THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE Department of Physics and Astronomy
The Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, intends to hire a full-time (75%) non-tenure-track lecturer, starting August 1, 2019. The lecturer’s responsibilities will include classroom instruction for our general education and service courses, covering both introductory physics and astronomy. This non-tenure-track position is renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching, demand for instruction, and availability of funds, and comes with full benefits.
Applicants must hold a masters or Ph. D. (preferred) degree in Physics, Astronomy, or related discipline, and are strongly encouraged to submit evidence of effective teaching, such as student and/or peer evaluations of past classroom instruction, recitation lectures and/or laboratory instruction.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, offers competitive salaries and has a career ladder for non-tenure-track lecturers. After five years of full-time service, lecturers are eligible for promotion to Senior Lecturer; Senior Lecturers may be offered multi-year employment contracts.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and a teaching statement, and also arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be submitted separately. All application materials should be uploaded via apply.interfolio.com/61846. Only electronic applications will be considered. Acceptable file formats are .pdf or .doc.
This appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.
About University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is Tennessee’s flagship state research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. The successful candidate will benefit greatly from available computational resources and by the proximity to unique research facilities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, including the Joint Institutes for Computational Sciences, Advanced Materials, and Neutron Sciences.
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