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Job ID: 202072

Part Time Lecturer in Physics
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Part Time Lecturer in Physics
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering: School of Arts & Sciences: Physics & Astronomy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Physics - General
    Sciences - General

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is seeking a part-time lecturer for the Spring 2023 semester. This lecturer will teach one course in introductory undergraduate level physics, and will be responsible for supervising the activities of student graders and recitation instructors, as well as for giving lectures. The course will be PHY 12, the second semester of the calculus based introductory sequence, which treats electricity and magnetism, and wave motion.



Applicants should have completed a PhD in physics or a related field, and have teaching experience, preferably at the introductory undergraduate level.  Applicants having knowledge and experience with research-validated pedagogies are encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions

All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV including details of prior teaching, a brief statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and arrange for two letters of reference to be submitted to the above Interfolio site. The review of applications will begin on November 7, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.  Please contact the department administrator, Elizabeth Hammond (email:, with any questions.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

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