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Physics Lab Manager Wanted

The University of La Verne seeks an individual with exceptional organizational skills and proven technical experience to manage the physics program’s laboratory facilities, to provide instructional support to physics classes, to supervise student teaching assistants and to provide technical support for faculty and student research.  The Physics Laboratory Manager position is a full-time, administrative-professional position starting immediately. It is eligible for benefits that include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in physics, astronomy, engineering or a related field and three years of professional experience involving laboratory work or a graduate degree in physics, astronomy or a related field. In addition, applicants must have a broad knowledge of physics and expertise in experimental techniques used in undergraduate teaching laboratories; excellent written and verbal communication skills; proven supervisory skills; experience troubleshooting and maintaining scientific equipment; and experience designing and building basic electronics projects.

Experience with one or more of the following is desired: digital data acquisition platforms such as LabView or Matlab, microcontroller electronics such as Arduino or Raspberry Pi, CNC milling machines, lathes, laser cutters, 3D printers, vacuum systems, lasers, control systems, physics education research, public outreach, design and fabrication of physics lecture demonstration.

The University of La Verne is an accredited private institution of higher education located 35 miles east of Los Angeles at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.  La Verne is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator, committed to excellence, and actively strives for cultural diversity. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should apply through the […]

Robotics Coach Wanted

Harvard‐Westlake seeks a part time robotics coach (approximately 25 hours per week). The coach will be the primary advisor for the team and will supervise the team after school three days per week (3 to 4 hours each afternoon) as well as on the weekends (approximately 4 to 5 hours day). The Harvard‐ Westlake Robotics team participates in VEX robotics competitions throughout the year. In the past two years, teams have qualified for the VEX World Championships in the spring. In 2016‐2017, the team participated in 16 weekend competitions throughout the year, and the coach will be the primary supervisor at these competitions. The coach will also be responsible for submitting any trip paperwork to the school in a timely fashion. On the weekends, a second coach also helps, and this coach also attends many of the competitions with the students. Both coaches will foster a positive team dynamic as well as provide technical support as the students work on the robots.

Knowledge of high school robotics and robotics generally. Knowledge of VEX robotics a plus. Introductory engineering and computer programming knowledge is required to help the students build and maintain the robots. An ability to work with teenagers as a coach/mentor is essential. The ability to create a positive, cohesive team dynamic is as important as the technical knowledge. Qualified applicants will most likely have some engineering background. Bachelor’s degree preferred though candidates with appropriate work experience will be considered.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to jobs@hw.com

Physics lab instructor needed

Citrus College in Glendora has an immediate opening for a physics lab instructor during the WINTER 2018 semester (a 6-week intercession).  PHYS 110 is a general education course for non-science majors emphasizing physics in everyday life.

The course runs from January 9, 2018 through February 15, 2018 and meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 10am-noon.

If you are interested in teaching, please contact Chris Pagano via email (cpagano@citruscollege.edu) or phone (626-914-8789) for more details.

Project Manager wanted

The Cal-Bridge and CAMPARE (California Minority Partnership for Astronomy Research and Education) programs invite applications for a Project Manager to provide leadership, administrative, and operational management support for all aspects of both programs, including supervising any additional personnel hired by the programs. The Project Manager will provide national leadership in developing, organizing, and implementing elements of the Cal-Bridge and CAMPARE programs, which have a shared goal of increasing the number of underrepresented minorities and women receiving doctoral degrees in astronomy and physics.

Applicants must have at least a master’s degree (PhD preferred), with a Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in the natural sciences or engineering. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience with issues faced by underrepresented groups in natural sciences or engineering (knowledge of effective practices in supporting minority students desired); ability to read and synthesize relevant literature; and excellent organizational, inter-personal skills, and written and verbal communication skills. Experience with program administration is desired.

Applicants should e-mail their complete applications to Dr. Alexander Rudolph, Program Director, at alrudolph@cpp.edu, including (in PDF format) a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and the Foundation are Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employers committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial, and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Included Benefits:
Benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and a retirement program currently offered through CalPERS.

Astronomy instructors needed

The Department of Astronomy at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa has vacancies in two Astronomy Laboratory sections (Astronomy 100L) for the Fall 2017 full semester (August 28-December 16).  These are daytime observation laboratories enrolling 24 students and involving solar telescope use.

