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Physics Instructor

Williston State College
Job Location:
Williston, 58801

POSITION: Physics Instructor

LOCATION: Williston, ND (on campus)

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:Must be eligible to work in the United States. There is no sponsorship for this position. 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time, exempt, 9-month contract, benefitted position. After a preliminary evaluation period of 2 years, this position may become a tenure-track position.

BACKGROUND CHECK: Williston State College (WSC) does require a successful background check for the selected candidate prior to beginning employment. 


The Engineering Instructor will be responsible for teaching Physics (algebra-based and calculus-based sequences) and Math courses (possibilities range from college preparatory algebra to Calculus), beginning August of 2024 for the 2024-2025 Academic Year.


  • Demonstrate and maintain competence in teaching physics throughout employment at the college.
  • Teach a course load of at least an average of 15 credits of courses each 16-week semester. Teaching courses during the summer term is optional for all faculty.
  • Regularly evaluate student progress toward course objectives.
  • Serve as academic advisor for PHYS and ENGR students within the college advisement system.
  • Serve on college, divisional and program committees as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Physics or Engineering or a Master’s degree in another discipline and a combined 18 graduate semester hours in Physics.
  • Computer software skills and Internet familiarity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Well demonstrated public speaking and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook email and Calendar.

SALARY: $48,874 based on the WSC Faculty Salary Matrix.

BENEFITS: Fully paid family or single health insurance, life insurance, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount, retirement, etc.

APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: July 28, 2024. All applications will be reviewed on this date.

ABOUT WSC: WSC is a two-year open-enrollment college in northwest North Dakota with the mission to provide accessible, affordable, life-changing, and life-long educational pathways to residents of North Dakota, the Upper Plains, and beyond. WSC provides courses for both academic transfer students and career and technical education students.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Fill out the WSC employment application. For questions, contact Director of Human Resources, Williston State College, 1410 University Drive, Williston, ND 58801 or email at (Note: Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.)

CONFIDENTIALITY OF APPLICATION MATERIALS: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists.

EO/AA STATEMENT: Williston State College is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, national origin, veteran’s status, marital status, political belief or affiliation, and economic or perceived social status in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, education programs or other related activities.

WSC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request an accommodation or to request this document in an alternate format, please contact Director of Human Resources, Williston State College, 1410 University Drive, Williston, ND 58801 or email at

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE NOTICE: Williston State College will be hiring one (1) applicant for this position and will interview the top three (3) candidates. North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months. 

NO SMOKING NOTICE: As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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