Instructor in Physics

May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics, invites candidates for a one-year appointment for a full-time, non-renewable position at the rank of Instructor beginning August 15, 2017. The department serves more than 120 majors and minors and has concentrations in the areas of physics, biophysics, theoretical physics, dual-degree engineering and education. For a description of the Physics Department, please visit its website: Duties and Responsibilities: The teaching responsibilities each semester shall include several sections of introductory or sophomore-level physics and sections of general chemistry. Teaching responsibilities may include sections of advanced labs or other courses, including lecture sections of Physics I or II and courses in the Core Curriculum, such as Liberal Arts Physics. In addition, the successful candidate will also direct a section of Freshman Projects in the Spring semester, a one-credit research course for first-year physics students.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Masters degree or higher in physics or a related field. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for continued excellence in teaching and have a record of distinguished teaching and student mentorship. The incumbent must also be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Preferred Qualifications: