The Laboratory Coordinator is responsible for the smooth functioning of the General Physics, University Physics, and Investigations in Astronomy, or other GEP course, teaching laboratories, and provides support for other teaching laboratories (Modern Physics, Waves & Optics, and Experimental Methods in Physics) in the Department of Physics. The incumbent will teach a combination of four sections (12 contact hours) of General/University Physics/Investigations in Astronomy laboratory each semester.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Sustain the ongoing development of the General Physics, University Physics, and Investigations in Astronomy laboratory programs. This is to include creating new laboratory experiments, maintain an ongoing “library” of experiments, and writing and updating the laboratory manuals for General Physics, University Physics, and Investigations in Astronomy in consultation with the faculty teaching these courses.
Set up equipment for general Physics I and II laboratories, University Physics I and II laboratories, and Investigations in Astronomy laboratories. This includes maintaining the equipment for General Physics, University Physics, and Investigations in Astronomy laboratories and lecture demonstrations in good working order, and storing the equipment in an orderly manner.
Purchase/develop new equipment as needed for the General and University Physics and Investigations in Astronomy laboratories.
Recruit, train, and supervise undergraduate teaching assistants for the General and University Physics and Investigations in Astronomy laboratories and undergraduate assistants to help with the duties above.
Teach a combination of four sections (12 contact hours) of General/University Physics/Investigations in Astronomy laboratory each semester.
M.S. in physics or a closely related field required for teaching laboratory sections.
Familiarity with instructional laboratory equipment and software.
On-line applications only. Please provide a letter of application/interest and resume. For a complete description of position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/16349.
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