Assistant Professor of Physics

Bismarck, North Dakota
Minimum starting salary $46,750, based on experience and education (9 month contract)
Jun 20, 2019
Jul 20, 2019
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


OPENING DATE: 06/19/2019

CLOSING DATE: 07/12/2019

STARTING DATE:  08/19/2019

COMPENSATION: Nine month full-time tenure track position.  Minimum starting salary $46,750, based on experience and education. Paid health insurance, life insurance, retirement, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount. Click here for full employee benefits.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Responsibilities include algebra-based and calculus-based physics and astronomy classes as well as student advising, record keeping, submitting grades by the established deadline, committee work, and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and/or the Dean of Humanities, Arts, & Sciences.  



  • Master's degree in Physics or Master’s degree in a related field with at least 18 graduate credits in Physics.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience teaching with technology and a willingness to explore new course delivery methods.
  • Good computer software skills - Microsoft Office, email and Outlook calendar – and strong internet familiarity
  • Ability to articulate and support the community college philosophy with a strong commitment to teaching and learning in a community college setting.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups.
  • Ability to work as a team member.


  • Higher education teaching experience in both traditional and online environments. 
  • Experience with non-traditional teaching methods such as facilitating group work, use of inquiry-based and other active learning pedagogies, and/or contextualized instruction.
  • Qualifications allowing applicant to teach in another Liberal Arts area.
  • Experience with a variety of teaching resources, media and technologies, including computer-aided instruction and/or online instruction technologies.


Completed applications must be fully submitted by 5:00 pm on July 12, 2019

To apply, click the Apply button at the top of the page. To be considered by the search committee, applications must include: online application and upload a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference, and copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).  Paper applications will not be accepted.  (NOTE:  Incomplete files will NOT be considered.)


For more information or assistance contact:  Human Resources (701) 224-5531.  This position requires a criminal history record check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Human Resources*Meadowlark Building*PO Box 5587*1700 Schafer St.*Bismarck, ND 58506-5587

701-224-5531*800-366-6888 (TTY Relay ND)

North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date.  Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

BSC determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system.

It is generally not BSC's policy to accept a candidate who lacks permanent authorization to work in the U.S.

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