The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses with laboratories, teach advanced courses in Observational and Theoretical Astronomy, advise students, engage in scholarly activities, and participate in continual development of curriculum and assessment activities.
Examples of possible courses to teach include; ASTR 106 (Concepts of the Solar System), ASTR 323 (Junior-level Observational Astronomy, with lab), ASTR 427 (Senior-level Galaxies and Cosmology), and PHYS 231 & 232 (algebra based General Physics I & II).
Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in physics or astronomy (or ABD with degree completion by August 1, 2020)
Evidence of ability to teach physics and astronomy effectively at all levels including laboratory courses.
Evidence of ability to communicate effectively.
Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
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