Sunday, May 21, 2017

FT at Cornell University

The search is for a lecturer position. Candidates must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding teaching at the undergraduate level. The Department is seeking an experienced instructor to teach Physics 1101/1102, Introductory Physics I and II during the academic years, August 2017 - May 2020. in the fall semesters of 2017, 2018 and 2019, and Physics 1102, Introductory Physics II, in the spring semesters of 2018, 2019 and 2020. These two courses are auto-tutorial courses and have an enrollment of approximately 300 students per semester. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in effective classroom pedagogies to foster problem solving abilities of students and to encourage them to be independent and efficient learners. The candidate will also have experience training, managing, and mentoring graduate teaching assistants (TAs) and undergraduate teaching assistants (UTAs). The candidate will contribute to the assessment of the courses they teach and of the TA learning support programs. The candidate will be responsive to the ongoing development of alternative teaching techniques that will continue to provide support for emerging student needs.
Please send the application, including a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching and to: Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the same website. In addition, applicants may be asked to provide names and contact information of three people able to provide information on the applicant's teaching and her/his ability to work with diverse students. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Applications received before May 24, 2017 will receive full consideration.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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