Lecturer - Physics & Astronomy (Current UVU Employees Only) - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah


United States
(JPF16315)

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Detailed Job Description

Teaches 15 credit hours in each of the Fall and Spring semesters. Engages in appropriate instructional methods and classroom management, including adequate lecture and exam preparation, grading, online record keeping and other standard practices. Participates in teacher improvement activities and learning outcome assessment. Fulfill other department duties as requested and assigned by department chair, college dean and other appropriate university officials.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught or master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline. Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics.

Knowledge

Expertise in astronomy.
Expertise in modern physics and mathematical techniques.
Familiarity with current best practices in teaching methods.

Skills

Excellence in technical communication skills including both written and oral communication.
Excellence in teaching, including pedagogical skills and methods associated with dynamic, engaged teachers.
Analytic skills in physics, mathematics.

Abilities

Ability to interact effectively with a broad range of students and academic situations with patience and kindness.
Ability to maintain high ethical standards in behavior and relationships with students and colleagues.
Ability to teach effectively with rigor and discipline.
Ability to act as an ambassador to the community.

Pay Range

DOQ

Special Instructions to Applicants

An individual who meets at least one of the following criteria may apply for this position as an in-house applicant:
-Adjunct faculty status for at least two full semesters immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR

-Non-Student Part-time hourly employee hired through the official University screening process, or informal hiring process employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 20 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR

-Salaried employee employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 30 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date.

- Faculty employee employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 30 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date.

Keyword Phrases

  • Physics
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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