Lecturers in Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Physics and Astronomy
The Rochester Institute of Technology School of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for two or more faculty positions anticipated to be at the rank of Lecturer. The positions are 9 month, non-tenure track appointments that would begin August 12, 2020, with the possibility of renewal.
The primary responsibility of the position is teaching introductory physics in an activity-based, workshop format. The minimum qualifications are a PhD in physics or a closely related discipline, evidence of effective and successful recent teaching, potential to succeed in an active-learning workshop-style classroom, and strong communication skills. Although not required, experience or strong interest in teaching undergraduate astronomy courses or laboratory-based physics courses are also desirable. Familiarity with current trends in undergraduate physics education is desirable. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.
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The School of Physics and Astronomy web page is located at https://www.rit.edu/science/
Required Minimum Qualifications
- PhD in physics or closely related discipline
- Evidence of effective and successful recent teaching
- Potential to succeed in an active learning workshop-style classroom
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Required Minimum Education Level: PhD
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline: Physics
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 12-Aug-2020
Required Application Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Letters of Recommendation, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply
Apply online at will http://careers.rit.edu/faculty
Search:5113BR. Please submit the following: your online application; cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:
Letters of recommendation from 3 references*
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
*Candidates should arrange to have their three references send letters of support directly to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, RIT School of Physics & Astronomy. These letters must be submitted to email@example.com and must be in PDF format. Inquiries regarding the position may also be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 27, 2020.
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