Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics, invites candidates for a three-year renewable appointment for a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor beginning Academic Year 2012-2013. The department serves more than 120 majors and minors and has concentrations in the areas of physics, biophysics, and theoretical physics, as well as a dual-degree program in engineering and education. For a description of the Physics Department, please visit its website: http://www.luc.edu/physics/index.shtml.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities each semester shall include seven sections of College Physics labs I or II, and a section of advanced lab (Intermediate Physics or Optics). In addition, the successful candidate will also direct a section of Freshman Projects, a one-credit research course for freshmen.
Minimum Qualifications: A doctorate in physics or a related field is desirable. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for continued excellence in teaching and have a record of distinguished teaching and student mentorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with backgrounds in experimental physics are especially encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions to Candidates: Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the preceding website. Additional materials related to teaching performance and samples of teaching evaluations may be sent to:
Asim Gangopadhyaya, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Physics
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Review of candidates will begin on the 1st of January and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to those who apply by 12/31/2011.