The University of Texas at Austin Department of Physics
June 14, 2018
The Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Austin has an open non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Instruction position for the academic year 2018-2019. The initial appointment may be renewed in future academic years. An Assistant Professor of Instruction in our department may teach up to three lower-division undergraduate physics courses each semester. Some teaching responsibilities may be replaced with curriculum development or other tasks aimed at improving our undergraduate teaching of physics. The Department of Physics is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. If this position is not filled prior to the Fall 2018 semester, it will remain open until filled for the subsequent semester.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline and experience in teaching. Knowledge of and experience implementing evidence-based teaching practices in higher education is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in physics course coordination and/or curriculum design. A record of accomplishment in physics education research is highly desirable.The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
About The University of Texas at Austin Department of Physics
Like the state it calls home, The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader. Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. The university is one of the top 20 public universities according to U.S. News & World Report, with the No. 1 accounting, Latin American history and petroleum engineering graduate programs in the country — plus more than 15 undergraduate programs and more than 40 graduate programs ranked in the top 10 nationally.
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