William & Mary, Physics

Position ID:William & Mary-Physics-NTE [#17844]
Position Title: Lecturer of Physics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Williamsburg, Virginia 23185, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/02/21 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics at William & Mary invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher, and to teach physics and/or astronomy courses at the undergraduate level for both majors and non-majors. Teaching responsibilities will comprise three courses per semester, and will typically include physics lectures and introductory lab sections. Service responsibilities will include managing graduate teaching assistants, preparation of lecture demonstrations and management of departmental equipment inventory.

In addition to the 9-month academic year salary, the Lecturer will have summer lab or other related responsibilities, for which the employee will receive compensation equivalent to one additional month pay. There may also be opportunities for paid grant-funded summer research.

Required: Near completion of a PhD dissertation (ABD) in Physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications include: a PhD by the time the appointment begins; experience in the managing of introductory labs; experience in one or more of the topics of: modern electronics and instrumentation, engineering physics or project management; ability to supervise students in capstone physics or engineering physics design projects.

Applicants must apply on-line at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/40281. Submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter including a statement of research experience, a statement of teaching interests and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. You will be prompted to submit on-line the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, February 1, 2021. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.

William & Mary Physics provides world-class research and educational opportunities within a large physics department set in a beautiful, personal-scale, liberal-arts campus. The Physics Department currently has 27 full-time faculty members, approximately 50 Ph.D.- seeking graduate students, and a substantial number of undergraduate majors who actively participate in its various research programs. Our program emphasizes engagement of students in research and interaction between students and faculty, and our undergraduate program requires a faculty-mentored senior research project for each student. Further information on the Department may be found at www.wm.edu/as/physics.

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