Department of Astronomy, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Astronomy-LECT [#8990]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astronomy
Appl Deadline:2017/04/30 finished (posted 2017/03/13, finished 2017/12/05, listed until 2017/09/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Astronomy at Boston University invites applications for a full-time lecturer during the 2017/2018 academic year. The successful candidate will teach two introductory courses in each semester. The two courses (AS101: The Solar System and AS102: The Astronomical Universe) are intended primarily for undergraduate non-science majors and satisfy the College of Arts & Sciences general education requirement as natural sciences divisional studies courses with laboratory components. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise multiple teaching fellows and to hold regular office hours on campus. A PhD in Astronomy or closely related field is required before the position begins. Applications should be submitted at Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Information about the Department of Astronomy can be found at and inquiries may be directed to Ms Anne Smartvlasak (, Department of Astronomy.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged. Boston University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Boston, MA 02215

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