Tuesday, March 15, 2016

FT Renewable, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa [Update: Skype interviews mid-June]

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual to fill a non-tenure-track, renewable contract teaching position at the Assistant Professor rank.  The appointment should begin 16 August 2016. The successful candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education is required, with a focus on teaching general physics courses.  Experience in teaching general physics courses in "studio physics" format (integrated lectures and labs) is preferred. Detailed information about the department can be found at physics.ua.edu. Review of applications will begin 1 May 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at  facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/38252 and should consist of a letter of application, a curriculum vita with a complete list of publications, and a statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and evidence of effectiveness.  Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically to rwhite@ua.edu or by mail to Prof. Raymond White, Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Box 870324, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.