The Department of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis seeks a lecturer (11 month appointment) beginning for the Fall 2019 semester. Duties include teaching sections of an active-learning introductory calculus-based physics sequence as well as additional assignments, which may include collaborating in the design of a new introductory physics course sequence, teaching a special one-unit advanced problem-solving course, and other departmental responsibilities as needed. The position requires regular collaboration with other faculty and staff members in the department, particularly those in introductory physics. An interest in physics education research and pedagogy is strongly preferred.
This non-tenure-track faculty position is initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years.
A successful applicant must have a PhD in physics or certification from his thesis advisor that completion of the PhD is confidently expected within one year of the start of this appointment.
A successful applicant must have teaching experience and should have demonstrated a strong interest in physics education.
Knowledge of current pedagogical trends is also desirable.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Physics. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
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