University of British Columbia, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:UBC-Department of Physics and Astronomy-16080 [#16080]
Position Title: Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1z1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/04/10help popup (posted 2020/02/27, listed until 2020/04/10)
Position Description:    

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The University of British Columbia invites applications for up to 2 full-time Lecturer positions in the Department of Physics & Astronomy on the Vancouver campus. Such positions typically involve teaching five undergraduate courses and some administrative duties, and have expectations of renewal upon satisfactory performance. One of the positions will include a leadership role in our undergraduate teaching labs. For more details on the position of Lecturer, please see UBC Physics and Astronomy ranks among the top departments in North America, with a strong record of excellence in research, and in graduate and undergraduate teaching.

The Department will consider applicants with experience teaching in a post-secondary setting. A PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field is strongly preferred, although exceptional candidates with an MSc may be considered. These positions will be supported by and encouraged to contribute to the department’s initiatives in Discipline Based Education Research.

Candidates are requested to submit online applications at: which should include a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of content area expertise and teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations), and experience with emerging technologies in teaching and learning as well as names and email addresses of three references. Candidates are particularly encouraged to highlight previous experience in fostering the education of students from diverse backgrounds.

Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to Derek Gagnier,

The screening of applications will begin April 1, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. The preferred start date is July 1, 2020.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(604) 822-4210
325-6224 Agricultural Road
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1

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