The Department of Physics seeks a full-time Senior Lecturer with experience teaching physics, for multiple courses. Senior lecturers are appointed for three-year terms, with the possibility of renewal. The Senior Lecturer will have full-time teaching responsibilities for the Department of Physics that will generally involve:-- planning and coordinating and teaching multi-section undergraduate courses with lab components;-- the design, implementation, and teaching of undergraduate courses at various levels; writing and grading examinations; assigning grades;-- training and oversight of the teaching of graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, instructors, and assistant professors;-- and the mentoring and advising of undergraduate students on research internships and independent work.The Senior Lecturer will interact with faculty, fellows, researchers, and students, as well as participate in the various outreach activities of the Department of Physics. The Senior Lecturer should have the willingness and ability to teach foundational physics courses as needed. Specifically, the department will be looking for this position to overhaul our 100-level courses as needed and review necessary changes to the curriculum based on evolving developments in our student population and research conducted by our faculty.The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in physics or a related field, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence designing and teaching a variety of courses at a comparable institution. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references via https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/15281. Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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