Senior Lecturer

Illinois Institute of Technology

United States

October 21, 2021

Description

Position Details Position Title Senior Lecturer

Requisition # S00834P FLSA Exempt Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago Department Physics Department GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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 bunker@iit.edu 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 students.

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 bunker@iit.edu

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

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EEOC Statement

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 field

Knowledge & Skills

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List any certifications or licenses that are either required or helpful in performing the job, designating whether required or preferred.

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Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibility

Teach, using modern physics pedagogy, ~50 student enrollment sections of introductory courses in Mechanics and E&M.

Percentage Of Time 100

Work Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Position Category Full Time Posting Date 10/11/2021 Closing Date Posted Until Filled Yes Quicklink for Posting https: // iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/7661

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

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