Wednesday, November 2, 2016

FT Instructional Assistant Professor, University of Houston TX

The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks applicants for an Instructional
Assistant Professor position beginning in the fall semester of 2017. Candidates must have a
Ph.D. in Physics and strong communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with
experience teaching undergraduate physics or astronomy using research-based methods, in
physics education research, and/or in undergraduate curriculum development. Instructional
Faculty members at the University of Houston are not considered tenure-track faculty but are
eligible for promotion. Instructional Faculty ranks mirror the normal tenure-track ranks and the
salary is offered on a 9-month basis. The successful applicant will be expected to teach three
courses per semester; summer teaching may be available but is not required. Instructional
Faculty are eligible to draw a summer salary from other sources such as research funds should
they be available.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter describing the applicant’s background and
qualifications for the position, (2) a 1-2 page statement of philosophy, interest, and experience in
teaching, and research interests, (3) a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, and
(4) arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Applicants must apply through Posting #F00332 .

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue through Dec. 1, 2016 or until
the position is filled. The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in
the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. The University of
Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is a recipient of an
NSF ADVANCE program. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career