Monday, October 14, 2019

Undergrad Lab Supervisor - University of New Mexico

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time (9 month) Lecturer II or Lecturer III to be the undergraduate laboratory supervisor in support of our introductory physics and astronomy classes. Responsibilities include supervising graduate student assistants teaching in laboratory sections; managing, maintaining, and developing laboratory and lecture demonstration equipment and pedagogical material; and supervision of a lecture-demonstration assistant. Occasional teaching of lower-division undergraduate physics or astronomy lecture courses is also expected. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The expected start date is August 10, 2020 with classes beginning on August 17, 2020.
The successful candidate will be hired with the title of Lecturer of rank II or III. A minimum of an M.S. in physics, astronomy, or an equivalent field is required for Lecturer II; a PhD is required for a Lecturer III. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent records of teaching and managing lower-division undergraduate laboratories, a creative vision for pedagogical improvements in laboratory teaching, demonstrated supervisory skills, excellent communication skills and work ethic, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Applicants must submit an application through UNM Jobs at (posting number req10119). A complete application consists of a cover letter, CV, laboratory teaching statement, (if available) student/peer evaluations, and at least two letters of reference. Please see the special instructions included in the details of the posting at the above website.
For best consideration, all application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by December 9, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to the Search Chair, Prof. Huaiyu Duan, at
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Qualified women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Internal Number: req10119

About University of New Mexico
The University of New Mexico is the premier research university in the state of New Mexico, as well as a Carnegie R1 Highest Research Activity Institution and a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is partnering with ADVANCE at UNM, an NSF Institutional Transformation grant, to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty. UNM is located in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically diverse metropolitan area of over a half million residents that has been listed as one of the best small cities in the U.S. by National Geographic Traveler. The city has a rich culture and a location offering unparalleled opportunities for outdoor adventure. The University is located within one hour of Santa Fe, three hours of Taos, and within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, and other outdoor activities.