Assistant Professor of Physics

Belmont University

Nashville, TN

Job posting number: #7072645

Posted: November 27, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:
The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2021. This is a full time, 10-month faculty position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, service, and scholarly activity.

Complete 12 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
Participate in departmental and university committee work.
Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
Participate in a local church and the community.
Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
Manage online grading system.
Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
Maintain regular office hours.
The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Required Qualifications: Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Demonstrated knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
Skilled in the use of computers and Internet resources.
Ability to learn relevant sections of Belmont University's online integrated database systems for student records management.
Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.


Required Education A Ph.D. in physics or a related field is required by August 2021.

Required Experience Teaching experience is strongly preferred, as is research experience and knowledge of acoustical physics.




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