The Texas State University Department of Physics has openings for three or more full-time Lecturers beginning of Fall Semester 2019. The position is for the full academic year with continuation anticipated.
Our department offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees and currently specializes in the physics of materials, physics education, and astronomy research. Texas State is a comprehensive PhysTEC site (www.txstate.edu/physics/teachers/phys-teach-educ-info) and has a thriving, collaborative Learning Assistant program (www.txstate.edu/physics/laprogram) operating in the introductory calculus-based physics sequence. Use of evidence-based, active learning instructional strategies is supported and encouraged across all levels of the physics curriculum. The Department of Physics is proud to serve a diverse, inclusive, and highly connected student community.
Minimum qualifications for this position are Master’s degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field, and at least 18 semester credit hours in graduate-level physics. Preferred qualification is a PhD in Physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Science Education, or a related field.
Applicants are also encouraged to express their interest and/or experience for any of the following:
Engagement in introductory or advanced courses
Computational modeling in support of undergraduate research and coursework
Laboratory instruction redesign
Participation/Engagement in a Learning Assistant Program
Recruitment into high school physics teaching
Special courses for elementary school teachers
Special courses for life science majors
Mentorship for student organizations and/or outreach activities.
Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in professional positions.
Application materials: A single pdf consisting of (1) Letter of Interest (to address the above points as appropriate), (2) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, (3) Diversity Statement, (4) Curriculum Vitae, and (5) Contact information for three professional references. To apply, send this pdf to Dr. David Donnelly at email@example.com with the subject “2019 Lecturer”.
Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Additional Salary Information: The 9-month salary for this full-time, benefits-eligible position is approximately $48K/year, with additional opportunities for summer teaching or grant work, depending on interests and initiative.
About Texas State University
Texas State University is fourth-largest university in the state of Texas with a total enrollment of over 38,000 students. Its main campus is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood of San Marcos, TX (midway between Austin and San Antonio along Interstate 35). Texas State has state-of-the-art research facility to support broad needs for advanced characterization of materials and devices.
Texas State will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State is a member of The Texas State University System.
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