Professorial Lecturer in Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
American University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
City: 
Washington
State/Province: 
District of Columbia
Zip/Postal: 
20016
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2022-2023. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 29, 2022.

Qualified applicants will have a PhD in physics, astronomy, or another closely related field, on or before August 2022. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching and advising students, mentoring undergraduate research, and participating in department, college, and university events and service. Position duties include teaching the equivalent of six undergraduate courses per Academic Year. There are opportunities to participate in or lead efforts in strengthening diversity, equity, and inclusion in the department and university, to expand course offerings in astronomy or astrophysics, and to develop cross-disciplinary initiatives including (but not limited to) science and public policy, data and computational sciences, and biophysics. For more information about the physics program, see www.american.edu/cas/physics. Please direct any questions to [email protected].

The following application materials should be submitted through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/104976): (1) a cover letter addressing teaching, research, and service experience, as well as your goals for this position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information for three references, and (4) a teaching statement that describes your approach to teaching introductory and advanced physics classes. Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. To ensure the health and safety of our community, American University requires that all faculty and staff are vaccinated for Covid-19. To learn more about American University's health and safety directives please click here. https://www.american.edu/hr/how-we-work/vaccinations.cfm

Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 29, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Gregg Harry
Title: 
Department Chair
Institution/Company: 
American University
Street Line 1: 
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
City: 
Washington
State/Province: 
District of Columbia
Zip/Postal Code: 
20016
Country: 
United States of America
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