LECTURER IN ASTRONOMY

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 229064-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department: L&S/ASTRONOMY/ASTRON
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional



Position Summary:

Teach introductory astronomy course Astronomy 103, "The Evolving Universe: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology" during Spring semester 2020-2021.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum of M.S. in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or history of science required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Ongoing studies in astronomy and astrophysics and previous teaching experience at college/university level preferred.

Additional Information:

There is a possibility this position could be extended in subsequent semesters to teach the course listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.

Department(s):

A481100-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ASTRONOMY/ASTRON

Work Type:

Part Time: 66.7%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 4 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $42,124 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply through https://jobs.wisc.edu. Applicants must upload a cover letter, c.v. or resume, and contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without advance notice. Questions about the position can be directed to the Department of Astronomy Chair, Sebastian Heinz, chair@astro.wisc.edu.

Contact:

Richard Townsend
townsend@astro.wisc.edu
608-262-1752
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

229064-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Nov 24 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 8 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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