Instructor

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Title Instructor

Internal Title Instructor

Quicklink uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80774

Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011594

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis 9 months

Department Physics and Astronomy

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date 08/16/2017

Job Posting Date 04-03-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 04-09-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Faculty

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Academic/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided



Job Description
The University of South Carolina Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a nine-month non-tenure-track Instructor to teach introductory-level physics courses. The expected start date is August 16, 2017. On some occasions, extra compensation for summer teaching is possible, subject to the availability of funds. The position is for one year and may be renewed based on satisfactory performance and continued funding.

This position requires a PhD degree in physics or a closely related discipline. Experience teaching introductory physics courses and/or labs at the university level is preferred. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Applicants must submit their application, curriculum vitae, list of references, and teaching statement online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent by email to chair@physics.sc.edu or by regular mail to Dr. Milind Purohit, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of South Carolina, 712 Main St., Columbia, SC 29208. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Purohit at chair@physics.sc.edu. The review of applications will begin on April 14 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Minimum Qualifications
PhD degree in physics or a closely related discipline


Preferred Qualifications
Experience teaching introductory physics courses and/or labs at the university level


Documents which must be associated with this posting
Resume/CV
Other Document (See Special Instructions)
List of References


Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit their application, curriculum vitae, list of references, and teaching statement online. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent by email to chair@physics.sc.edu or by regular mail to Dr. Milind Purohit, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of South Carolina, 712 Main St., Columbia, SC 29208.

SOC Code

PI97408147