Wednesday, February 24, 2016

FT Lecturer, Tennessee Tech

Posting NumberF000019
Job TitleLecturer
Working TitleLecturer
Position Number108020
Position TypeFull-Time
Benefits InformationBenefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.
Essential FunctionsAppointee will primarily teach introductory physics courses at various levels (conceptual, algebra-based, calculus-based) including lectures, laboratories, and integrated studio-style classes. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the mentoring of physics majors and may also be called on to teach selected upper division courses. In addition, the candidate is expected to actively help the physics department in recruitment, retention, outreach, and in the development of cross-disciplinary programs of study.
Minimum QualificationsMaster’s Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited institution in physics or closely related field. Demonstrated experience teaching introductory physics courses (including laboratories) in both standard and studio-style formats. Excellent communication skills. Strong commitment to undergraduate education and student mentoring.
Preferred QualificationsExperience teaching courses beyond the introductory level. Cross-disciplinary teaching/research experience. Demonstrated ability to integrate on-line elements into instruction.
SalaryCommensurate with education and experience. Full-time, 9 month, non-tenure-track position, to begin August 1, 2016. Three year contract renewable based on satisfactory performance review.
Posting Date02/24/2016
Screening Date03/07/2016
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to ApplicantsApplicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, CV, a statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all degrees conferred required upon hire), and names and email addresses for three professional references who will be contacted via email to upload recommendation letters. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited institution in physics or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3
  3. Other Documents