The Texas State University Department of Physics seeks two (2) full-time Lecturers beginning Fall 2017. The positions are for the full academic year with anticipated continuation.
Our department offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees and currently specializes in the physics of materials, physics education, and astronomy. Texas State is a comprehensive PhysTEC site with a thriving Learning Assistant program operating in the introductory calculus-based physics sequence. The Department of Physics is proud to serve a diverse, inclusive, and highly connected student community.
Master’s degree in physics or related field, with at least 18 semester credit hours in graduate-level physics.
3-years experience teaching physics, especially with reformed instructional methods
PhD in Physics or related field.
Applicants are encouraged to express their interest and experience, if appropriate, in any of the following department instructional initiatives:
Computational modeling in support of undergraduate research and coursework
Learning Assistant Program
Special courses for elementary school teachers
Special courses for life science majors
Recruitment into high school physics teaching
Laboratory instruction reform
Application materials: A single pdf consisting of (1) Letter of interest (to include the above points as appropriate), (2) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, (3) Curriculum Vitae, (4) Contact information for three references. To apply, send this pdf to Dr. Hunter Close at email@example.com with the subject “2017 Lecturer”.
Review of application materials will begin June 22, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.
Additional Salary Information: The 9-month salary for this position is about $46K/year, with opportunities for summer teaching or grant work, depending on candidates’ interests and initiatives.
Texas State University is fourth-largest university in the state of Texas with a total enrollment of over 38,000 students. Its main campus is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood of San Marcos, TX (midway between Austin and San Antonio along Interstate 35). Texas State has state-of-the-art research facility to support broad needs for advanced characterization of materials and devices.
Texas State will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State is a member of The Texas State University System.
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