What is a Career in Teaching Physics?

There are many nuances of a Career in Teaching Physics. I want to first understand What a Career in Teaching Physics entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Teaching Physics. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Teaching Physics, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180509-0001/Science/Teaching/Career-in-Teaching-Physics/english

Dr S K Gupta's outlook!

Dr S K Gupta is an experienced professional with 40 years & 10 months in Teaching Physics. Dr S K Gupta has worked in Teaching Physics as Dean & Professor in DIT University. In Dr S K Gupta's own words, this is how Dr S K Gupta got into Teaching Physics: "I did B Sc from K K Degree College (Kanpur University) in 1969. After that I did M Sc and Ph D in molecular electronics from IIT Roorkee. I have vast experience in research. I have worked as a Senior Research Scientist at ICI Labs, Runcorn, England for almost 2 years. After that, I joined University of Wales, Bangor United Kingdom as Research Officer for 3 years. Then I did CPhys (Chartered Physicist) (designated) from Institute of Physics (IOP) London. I have also worked as an Associate Professor in the department of physics at H N B Garhwal University. I have severed at J B Institute of Technology, TULAs Institute and Doon Institute of Engineering Technology, Rishikesh as Director. I have been working as Professor of Physics and Dean Research and consultancy at DIT University since 2013. I have a total 40 years of experience at Post Graduate and Graduate level including 8 years at the Engineering Institutions." Dr S K Gupta has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/skgupta1

Career Video on Teaching Physics

In a video, Dr S K Gupta has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching Physics. Dr S K Gupta started by explaining Teaching Physics as: "Physics is the natural science that studies matter and its motion and behavior through space and time and that studies the related entities of energy and force." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Teaching Physics, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching Physics. Dr S K Gupta touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Mathematics & Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Modern Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Dr S K Gupta then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching Physics:
  • Experimenting Attitude
  • Preparing Compendium
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Up to date with Technology
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Dr S K Gupta believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching Physics:
  • Prestigious Subject
  • Respect & Recognition
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Immense Satisfaction
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Dr S K Gupta believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching Physics:
  • Answering Questions
  • Good Hand at Lab Work
  • Making the Subject Interesting

In the final section of the video Dr S K Gupta talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching Physics. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching Physics, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180509-0001

Career Counseling 2.0

This disposition on a Career in Teaching Physics was just the starting point of my research on LifePage. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at: https://www.lifepage.in

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