The Rochester Institute of Technology Department of Physics invites applications for two or more faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer. The Lecturer position is a 9.5 month, non-tenure track appointment that begins August 22, 2011 and may have the possibility of renewal.
The primary responsibility of the position is teaching introductory physics in an activity-based, workshop format. The minimum qualifications are a 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 beginning August 22, 2011 and continuing through the duration of the 9.5 month appointment. 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. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. All application materials must be submitted online (search for IRC47414).
All application materials must be submitted as one PDF file that includes a cover letter addressing the listed qualifications, curriculum vita that clearly describes teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, any evidence of teaching effectiveness and a list of three current professional references. Candidates should also arrange to have the three 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. To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by July 8, 2011. Email inquiries regarding the position should be sent to PhysSrch@rit.edu.