Brandeis University, Physics Department

Position ID:Brandeis-PHYS-LECT [#20911]
Position Title: Lecturer in Physics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/06, finished 2022/07/04, listed until 2022/07/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Physics at Brandeis University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Physics.  The position will involve teaching two to three physics courses each semester (a five-course load).  Preference will be given to candidates who can teach a wide range of physics courses, utilizing active learning and evidence-based approaches.  We are looking for a person who can inspire and motivate students and is dedicated to enhancing the undergraduate experience.  The position is expected to start in Fall 2022.

We are a vibrant department with research interests in a broad range of fields and a commitment towards undergraduate education.  The position, in addition to course duties, will have opportunities to develop new pedagogical techniques in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning that can be adopted across different courses taught in the sciences.  The position is subject to budgetary approval.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions.  Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

Applicants should upload the following to a cover letter; a detailed curriculum vitae; and a statement of teaching interests.  They should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline.  First consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2022.

Duties & Responsibilities

*    Prepare and deliver lectures


*    Prepare, assign, and handle the grading of appropriate assignments, projects, and exams


*    Be available to answer student questions outside of class for a minimum of four hours per week


*    Effectively manage assigned Teaching Assistants in handling work associated with the courses


*    Assist with advising and mentoring undergraduate students


*    Candidate may also be assigned to some departmental committees that deal directly with the undergraduate experience


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:
email address
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physics - MS 057
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453