Instructor of Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, April 6, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
200 W. Kawili Street
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Instructor (Physics), pos, #82111, UH Hilo, non-tenure track, full-time, general funds, nine-month appointment to begin Aug. 2018, pending position clearance and funds.

The Physics & Astronomy Dept. of the U. Hawaii at Hilo invites applications for passionate teachers with experience in coordinating and teaching hands-on physics lab courses as well as teaching introductory courses at the algebra and calculus levels. The applicant should possess a strong commitment to student learning and success.  

Duties: Teach lower-division physics courses, including labs for major and non-major students. Review lab curriculum and provide leadership in revamping and coordinating physics lab activities.

Minimum qualifications: Masters in physics, astronomy, or related fields. Teaching experience in physics at the undergraduate level (Minimum 1 year).

Desired qualifications: Experience managing educational physics labs at the university undergraduate level. Demonstrated leadership in developing new or revamping physics lab courses at the undergrad level. Prior knowledge or implementation of contemporary pedagogy in science education. Experience with equipment and scientific software used in undergrad physics labs. Knowledge of scientific software. Familiarity with undergrad lab safety protocols. Successful experience working collaboratively with diverse faculty and student body.

To Apply: Visit (Job Number 2018-00105).

Submit: a CV (with transcripts, copies ok), a cover letter, an example of material prepared for a hands-on physics lab, or an exercise or demo designed (or implemented) for a hands-on lab, and contact information of three professional references.  

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Dr. R. Pierre Martin
Instructor Position Pos. 82111