Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Lecturer at University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico
Lecturer Position
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time lecturer position. Primary responsibilities include teaching three lower-division undergraduate physics or astronomy courses per semester. Duties will include the development of curriculum and teaching pedagogy for UNM’s BA/MD Combined Degree Program (, a program that serves as a diversity pipeline to the UNM medical school. Teaching will include, in particular, the algebra-based physics sequence. The start date is August 13, 2012 with classes beginning on August 20, 2012.
A Ph.D. in physics or astrophysics is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in lower-division undergraduate classes, excellent student/peer evaluations, and a demonstrated ability to deliver lectures effectively and with enthusiasm.
All application materials, including two recommendation letters, must be received by January 1, 2012.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.
Submit an application through UNM Jobs at Include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, sample teaching materials and student/peer evaluations, and a list of at least two references. Two letters of reference are required; please see the special instructions included in the details of the posting.