Assistant Teaching Professor in Physics/Physics Education, Lawrence, KS, USA

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Deadline:  2019-03-08

Location:  Lawrence, KS, USA

Nominations and applications are invited for a position at the University of Kansas (KU) as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Center for STEM Learning. The Assistant Teaching Professor is a three-year, non-tenure track appointment through May 2022. The Assistant Teaching Professor will be a part of the KU Comprehensive PhysTEC Program, teach introductory undergraduate physics courses, and work with the Center for STEM Learning, the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Department of Mathematics , and other STEM units on the implementation and administration of undergraduate Secondary Physics teacher preparation within the UKanTeach program, with a particular emphasis on recruitment and advising. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

The Center for STEM Learning (CSTEM), a Unit within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is an interdisciplinary collaborative venture to improve science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) education at KU and throughout Kansas, and contribute to scholarship in these areas. Center activities involve scientists, educators and education specialists from many units on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses. The Center is the home of the nationally acclaimed UKanTeach program, which prepares highly qualified STEM teachers; graduates can be found in classrooms across Kansas and nationally. The KU Comprehensive PhysTEC program is a collaboration between CSTEM and the Department of Physics and Astronomy, which has an internationally recognized faculty, strong undergraduate and graduate programs, and a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

The CSTEM , Department of Physics and Astronomy, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have a strong interest in candidates with demonstrated experience in constructing or contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to: A complete online application includes 1) a statement of the candidate’s goals and vision for the unit; 2) a curriculum vitae containing information on accomplishments in research, teaching, service, and administration; 3) a list of three references, and their contact information, who could speak to the qualifications and preparedness of the candidate to lead the unit. Only complete applications will be considered. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Steven Case, (785) 864-4471, stcase[AT] Initial review of applications will begin March 8, 2019 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified candidate.

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