Instructor I, Physics
Company: Florida Gulf Coast University
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 21, 2023
As Instructor of Physics, you will teach at the undergraduate
level; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; conduct
research/scholarship/professional development; participate on
College and University committees and/or initiatives.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university
dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty
are expected to: be excellent teachers, responsive to changing
professional needs be committed to innovative delivery of
instruction resulting in improved student learning be committed to
effective use of technology including distance learning produce
peer reviewed scholarship and provide service to the College,
University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main
campus or at off-campus sites within our region.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and
maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which
students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that
practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate
expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students
to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently
diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender
identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural
traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives
to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our
University stronger. The University community recognizes the
importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these
ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to
apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow
and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
* Teaches 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses in
Physics and related subjects.
* Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures,
tests, and evaluates students and maintains the highest possible
standards of instruction.
* Engages in reflective self-assessment of teaching styles and
methods to ensure consistently effective instructional
* Actively serves on university committees.
* Actively participates in institutional meetings
* Assists with the development of curriculum
* Continued professional development activity is expected at a
level commensurate with the mission of the University. Community,
institutional and professional service in furtherance of FGCU's
mission is expected of all faculty.
* Other duties may be assigned by the Chair.
Additional Job Description
* Master's degree in Physics, or a closely-related area from a
regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with
a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
* Demonstrated potential for, or a record of, achievement in
teaching lower division Physics courses.
* Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment
to the level of Instructor I.
* Master's degree in Physics from a regionally accredited
institution or equivalent accreditation.
* Experience with management of the lower division Physics
curriculum, especially in connection with standards, scheduling,
staffing, and policy implementation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
* Experience with and commitment to the use of instructional
technology, a willingness to cultivate an interdisciplinary
perspective; and a demonstrated commitment to professional
* Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance
learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both
within and outside the University in the development and delivery
of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value
continued scholarship and service to the school and university.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and
retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send
examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so.
Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks,
slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE
RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to
submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become
the property of FGCU.
Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available
for public review upon request.
Required Application Materials:
* Unofficial Transcripts
* Statement of Teaching Philosophy
* Curriculum Vitae
* Cover Letter
* Five (5) Professional References
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