The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives and should bring an expertise in a broad range of undergraduate physics courses to the position.
Specialization is open, but the college particularly invites the application of candidates who are comfortable with both classroom and online instruction as the delivery mode will be based on current CDC, MDH, and Minnesota State limitations/restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Faculty members at Inver Hills are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide activities to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission. The college is committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty and staff.
Appointment starts on August 18, 2021 and ends on May 12, 2022.
Master’s degree with a major in physics or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in physics.
Online/virtual delivery of lectures and labs
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 40 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career-related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation. The student of color population has increased from 28 to 33% in the last four years. 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff. Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus-wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with Pre-K-12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Work assignment of 171 days (August – May)
Tuition Waiver (24 credits each year at any Minnesota State Colleges and Universities institution)
Medical and dental insurance (https://mn.gov/mmb/segip/)
Employer paid life insurance
Pre-tax flexible spending accounts
Retirement plan (Teacher's Retirement Association or Individual Retirement Account Plan)
Personal and sick leave
Desired Start Date: 08/18/2021
Internal Number: 1596
About Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.