Instructor

Location
Boulder, CO
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world's most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university's Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university's four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation's leading research institutions.

Description of Department:

The University of Colorado Boulder Physics Department is ranked among the top ten physics departments at public universities and among top 20 universities overall for graduate-level physics programs by the National Research Council. The department includes 53 tenured and tenure-track faculty performing cutting-edge research. In addition, the department is associated with several institutes and nearby national labs, offering world-class facilities.

Overview of Job Duties:

The Department of Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Instructor position. The department has active groups in many sub-fields including physics education research. This is a non-tenure track position with a renewable contract. The department seeks a person with a physics Ph.D. who is interested in teaching a wide range of undergraduate physics courses including large lower-division courses.




In addition to classroom and laboratory teaching, the successful candidate will provide logistical support and training for other faculty members, and will be an active participant in a vigorous on-going curriculum development program. At least 4 months of experience teaching university-level physics as the primary course instructor is required, which may have been obtained during doctoral studies.




Questions should be submitted to physinst@colorado.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.




The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics or related areas.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 4 months of experience teaching university-level physics as the primary course instructor is required, which may have been obtained during doctoral studies.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at www.cu.edu/cucareers with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).

4. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).





Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10180 - Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 12, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Department of Physics - Search Chair

Posting Contact Email: physinst@colorado.edu

Position Number: 00739401

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