Thursday, October 17, 2013

Lecturer, UNC-Charlotte

he Department of Physics and Optical Science at the UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE invites applications for a LECTURESHIP.  This 9-month position will start August 1, 2014 with an initial 3-year contract.  Teaching responsibilities include fundamental physics courses, astronomy, and general-education physics courses. Required qualifications: MS degree in physics, optical science, astronomy, or related field; ability to teach lecture and laboratory courses at college/university level; and commitment to teach students from diverse backgrounds and promote diversity as a value within the Department and University.  Desired qualifications:  Ph.D. in physics, optical science, astronomy, or related field and prior teaching experience. Applications must be submitted electronically at (position #6698) and include (1) a letter of interest indicating how candidate envisions contributing to educational programs; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching experience and philosophy; (4) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and (5) a list of at least three professional references with contact information. All application materials must be received by January 15, 2014.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Questions may be directed to the Physics Lecturer Search Committee Chair at Applicants may visit for more information about the Department.  UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. We celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Women and members of underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants subject to criminal background checks.