The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University (GSU) seeks to hire a lecturer to teach undergraduate courses beginning Fall 2024. This is a non-tenure track (NTT), full-time, 9-month/year faculty position with opportunity for promotion to the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer. The standard teaching workload is 7-8 courses per academic year (Fall and Spring semesters). Teaching opportunities are also generally available in the Summer semester (June-July) for supplemental pay. Lecturers in the department have opportunities to participate in professional development, university-level teaching fellowships, and mini-grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Online Education (CETLOE). The department seeks individuals motivated in developing quality undergraduate education using effective, evidence-based teaching methods. Information about department facilities, resources, and research interests can found at our website (https://physics-astro.gsu.edu/).
- A PhD in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field.
- Ability to teach introductory courses in astronomy and/or physics at both the algebra and calculus level.
- Experience using active learning methods at the college level.
- Experience and knowledge of best practices in science education.
- A demonstrated history of departmental and public service.
- Ability to design and teach hybrid or online courses.
Applications should include 1) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, 2) a CV, 3) contact information for at least three professional references, and 4) an outline (in two pages or less) of how your professional and academic experiences have prepared you to support and apply Georgia State’s mission and core values, which are described in our strategic plan (https://strategic.gsu.edu/). All materials should be submitted in a single PDF file via email to the search committee at [email protected]. Questions/concerns may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jeremy Maune, at the same address.
Applications should be received by December 31, 2023. Evaluations will begin immediately after and will continue until the position has been filled. An offer of employment is conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is a large, urban research university in downtown Atlanta and an official minority-serving institution with a very diverse student body. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.