The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach Physics courses beginning fall semester 2018. This is a non-tenure track 1-year position (with the possibility of renewal) with a 9-month academic year appointment and full benefits. There are no assigned duties during the summer months, but there are opportunities for summer teaching for additional salary.
Responsibilities will include teaching multiple sections of introductory (algebra and/or calculus-based) physics for life sciences courses, managing Teaching Assistants assigned to the courses, and holding at least four office hours per week. We seek an individual who has an abiding interest in teaching, and who can motivate students to learn through student-centered learning techniques.
The successful candidate will have, at a minimum, a Ph.D. in Physics or Physics Education, or equivalency. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated ability to teach introductory physics in large-enrollment courses (100 to 150 students). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Interested candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180038. Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement regarding the candidate’s method and approach to teaching, and sample teaching evaluations, if available.
In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to PhysicsSearch@unl.edu, or mailed to:
Physics Lecturer Search Department of Physics & Astronomy University of Nebraska-Lincoln 855 N 16th Street Lincoln, NE 68588-0299
Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2018, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. The starting date for this position is August 13, 2018.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Internal Number: F_180038
About University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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