The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a one-year term teaching position at the rank Professorial Lecturer for academic year 2017-18. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 28, 2017.
Qualified candidates will have a doctorate in physics or closely related field such as astronomy or engineering. The position will require the incumbent to teach three undergraduate courses per semester at the introductory, intermediate and/or advanced levels, including courses in the Core Curriculum such as Astronomy. The successful candidate will be prepared to advise and teach students, mentor undergraduate research, and perform department and college service. For more information about our program, see www.american.edu/cas/physics. We welcome questions about the position directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application materials, including a cover letter addressing teaching and research experience, curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information for two to four references, a teaching statement that describes your approach to teaching introductory and advanced physics classes, and one or two letters of recommendation from the references in your CV, should be submitted through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/42655 Review of applications will begin on June 28, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
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