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Lecturer - School of Physics and Astronomy

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352357

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyEducation-General

Full/Part TimeFull-Time

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Code9753

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota is looking for a full-time lecturer to teach up to two introductory physics courses per semester and work on laboratory exercise development.

This position will be responsible for the following duties:
40% Lectures and preparation, in accordance with departmental instructional guidelines.
20% Administration of class (through Canvas) and communication with students
25% Preparation of syllabus, quizzes, tests, homework
15% Supervision of teaching assistants

Other duties of a similar scope as assigned.

Qualifications





Required Qualifications
Lecturer positions require a Ph.D. degree in physics. Applicable training and/or experience related to the assigned job responsibilities. The person in this position must have the ability to teach introductory physics courses at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Requirements:
University level teaching experience with introductory physics or related courses will be viewed favorably.



About the Department





See more information about the School of Physics and Astronomy: https://cse.umn.edu/physics

Benefits





Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    How To Apply





    Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please provide in a single pdf document:
  • a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are qualified,
  • curriculum vitae including recent publications,
  • a 1-2 page teaching experience statement
  • the names and complete contact information for three references. Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    Diversity





    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

    Employment Requirements





    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

    About the U of M





    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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