive, diverse and qualified workforce. We actively value diversity in our workplace and seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. Located in beautiful southwestern Virginia, Radford University is a comprehensive, midsize student-focused public university that offers its more than 9,400 students a diversity of outstanding academic programs. Renowned for teaching excellence and a focus on strong faculty/student bonds, the innovative use of technology in the learning environment, and a vibrant student life on a beautiful campus, Radford University offers many opportunities to engage both faculty and students in teaching, research and public service as scholars and citizens. We seek new colleagues with a passion for student success and willingness to contribute to our collegial intellectual community.
The Department of Physics is composed of 6 faculty members and averages 9 graduates per year. More information about the Department can be found at http://www.radford.edu/physics/.