MW 11:10-12:35
TTh 2:40-4:05 pm

If you are interested in teaching, please contact Tara Giblin  via email (tgiblin@occ.cccd.edu) or phone (714-432-5093) for more details.

Summer Physics Teaching Opportunity

Dear Physics Teachers,

We are writing to let you know about a summer physics teaching opportunity in Los Angeles this summer.

We are seeking enthusiastic instructors for our summer programs for gifted students in grades 2-12. CTY offers intense, 3-week academic programs for highly talented students from across the country and around the world. As science instructors you will have the opportunity to gain experience teaching gifted students, work in a small class setting (approximately 12-18 students, depending on the age group) with an assistant in each room, utilize a generous lab budget, and receive a competitive salary. Room & board are provided at residential locations, but staff local to the site can commute daily and do not have to live on campus. Courses are held over two 3-week sessions. Staff can work one or both sessions where available. Full course descriptions, job descriptions, and application can be found on our website: cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer.

We are currently seeking instructor candidates for the following courses, at the listed locations (all locations offer room & board, unless noted as “non-residential”):

 

Fast-Paced High School Physics

                Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, July 15 – Aug 5

Covers material (such as Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism) ordinarily included in a year-long algebra-based high school physics course intended to prepare students to take AP Physics C the following year. Competitive instructor candidates have undergraduate and/or graduate coursework in Physics, and have taught AP Physics.

CTY also offers other physics, astrophysics, and engineering-related courses at residential locations across the country. Room and board are offered at most locations. Full details on courses can be found on our website.

If you work with undergraduates or graduate students in physics, engineering, astronomy, or related fields, CTY also hires Teaching Assistants to work in our classrooms. We seek […]

Astronomy lab instructor wanted

MiraCosta College has an immediate opening for an introductory astronomy lab instructor during the fall 2017 semester.

The course runs from 21 August through 16 December 2017.

ASTR 101L: Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory
meets Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. on the Oceanside campus

Full job announcement with details is at <http://tiny.cc/AstroAssoc2017>.

All interested parties MUST apply online at https://jobs.miracosta.edu and submit an application to the “Astronomy Associate (Part-time) Instructor 2017-2018” pool.

Physics, Astronomy, and Engineering Instructors needed for Fall

The Department of Physics and Engineering at Los Angeles City College has several vacancies in the following subjects for the Fall 2017 semester (Aug 28th to Dec 17th):

Calculus Based Physics-Mechanics (Physics 101)
Trigonometry Based Physics (Physics 11)
Astronomy Lecture (Astronomy 1)
Introduction to Engineering (GE101)
Engineering-Computer Aided Design – Fusion360 (GE212)

If you are interested in teaching in any of the above subjects, please contact Jayesh Bhakta via email (bhaktaj@lacitycollege.edu) or phone (323-953-4000 X 2923) for more details.

High School Physics Teacher Opening

Port of Los Angeles High School is looking for a bright, energetic team player who works well in a collaborative environment to teach physics. A full California single-subject physics credential is required, additional science credentials are a bonus. We are a small, 8-person department that offers a wide range of classes. Familiarity with NGSS standards is prefered but not required.

Edjoin Link:https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/565491

Applicants must have a Current California State Single-Subject Teaching Credential. (provide upon request: College Transcripts, CBEST, California State Single-Subject Teaching Credential, Recommendation).

QuarkNet CMS e-Lab Workshop at UC Riverside

The UC Riverside QuarkNet group will host a two day teacher workshop on

Thursday, July 27th and Friday, July 28th at the UCR Department of Physics

and Astronomy. In this workshop, we will review the science of parCcle and

physics and go through some analysis exercises with data from the CMS experiment.

You will receive a sCpend of $100 / day. We can also cover some travel

expenses and lodging for those outside of a reasonable commute distance.

If you are a teacher and would like to take part in the workshop,

please send the following informaCon to Owen Long (owen.long@ucr.edu)

by June 1, 2017:

• Your name

• Your school

• Will you commute daily to the event or do you need a hotel room?

• Classes that you teach and/or school acCviCes that you lead related to parCcle

physics

• Please tell us in a paragraph how you intend to use parCcle physics with your

students. If you already teach your students about parCcle physics, what do you

cover and what are your learning goals and outcomes?

Our space and budget is limited. We will try to accommodate as many teachers

as we can.

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