University of New Mexico, Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:UNM-Physics and Astronomy-RESSCIENTIST [#16124, req12359]
Position Title: Advanced Teaching Lab Manager (Sr Research Scientist 2)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/05/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/03/03)
Position Description:    

Advanced Teaching Lab Manager (Sr Research Scientist 2: Grade 15)

Salary: $56,867-$71,084

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico is searching for a full-time Advanced Teaching Lab Manager. This position requires a background in physics or a closely related field. The Lab Manager will be responsible for providing technical support in upper division undergraduate/graduate physics laboratory classes, namely Electronics, Junior, Senior, and Optics labs, and maintenance of general lab equipment as well as computers. The individual will also participate in the development of new experiments (including lab guides and documentation) across these laboratories and chair the upper division undergraduate/graduate lab committee. Other areas of responsibility include oversight and management of a small spectroscopy lab and helping with maintenance of, and improvements to, equipment used in lower division labs. The individual also serves as the instructor of record for the summer session introductory physics and astronomy labs. In addition, this individual is expected to teach short courses including lab safety, and occasionally teach lab courses, as needed.

Other duties involving the same general qualifications may arise from time to time.

The desired start date is July 15, 2020.

Minimum Qualifications

• Masters in physics, astrophysics or closely related field and at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Physics or Astrophysics or closely related field • Experience in electronics, instrumentation, data acquisition systems, and computer interfacing • Competence and interest in teaching and developing upper division undergraduate/graduate physics labs • Competence and interest in working with students • Supervisory experience of students

For complete job requirements and to apply, please go to (posting number req12359). A complete application consists of a cover letter, resume, the names and contact information for at least three supervisory references, and at least two letters of reference. For best consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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