Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full time, one-year visiting position in Physics. Primary responsibilities for this position involve teaching undergraduate courses in college physics (introductory algebra-based for non-physics majors; includes lectures and laboratories), thermal physics, and other upper-level physics courses. We seek candidates who may also contribute to our general education course offerings. The annual teaching load is 24 semester hours, with additional responsibilities related to the academic program. Faculty report through the department chair to the appropriate Academic Dean. For a full list of job functions, please visit manchester.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities.
Master’s degree in Physics is minimum requirement. Ph.D. in Physics preferred and is required for appointment at Assistant Professor. ABD will be considered.
Evidence of successful teaching in introductory and advanced physics courses
Effective presentation skills
Effective organizational and administrative skills
Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
Proficient in spoken and written English
Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use
About Manchester University
Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University Pharmacy Program, where graduates are awarded the PharmD Doctoral degree and to the Master’s degree programs in Pharmacogenomics and Athletic Training.
Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.
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