Saturday, May 25, 2013

3 Lectureships at Towson Univ, MD

The Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences invites applications for three full-time positions in physics and astronomy for Academic Year 2013-2014 at the level of Lecturer.  One of these positions is a one year appointment, while the other provides the opportunity for annual renewal.  Lecturers are expected to teach 12 contact hours of undergraduate physics courses per semester. The primary duty will be to teach lower level introductory physics courses, however lecturers are also expected to contribute to the department goals in some other capacity.
Candidates are expected to have recent experience teaching introductory physics and strong communication skills. A PhD in physics or a closely related discipline is preferred. Experience in curriculum development, familiarity with current trends in undergraduate physics education, and research interests compatible with the department’s current research activities are desirable.  Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States beginning August 2013 and continuing through the duration of the appointment. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.
 To apply, please submit:  cover letter; CV; names of three references.  Send via e-mail to David M. Schaefer at . Review of applications will begin immediately; the search will remain open until the positions are filled.

Towson University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.