The candidate will be expected to teach Foundation Year for Science and Undergraduate courses in Physics and Applied Physics, and will be in charge of the creation and monitoring of a Fablab. The programs are designed by Sorbonne Université (SU)– Faculté des Sciences in France. Courses are delivered exclusively in English. The Undergraduate Courses follow the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), and diploma are awarded by SU. Duties will include teaching lectures, tutorials and labs, developing courses and course material, administering labs and directing student research and projects. In accordance with published faculty workload guidelines, the candidate is expected to participate in the continual development of the curriculum. She/he will also collaborate with faculty members, in promoting the department’s activities on local, regional and international levels, serve on committees, and participate in the life of the University. The candidate will report to the Head of Department.
Teaching hours and responsibilities
From seven to nine teaching hours per week per semester in the Foundation Year and at bachelor level (170 to 234 hours per academic year).
Creation and monitoring of a FabLab.
Administration of the Physics lab of the department.
Two to four office hours per week.
Continue preparation and study in the discipline.
Development of research projects.
Supervision of students (projects, academic advising).
Contribution to students' growth and development.
Participation to students’ recruitment events.
Participation to the administrative tasks of the Department.
Participation in the assessment activities of the Department, School, and University.
Serve on committees.
Participation in or organization of Department and University events.
• Collaboration with local institutions.
Holder of Doctorate (PhD) in Physics and/or Engineering or related area and CNU credentials, or comparable recognition (especially for candidates from outside the French academic system).
Excellent academic background and recognized experience in teaching at the university level for an undergraduate academic program.
Proven record of physics equipment installation and lab management.
Proven record (or demonstrated potential) for outstanding curriculum development, teaching Physics, and professional service.
Demonstrated international recognition in own research field.
Scholarly activities or research.
Evaluation and review of courses on a regular basis.
Ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
• Languages: English is mandatory, French is recommended, and knowledge of Arabic is an added value.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: HR I8
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