Sunday, June 19, 2011

Visiting Instructor at Rice University

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University invites applications from recent Ph.D. graduates for a visiting instructorship in physics, commencing July/August 2011. This is a non-tenure-track position, with the possibility of reappointment for two further three-year terms. The instructor will be involved in teaching and in development of innovative teaching methods, with a load equivalent to two courses per semester. There would also be opportunities to pursue independent research or collaborations with on going research programs in the department (see our web page Applicants should send a dossier consisting of a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, a list of publications, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Chair, Instructorship Search Committee, Physics and Astronomy Department, MS-61, Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892, or by email to with the subject line “VWI Search”. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U. S.