Detailed Job Description The Rochester Institute of Technology School of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for two or more faculty positions anticipated to be at the rank of Lecturer or Visiting Lecturer. The positions are 9 month, non-tenure track appointments that may begin In either January 2021 or August 2021, with the possibility of renewal.
The primary responsibility of the position is teaching introductory physics in an activity-based, workshop format. The minimum qualifications are a PhD in physics or a closely related discipline, evidence of effective and successful recent teaching, potential to succeed in an active-learning workshop-style classroom, and strong communication skills. Although not required, experience or strong interest in teaching undergraduate astronomy courses or laboratory-based physics courses are also desirable. Familiarity with current trends in undergraduate physics education is desirable. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.
We are seeking individuals who have the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values,honor code, and diversity commitment.
Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD in physics or closely related discipline
Evidence of effective and successful recent teaching
Potential to succeed in an active learning workshop-style classroom
Strong communication skills
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Letters of Recommendation, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at will http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Search: 5330BR. Please submit the following: your online application; cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:
Letters of recommendation from 3 references*
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
*Candidates should arrange to have their three references send letters of support directly to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, RIT School of Physics & Astronomy. These letters must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be in PDF format. Inquiries regarding the position may also be sent electronically to email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately until positions are filled
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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