Assistant or Associate Professor-Educator, Renewable 3-year appointment
Department of Physics, University of Cincinnati
The Department of Physics seeks a dynamic and motivated individual to join our drive to engage students and maximize learning in our classrooms. As part of the McMicken College Teaching Innovation Initiative, we seek candidates for Assistant/Associate Professor-Educator who have experience using research based, active learning approaches, and are willing to evaluate new models of instruction and embrace online learning. The primary responsibilities will be teaching the introductory physics lecture and laboratory courses. The successful candidate will have interest in participating in the Physics Education Research activities of the department, such as development of assessments, collection and analysis of data on student learning, and presentation of results within the department and at conferences. This is a non-tenure-track nine-month appointment with an initial contract for three years; reappointments based upon performance reviews. Candidates must have a Doctorate in Physics or a closely related field, or a Doctorate in Science Education with a Master’s degree in Physics; prior teaching at the college or university level preferred but required for appointment as Associate Professor. A resumé and statement of teaching philosophy regarding use of research-based active learning approaches are required as part of the application. Applicants should separately arrange to have three letters of reference sent electronically, preferably in PDF format, to firstname.lastname@example.org. A link to the online application at the university’s employment site may be found at http://www.physics.uc.edu/Educator/. Review of applications begins April 15, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Start date is August 15, 2015. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.