The 9-month salary for this position is about $53,776.00, with opportunities for summer teaching for additional pay, depending on the applicant’s interests and initiatives and on the department’s needs.
The Texas State University Department of Physics seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer beginning Fall Semester 2023, with potential for continuing appointment based on mutual satisfaction. The primary duties of the position, along with applicant qualifications, are detailed below.
Our department offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees, with faculty doing research in the physics of materials, astrophysics, and physics education. Texas State is a comprehensive PhysTEC site with a thriving Learning Assistant program operating in multiple introductory courses. The Department of Physics is proud to serve a diverse, inclusive, and highly connected student community.
Primary duties of the position are instruction of introductory physics and/or astronomy courses. There are also opportunities to instruct upper division undergraduate and graduate courses where appropriate. Applicants will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of undergraduate research and advanced coursework, and engage in advisement of student-led organizations and outreach activities.
Master’s degree in Physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Science Education, or a related field, with at least 18 semester credit hours in graduate-level physics or astronomy.
PhD in Physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Science Education, or related field.
Previous experience teaching at the college level.
Applicants for this position are also encouraged to express their interest in and experience with, if appropriate, any of the following department instructional initiatives:
Computational modeling in support of undergraduate research and coursework
Learning Assistant Program
Physics for elementary school teachers
Physics for life science majors
Recruitment into high school physics teaching
Laboratory instruction reform
Application materials: A single pdf consisting of (1) a Letter of interest (to include your interest in the above points as appropriate), (2) a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, (3) your Curriculum Vitae, and (4) Contact information for three professional references. To apply, please send this information to Dr. David Donnelly at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications. Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State University is a public university in the state of Texas with a total enrollment of over 38,000 students. Its main campus is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood of San Marcos, TX (midway between Austin and San Antonio along Interstate 35).
Texas State will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State is a member of The Texas State University System.
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