Rice University, Physics & Astronomy

2080 23880
Position ID:Rice-Physics & Astronomy-TEACH [#23880]
Position Title: Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Position in Physics and Astronomy
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Physics Education Research
Appl Deadline:2023/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2022/11/30, finished 2023/08/05, listed until 2023/02/02)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University invites applications for a university-level teaching position in physics and astronomy, commencing in 2023. A Ph.D. in physics or related field by July 1, 2023, is required for the position. Experience in physics education research, undergraduate teaching at the introductory level, and development of pedagogical techniques designed to broaden participation among members of traditionally under-represented groups is preferred. The initial appointment will be at the lecturer level or within the promotable teaching professor ranks, depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, 9-month academic calendar, non-tenure-track position. In addition to teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate introductory course sequence, the new hire will play a leadership role in a learning community dedicated to student success and promoting equity in STEM fields. The initial appointment is for two or three years, depending on rank, and may be extended. Paid summer teaching opportunities and financial support for professional development may be available to the successful candidate. Rice University and the Department are committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at https://apply.interfolio.com/116879. Applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of teaching interests, (3) a statement on diversity and outreach, and (4) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three professional references. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population. We will begin reviewing applications as they are received. To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by February 1, 2023. The expected appointment date is July 1, 2023.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Rice University is a highly selective private research university located in the heart of Houston, Texas, one of the most diverse cities in the United States.

Rice University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences.

Application Materials Required:
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Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005