• Engineering & Physics, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 9:34 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5457
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Org Number
    010117
    Department
    Engineering & Physics
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    Faculty
    Location
    US-OK-Edmond
    Proposed Salary Range
    Commensurate with credentials and experience.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    1/7/2019
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Weeks Per Year
    52
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Monday - Friday
    Exempt Status
    Exempt
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress, a teaching statement, and a research statement are required.  Please submit your transcripts and statements under Optional Documents.

    College/Department Overview

    The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/cms.

    Position Overview

    Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Duties include teaching day/evening classes, graduate/undergraduate courses, scholarly activities, and service to the department, college and university.  The successful candidate will work with students in and out of the classroom, teaching undergraduate (including introductory service courses and online courses) as well as graduate courses in Physics and Engineering Physics and conduct active research in a related area.  The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in professional activities.  Other responsibilities will include serving on departmental, college and university committees, and service activities appropriate to rank and appointment.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    The candidate must have an earned a Ph.D. in the area of Physics or a closely related field, or must complete this degree by January 1, 2019.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    The candidate with research in an area of applied physics or computational physics that complements current faculty research interests (condensed matter, biophysics, materials science, fluid mechanics) and teaching experience in lower division and upper division physics courses will be given preference.  Experience in a multidisciplinary department with ABET accredited Engineering programs is preferred.  The successful candidate will be required to teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate physics classroom and laboratory courses, as well as general education physical science courses.  Candidates that are also able to provide instructional support to classroom and laboratory engineering courses are preferred.  Previous university teaching experience is preferred.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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