Below are the latest SCAAPT and SoCal physics news stories.  If you would like to see the older posts, check out the Archive page.

 

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Orange Coast College Tenure-track Astronomy Instructor Position

Instructor, Astronomy

Salary: $52,394.00 – $124,911.00 Annually

Deadline: 2/7/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Job description and application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cccd/jobs/2271170/instructor-astronomy

Orange Coast College (OCC) is seeking a full-time, equity-minded, tenure-track faculty member in Astronomy commencing with the 2019 fall semester.

Our department offers […]

New Physics Teacher Workshops – Jan/Feb

Dear Physics Teachers,

We will be having two Electricity & Magnetism Workshops in Jan/Feb for New Teachers.
They will be on SAT Jan 19 @ Mt SAC (Los Angeles) and SAT Feb 2 @ USD (San […]

KITP (UCSB) Physics Teachers’ Conference, Feb. 16

Automating Insight @ Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa
Barbara

Feb. 16, 2019, 8 AM-5 PM

The machine learning algorithms that make self-driving cars, virtual
personal assistants, and computer vision work are also changing how
physicists investigate matter […]

Resources for local teachers

The SCAAPT Physics Library is a collection of books, videos, and laboratory and demonstration equipment that is freely available to teachers of Southern California to borrow. Contact the librarian (James Lincoln) if you would like to […]

Support for teacher collaborations

It’s never too late to apply for funding that can help you and a group of physics teachers (or retirees or engineers or whoever…) work on issues that are important to you and your […]