The Physics Department at Saginaw Valley State University invites applications for a Lecturer of Physics position starting Fall of 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory freshman and sophomore courses and laboratory courses in physics as well as general education courses such as astronomy, meteorology and geology. The teaching responsibilities will total approximately 12 contact hours per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform departmental service. A strong preference will be shown for candidates with college level teaching experience and with demonstrated ability to teach general education courses in astronomy and/or meteorology and/or geology.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates for this position must have a master's degree in Physics or a closely related field.
College level teaching experience and demonstrated ability to teach general education courses in astronomy and/or meteorology and/or geology.
Additional Information: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54133
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.