The Physics Department at Auburn University is seeking a highly qualified individual for a Lecturer position. This is a nine-month, non-tenure track position for the 2019-2020 academic year. The expected salary range is between $47,000 and $51,000 for the nine-month appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in physics, (2) interact with other faculty and staff to contribute to current and future innovative pedagogical efforts in undergraduate teaching, and (3) supervise graduate teaching assistants. Experience in physics education research (PER), lecture demonstration activities, and teaching large lecture classes is desirable. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Physics or a related field at the time the appointment begins.
The physics department at Auburn University consists of 25 faculty, approximately 50 graduate students and 50 undergraduate physics majors. About 2,000 students are taught introductory physics each semester. The department cares deeply about teaching and learning and uses evidence-based research to drive improvements in classroom best practices.
Applicants to the position in the Department of Physics must apply online at: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3248 .
Candidates need to include in their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references. More information on this position and the department can be found at:
Review of applications will begin 1 February 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is 16 August 2019.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.
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IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.