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"Physics Teacher"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Physics Teacher"

1) Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.

2) Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as quantum mechanics, particle physics, and optics.


3) Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.

4) Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

5) Supervise students' laboratory work.


6) Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.

7) Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.

8) Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.

9) Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

10) Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.

11) Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.

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12) Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media.

13) Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.

14) Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.


15) Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.

16) Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.

17) Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.

18) Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

19) Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.

20) Act as advisers to student organizations.

21) Provide professional consulting services to government and/or industry.

22) Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.

23) Participate in campus and community events.

Job Description for "Physics Teacher" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Physics Teacher"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-S-R        SOC:  25-1054.00


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