The Rochester Institute of Technology School of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for one or more faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer. The Lecturer position is a 9.5 month, non-tenure track appointment that begins August 14, 2013 and may have the possibility of renewal.
The primary responsibility of the
position is teaching introductory physics in an activity-based, workshop
format. The minimum qualifications are a PhD in physics or a closely
related discipline, recent experience teaching introductory physics,
potential to succeed in a workshop-style classroom, and strong
communication skills. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the
United States beginning August 14, 2013 and continuing through the
duration of the appointment. Familiarity with current trends in
undergraduate physics education and research interests compatible with
the School’s current research activities are desirable. Opportunities
for summer teaching may be available.
All application materials must be submitted online at http://careers.rit.edu/
(select “Search openings” and enter 423BR in the Requisition Number
field). All application materials must be submitted as one PDF file that
includes a cover letter addressing the listed qualifications,
curriculum vita that clearly describes teaching experience, a statement
of teaching philosophy, any evidence of teaching effectiveness,
including potential to be effective in an interactive learning
classroom, and a list of three current professional references.
Candidates should also arrange to have the three references send letters
of support directly to Chair, Lecturer Search Committee, School of
Physics and Astronomy, Rochester Institute of Technology, 85 Lomb
Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5603. The reference letters, as well
as any inquiries regarding the position, can be sent electronically to PhysSrch@rit.edu.
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be
received by June 10, 2013. The School of Physics and Astronomy web page
is located at http://www.rit.edu/cos/physics/.
The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of protected classes
and individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the
university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism,
and individual differences are encouraged to apply.