Assistant Lecturer

Toledo, Ohio
Apr 13, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Toledo ( is currently seeking qualified applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of lecturer, commencing August 2018. While non-tenured, a successful lecturer is expected to have continued employment with opportunities for advancement in rank. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses, but primarily introductory, large enrollment, lecture-demonstration courses, including those taken by non-science majors, in both physics and astronomy. The duties associated with this position would include all aspects of teaching such as preparation of course materials, teaching smaller recitation classes, coordinating the revision of teaching approaches in introductory courses within the department, and academic program assessment. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy. Teaching experience is essential, along with evidence of effectiveness in teaching a variety of courses. Good communication and writing skills are required. The candidate must have had experience with and be prepared to apply advanced pedagogical and technological methods to the courses taught.  

The application should include: (i) a cover letter explaining the applicant's qualifications, (ii) curriculum vitae, and (iii) a teaching statement (2 pages maximum) and (iv) a sample syllabus. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by the deadline to For full consideration, completed applications including letters should be received by 20 March, 2018.