Tuesday, October 29, 2013

FT Lecturer at George Mason, VA

Department: School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences (SPACS)
Web Announcement:
Term Assistant Professor, Physics
The George Mason University, School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences (SPACS) in the College of Science is seeking applicants for a Term Assistant Professor of Physics beginning in January 2014.
The primary responsibility of this nontenure-track position is teaching introductory college and university physics courses with a teaching load of four courses in each of the fall and spring semesters. Candidates should be prepared to teach lecture, laboratory and recitation classes in physics. Routine administrative support, including student advising, is also a required part of the duties. It is expected that the candidate chosen will engage in departmental service as requested by the SPACS Director. This initial appointment has the possibility of being renewed annually.
A minimum of a Ph.D. in physics is required. A higher (nontenure) rank is possible depending on the qualifications of the candidate. The successful candidate will have an established record of effective teaching and a commitment to physics education excellence. Use of Blackboard and other common software (e.g., MS PowerPoint and Excel) for course delivery will be required, as well as familiarity with Pasco laboratory instructional equipment.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check
Mason Ad Statement:
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 198 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7054z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, a list of three professional references with contact information, a recent publication, and two letters of recommendation. If letters of recommendation (LORs) are not available at the time of application, please upload a blank document stating the LORs will be e-mailed to jobs@gmu.edu referencing position number F7054z.
Equity Statement:
George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.