Physics: Instrumentation and Measurement, Physics: Physics, Physics: Sensors
Advanced Teaching Lab Manager (Sr Research Scientist 2: Grade 15)
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico is searching for a full-time Advanced Teaching Lab Manager. This position requires a background in physics or a closely related field. The Lab Manager will be responsible for providing technical support in upper division undergraduate/graduate physics laboratory classes, namely Electronics, Junior, Senior, and Optics labs, and maintenance of general lab equipment as well as computers. The individual will also participate in the development of new experiments (including lab guides and documentation) across these laboratories and chair the upper division undergraduate/graduate lab committee. Other areas of responsibility include oversight and management of a small spectroscopy lab and helping with maintenance of, and improvements to, equipment used in lower division labs. The individual also serves as the instructor of record for the summer session introductory physics and astronomy labs. In addition, this individual is expected to teach short courses including lab safety, and occasionally teach lab courses, as needed.
Other duties involving the same general qualifications may arise from time to time.
The desired start date is July 15, 2020.
Masters in physics, astrophysics or closely related field and at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Ph.D. in Physics or Astrophysics or closely related field
Experience in electronics, instrumentation, data acquisition systems, and computer interfacing
Competence and interest in teaching and developing upper division undergraduate/graduate physics labs
Competence and interest in working with students
Supervisory experience of students
For complete job requirements and to apply, please go to https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ (posting number req12359). A complete application consists of a cover letter, resume, the names and contact information for at least three supervisory references, and at least two letters of reference. For best consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Internal Number: req12359
About University of New Mexico
The University of New Mexico is the premier research university in the state of New Mexico, as well as a Carnegie R1 Highest Research Activity Institution and a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is partnering with ADVANCE at UNM, an NSF Institutional Transformation grant, to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse faculty.
UNM is located in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically diverse metropolitan area of over a half million residents that has been listed as one of the best small cities in the U.S. by National Geographic Traveler. The city has a rich culture and a location offering unparalleled opportunities for outdoor adventure. The University is located within one hour of Santa Fe, three hours of Taos, and within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, and other outdoor activities.
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