The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, College of Science and Health, Department of Physics, invites applicants for an Associate Lecturer (non-tenure-track) to start on August 23, 2021.
Duties/Responsibilities: (1)Teach a variety of introductory physics courses (both lecture and lab) for majors and non-majors;(2) teach upper-level physics courses for majors; (3)contribute to departmental, college, and university service activities.
Our new colleague will join a department with eight tenure-track, and one instructional academic staff, faculty that offers a B.S. in Physics with the options of Emphases in Applied Physics, Astronomy, Computational Physics, and Optics, as well as Physics Majors with Business or Bio-Medical Concentrations. We are active in undergraduate research and have a Dual-Degree Program (Physics & Engineering) in cooperation with six Engineering programs including UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, and the University of Minnesota Duluth. We currently have about 90 majors in our nationally recognized program. The department and the university are committed to being inclusive and supportive learning and teaching communities. We encourage applicants who enhance our commitment to these goals.
Applicants should include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, a concise statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information of at least two professional references. Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this faculty position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/postings/11963 . For first consideration, applications and all supporting material should be received by April 30, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with condensed matter physics, experience teaching both introductory-level physics and upper-level experimental physics labs (e.g., circuits, electronics).
Founded in 1909, UW-L is one of the four-year institutions in the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 9,000 students. UW-L offers a wide array of undergraduate programs and a variety of graduate programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies (including the Schools of Education and Arts & Communication); Science and Health; and Business Administration. The university is consistently rated first among the UW System comprehensives in terms of first year student ACT scores, class rankings and retention rates.
We are an inclusive learning community that values the varying perspectives that come with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations. We strongly encourage our students to broaden their perspectives through international experiences and diversity-related courses and programming, and support faculty and staff in international teaching, research, and service.
We are proud of our diversity and believe students, faculty, and staff all are enriched by our exposure to differing ideas, opinions, and cultures. We strive to be a leader in Wisconsin’s movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. For example, we routinely assess the campus climate and have conducted an equity study to explore how diverse students, faculty, and staff experience UW-L. We believe that employees from diverse backgrounds are critical to achieving excellence as a nationally recognized institution of higher education. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
The city of La Crosse combines the scenic beauty of the Mississippi River and towering bluffs with a diversified economy and educated populace. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and four season recreation.
UW-La Crosse is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. Please contact the Search and Screen Committee if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
About University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
The University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is a comprehensive, 4-year institution within the University of Wisconsin System.
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