Monday, October 14, 2019

Instructional Assistant Professor, University of Houston TX

Department of Physics
University of Houston

The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks applicants for an Instructional Assistant Professor position beginning in the fall semester of 2020. Candidates must have a PhD 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 at the University of Houston are not tenure-track but are eligible for promotion.  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, (4) sample teaching evaluations, if available (no more than 4 pages), and (5) contact information for three references.    Applicants must apply through  Posting # FAC1090. 

Applications submitted by November 1, 2019 will be given full consideration. The search will continue until the position is filled or closed.  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.