Academic Specialist in Physics (Fixed-term)
Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term, part-time, one-year Physics Lab Academic Specialist position in Lyman Briggs College (LBC), an undergraduate science and liberal arts community (http://lbc.msu.edu).
The candidate will teach 2 sections of Lyman Briggs Physics 1 (LB 273) during the Fall 2021 semester and 1 section of Lyman Briggs Physics 2 (LB274) during the Spring 2022 semester, which is a calculus-based physics course sequence for science majors in the Lyman Briggs College
Candidates must have a PhD in physics, astronomy, physics education, or a related field.
● Previous experience in undergraduate-focused teaching
● Experience working on teaching teams and with modeling curriculum or other current research-based teaching pedagogies
● Interest in contributing to continued development of curricular materials
● Desire to be mentored into dynamic group-based teaching techniques
Required application materials
Curriculum vitae and names and email addresses of three professional references.
Instructions to applicant
All applications must be submitted through the Michigan State University application system at https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/job/503813/specialist-teacherfixed-term
Review of applications will start June 1, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.
LBC is committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. We are particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that excellence and diversity are achieved through shared trust and respect, open access, and proactive inclusion.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.