The successful candidate will play an integral role in developing and teaching general physics lecture courses and upper-level undergraduate courses for physics majors while contributing to the ongoing evolution of our core missions in teaching and research. Responsibilities also include participation in the following: science outreach, instructional innovation resulting in improved student learning, effective use of technology, and distance learning.
Appointment date is August 2024.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or a related field, or be on schedule to receive one before hiring. Prior experience teaching at either the high school or university level is desirable, as is research or teaching lab experience.
Each applicant should submit, as a single PDF file, the following:
Cover letter (referencing Log #24-25-594)
Curriculum vita with the names and complete contact information for three references
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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of America’s premier doctoral-granting, comprehensive universities known for addressing some of the world’s greatest technological challenges. UAH, a part of The University of Alabama System, offers an environment where students are able to explore, discover, create, and communicate knowledge. With six academic colleges, a Graduate School, an Honors College, more than 100 areas of study, and 17 high-tech research centers, UAH is a Carnegie R1 top-tier research university. UAH is where technology and human understanding converge and prepare students to transform their future. Learn more at www.uah.edu.
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