Lecturer - Physics


Lecturer In PHYSICS

Position:   A one-year full-time lecturer

Starting Date:  August 22, 2012

Qualifications:  At least a MS degree or PhD candidacy in physics. Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Applicants from closely related fields may apply.

Rank:  Lecturer

Salary: Competitive and negotiable.

Responsibilities: The position is a one year, full-time teaching assignment in the Department of Physics.  Candidates must be able to teach an introductory physics course for non-majors, physics for elementary teachers and both introductory physics and astronomy laboratories.  Teaching responsibilities include setup and maintenance of equipment.

University: UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 10,500 students in 42 undergraduate majors and 13 master's degree programs.  It offers high-quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum.  The Physics Department has six full-time faculty or academic staff positions and a program assistant.  The department's web site is: http://academics.uww.edu/physics/

Community: Whitewater, a city of 13,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago.  The Synchrotron Radiation Center is nearby in Stoughton, WI.

Application:  A complete application package must include a letter of application, vita including all relevant professional experience, a statement on teaching experience and philosophy with teaching evaluation scores (if available), all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable for initial application) and letters or Email statements from at least three (3) references.  At least one reference must vouch for stated teaching evaluations. Telephone numbers or Email addresses should be included to permit us to contact the people acting as references.  Only complete applications will be considered.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Review:  Applications received by April 30, 2012 are ensured consideration.

Applications should be addressed to:
Dr. Robert Benjamin, Search Committee Chair
Department of  Physics
Upham Hall 151
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater   
Whitewater, WI  53190-1790    
Email:  benjamir@uww.edu
FAX:  (262) 472-5633

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employtment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.