University of California, Irvine in California

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 1, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University California, Irvine invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment, which parallels the position of a tenure-track assistant professor. All candidates should possess a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy or equivalent field, a proven record of excellence in teaching and the intent to pursue creative activities. Candidates with an extensive proven record of excellence in teaching, and documented creative activities will be considered for the position of Lecturer with Security of Employment, which parallels a tenured professorial appointment.


The successful candidate will teach two physics or astronomy lower division courses per quarter and contribute creatively to the departments educational mission.  Contributions might be through curriculum development, public outreach or the implementation and evaluation of effective instructional pedagogy. The outcomes from these creative activities will be published in scholarly Journals or disseminated in other appropriate ways.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications and creative activities, and a teaching portfolio that includes a description of the applicants university-level teaching background and philosophy and examples of student teaching evaluations. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. The application and all supporting documents should be submitted online at  Mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.  Review of applications will begin August 1, 2014.  To ensure full consideration, the application and all supporting documents should be received by this date.  This position will remain open until filled.



The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.  UC Irvine has an active Career Partners Program and has an ADVANCE Gender Equity Program for Equity and Diversity.

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