The University of Kansas is inviting applications for a Teaching Specialist in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. The position is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2017. Required: Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, Physics or Astronomy Education, or a closely related field; record of excellence in teaching college-level General Physics & Astronomy courses; excellent organizational and leadership skills; ability to work well with students, faculty, and administrators; and demonstrated written communication skills.
For a complete announcement and to apply online go to: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/8074BR. A complete online application includes the following materials: on-line application; C.V.; cover letter that addresses relevant teaching, leadership, and organizational experience; teaching statement; statement of research interests and skills related to pedagogy; transcript copy if degree has been obtained in the last five years; and the names and contact information for three references. Candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be emailed to Prof. Chris Fischer at shark[AT]ku.edu or mailed to the Department of Physics & Astronomy, 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, Room 1082, Malott Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045 USA. Initial review of applications will begin April 1st, 2017, and will continue as needed to ensure a large, high quality, and diverse applicant pool.
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