Job Listings

Assistant to Associate Professor of Physics

Company:
New Mexico State University at Alamogordo
Job Location:
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Category:
Physics
Online Ad: Assistant to Associate Professor of Physics

Institution: New Mexico State University–Alamogordo

Location: Alamogordo, NM

Rank: Assistant to Associate Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-track

Application Deadline: 2/1/2022

Salary: $50,000 to 55,000.

New Mexico State University Alamogordo is seeking a full time Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy.

Position Summary:

New Mexico State University Alamogordo is seeking an Assistant to Associate Professor, for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Courses include Physics at the introductory and sophomore levels, as well as introductory level astronomy. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, providing 30-credit hours of instruction per academic year (15-credits per Fall and Spring semesters) in Physics courses, face to face and online. Teaching assignments may include teaching weekdays, weekends, evenings, online, hybrid and off-campus. Coursework usually includes lecture and lab sections. Duties will include developing, revising, and updating curriculum in collaboration with department, college, and university faculty according to established curriculum procedures. Duties will also include instructing, supporting, advising and providing timely feedback to students in accordance with NMSU-A policies and procedures. Providing professional and public service is also expected. The individual selected must maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities. The individual selected will also perform other related duties as assigned to them.

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teach 15 credits each semester in Physics and Astronomy
  • Teach weekdays, weekends, evenings, online, hybrid and off-campus as needed
  • Develop, revise, and update curriculum in collaboration with department, college, and university faculty according to established curriculum procedures.
  • Instruct, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with NMSU-A policies and procedures
  • Provide professional and public service via committee work, task forces, and other working groups
  • Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to them
Required Qualifications and Knowledge:
  • Master’s degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field
  • Record of teaching excellence
  • Ability to adapt to a modern learning environment, including online quality assurance
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and with other faculty and administration
  • Understanding of the community college mission and philosophy
  • Demonstrated interest in fulfilling typical service obligations of a faculty member, including working with the community
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in a related field
  • Experience teaching Physics and Astronomy at the University level
  • Community college teaching experience
  • Experience with online instruction and Quality Matters
Application Materials:

Please upload a letter of interest, current vita, and copies of unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts required upon hire.) Minimum of 3 references must be provided through the electronic application process. No paper or email documents accepted. Apply electronically at https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/43486. Short-listed applicants will be required to deliver a teaching demonstration.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to review the online catalog and recent schedules. Their letters should address their qualifications for teaching the courses we most frequently offer.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022

New Mexico State University Alamogordo (NMSU-A) is a comprehensive community college located in the foothills, at the base of the Sacramento Mountains. This vantage point overlooks the City of Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin. The service area of the school includes Holloman Air Force Base (HAFB), White Sands Missile Range, and stretches beyond the view to include the Mescalero Apache Reservation and approximately twenty villages and towns. Much of the south-central New Mexico region benefits from the convenient location of the campus. NMSU-A is a two-year community college campus accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is dedicated to the concept of high-quality, cost-effective education that meets the needs of the community and its diverse student population

Benefits offered: Group medical, vision, and dental insurances, group life, disability, and state educational retirement. 

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check. Candidates are also required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 upon hire.
This website is part of the HigherEdJobs network.