Physics/Engineering Instructor at SCGSSM

S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM)

As part of our expanding Accelerate engineering program for motivated high school students, we are seeking an exceptional Physics and/or engineering instructor, expected to start by August 2017. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, in physics or engineering, and a love of teaching.  Desired qualifications include a strong content background in physics and/or engineering, experience teaching physics/engineering at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students.  Candidates familiar with teaching distance education (virtual) courses, as well as candidates with prior engineering or science experience, are particularly encouraged to apply.  General academic advising, and occasional evening/weekend commitments are a regular part of faculty responsibilities. 

Accelerate is being offered by GSSM to cultivate the next generation of creative engineers and technical leaders, providing motivated high school students from across South Carolina an innovative and accelerated path toward college engineering degrees. The instructor selected for the teaching position will work with other Accelerate faculty to implement an integrated engineering curriculum that is taught virtually to high school students throughout South Carolina.  In particular, this instructor will be responsible for developing and teaching college level, calculus-based Physics I and II and associated labs and/or pre-engineering and general engineering classes.  These courses are taught concurrently and integrated with math and English courses.  For more information, please visit

This is a full-time (10-month) teaching position, with benefits available. A public school teaching certificate is not required.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience, and unique capabilities.

Please apply electronically. Preferably in one pdf file, forward a cover letter, resume, and teaching statement, along with the GSSM application available at .  All positions are open until filled.  

Forward all materials to email address:

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Please include the phrase “Accelerate Physics” in the subject line. 

The S.C. GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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