Thursday, October 27, 2011

Lecturer at University of Toronto

The Department of Physics at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the search for a full time teaching position at the rank of Lecturer, with a starting date of July 1, 2012 or shortly thereafter.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field, and with proven excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to make a strong contribution to our undergraduate program by coordinating and supervising undergraduate labs, teaching lecture courses, training and mentoring teaching assistants, participating in outreach activities, supervising undergraduate research projects and implementing innovative teaching methods.

Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers are reviewed and a recommendation is made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer, a continuing appointment. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications will only be accepted on-line. Please submit your application to:

and refer to Requisition ID 1101044. Applicants should submit a teaching dossier, in a single pdf file, comprising a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching practice, and a statement on teaching experience and philosophy (large files may be combined into two files of no more than 2 Mb each). Applicants should also arrange for signed letters from three referees, familiar with the candidate's teaching and academic background, to be sent to with the candidate’s name in the subject line, or mailed directly to:

Professor Michael Luke Chair, Department of Physics University of Toronto 60 St. George Street Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S1A7

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 9, 2012 until the position is filled. Those received by January 9, 2012 will be given first consideration.

For more information about the Department of Physics and our courses, please visit our website,

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live, in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.