Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
Also called: Instructor, Physics Instructor, Physics Professor, Professor
In the Army: USMA, Professor of Physics
What they do:Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
On the job, you would:
- Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
- Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as quantum mechanics, particle physics, and optics.
- Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Education and Training
Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Development environment software
Computer based training software
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