Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Physics Department

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-PPI [#24830]
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Massachusetts, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/06/27 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/05/10, finished 2023/12/30, listed until 2023/06/27)
Position Description:    

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

The Physics Education Group in the Department of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is conducting a search for a Physics Postdoctoral Instructor. This position will work closely with faculty and staff to help run on-campus blended classes and global modules leveraging the MITx Online platform. Work will focus on the introductory physics classes, editing and managing content, and assisting in the classroom. There may be an opportunity for classroom teaching and/or education research depending on the candidate's interest and experience and department needs; there is the potential for advancement to the position of lecturer.

REQUIRED: PhD in physics or related field; experience with LaTeX; strong organizational and communication skills; ability to work independently and with a wide variety of people; and a desire to learn new skills.

BENEFICIAL SKILLS: Familiarity with learning or course management systems, especially Canvas; Github; programming in Python, JavaScript, XML, or CSS; Adobe Illustrator and Premiere; and knowledge of instructional design or course development.

Application material should include a CV, a cover letter that includes a teaching philosophy statement, and 3 letters of recommendation.

This is a 12-month appointment that will start in the Summer of 2023. There is potential for yearly renewal conditional upon performance.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.

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