Part-Time Lecturer of Physics (2022-2023 Academic Year)

University Of The Incarnate Word

United States

June 3, 2022

Description

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Part-Time Lecturer of Physics (2022-2023 Academic Year)

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The School of Math, Science, and Engineering invites applicants for part-time Lecturer in the Department of Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, and Physics. Lecturers teach labs and/or lectures in undergraduate core physics courses including mechanics and/or electricity and magnetism. The Department provides support courses in physics for various science disciplines across the campus where physics courses are required.

In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission. Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service, and professional activities as assigned.

Part-Time Faculty: This applicant pool will remain online and be used to hire interested part-time faculty as needed.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

Basic instructional duties:

  • Teach assigned course based on approved departmental syllabi:

  • Introductory algebra and/or
  • Calculus-based physics courses
  • Incorporate the use of technology within lectures.

  • Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
  • Must hold on-campus or online office hours on a weekly basis outside of class to help students learn and to answer their questions (1 hour per 3-hour class, physically and/or electronically).
  • Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Keep in contact with the department chair and participate in meetings upon request.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and teaching ability needed in algebra-based and calculus-based physics, including lectures and labs.
  • Ability to deliver instruction online-ability to effectively learn and use instructional technology.
  • Ability to incorporate technology into teaching.
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.
  • Willingness and flexibility to teach day, evening and weekend sections as needed;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Master's Degree in Physics, or Master's Degree in alternate field witb8 graduate semester hours in Physics.

    Required Work Experience

    None.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Physics.
  • Previous experience teaching at the college level.
  • Interest and experience in teaching a diverse population of students using computers and advanced technology to enhance the educational experience of students, both non-science and science majors.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    None specified.

    Work Hours

    Based on class assignment.

    Physical Demands

    None specified.

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number UN618PO

    Number of Vacancies 4 Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Dr. Carlos Garcia, Dean Salary Commensurate with experience. Open Date 05/02/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    N/A.

    EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Monster.com
  • Chronicle
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have a Master's Degree in Physics or a Master's Degree in a related area with 18 graduate semester hours in Physics?
  • Yes, Master's Degree In Physics
  • Yes, Master's Degree in related area + 18 graduate semester hours in Physics
  • No
  • How many years of teaching experience in this field do you have at the college or university level?
  • None
  • 1 semester
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 or more years
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