LECTURER IN ASTRONOMY
JOB NO.: 90523-AS
Work Type: Staff-Part Time
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 90523-AS
Working Title: Lecturer in Astronomy
Official Title: SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)
Hiring Department: A481100-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ASTRONOMY/ASTRON
FTE: 33.3% - 33.4%
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 21, 2017
Term: This position will end on JANUARY 04, 2018.
Minimum $34,772 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Minimum of M.S. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, or History of Science required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Ongoing studies in Astronomy and Astrophysics and previous teaching experience at college/university level preferred.
Teach Astronomy 206/History of Science 206, 'History of Astronomy and Cosmology'
Duties include preparing, administering, and grading course materials, exams and homework, and holding office hours. Material is to be presented from an astronomical perspective and in the context of modern scientific methods. There will be one lecture holding approximately 30 students. The class meets three times per week for 50 minutes.
There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of the course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.
Instructions to applicants:
Applicants will upload their CV, cover letter and a list of references via the online application at jobs.wisc.edu.
Questions about the position can be directed to the Department Chair of Astronomy, Sebastian Heinz, email@example.com.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 26 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 2 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time