The Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Austin has an open non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Instruction position for the academic year 2018-2019. The initial appointment may be renewed in future academic years. An Assistant Professor of Instruction in our department may teach up to three lower-division undergraduate physics courses each semester. Some teaching responsibilities may be replaced with curriculum development or other tasks aimed at improving our undergraduate teaching of physics. The Department of Physics is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. If this position is not filled prior to the Fall 2018 semester, it will remain open until filled for the subsequent semester.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline and experience in teaching. Knowledge of and experience implementing evidence-based teaching practices in higher education is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in physics course coordination and/or curriculum design. A record of accomplishment in physics education research is highly desirable.
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