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Physics Instructor

Category/Level: Faculty (full-time; 9-month contract)

Start Date:  August 2018

Basic Function: Provide instruction in Physics and Career Physics.

Salary and Benefits: Salary based on education and experience.  Fringe benefits of Blue Cross/Blue Shield major medical health insurance, eye care, dental, life and disability insurance.  Retirement benefits as provided by Social Security and IPERS or TIAA. 

Materials Required:

  • NIACC Application Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and Contact Information for 3 references
  • Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable)



Conductive effective instruction in all assigned areas.
Maintain current course syllabi and outlines.
Participate in assessment and the periodic review and evaluation of instructional programs.
Prepare and submit all required reports related to the instructional task.
Assist in the budgeting process and scheduling of classes as requested by the Division Chair.
Participate in meetings and committees as designated to promote the development of the total College.
Work with other faculty/staff and administration as assigned to promote the total College and assist in recruitment activities.
Maintain equipment and instruments.
Assume responsibility for safety and security of assigned classrooms and laboratories.
Be accessible to students, including posted office hours ( may involve instructional evening/weekend hours).
Perform in a manner which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the College, including opportunities for student recruitment.    
NIACC Core Principles: All employees are expected to adhere to all NIACC policies and procedures. NIACC administration, faculty, and staff value a positive working environment and an environment of mutual respect, therefore all employees are to maintain a positive attitude and respect for others when working with all NIACC departments, employees, students, partners, and the public.

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree with a minimum of 18 credit hours in graduate level courses in physics. Preferred: Previous collegiate teaching experience with community college experience preferred. Preferred M.S. degree of Ph.D. in Physics with well-developed teaching skills and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy. Possess a willingness for the development and instruction of online curriculum.   Interviewees will provide a 20- minute physics-related micro-teaching demonstration.