The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Rowan University seeks an individual to coordinate teaching laboratories and classroom demonstrations for introductory physics classes and teach laboratory portions of introductory physics courses. Day-to-day activities shared between the positions include: instructional laboratory equipment set-up/take-down, classroom demonstration set-up/take-down, storeroom organization, instructional laboratory equipment ordering and repair, updating introductory lab manuals, classroom demonstration list maintenance, development and coordination of the introductory lab curriculum with faculty, training adjunct faculty on instructional lab equipment (as needed), and teaching three (3) introductory lab sections per semester. Candidates who apply for this position will also be considered for an identical full-time temporary position.
Starting date for both positions is January 1, 2016.
Candidates must have a Masters or higher degree in Physics, Physics Education, or related discipline. Training and experience with the setup and coordination of introductory physics laboratory equipment is required. Previous experience in teaching introductory physics labs is preferred. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The application must be submitted through our online application system,, as a single PDF file containing curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Candidates must arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf via email directly from their references to with subject line “Physics Lab Lecturer Search”. All applications, including letters of recommendation, must be received by November 1, 2015 to receive full consideration.
Additional Salary Information: AFT - $60,000 range