Thursday, March 5, 2015

FT Instructorship at Arizona State

Deadline April 24, 2015; Date Posted March 4, 2015
 Type Non tenure track Salary Not specified Employment Type Full-time
The Science and Mathematics faculty in the College of Letters and Sciences at Arizona State University are seeking a highly motivated, energetic and passionate individual to fill a Physics Instructor position. The Instructor will be a part of a team that includes Physics faculty and other instructional staff dedicated to quality instruction. Instructors are responsible for the design of lecture curriculum and instructional programs. Instructors work alongside mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics faculty in Science and Mathematics in order to provide students in those disciplines with a solid set of physics and mathematics skills appropriate to their chosen profession. Teaching load is typically five physics lecture sections per semester or an equivalent as the ASU Polytechnic campus.
Masters degree in Physics or closely related field; two years experience teaching undergraduate level physics courses; evidence of excellent teaching ability.
Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field; able to teach algebra to calculus based physics courses from classical mechanics to electricity and magnetism, as well as introductory modern physics; experience using technology to teach physics courses; experience in course management systems such as Blackboard and online homework systems; and experience working in a collaborative environment within and across disciplines.
Application deadline is April 24, 2015 at 5:00pm; if not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. It is estimated that initial application review will begin on April 27, 2015.
To be considered for the Instructor position applicants must compile the following as one complete PDF file and include: a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Email complete application as one complete PDF file to; indicate Instructor Physics AV #11092 in the subject line. DO NOT send your application letter, vita, etc. as separate files as your application will be considered incomplete. We do not accept incomplete applications. 
This is an academic term appointment 8/16/2015 to 5/15/2016. Renewal is conditional upon satisfactory job performance, the continued availability of funds, and the needs of the academic unit and the university. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. Background check required prior to employment.
 The College of Letters and Sciences (CLS) serves students on three campuses of Arizona State University.  CLS is home to seven faculties with more than 180 faculty members.  More than 3,200 CLS undergraduate and graduate students are pursuing degrees in the humanities, social and natural sciences, and mathematics.  To learn more about CLS, please visit our website at  For more information on ASUs full nondiscrimination statement, please see ACD 401; the Title IX statement can be found here.
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