Teach a variety of introductory and advanced physics and astronomy courses and/or labs as well as general courses as part of the Liberal Arts and Science Curriculum (LASC). The detailed teaching assignment will depend on the applicant's experience and interest. Possible courses include:
-Introductory Physics -Experimental Physics -Introductory Astronomy -Energy and the Environment -Thermodynamics
Collect and report on Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for each course taught in support of the Liberal Arts and Science Curriculum (LASC) assessment process.
Participate in associated course responsibilities such as mentoring Learning Assistants.
Be an active participant in departmental affairs.
Serve on University and College committees as needed
Student Growth and Development
Participate in advising students
Engage with students on projects and research as possible
Schedule and keep 10 hours during the week to provide student help. Some of these hours can be online.
Master’s degree in physics or related field.
Experience teaching undergraduates.
Experience teaching introductory physics, astronomy or general courses.
Doctorate degree in physics or related field.
Experience using active learning techniques.
Experience with computational methods and the Python programming environment.
To be considered by the search committee, applications must include: curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, 1 page teaching statement, contact information for 3 professional references, and unofficial transcripts from all degree granting institutions.
Letters of recommendation may be requested for candidates chosen for interview. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
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The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of all academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins. The University regrets that we are unable to offer H1-B sponsorship at this time.
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