Wake Forest University invites applications for a lecturer position in
physics at the junior or senior level to begin in the fall semester of
2010. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in physics and have
experience teaching introductory physics. The initial appointment will
be for two years, with future appointments renewable at the end of each
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching lower level
physics courses and laboratories for science and non science majors.
Responsibilities will also include undergraduate advising and developing
and teaching a first year seminar course. Interests in one or more of
the following would strengthen a candidate’s application: an interest in
teaching introductory astronomy, familiarity with new teaching methods
and technologies, and interest in grant writing for educational purposes.
Wake Forest University is a highly ranked, private university with about
4500 undergraduates, 750 graduate students, and 1700 students in the
professional schools of medicine, law, divinity and business.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV including details of all
teaching experience, a one page statement of their teaching philosophy,
and the names of three references to the Physics Lecturer Search
Committee, Department of Physics, P.O. Box 7507, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7507. Application materials can also be sent electronically in the form of a single PDF document to
Review of applications will begin January 5, 2010 and will continue
until the position is filled. Further information is available at
http://www.wfu.edu/physics. Wake Forest University is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.