Physics: Applied, Physics: Biophysics, Physics: Chemical
Master’s degree, with demonstrated emphasis in Physics. Preference for Master’s degree in Physics or Science Education.
When applying, please include a resume, cover letter that addresses your interests in teaching physics to gifted high school students, and statement of teaching philosophy.
Description of Work:
Position reports to the Dean of Science and is responsible for providing instruction for residential and distance learning Physics courses. General duties include: develop and communicate to students clear course objectives and goals; plan and develop an instructional program that helps students assimilate specific course content and skills; hold tutorial sessions as outlined by discipline; regularly monitor and evaluate students’ progress, providing them with resources and feedback on their performance; structure and manage an environment conducive to learning; model for students responsibility to self and others; follow the School’s philosophy, policies, and procedures; serve as academic advisor to a small group of students (beginning in the second year of employment); serve as a Mini-Term sponsor; attend departmental, faculty, and staff meetings; serve on departmental, faculty, and school-based standing committees; write recommendations for up to 15 students each year (appropriate percentage for part-time teachers), as requested; participate in professional development and personal intellectual growth activities. Participate in one or more of the following activities: provide information, service, and expertise to other schools and organizations; assist students on special projects, independent and individual study, and seminar-based studies; participate in the Admissions Process by recruiting, selecting, and advising prospective students; participate in the NCSSM alumni activities; provide assistance for school-sponsored programs and extra-curricular activities.
Specific Duties: Duties include teaching 3 sections of introductory and/or elective physics courses each trimester, with special emphasis on lab-based activities; teaching synchronous and distance learning courses.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience mentoring students to conduct experimental research projects is desirable but not required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
The mission of North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is to: educate academically talented students to become state, national, and global leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; advance public education in North Carolina; and inspire innovation for the betterment of humankind, through challenging residential, online, summer, and virtual learning driven by instructional excellence and the excitement of discovery.
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