Assistant Professor, Clinical/Lecture-Track Faculty - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Candidates for this position are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate level. Experience in teaching general physics courses in “studio physics” format (integrated lectures and labs) is preferred.

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual to fill a non-tenure-track, renewable contract teaching position at the Assistant Professor rank. The appointment should begin 16 August 2016.

The successful candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education is required, with a focus on teaching general physics courses. Experience in teaching general physics courses in “studio physics” format (integrated lectures and labs) is preferred. Detailed information about the department can be found at

Review of applications will begin 1 May 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at and should consist of a letter of application, a curriculum vita with a complete list of publications, and a statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and evidence of effectiveness. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically to or by mail to Prof. Raymond White, Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Box 870324, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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