The Department of Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a full-time (9-month, non-tenure track) Teaching Assistant Professor. The position’s primary duties will be to teach courses at the undergraduate level in physics. A successful candidate will demonstrate effective teaching in large lecture courses and smaller upper-level courses. The expected load per semester is three courses. Additional desired skills include experience in modern teaching techniques developed by physics education research and experience with assessment activities and curriculum mapping.
Part of the College of Science at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Department of Physics conducts high-level scientific research and offers respected degree programs at all levels. The curriculum is designed to provide students with up-to-date training in the foundational sciences, including a core of courses in the chemical and physical sciences and mathematics as well as a range of areas of specialties. Please navigate to our website for more information: https://www.unr.edu/physics/
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics or related fields.
Preferred Qualifications (optional): Interest and training in the field of Physics Education or experimental physics research experience in an area complementing or augmenting the existing research in the department (astronomy, atmospheric, atomic, high energy density, materials, molecular, and plasma physics). Undergraduate lecture class teaching experience.
This job posting will close at 11:59pm on February 17, 2023.
The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s historic land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 20,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
The University’s main campus is located in Reno, Nevada, immediately adjacent a vibrant and growing downtown region, and has a satellite campus in south Reno. Currently underway is the acquisition of a 20 acres residential campus at Lake Tahoe wh...ich will complement the University’s presence in each of Nevada’s 17 counties. The University is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, which includes two research universities, one state college, four community colleges and an environmental research institute, and endeavors to create and develop strong partnerships with each institution. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world.
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