Wednesday, May 18, 2016

1-Year Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Marathon County

The Department of Computer Science, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy and the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County (UWMC) are seeking a full-time (14.8 contact hours) lecturer for the 2016-17 academic year. Our institution stresses excellence in teaching at the freshman-sophomore level.

Courses to be taught

PHY 141 College Physics I
The study of mechanics, heat, wave motion and sound. Recommended for students majoring in business, elementary education, medical technology, pharmacy, pre-dentistry and pre-medical studies.
PHY 201 University Physics I
The study of mechanics, heat, wave motion and sound. Recommended for physical science and engineering majors.

PHY 142 College Physics II
A continuation of Physics 141. Electricity, magnetism, light, and some modern physics.
PHY 202 University Physics II
A continuation of Physics 201. Electricity, magnetism, light, and some modern physics.

Each course consists of three hours of lecture, one hour of discussion, and 3.4 hours of laboratory work.

All candidates are expected to have a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Physics or a closely allied field. Candidates who hold a B.S. or B.A. in Physics or a closely applied field, and who have completed a minimum of 18 credits of graduate-level coursework in physics, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to candidates with previous college teaching experience in the discipline, especially full-course responsibility, and who can show evidence of outstanding teaching.

The UW Colleges and the campus
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore transfer institution of the University of Wisconsin System. We provide a liberal arts and pre-professional curriculum for the first two years of college. UW-Marathon County is one of the 13 UW Colleges campuses and is located in Wausau, which is a commercial, arts and educational center for north central and northern Wisconsin. Most of our students transfer after approximately two years to UW-Stevens Point, UW-Madison, UW-Eau Claire or any of several other UW institutions or other private or public colleges and universities to pursue a bachelor's degree. Find more information about the UW Colleges ( and UW-Marathon County ( online.

Salary & Benefits
Appointment to the Instructional Academic Staff Lecturer series title (Associate, No-Prefix, or Senior) is contingent upon terminal degree and teaching experience. Gross salary is determined by the title and course load (FTE) granted. Current full-time salary range for Instructional Academic Staff Lecturer series is from $39,116 to $42,867.

This appointment may be eligible for University benefits and fringes. Eligibility is contingent upon course load (FTE) granted.

Please send in electronic form a brief letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of all university/college transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three professional references via email to Dr. Jayant Anand, Regional Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at with MARATHON PHYSICIST in the subject line.

Applications must be accompanied by a statement of whether the applicant wishes to have the application held in confidence or made available to the public upon request.

Application Deadline
For full consideration please apply by 27 May 2016. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

UW Colleges is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion. We define Inclusive Excellence as "the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success." We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the following: 1) the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and 2) a background check.

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at