The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time (9 month) lecturer position in support of our introductory physics and astronomy program. Responsibilities include supervising graduate student assistants teaching in laboratory sections; teaching lower-division undergraduate physics or astronomy lecture courses; managing the maintenance and periodic modernization of the laboratory and lecture demonstration equipment and pedagogical material; and supervision of a lecture demonstration assistant. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The expected start date is August 12, 2019 with classes beginning August 19, 2019.
A minimum of an M.S. in physics, astronomy, or an equivalent field is required for Lecturer II; a PhD is required for a Lecturer III. Preference will be given to candidates teaching experience in lower-division undergraduate laboratories and/or lectures, excellent student/peer evaluations, a demonstrated ability to deliver lectures effectively and to inspire students, excellent communication skills and work ethic, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Applicants must submit an application through UNM Jobs at http://www.unm.edu/ (posting number req6492). Applications must include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, sample teaching materials, and student/peer evaluations. Candidates must arrange for at least two letters of reference to be sent; please see the special instructions included in the details of the posting at the above website.
For best consideration all application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by January 5, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to the Search Chair, Prof. James L. Thomas, at email@example.com.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Qualified women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: req6492
About University of New Mexico
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico has 28 full-time faculty, 10 research faculty, and three lecturers. We have several undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
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