Associate Lecturer - Physics

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5354

Working Title

Associate Lecturer - Physics

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100%

Division/College

College of Science and Health

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.

The physics department is a collection of 10 faculty members working with an enthusiastic student body. More information on the department may be found at https://www.uwlax.edu/physics/

The position will be open until filled.

Position Summary

The position will involve teaching introductory lecture and laboratory classes and upper-level classes where needed of undergraduate physics courses.

Under the general supervision of the department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding face-to-face classes [may include hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, the workload may involve providing additional services to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Physics

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching past the TA level.

Physical Demands

Not applicable

Working conditions and environment

Academic classroom and laboratory, in-person and online

Miscellaneous Information

This position will be a 100% FTE, Redbook, or permanent IAS position. 100% FTE provides the full WRS benefit package. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl20.pdf

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

For your Reference Contact Information document, please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers of 3 professional references.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10- UPS -OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf

UW-La Crosse does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 608-785-8013.

Posting Date

03/30/2021

Close Date

05/03/2021

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

04/30/2021

Position Contact Name

Shelly Lesher, Department Chair

Position Contact Email

slesher@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. * 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. §. 19.36(7).
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