Friday, June 14, 2019

1-Year Lecturer, Utah Valley University

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Position TitleFaculty - Non Tenure Track - Lecturer in Physics (1-Year)
Position CategoryFaculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)
The Physics Department is seeking a Lecturer to join their team! 
This is a one-year faculty replacement in the Department of Physics for the 2019-2020 academic year. Duties include teaching 15 semester credit hours in both the Fall and Spring terms. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach a variety of physics courses including lab courses, general education, service and major courses. The position is non-renewable.
Required Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Masters degree in physics is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Expert knowledge in physics and competence in physics pedagogy.
  • Ability to communicate the ideas of physics in a compelling and instructive manner.
  • Ability to work well with students of varying abilities.
  • Competence in the use of academic course management systems and other office technologies.
  • Competence in the use of laboratory equipment used in undergraduate physics laboratories.
  • Ability to write and design undergraduate physics labs.
Preferred Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD in physics or closely related field preferred. Demonstrable experience teaching undergraduate physics.
Physical Requirements
Frequent standing, sitting, and walking, as well as frequent fine hand manipulation associated with using a computer. Continuous need to see, hear, and speak.
EEO Statement
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Benefits Summary
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Pay RangeDOQ
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Advertisement NumberFAC46418
Open Date06/12/2018
Review Start Date06/18/2018
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicant
All applications must be completed online.
Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.
Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation. Letters of Reference may be uploaded with the application.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have direct experience in designing and/or writing new physics labs for undergraduates?
    (Open Ended Question)
  2. * What is your highest level of Education
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Ph.D
    • Ph.D (ABD)
    • D.Sci
    • J.D.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Other Document #1
  6. Other Document #2
  7. Other Document #3