The Physics department at DePaul University has an opening for a full time non-tenure track professional lecturer. The position requires a PhD in physics or related field. The initial contract is for 1 year, with the possibility of future multi-year contracts. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching the algebra based introductory physics for the life sciences (IPLS) course. There is also the possibility to develop and teach courses for the general education program, including courses that have a strong emphasis on the nature of science as well as teaching advanced majors courses.The ideal candidate will have experience using active engagement pedagogies with strong preference given to candidates who have studio physics experience in a SCALE-UP classroom. Candidates with a strong and genuine interest, but limited experience in applying research-based teaching methods in IPLS courses are also encouraged to apply. The candidate will work with the studio coordinator as well as collaborate with other faculty teaching in the sequence. Apply online (only) at http://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1881
Application reviews will begin immediately. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, parental status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
About DePaul University Physics Department
Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission, which follows the teachings of St. Vincent de Paul, DePaul University is one of the country’s leading Catholic universities. DePaul University has nearly 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students with a 15 to 1 faculty/student ratio. Ninety-eight percent of courses are taught by professors. The university has 10 colleges with Physics located in the College of Science and Health on the Lincoln Park Campus. DePaul has been recognized with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award, INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine (2014) and named one of the Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers to work (#20 in the U.S.), Diversity MBA Magazine (2015).