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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply before December 1, 2017.

Posting Details

Position Information

Classification Title Faculty
Job Title Lecturer
Position Number
Position Class Type Regular
Position Type Faculty
FLSA Exempt
Other Position Information

Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

This Lecturer position in Physics is focused on facilitating and improving introductory laboratory experiences for science and engineering students. In our ABET-accredited programs in Applied Physics and Engineering Physics, our curriculum is continually assessed and developed toward better student-focused learning. The successful applicant will have opportunities to work toward more effective teaching and create positive change in a setting of collegial faculty, impacting up to 400 students a year.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Position Status Full-time
If Part Time, hours per week 40

Posting Text

Preferred Qualifications

3 years teaching experience;
Experience working on multidisciplinary teams.

Job Specific Required Qualifications

M.S. in Physics, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering;
Experience with repair of technical apparatus, including some electronics;
Experience with computer hardware and software for data collection and analysis;
Good communication skills, written and oral;
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself or other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action;
Must be available to start July 5, 2018 or earlier.

Understanding and commitment to Kettering University Values
a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.
b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.
c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.
d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.
e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Posting Information

Posting Number FP00033
Posting Date 09/21/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply before December 1, 2017.

Job Duties

Job Duties

Percent of total time 30

Teaching introductory physics labs

Percent of total time 30

Grading lab reports

Percent of total time 30

Lab equipment set-up, tear-down, calibration, maintenance, purchasing for introductory labs

Percent of total time 10

Assessment and continuous improvement of experiential learning in lab

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * In what field did you earn your B.S.?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Describe any additional training that may be relevant to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status by Kettering University (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please provide the specific name of the publication, website or source where you learned about this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of References
Optional Documents