Contact:  tatekris[AT]ku.eduLocation:  Lawrence, Kansas, USA
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas announces the availability of a three year postdoctoral teaching fellowship. The department maintains a vibrant research program and seeks to apply the same intellectual rigor to pedagogy. The candidate will assist a team of faculty within the department who are charged with transforming the introductory courses into a blended online/in-class format. Eligibility is limited to applicants who have or will have completed their Ph.D in Physics, Astronomy or closely related field by the time of the appointment. Opportunities exist for the candidate to collaborate with one of the research groups within the department. For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu and search under Faculty Jobs for the keyword “Teaching Postdoc”
The following documents should be attached to your application: letter of application, curriculum vitae and a teaching statement that summarizes your teaching experience and philosophy for improving student engagement and learning in large physics and astronomy courses. Applicants should arrange to have three of the referees submit letters of recommendation that evaluate pedagogical potential/achievement and teaching sent to: Kristin Rennells, Department of Physics & Astronomy, 1082 Malott Hall, 1251 Wescoe Hall Dr., Lawrence, KS 66045, or via email: tatekris[AT]ku.edu with “Teaching Postdoc” in the subject line.
Initial review of applications begins April 30, 2014, and continues as long as needed to identify a qualified pool. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.