Position Title Senior Lecturer
Requisition # S00834P
Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago
Department Physics Department
The Illinois Institute of Technology seeks an individual for a full-time,
9-month position as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics
(https: // www. iit.edu/physics). Appointment periods are 3-5 years and
renewable. The start date is August 15th, 2022.
We seek candidates to teach, using modern physics pedagogy, ~50 student
enrollment sections of introductory courses in Mechanics and E&M. Dependent on
background, the candidate may also be expected to teach some upper-division
undergraduate or graduate courses in physics. The successful applicant is
expected to be a dynamic and engaging lecturer and demonstrate potential for
overall excellence in teaching. Experience commensurate with teaching advanced
undergraduate instrumentation and experimental laboratory courses is a plus.
Ability to teach advanced undergraduate astrophysics courses is also a plus.
Lecturers in the department typically teach three courses per semester in the
fall and spring terms, become members of some service committees, mentor and
advise undergraduates and help with recruitment activities. Opportunities for
summer teaching employment are also available. An ability to engage
undergraduate students in research projects would be highly welcomed.
Annual salary is negotiable and dependent upon the candidate's previous
experience and qualifications.
Please submit the following application materials by mail to: Dr. Grant
Bunker, Department Chair, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3101 S. Dearborn
St., Chicago, IL 60616 or by e-mail to email@example.com and provide
names/contact information for three references who will be prepared to submit
letters of recommendation upon request. The application should include:
· Cover letter addressing the candidate's qualifications
· Curriculum vitae
· Statement of teaching philosophy and interests including any available
evidence of teaching excellence. If applicable, please include any experience
in teaching, mentoring or engaging in research with a diverse population of
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and the position will remain
open until filled. Complete applications received by October 21, 2021 will
receive priority consideration.
If you have a question about the details of this search or position, please
contact the Chair, Prof. Grant Bunker at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA employer; we are committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and
diversity within our community. Illinois Tech seeks applications from all
individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed,
national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual
orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants
will receive equal consideration.
Special Schedule Requirements
Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity
within its community. It actively seeks applications from all individuals
regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national
origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation,
and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive
equal consideration for employment.
Education & Experience
· A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in physics, astrophysics or closely related
Knowledge & Skills
List any certifications or licenses that are either required or helpful in
performing the job, designating whether required or preferred.
Teach, using modern physics pedagogy, ~50 student enrollment sections of
introductory courses in Mechanics and E&M.
Percentage Of Time 100
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Position Category Full Time
Posting Date 10/11/2021
Posted Until Filled Yes
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