Tuesday, November 15, 2016

2-Year Lectureship, University of Rhode Island

The Physics Department of the University of Rhode Island invites applications for the position of lecturer in Physics to begin in the Fall 2017 semester. This position is full-time academic year; limited to 06-23-2018 with extension contingent upon funding approval. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He or she will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues.

A teaching load of 12 credits per semester. Potential teaching assignments include introductory physics, radiation detection (graduate level), and upper division physics courses. Supervision of a senior project. Supervision of undergraduate labs and teaching assistants. Service on departmental and university committees.

Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu  to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00008). APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by (December 31, 2016). Second consideration may be given to applications received by (January 23, 2017). Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 23, 2017) may not be given full consideration.  

Please attach 3 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Profile Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.  (#2) Current Curriculum Vitae. (#3) A statement of teaching experience and philosophy.

Please have three (3) letters of recommendation addressing teaching experience and physics background sent by referees no later than December 31, 2016 to: Professor Leonard Kahn, Search Chair, Department of Physics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Internal Number: F00008