competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 95391
The Physics and Astronomy Department at Appalachian State University is looking for a Teacher-in-Residence (TIR). Successful applicants for the TIR position will be experienced teachers of public high school physics. Candidates are especially encouraged to apply if they:
(a) can show evidence of teaching excellence at the high school level;
(b) possess a strong background in physics education and pedagogy;
(c) are committed to increasing the number of physics teachers;
(d) are master’s degree holders and/or National Board Certified teachers.
Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree (B.S. or B.A.) in Physics, Physics Education, or Science Education and have experience teaching high school physics. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and collaborating with regional schools.
Appalachian State University is a public university with campuses in Boone and Hickory, North Carolina. Known as AppState, it was started in 1899 as a teacher's college and today has more than 20,000 students enrolled. AppState provides over 150 bachelor's degrees and 70 graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs. In the Physics and Astronomy department, we have dedicated faculty and staff that support student participation with state-of-the-art research laboratories, observatories and other educational programs that will enhance our majors' learning experience. We have over 160 undergraduate majors and over 30 graduate students. Our department is committed to excellent physics teaching and offers a B.S. in Physics with a concentration in Secondary Education and a Physics minor for Secondary Education majors, in addition to several other options. The mission of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State University is to offer sustainable, nationally recognized degrees in which a diverse student body is enabled, through science-intensive instruction and experiential learning delivered by well-trained and empowered faculty and staff, to make productiv...e, enduring contributions to the fields of physics and astronomy applicable to the Appalachian region, the state, the nation, and the world.
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