Onondaga Community College Physics Full-time Tenure Track Faculty in Syracuse, New York

Physics Full-time Tenure Track Faculty

Department Chemistry/Physical Science

Position Summary Information for Web Posting

Job Description Summary

Onondaga Community College is a two-year college located on a 280-acre campus in Syracuse, NY. OCC operates under the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is locally sponsored by Onondaga County. Bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees are available on campus through the Regional Higher Education Center. OCC has been named a “Military Friendly” school by G.I. Jobs Magazine for its service to student veterans, a “Green College” by the Princeton Review for its commitment to environmental responsibility and an Achieving The Dream college. A 2015 report titled “Demonstrating the Value of Onondaga Community College” shows students enjoy an attractive 17.5% rate of return on their educational investment. For every dollar of support from state and local governments, taxpayers see a return of $4.90 on their investments. OCC’s 17 athletics teams have won 13 national championships. Learn more about what’s happening on campus at www.news.sunyocc.edu.

Major Responsibilities

Strong candidates will offer demonstrated success in at least some of the following areas: -Availability for student support;

-Technology to enhance learning;

-Outcomes assessment;

-Working with diverse populations of students, especially underrepresented students;

-Academic advisement.

As a community college, the focus of this position is teaching and not research.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Physics or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

-Doctorate or Master’s degree in Physics plus 4 years of teaching experience in physics;

-Experience teaching introductory astronomy;

-Demonstrated experience in curriculum development;

-Experience working with diverse non-traditional students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, flexibility in instructional delivery, active professional development/life-long learning, experience in student advisement, curriculum development, service to college and community, and a commitment to working closely with undergraduate students in small-class settings in a dynamic and diverse/multicultural college environment.

-Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products;

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts, CV and cover letter must be attached to this application. Please attach two highest degrees received. If applicant has a PhD., use the “optional” field to attach the third transcript. Official transcripts are required at time of hire. The three references listed must be professional references.

Onondaga Community College offers a generous and competitive benefits package including: -Health insurance (qualifying domestic partners included); -Dental; -Enrollment in the New York State Teacher’s Retirement System.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date

Close Date 11/15/2016

Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • What is your highest degree received?

  • Doctoral

  • Masters

  • Bachelors

  • Associate

  • Trade School

  • High School

  • Less than High School

  • Where did you learn of this employment opportunity?

  • Onondaga Community College Website

  • Syracuse.com

  • Indeed.com

  • CommunityCollegeJobs.com

  • InsideHigherEd.com

  • Hispanic Outlook

  • DiversityFirstJobs.com

  • The Chronicle of Higher Ed

  • Syracuse Post Standard Ad

  • EOE & E Journal

  • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

  • National Minority Update

  • Internal Job Posting

  • Personal Referral

  • Public Job Posting (please specify location in Question #2)

  • Agency Referral (please specify location in Question #2)

  • Other (please specify in Question #2)

  • If not listed above, please describe here any additional sources where you learned of this employment opportunity.

(Open Ended Question)

  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g. H1-B)?

  • No

  • Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Transcript 1

  • Transcript 2

Optional Documents

  • Transcripts