The School of Humanities and Sciences is creating a pool of qualified part-time lecturers in the Physics and Astronomy Department for possible openings in the summer, fall, and spring of academic year 2020-2021. Lecturers teach across the curriculum in both physics and astronomy courses. Applicants are required to hold a master’s degree; Ph.D. and college teaching experience preferred. A bachelor’s degree and professional experience will be considered for some disciplines. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a vibrant community that values active and collaborative learning, meaningful student involvement with faculty in innovative research, and participation of all members of the community in activities of the department and college. The department recently expanded to include nine full-time faculty and two full time staff (an administrative assistant and equipment/laboratory specialist). The faculty maintain a close relationship with our approximately sixty undergraduate majors and minors through small classes, undergraduate involvement in research, one-on-one academic advising, and department activities. Our faculty also teach in the college’s Integrative Core Curriculum (general liberal arts education) and provide several courses to satisfy requirements for other major programs (e.g., physical therapy, chemistry). Visit us online to learn more: https://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/physics/ Application Instructions: Interested applicants must apply online and attach a resume cover letter, and list of three professional references. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated. This position is covered by the SEIU. All bargaining unit faculty members shall be covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Ithaca College and Services Employees International Union, Local 200 United. Part time or adjunct bargaining unit employees are all part-time faculty employed by Ithaca College at its Ithaca, New York campus including but not limited to faculty in the titles of Lecturer or Adjunct. Information about the Union can be found here: http://www.Ithaca.edu/hr/contingent_unions/. Successful candidates will be required to attend an orientation session to meet with union leadership prior to their first day. Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
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