Faculty, Assistant Professor, Physics - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058


United States
(055709)

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Detailed Job Description

Prepare and teach courses in physics and related areas (includes physical science survey courses and/or laboratory courses). Serve on Department, College, and University committees. Maintain currency in academic field(s) of expertise. Engage in professional development activities and assist in curriculum and program development. Initiate and maintain research suitable for involvement by undergraduate research assistants. Procuring external funding is strongly recommend.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Prepares lectures, laboratory sessions and instructional materials as necessary.
-Conducts course sessions.
-Holds regular office hours.
-Interacts with and advise students in and out of class.
-Grades student assignments and exams and post final grades to central database.
-Attends Department, College, and University Meetings.
-Serves on Department, College, and University Committees
-Maintains currency in academic field(s) of expertise.
-Engages in professional development activities.
-Supervises teaching staff for courses in area(s) taught.
-Assists in program development and improvement.
-Uses common office and presentation software, internet, and e-mail
-Grant-writing to support teaching, research, conference travel, and other activities strongly encouraged.
-Must be able and willing to conduct field laboratories and natural history excursions.
-Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field. College/university level teaching experience preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
-Knowledge of curriculum development and program development and evaluation.
-Ability to exercise effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
-Knowledge of, and ability to use contemporary experimental instruments and equipment.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit 3 letters of reference with application.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu.  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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