Friday, March 16, 2012

Non-TT at Rice University

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University invites applications from recent Ph.D. graduates for an instructorship in physics and astronomy, commencing July/August 2012. This is a non-tenure-track position for a two-year term with the possibility of reappointment for a second term. The instructor will be involved in developing new inquiry-based laboratory projects, and in working with students to design and construct the necessary apparatuses, with a load equivalent to two courses per semester. There would also be opportunities to pursue independent research or collaborations with on-going research programs in the department (see web page Applicants should send a dossier consisting of a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of publications as a single PDF file, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: with subject line "Duncan Instructorship" (pdf format preferred), or by postal mail to Duncan Instructorship Search, c/o Valerie Call, Physics and Astronomy Department-MS61, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1892. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.