Lecturer in Physics
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
16360100 - LS-PHYSICS-GENERAL
The Department of Physics at the University of Florida invites applications for a position at the rank of lecturer to begin January 2017. This position has the following specifications: full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, time-limited, and renewable. Primary duties include course development and teaching of online introductory physics courses for the UF Online program. An earned master's degree in physics, or in a closely related discipline with the relevant coursework, is required, and an earned doctorate is preferred. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence and prior experience with online courses or physics education research are desirable.
The Department of Physics has approximately 40 active faculty members, conducts research in a broad spectrum of areas, and teaches from the introductory undergraduate to advanced graduate levels. It has recently created an innovative "light board" studio for recording online lectures and for conducting live broadcasts that is used by Physics and by other departments across the University.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accord with Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and public records laws. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and include a full benefits package.
An earned master's degree in physics, or in a closely related discipline with the relevant coursework, is required.
An earned doctorate in physics, or in a closely related discipline with the relevant coursework is preferred. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence and prior experience with online courses or physics education research are desirable.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
All candidates must apply through Careers at UF, http://explore.jobs/ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing, where additional information is provided. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and a link to a short (5-10 minute) instructional video (YouTube or other streaming site) prepared by the applicant on a topic of his or her choice. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letter. For full consideration, all application materials should arrive by October 17, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the search chair, Darin Acosta, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.