Department of Physics and Astronomy, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Physics and Astronomy-PTLI [#1467]
Position Title: Part-time Lab Instructor - Introductory Physics
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics Education
Appl Deadline:2012/05/08 finished (posted 2012/03/08, finished 2012/06/21, listed until 2012/09/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Colgate University has an opening beginning Fall 2012 for a part-time instructor to teach laboratories in the non-calculus introductory physics courses: Physics 111 in the fall and Physics 112 in the spring. For Fall 2012, the labs are scheduled for three hours on Tuesday evenings and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. For future semesters, there will be three to four laboratory sections per week, depending on enrollment, and adjustments to the lab schedule may be possible to suit the needs of the instructor. The instructor should plan additional preparation time on campus; grading may be done at home or on campus. There is the possibility of this position extending into the next academic year and beyond. For further information, please contact Professor Beth Parks at (315) 228-7208 or email An undergraduate degree in physics or a closely related field is preferred; graduate-level coursework will strengthen the application. This position is also open to a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow with a sincere interest in teaching, as an opportunity to gain experience at a top-tier liberal arts college. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. C.V./résumé, plus the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of two references, must be submitted through Colgate is an AA/EOE and is committed to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff to further the university’s academic mission for our increasingly diverse student body.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
331 Ho Science Center
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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