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Lecturer Search 2022 - 2023, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Application Window

Open date: May 2nd, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Mar 24, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

It is anticipated there will be a need for Pre-Six Lecturers to teach lower-division courses in the Department of Physics and Astronomy during the 2022-23 academic year. Appointments are subject to availability of funding and final approval by the Dean of the College of Letters & Sciences.

Qualifications: M.S. in physics or physics-related field is required. PhD in physics or physics-related field strongly preferred; college and/or university teaching preferred.

Description of Duties: Duties will include teaching in lower division physics and/or astronomy lecture courses and labs.

Salary: Commensurate with candidate’s training and experience.

Dates Available: Fall Quarter, September 19, 2022 – December 9, 2022; Winter Quarter, January 6, 2023 – March 24, 2023; Spring Quarter, March 30, 2023 – June 15, 2023

Application Deadline: Open until filled, but to ensure full consideration apply by June 1, 2022.

Application Materials: Submit cover letter (optional); CV; statement of teaching; statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion; and letters of recommendation (3 required, 2 optional) via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04894.

Inquiries may be addressed to Vice Chair Michael Mulhearn via chairasst@physics.ucdavis.edu.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.S. in physics or physics-related field is required.

Preferred qualifications

Ph.D. in physics or physics-related field is strongly preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04894

Help contact: chairasst@physics.ucdavis.edu

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Job location

Davis, CA