Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Assistant Teaching Professor, Rutgers, NJ

Position Information
Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Teaching Professor
Department SAS - Physics & Astronomy
Salary Open
Posting Summary
Rutgers University, SAS – Department of Physics and Astronomy seeks a qualified person for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor.
Serve as lecturer and course supervisor for an introductory physics course.
Teach one recitation section in the course.
Teach one laboratory section in the course.
Train and supervise Teaching Assistants of recitation and lab sections.
Perform all support functions for the course, such as maintaining the course Website, coordinating the grading of exams, grading of lecture exercises, maintaining an online Gradebook, etc.
Provide technical support during lecture.
Provide technical support for recitations and labs.
Maintenance of course software.

Minimum Education and Experience
At least a Master’s Degree in Physics.
Experience in teaching college-level introductory physics, including lectures, recitations, and laboratories.
Experience in the use of personal computers in physics courses and labs.
Experience in creating and maintaining Webpages.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Familiarity with innovative instructional methods developed by Physics Education Research.
Contributions to Physics Education Research.
Effective communication skills in both written and oral English.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
START DATE: July 1, 2016 or as soon as possible
SALARY: Approximately $60,000 per academic year. Likelihood of summer session teaching opportunities for additional compensation. Comprehensive benefits package.

Posting Details
Posting Number 16FA1033
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Transcripts
List of References
Optional Documents
Teaching Philosophy
Teaching Interests