Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Physics

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Apr 06, 2014
Position Type
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10371

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) is an urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention.  This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions. The College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research.  Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges. 

The Department of Physics at Queens College invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) starting in the Fall 2014 semester.  The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate courses in physics, enhancing undergraduate laboratories, serving on departmental and college committees, and advising students.  This position requires 27 credit-hours of classroom teaching per year, with no released time for research or administrative activities.  A Certificate of Continuous Employment from CUNY would be earned with reappointment for a sixth year.


- Ph.D. in Physics or a related area required
- Must have at least two years of teaching experience at the college level, including full responsibility for courses at or above introductory physics level
- Experience with developing undergraduate laboratory experiments
- Experience with use of modern technology in lectures and labs


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Applications must include a cover letter, a one page statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae containing a complete list of courses taught.  The candidate should submit all materials electronically via www.physics.qc.edu/apply/lecturer.

A minimum of three letters of recommendation which address the candidate's teaching should be mailed to:
Professor Alexander Lisyansky
Chair, Department of Physics
Queens College of CUNY
Queens, NY 11367
- OR-
Email to: lisyansky@qc.edu


Open until filled with review of applications to begin 4/16/14.


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