SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College's values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.
Teach and assess student learning in undergraduate and graduate courses across the physics curriculum. Some specialized courses may be assigned according to expertise. Additionally, the assistant professor will produce research and other scholarly and creative activities; provide service to the department and college; and provide academic advisement and mentoring to students.
PhD in physics, engineering or a closely related field (ABD with designated date of completion may be considered- please note: reappointment will not be considered without completed PhD prior to review date).
Highly developed understanding of teaching theory and practice with a strong passion for continued development of academic excellence in the classroom as demonstrated by a teaching philosophy and/or prior experience that addresses such areas as how to engage and excite students both in and out of the classroom, how to integrate one's research and creative activities into the curriculum, and how to help students draw connections between their classroom learning and the kinds of professional goals they are working to achieve.
Ability to teach across the range of courses offered in our physics department
Scholarly ability in physics or a closely related field as demonstrated by such things as the publication of scholarly materials, the production of substantial professional works that have achieved recognition in the business, government, education, and/or non-profit sectors, or the development of a detailed research program or agenda.
Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills.
Eagerness to contribute to Cortland's Sustainable Energy Systems (SES) Professional Science Masters (PSM) program.
Competency in one or more of the following: building efficiency, grid-tied battery storage, electronics.
Research agenda with the potential for undergraduate and graduate student participation
Experience teaching physics at the college level.
Experience with and/or interest in working with a diverse student body and the ability to effectively engage faculty, staff, and students in a collegial and collaborative manner.
Internal Number: 3605
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