CLASSIFICATION/TITLE: Instructor of Physics
POSTING DATE: January 9, 2017
CLOSING DATE: February 9, 2017 5pm
SALARY TYPE/RANGE: EHRA Faculty 10 Month, 1.0 FTE Salary commensurate with education and experience
Anticipated State Date – August 2017
Master’s degree in Science or Science Education, with demonstrated emphasis in Physics.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Position reports to the Dean of Science and is responsible for providing instruction for Physics. General duties include: develop and communicate to students clear course objectives and goals; plan and develop an instructional program that helps students assimilate specific course content and skills; hold tutorial sessions as outlined by discipline; regularly monitor and evaluate students’ progress, providing them with resources and feedback on their performance; structure and manage an environment conducive to learning; model for students responsibility to self and others; follow the School’s philosophy, policies, and procedures; serve as academic advisor to a small group of students (beginning in the second year of employment); serve as a Mini-Term sponsor; attend departmental, faculty, and staff meetings; serve on departmental, faculty, and school-based standing committees; write recommendations for up to 15 students each year (appropriate percentage for part-time teachers), as requested; participate in professional development and personal intellectual growth activities. Participate in one or more of the following activities: provide information, service, and expertise to other schools and organizations; assist students on special projects, independent and individual study, and seminar-based studies; participate in the Admissions Process by recruiting, selecting, and advising prospective students; participate in the NCSSM alumni activities; provide assistance for school-sponsored programs and extra-curricular activities.
Specific Duties: Teach 3 sections of introductory and/or elective physics courses each trimester, with special emphasis on lab-based activities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Experience mentoring students to conduct experimental research projects is desirable but not required.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit electronic application via: http://www.nc.gov/jobs. Please create an account, search for Instructor of Physics vacancy, and complete/submit online application. Please include a cover letter that addresses your interests in teaching physics to gifted high school students, and statement of teaching philosophy.
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