Lecturer A - Physics and Math

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12-months, full time
November 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) and the Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania are seeking qualified applicants for one full-time lecturer position to begin May 1, 2019. The responsibilities of the position are divided between teaching duties (80%) and advising/administration (20%) for undergraduate programs in LPS. Teaching experience in Physics and Mathematics is preferred. The candidate will teach Physics 101 and Physics 102 for LPS and two math courses per year. The administrative duties for the position include, but are not restricted to, responding to inquiries from prospective students, interviewing prospective students, and assisting with program-related activities. The 12-month position is eligible for reappointment for up to an additional two years, based on an annual performance review and approval of the Dean.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Physics, commitment to undergraduate and continuing education, and previous teaching experience are required; experience and/or interest in online teaching and previous administrative experience are preferred.

Applicants should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1470. Include a cover letter that details your interests in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, syllabi for classes taught, and contact information for three people who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. Questions may be addressed to: Ms. Jaqueline McLaughlin, Associate Director of Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Programs, University of Pennsylvania, College of Liberal and Professional Studies, jmclaugh@sas.upenn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the process will continue until the position is filled.