Lecturer I Position Department of Astronomy University of Michigan

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, June 10, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, July 15, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University Of Michigan
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Ann Arbor
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan seeks to fill a Lecturer I position.  

The initial full-time appointment is from August 31, 2022, to April 30, 2023, with spring/summer teaching possibilities. This one-year appointment may be extended subject to departmental needs and satisfactory performance. Responsibilities include teaching 1-2 undergraduate Astronomy courses per semester. A portion of the appointment (33%) will involve overseeing departmental outreach efforts and internal communications. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field with some university-level teaching experience. Candidates should submit a letter of application with a current CV, description of qualifications, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence, in that order as one PDF document.  Please do not send compressed/zipped files/folders.  Please also send three letters of recommendation.  Candidates should send application materials to [email protected] by July 8, 2022. Contact the Department Chair ([email protected]) with questions about this position. 

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer. Terms and conditions for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 8, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, August 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Astronomy Chair