The Rochester Institute of Technology Department of Physics invites applications for one faculty position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor and one faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. Both positions are 9.5 month, non-tenure track appointments that begin August 23, 2010 and end June 3, 2011. The lecturer position may have the possibility of renewal.
The primary responsibility for these positions is teaching introductory physics in an activity-based, workshop format. The Department of Physics web page is located at http://www.rit.edu/cos/physics/. These positions are subject to available funding. We are seeking individuals who are committed to contributing to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
REQUIRED: PhD in physics or a closely related discipline, experience teaching introductory physics, and strong communication skills. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States from August 23, 2010 to June 3, 2011.
PREFERRED: Experience teaching in an interactive environment and familiarity with current trends in undergraduate physics education are desirable. Research interests compatible with the Department's current research activities are also desirable.
HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates should submit a curriculum vita that includes details of teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy and any evidence of teaching effectiveness. All application materials must be submitted online at https://mycareer.rit.edu/ -- search for IRC38336 (lecturer) or IRC38338 (VAP). Applicants should also arrange to have three current references send letters of support directly to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology, 85 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5603. General inquiries should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is June 20, 2010.
The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to make application.
[Ed. note: To save space/readers' eyes, I combined two separate ads for these positions into one.]