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August 22, 2022 Essential Job
The Natural and Applied Sciences department at the University of
Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a 9-month, one
academic year Lecturer in Physics position with additional limited
summer work associated with GPS program.
This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay’s
mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and
maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges,
encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs,
and cultural backgrounds.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Teach lower- and upper-level courses (both online and in
person), primarily First Year Seminar Courses and introductory
level courses in Physics. Other assignments may include astronomy
courses, an upper-level modern Physics course, or courses in
support of the department of Natural and Applied Sciences.
- Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase
support for students from underrepresented and first-generation
backgrounds at UW-Green Bay
- Advise and mentor students.
- Create an inclusive, effective learning environment that
addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
- Contribute to the ongoing programmatic development within the
department of Natural and Applied Sciences.
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Master's degree in Physics from an accredited institution at
time of application
- Evidence of excellence in student-centered teaching
- Earned doctorate in Physics from an accredited institution
- Demonstrated experience using active learning techniques
- A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education
- Familiarity with technology and distance education
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Previous work with first year students and/or seminar courses
similar to our First Year Seminar
Most importantly, the successful candidate will be an excellent
teacher. Applicants should highlight their classroom and
extracurricular experiences successfully working with students from
different populations and backgrounds to achieve their educational
goals. Evidence of teaching experience should include examples of
course design and instructional techniques that actively engage
students and encourage critical thinking. Successful candidates
will also provide evidence that pedagogical choices in their past
teaching have been informed by best practices from instructional
research, needs of students, and self-reflection.
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively
and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice
civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants
who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity
and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral,
written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated
integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work
independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University
invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of
life for students and the community by embracing the educational
value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability,
encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual,
cultural, and economic resource.
Conditions Of Appointment
The home campus of this position is Green Bay, and the
successful candidate may be required to teach courses at the
Marinette, Sheboygan, or Manitowoc Campuses.
Position is a full-time, one year, 9-month, non-tenure track,
Instructional Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts
of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A
criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the
finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act,
the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they
have been found to have engaged in, are currently under
investigation for, or left employment during an active
investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or
sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks,
these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 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.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair
Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the
diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health
insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as
$250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes
dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and
Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings
Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS),
where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are
fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides
supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and
In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave
benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%.
This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and
between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27
days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and
For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked
Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/lecturer-physics-one-year-appointment/ and
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candidate’s teaching philosophy and experience, including use of
active learning techniques, explanation of how pedagogy implemented
best practices from instructional research and accounted for needs
of diverse students, and a reflection on the outcomes of past
teaching experiences taking into account student and peer
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by Monday, May 30, 2022.
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