Faculty and Staff Positions

Faculty in Physics and Physical Science

Position Description:
The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Lee University seeks a Physics and Physical Science faculty member to begin in August of 2019. To be considered for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, candidates must have an earned Doctorate in Physics or a related discipline. Candidates holding a Master’s degree in Physics or a related discipline may be considered for a position as Lecturer. This position is intended to address growth in our physic service to pre-professional majors, implementation of a pre-engineering degree, and growth in core science service in physical science. The general physics lecture and laboratory and teaching of upper-division physics courses in our pre-engineering major will be available based on expertise. The balance of the teaching load will be in our freshman science core. A strong record of effective teaching is also especially desirable. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties will include teaching the general physic, physics courses for engineering, physical and earth and space science lecture and laboratory; mentoring undergraduate student-faculty research or other scholarship involvement appropriate in our primarily teaching-focused institution; advising students as assigned; university and community service; curriculum development; reporting to Department Chair; and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.

Required qualifications include Christian commitment and Community Covenant lifestyle agreement; doctorate/masters in appropriate field; demonstrated college teaching ability; ability to develop and mentor students in limited scope research; ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures; post-doctoral experience preferred, but not required.

Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form (available at the website listed below), a statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and your Christian commitment, and a statement about the integration of your faith with your subject matter. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Paul DeLaLuz, Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311. The application form is available at: http://employees.leeuniversity.edu/pdf/human-resources/faculty-application.pdf