Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, November 20, 2023
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 18, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
301 Sparkman Drive
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer. The position is not tenure earning but does have the opportunity for advancement within the Lecturer tract. There is also the opportunity for summer salary through additional teaching duties during this time.

The successful candidate will play an integral role in developing and teaching general physics lecture courses and upper-level undergraduate courses for physics majors while contributing to the ongoing evolution of our core missions in teaching and research. Responsibilities also include participation in the following: science outreach, instructional innovation resulting in improved student learning, effective use of technology, and distance learning.


ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to its distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Its location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and numerous other high-tech companies.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of America’s premier doctoral-granting, comprehensive universities known for addressing some of the world’s greatest technological challenges. UAH, a part of The University of Alabama System, offers an environment where students are able to explore, discover, create, and communicate knowledge. With six academic colleges, a Graduate School, an Honors College, more than 100 areas of study, and 17 high-tech research centers, UAH is a Carnegie R1 top-tier research university. UAH is where technology and human understanding converge and prepare students to transform their future.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Defense, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in Huntsville, also known as the Rocket City. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life in the Southeast. More than 1.2 million people reside in the Huntsville metro area, and it is now the largest city in Alabama. From outdoor recreational activities to an enhanced arts and entertainment community, Huntsville contributes to a wonderful way to live, work, and play.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or a related field, or be on schedule to receive one before hiring. Prior experience teaching at either the high school or university level is desirable, as is research or teaching lab experience.
Each applicant should submit, as a single PDF file, the following:
   1. Cover letter (referencing Log #24-25-594)
   2. Curriculum vita with the names and complete contact information for three references
   3. Statement of teaching philosophy and practice
to the search committee at [email protected] before December 22, 2023. Please direct any questions to [email protected].

Please refer to log number: 24-25-594

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/females/veterans/disabled.


Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 22, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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