University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics

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Position ID:NotreDame-Physics-INSTMGR [#11610]
Position Title: Manager of Instructional Resources
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics Education
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 finished (2018/08/10, finished 2019/01/25, listed until 2018/11/01)
Position Description:    

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The Instructional Resource Program Manager is responsible for all laboratory and demonstration equipment in the Physics department, including on-line documentation for faculty ease of execution. The position performs a variety of technical tasks related to the physics laboratory and demonstration operations including the procurement, testing, and maintenance of scientific equipment as well as inventorying and purchasing equipment and supplies to facilitate teaching objectives. The Instructional Resource Program Manager is responsible for interfacing with faculty about demonstration equipment that they need assembled or available for their lectures, and provides that equipment to them in a timely manner. This person is aware of the content of all laboratory courses on a weekly basis, is actively involved in organizing equipment, troubleshooting laboratory and demonstration activities, and works closely with laboratory director to improve the quality and technical sophistication in experimental design. This person may also be asked to help hire and supervise undergraduate lab assistants in their work. In addition to these weekly activities, further professional service activities typically include participation in local and national physics education societies, including the Michiana Physics Teachers and the American Association of Physics Teachers and assistance at departmental and college outreach events.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Physics or related STEM field; mechanically inclined with a basic knowledge of electronics and computers; strong organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines

Preferred qualifications: MS in Physics

Note: This is a University of Notre Dame Staff Position

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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Contact: Search Committee, 574-631-6386, 574-631-5952 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
225 Nieuwland Science Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
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