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Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
Department: Physics, Material Science
The School of Science and Business at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, professional-track, Instructor.
Teaching responsibilities may include algebra-based and calculus-based general physics lectures and labs. In addition, teaching assignments may include introductory coursework in physics/engineering/material science for general education. Collaborative courses with other disciplines will also be encouraged and could include courses such as energy and climate change, environmental engineering, scientific writing, agricultural mechanization, fabrication, etc.
Initial appointment at the rank of Instructor requires a Master's degree in Physics, Engineering, or field or equivalent thereof and demonstrated teaching potential.
Other responsibilities include participation in departmental meetings, student support services, advising, and participation in departmental curriculum discussions. Teaching may include online courses.
We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 2024 and the position will be open until filled with priority deadline of January 2nd, 2024.
Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The region is noted for its unparalleled biodiversity and the university lies in close proximity to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The Rogue Valley is renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and biking. We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits.
Terminal degree, in Physics, Engineering, or related field
Traditional and online teaching experience in a college or university setting in one or more areas listed above
Industry experience in any or a combination of the areas listed above
Five years teaching or industry experience at a professional level
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and mentoring student researchers, including students from diverse backgrounds.
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.