Thursday, November 13, 2014

NTT Instructorships at Rice University, Houston

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University invites applications from recent Ph.D. graduates for  instructorships in introductory physics, commencing July/August 2015.  The successful candidates will lead small classes and assist with peer discussion sessions, cooperative group learning activities, on-line materials, laboratory sessions, and general course logistics. These are non-tenure-track positions with up to three-year terms and the possibility of reappointment.  They support a new University initiative to reduce class sizes, and the teaching load is equivalent to three courses per semester.  Evaluation of applications will begin February 1st and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of publications as a single PDF file, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: with subject line "P&A Instructorship" (pdf format preferred), or by postal mail to P&A Instructorship Search, c/o Valerie Call, Physics and Astronomy Department – MS 61, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1892.Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.  Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.