- Master’s degree, or higher, in Physics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Physics coursework
- Experience teaching in a variety of Physics courses including lecture and lab
- Experience utilizing computer and multimedia technology in an instructional setting
- Demonstrated understanding of safety procedures and precautions in conducting safe laboratory activities
- Ability to relate well to students from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds and varying degrees of ability and/or experience
- Willing and able to teach late afternoon, evening and summer courses
- Ability to work well within a departmental structure and with other faculty in the design and implementation of curriculum and assessment
- Teaching experience in Physics at the high school or community college level
- Experience in reviewing and developing curriculum
- Demonstrated ability and interest in incorporating computer technology into classroom and laboratory instruction
- Demonstrated ability in using inquiry learning, cooperative learning, and other contemporary teaching techniques
- Demonstrated recent participation in professional development activities
- Demonstrated ability and interest in conducting community outreach projects
- Ability to work effectively with students, staff, faculty, and administration
- An understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy and goals.
- Teach a variety of community college Physics courses including, but not limited to, Physical Concepts, General Physics I and II, Physics with Calculus I and II, and the corresponding labs.
- Teach a minimum of 32 adjusted load hours per year; up to six adjusted load hours of overload may be required per semester.
- Maintain a minimum accountability week of 35 hours on campus, including five posted office hours, for teaching, advising, helping students, class preparation, consultation with colleagues, and other related activities.
- Develop, review, and revise curriculum as necessary.
- Update course outlines, update course sequencing guides on an annual basis, write the Physics Program Portfolio, and update pre- and post-tests as necessary.
- Serve on institutional committees as assigned.
- Maintain a clean and safe classroom and laboratory environment.
- Commit to serve as an accessible mentor and faculty advisor to students.
- Commit to participate in professional development activities.
- Teach early morning, late afternoon, evening, summer, and dual enrollment classes as necessary.
- Perform other duties as assigned.