Department of Physics
The University of Vermont is the principal research institution in Vermont and is currently in a period of dynamic growth. The Department of Physics at the University of Vermont invites applications for two openings, a lecturer in physics and a laboratory coordinator.
Lecturer in Physics (faculty)
Applicants should have an M.S. or Ph.D. in physics and a demonstrated ability to teach physics at the University level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory physics courses and associated laboratories and recitations. Additional duties may include the organization, and administration of undergraduate laboratories. The University is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching. Applicants are requested to include in their application information about how they would further this goal. The initial appointment starts on August 19, 2013 and is for two years with renewal possible.
Laboratory Coordinator (staff)
Applicants should have a B.S. or M.S. in physics or in a closely related area of engineering and demonstrate good understanding of basic experimental techniques in physics. The successful candidate will be responsible for setting up weekly experiments in the undergraduate laboratories; maintaining an equipment inventory; maintaining and repairing teaching equipment; upgrading and updating experiments; developing software to control experiments; archiving laboratory manuals and overseeing their production; assisting faculty with the development of new experiments and lecture demonstrations. Additional duties include the maintenance of the department web site for which familiarity with html code is necessary. . The University is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Applicants are requested to include in their application information about how they would further this goal. Appointment starts on July 1, 2013.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications for both positions. Apply online at uvmjobs.com. Search for the position using department name (Physics) only. Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statements of career goals and arrange for three professional letters of references to be sent. For more information contact the Physics Faculty Search Committee, Physics Department, Cook Building, University of Vermont, Burlington VT 05405. Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled. The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups and from people with disabilities.
Apply online at www.uvmjobs.com
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