Monday, December 2, 2013

3-year Wiess Instructorship at Rice

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University invites applications from recent Ph.D. graduates for an instructorship in physics and astronomy, commencing July/August 2014. This is a non-tenure-track position for a three-year term with the possibility of reappointment for a second three-year term. The teaching load is equivalent to two courses per semester. There would also be opportunities to develop innovative teaching methods and pursue independent research or collaborations with existing research programs (see web page Evaluation of applications will begin February 1st and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of publications as a single PDF file, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: with subject line "Wiess Instructorship" (pdf format preferred), or by postal mail to Wiess Instructorship Search, c/o Barbara Braun, Physics and Astronomy Department - MS61, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1892. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Rice University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.