The Department of Physics (https://sciences.ucf.edu/physics/) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a lecturer position, anticipated to start in August 2019. This is a 9-month, non-tenure track position, renewed annually, with the possibility of a summer teaching assignment.
We seek candidates to teach large-enrollment sections of introductory astronomy and physics courses for a variety of majors as well as upper-division undergraduate courses in physics and astronomy. The successful applicant is expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching. Familiarity with online/blended instructional methods and/or digital teaching and learning tools is desirable. Lecturers in the Department typically teach three courses per semester in the Fall and Spring terms and have some service assignment.
The Department of Physics has 52 full-time faculty members and offers B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. UCF is a leading, fast-growing, metropolitan university designated as a highest research activity institution, with a diverse student body of over 68,000 students. We offer a dual-career hiring program, paid parental leave for both parents, and professional development and leadership training for faculty at all career stages. There is a career path for lecturers and the possibility of promotion based on years of service and performance.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution, and previous teaching experience at the university level.
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/55751. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload: (1) a cover letter including the names, affiliations, and email addresses of at least three references; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, training, and experience.
Questions regarding this search may be directed to email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled
Internal Number: 33341
About University of Central Florida, Department of Physics
UCF is a leading, fast-growing, metropolitan, research-intensive university with over 68,000 students. We offer a dual-career hiring program, support for expectant mothers, paid parental leave for both parents, a Center for Success of Women Faculty, on-site pre-school, and professional development and leadership training for all faculty at all career stages. Hiring and promotion are based solely on merit. UCF provides competitive startup funds.