Job Description Summary
The Physics Department at Auburn University is seeking a highly qualified individual for a Lecturer position. This is a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment. There will be opportunities for additional salary for summer teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach introductory undergraduate courses in physics, (2) interact with other faculty and staff to contribute to current and future innovative pedagogical efforts in undergraduate teaching, and (3) supervise graduate teaching assistants. Opportunities to teach more advanced courses will be available based up on appropriate qualifications.
Auburn University is a nationally ranked land grant institution recognized for its commitment to world-class scholarship, interdisciplinary research with an elite, top-tier Carnegie R1 classification and an undergraduate education experience second to none. Auburn is home to more than 30,000 students, and its faculty and research partners collaborate to develop and deliver meaningful scholarship, science and technology-based advancements that meet pressing regional, national and global needs. Auburn’s commitment to active student engagement, professional success and public/private partnership drives a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health and societal impact. Auburn’s mission to educate, discover and collaborate drives its expanding impact on the world. More information about Auburn University can be found at: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples. Please visit the following link for more information: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/pdf/guidelines-dual-career-services…..
The Department of Physics at Auburn University consists of 25 faculty, approximately 50 graduate students and 50 undergraduate physics majors. About 2,000 students are taught introductory physics each semester. The department cares deeply about teaching and learning and uses evidence-based research to drive improvements in classroom best practices. More information about the Department of Physics can be found at:
Candidates need to include in their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion and the names and contact information for three professional references. For more information on the statement of inclusion and diversity, please click here.
The desired starting date is 16 August 2022.
Applicants must possess a M.S. or equivalent degree in Physics or a related field at the time the appointment begins. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.
Ph.D.or equivalent degree in Physics or related field is desired. Experience in physics education research (PER), lecture demonstration activities, and teaching large lecture classes is desirable.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin April 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please upload your statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion under the other category in required documents.