Monday, March 5, 2012

VAP at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

This is a 9-month position beginning August 1, 2012 with an initial 3-year contract. Required qualifications at time of appointment: an MA or MS degree in physics, optical science, astronomy, or a related field; ability to teach lecture and laboratory courses at the college or university level; and a commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and to promote diversity as a value within the Department and the University. Desired qualifications: a Ph.D. in physics, optical science, astronomy, or a related field. Applications must be submitted electronically at (position number 6702) and must include: (1) a letter of interest indicating how the candidate envisions contributing to the Department’s educational mission; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy; (4) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and (5) a list of at least three professional references including their complete contact information. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 5, 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the search may be directed by email to the Physics Lecturer Search Committee Chair ( Applicants may visit for more information about the Department.