Physics Instructor

Location
Springfield, Missouri
Posted
Dec 22, 2018
Ref
PHYS2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Drury University Department of Chemistry and Physics invites applications for a one-year, renewable instructor position to start in the fall semester of 2019. A Masters is required, but a Ph.D. is desired. 

The physics program consists of two full-time faculty, and we seek a third colleague with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels (including general education). The successful candidate would primarily teach in the introductory physics sequence (algebra or calculus-based) with a possible opportunity to occasionally teach an upper-level course. The position is open with regards to specialty, but candidates with interdisciplinary connections, including to chemistry and/or biology, are especially encouraged to apply.

The department teaches in studio-like classrooms and employs innovative research-based teaching methods including Modeling Instruction, RealTime Physics, Tutorials, and other approaches. The ideal candidate will have experience using research-based active-engagement pedagogies. Candidates with a strong and genuine interest, but limited experience in applying research-based teaching methods in introductory courses are also encouraged to apply. 

Please send a cover letter addressing your reasons for interest in Drury, a completed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, with emphasis on approaches to teaching undergraduates (both science and non-science majors) in a liberal arts setting, examples of your classroom experience, and three reference letters that address your teaching, to [email protected]. The review of applicants will begin 2-15-19 and continue until the position is filled.

Drury University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing campus diversity. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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