US Air Force Academy - Department of Physics and Meteorology
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Salary: $105,964 - $129,434 per year
Government and National Lab
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Teaching duties may include all or portions of the following based on department performance plans: Teaches students in undergraduate courses, including the associated duties of enforcing classroom standards. Builds personal teaching skills in assigned classes through development, consumption, and delivery of department and faculty-level mentoring on course design, pedagogy, and interpersonal engagement. Serves as a course director. Grows and augments departmental educational programs by providing advice and counsel regarding techniques, technology, and scholarship to departmental colleagues and leadership. Mentors students through the provision of extra instruction outside of normal class hours, academic advising, and assistance with research and writing. Participates in professional development activities within the department, and /or faculty wide, in building teaching excellence. Provides student assessment and motivation. Works towards developing and implementing innovative teaching practices. Scholarly duties may include all or portions of the following based on department performance plans: Develops research on topics of interest to the scholarly community. Builds credible reputation as a scholar through continued progress in specified research agenda and contributions to the body of knowledge. Prepares papers and presentations containing the findings of research and scholarly study. Publishes peer-reviewed work in appropriate professional outlets at a pace and quality consistent with accepted disciplinary standards. Pursues professional development through membership in professional organizations, consultation on scholarly products, and participation in organized professional events. Seeks and supports opportunities to engage cadets in research efforts and community events within the discipline, like participating in conferences. Service and administrative duties may include all or portions of the following based on department performance plans: Develops administrative and planning capabilities in support of department and faculty mission execution. Performs appropriate administrative functions, as assigned, to ensure the timely and effective offering of education both in and out of the classroom. Participates in faculty governance by attending department and faculty meetings and serving, when requested, on departmental and faculty committees, teams, and task forces. Mentors cadets outside of the classroom by serving in positions including, but not necessarily limited to, Associate Air Officer Commanding for Academics (AAOCA), academic advisor, and athletic team Officer Representative (OR). Participates in intra- and inter-department activities including, but not necessarily limited to, search committees, outcome teams, faculty senate, and interdisciplinary governance or topical committees. Serves as an academic advisor for cadets.
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required
The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination.
Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.
Doctoral degree (see Qualifications for required academic disciplines)
The salary shown is the minimum (Annual) amount to be paid and may be set higher commensurate with individual's qualifications and experience.
You will be required to serve a 1-year trial period
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations, more information on PCS benefits/requirements may be found at the following link: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information go to: http://www.sss.gov
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Doctoral degree (must be completed by application deadline) in physics, quantum information science and technology, or related field.
ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES: Physics, quantum information science and technology, or a related field
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be assessed based on teaching experience, credentials, scholarship, service, and education. A PhD in physics, quantum information science and technology, or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and leadership in teaching and research in the field of physics. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Lt Col James Bowers, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not email documents or completed applications to this address as they will not be considered.
EDUCATION: If selected, you will be requested to provide original copies of ALL OFFICIAL transcripts for degrees being pursued or obtained (or letter of degree completion if an OFFICIAL transcript is not available due to recent graduation) to support your educational claims as stated in your curriculum vitae. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a transcript to be considered OFFICIAL, it should be printed on university letterhead and the registrar's official seal/signature must appear on the transcript. Your transcripts must also reflect the degree awarded/conferred date. Transcripts labeled UNOFFICIAL will not be accepted.
Upon request, ensure you include ALL transcripts to support your educational claims as stated in your curriculum vitae (resume) even if not required for this position.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the educational requirements. However, you must show proof that the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in a conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying in the form of an "official" statement of U.S. equivalency from a Department of Education approved (non-federal) agency (i.e. AICE, NACES), who will complete a U.S. Standard of Education Conversion.
About US Air Force Academy - Department of Physics and Meteorology
Established in 1954, the United States Air Force Academy, is a prestigious undergraduate institution committed to "Developing Leaders of Character" whom upon graduation will be appointed as commissioned officers in the United States Air and Space Force. Students or as they are referred to here, Cadets, receive rigorous training in Athletics, Airmanship, and the Profession of Arms to complement a traditional Academic experience. Cadets, regardless of academic major, receive a broad education across many disciplines to include math, science, engineering, language, social sciences, and humanities.
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