Friday, September 28, 2018

NTT Renewable Lecturer, Northern Kentucky University

Working Title Non-tenure track renewable lecturer - Physics
Department Physics, Geology, & Engineering Technology
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Position Number tbd
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position
The Department of Physic, Geology and Engineering Technology at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a Lecturer position beginning Fall of 2019. This is a non-tenure-track-renewable position.

The department offers baccalaureate degrees in physics, geology, and three specialties in engineering technology as well as pre-engineering transfer programs. The faculty of the department includes thirteen tenured/tenure-track faculty, five permanent lecturers, six full-time lecturers and a number of part-time faculty. More information about the department can be found in the web page,

Primary Responsibilities
The applicants should be committed to achieving excellence in teaching at all levels of undergraduate physics courses. The ability to teach astronomy is a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in service, including department engagement with the community. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required. The successful candidate should possess a proven record of teaching excellence at the introductory and advanced level physics courses and should hold a Ph.D. in physics.

Screening of applications will begin November 01, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion, emphasizing why they are important in higher education, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references.

Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Chari Ramkumar (

Any candidate who is offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by Kentucky State Law.

Minimum Education Doctorate
Preferred Education Doctorate
Posting Detail Information
Requisition Number 2018F332
Job Open Date 09/19/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interest
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Diversity Statement
Optional Documents