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Job ID: 174470

University of North Texas

Date Posted Dec. 10, 2021
Title Lecturer
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Physics-122300
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Physics - General

Department Summary
The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and is committed to carrying out state-of-the-art research across a number of areas of physics such as materials physics, photonics, computational physics, high energy physics, atomic and nuclear physics, plasma physics, theoretical and quantum physics, and astrophysics. With approximately 20 research active faculty members, over 70 graduate students are mentored in research. More details about the department can be found at

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
Position Summary
The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas is seeking a Lecturer to serve in a continuing, full time position and to start in August 2022. The department serves students from across the University’s population, including physics majors. The Lecturer position is an important pedagogically oriented element of the department’s delivery of courses for freshman and sophomores from STEM and non-science areas. The Lecturer will be required to teach introductory Astronomy and physics courses and may be assigned to teach core undergraduate courses in physics depending on the departmental needs. The candidates are expected to teach 3-4 courses per semester with the potential for a course load reduction for other assignments such as assisting in recruiting, professional activities, undergraduate advising, course development, lab management, and service activities. The candidates are also expected to coordinate the lecturing and lab teaching with other instructors to ensure consistency in teaching. The department is looking for strong student focused candidates with interactive and engaged teaching methodology. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience

An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s of Science in Physics education, Physics, or Astrophysics.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in Physics Education, Physics, or Astrophysics with demonstrated interactive and engaged teaching.

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