Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles

1279 9114
Position ID:University of California, Los Angeles-Department of Physics and Astronomy-PSOE [#9114, JPF02865]
Position Title: UCLA Lecturer PSOE Position in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Los Angeles, California 90095, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/06/07 finished (posted 2017/04/25, finished 2017/09/08, listed until 2017/10/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy seeks applications for a full-time career Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (similar to tenure-track) beginning July 1, 2017.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD in Physics. The successful applicant will be a broadly trained physicist who is dedicated to undergraduate teaching and pedagogy, both at the upper and lower undergraduate levels, and is interested in belonging to a top physics department.

Duties and Responsibilities: In addition to making significant contributions to lower and upper-division teaching (up to 6 quarter-courses per year), the Lecturer will engage in a combination of: curriculum development, advisement of undergraduate students, mentoring visiting and junior faculty, and participation in service activities. In addition to teaching, specific duties may include the development and implementation of new courses and curricula at the undergraduate level, as well as leadership roles in undergraduate activities and advising, community outreach activities and in improving instructional resources. It is expected that the Lecturer will be involved in program development, attend relevant professional meetings, and review programs. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Further information about physics at UCLA can be found at

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching. This position is part of the Department's vision to modernize the teaching of physics, and provide a resource for long-term sustainability. Applications received on or before June 6, 2017 will be given full consideration, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please refer to tracking number # JPF02865 in all correspondence.

Apply online via the UCLA Academic Recruit website: Please submit a letter of interest outlining experiences and qualifications including teaching philosophy and physics interests and accomplishments, a curriculum vita and publication record, and arrange through this website to have 3-5 letters of recommendation submitted. For more information contact Laurie Ultan-Thomas, administrative analyst, at or 310-825-3440, or 475 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy,

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Contact: Laurie Ultan-Thomas
Email: email
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UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy
475 Portola Plaza, Box 951547
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547
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