The Department of Physics in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible Lecturer, Sr. position beginning August 2021. This is a fixed-term, academic year (nine month) appointment with no tenure implications. Subsequent year renewals (Aug. 16 – May 15) are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit.
The Lecturer, Sr. will be involved with outreach and teaching in ways that enhance the undergraduate programs in Physics. The position would provide classroom instruction in courses associated with Physics majors and/or classes where there is a substantial effort at innovating the teaching approach, and secondly, continue to develop outreach activities to recruit and retain physics majors and minors from minoritized groups with an emphasis on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Oversee and plan activities for the Sundial program and summer bridge early start initiative.
Specific Responsibilities and Distribution of Effort:
Teaching (65%) At the request of the unit chair, teach courses during the academic year responsibilities including classroom instruction, assessment, grading, and office hours.
Service (35%). Provide support and leadership for the unit’s activities related to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion; including continuing to develop outreach programs addressing community needs. These efforts would involve graduate students and advanced undergraduate students in supporting roles as well as acting as a mentor to students. Participate on committees at the department level at the request of the unit chair.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
PhD in physics or related field by time of appointment
Effective teaching ability as evidenced by peer and/or student reviews
Evidence of organization and communication skills
2-4 years educational experience at the university level
Experience in developing, leading student groups in higher education
Prior evidence of effective teaching
Experience working with diverse student populations
Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting the participation of women and underrepresented minorities
Multimedia presentation skills and aptitude for emerging technologies in content delivery
To apply, please submit the following materials electronically using this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/88626 1.) a cover letter; 2.) a current curriculum vitae; 3.) Names and contact information of three references
4.) a brief statement addressing how your past and/or potential teaching contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence. 5.) A teaching statement 6) Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., summative assessments, lesson plans, curriculum, sample lesson/video, etc.)
The initial deadline to apply is Monday, July 19. If not filled, applications will be evaluated every week thereafter until the search is closed.
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