Thursday, October 15, 2015

FT Lecturer (and a VAP), University of Georgia

Assistant Professor (Limited-Term) and Lecturer Positions
University of Georgia
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Athens, GA 30602-2451

The Department of Physics and Astronomy ( at The University of Georgia ( seeks to hire in two instructional positions: one Lecturer and one Assistant Professor Limited-Term.  Both are full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions. The Lecturer is a long-term appointment, while the Assistant Professor Limited-Term is temporary (maximum 2-3 years).

Both hires will primarily teach in the Department’s general physics programs, and applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.  In addition, the Assistant Professor Limited-Term will be expected to pursue an active research/scholarship program with a member of the faculty.

The starting date for both positions is August 2016.  A Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or related field is required at the time of job offer.  Candidates should submit a cover letter, a current vita, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a description of teaching philosophy online at

and have three letters of reference emailed to

Ms. Robin Taylor Email:

Evaluation of applications will begin on November 15, 2015, and will continue until the positions are filled.

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The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.