The Department of Physics at Georgetown University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-line renewable faculty appointment beginning Fall 2019. Responsibilities include teaching, physics education research (PER), and curriculum development and assessment in support of pedagogical initiatives in the department.
Georgetown Physics has been an early implementer of many PER methods, including Tutorials in Introductory Physics. Current projects include development of innovative courses for non-science students, integration of computation into the physics curriculum, and novel use of technology in the classroom.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in teaching with evidence of teaching effectiveness, in physics education research, and in engaging students of diverse backgrounds. The Department of Physics is committed to creating an inclusive environment for learning and research, and it welcomes applicants who will contribute to this goal.
A complete application includes a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s training, professional experiences, and career goals as they pertain to this position, a CV, a statement describing commitment to innovative teaching practices, a statement of physics education research plans, a statement describing activities and goals for diversity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation. Applications must be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12374. Review of applications will begin on December 17, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.
About Georgetown University
Located in Washington, DC, Georgetown University is a student-centered international research university. The Department of Physics has 13 full-time faculty members with research concentrations in condensed-matter, statistical, and device physics.