Wednesday, October 5, 2016

1-Semester Lecturer, UW-Whitewater

The Department of Physics seeks a lecturer in Physics.

A one-semester (Spring 2017: 1/8/17 to 5/23/17) full-time academic staff appointment in Physics.

At least a MS degree or PhD candidacy in physics or astronomy. Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Applicants from closely related fields may apply.

The position is a one-semester, full-time teaching assignment in the Department of Physics. Candidates must be able to teach introductory physics for non-majors and physics and astronomy laboratories, including the setting up of laboratory equipment.

The Physics Department has six full-time faculty or academic staff positions and a program assistant.  The department's web site is:

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a regional comprehensive university with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. UW-Whitewater has reached record enrollment four of the last five years and offers 50 majors in four colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 15 master's degree programs and recently added a Doctorate of Business Administration. UW-Whitewater students achieve excellence in the classroom and on the playing field. In the 2014-15 Academic Year, UW-Whitewater was the first university in NCAA history at any level to win national championships in football, basketball and baseball in a single year. The campus offers more than 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. UW- Whitewater is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. - See more at:

UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,622 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants for positions may indicate in writing that his or her identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statues 19.36 (7)(a).

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Applications received by November 3, 2016 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or

For questions regarding the position please contact:

Patti Filipiak
Physics Department ADA

A complete application includes online submission of the following documents:

- Letter of application;
- Vita including all relevant professional experience;
- Statement on teaching experience and philosophy with teaching evaluations scores;
- Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts;
- Letters or e-mail statements from at least three (3) references. At least one reference must vouch for stated teaching evaluations. Telephone numbers and e-mail addresses should be included to permit us to contact the people acting as references.

To Apply and submit these documents please visit  Click on the Employment link located at the bottom of the page, then click on the UW-Whitewater Careers link at the top of the next page.  This Job ID is: 12222.