Title: Senior Lecturer – Department of Physics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
Position Description: The Illinois Institute of Technology seeks an individual for a full-time, 9-month position as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics (https://www.iit.edu/physics). Appointment periods are 3-5 years and renewable. The start date is August 16th, 2021.
We seek candidates to teach, using modern physics pedagogy, ~50 student enrollment sections of introductory courses in Mechanics and E&M. Dependent on background, the candidate may also be expected to teach some upper-division undergraduate or graduate courses in physics. The successful applicant is expected to be a dynamic and engaging lecturer and demonstrate potential for overall excellence in teaching. Experience commensurate with teaching advanced undergraduate instrumentation and experimental laboratory courses is a plus. Ability to teach advanced undergraduate astrophysics courses is also a plus. Lecturers in the department typically teach three courses per semester in the fall and spring terms, become members of some service committees, mentor and advise undergraduates and help with recruitment activities. Opportunities for summer teaching employment are also available. An ability to engage undergraduate students in research projects would be highly welcomed.
Annual salary is negotiable and dependent upon the candidate’s previous experience and qualifications.
A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in physics, astrophysics or closely related field
Previous Physics teaching experience is desirable but not required
Please submit the following application materials by mail to: Dr. Grant Bunker, Department Chair, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3101 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60616 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide names/contact information for three references who will be prepared to submit letters of recommendation upon request. The application should include:
Cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications
Statement of teaching philosophy and interests including any available evidence of teaching excellence. If applicable, please include any experience in teaching, mentoring or engaging in research with a diverse population of
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by April 15, 2021 will receive priority consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
If you have a question about the details of this search or position, please contact the Chair, Prof. Grant Bunker at email@example.com
The Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer; we are committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within our community. Illinois Tech seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration.
Additional Salary Information: Annual salary is negotiable and dependent upon the candidate’s previous experience and qualifications.
Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Inter-professional Projects Program. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world, IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America's Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2300 and total population of just over 7400.