The Grainger College of Engineering: Teaching Professor (Open Rank) - Physics

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Teaching Professor (Open Rank)
Department of Physics

The Grainger College of Engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Physics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Teaching Professor position in the area of Physics Education. The duties associated with the position include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in physics or related areas, and coordinating a Learning Assistant program. The Department of Physics is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Successful candidates will show commitment to the teaching of Physics pedagogy and outreach coordination as demonstrated by publications, talks, extramural funding, professional service contributions, and other recognized scholarly activities. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors. Ideal candidates will have experience facilitating all aspects of developing and running a partnership program with high school teachers.

Appointment Information

This is a nine-month, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track position. Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and service. A doctoral degree in Physics or a related field is required at the start date, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2023. Applications will be evaluated as received. Applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled. A start date is expected in the fall of 2024; however, this is negotiable.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu. The application package should include: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of teaching goals and interests, 3) a statement of previous research accomplishments and future research plans, 4) a statement on commitment to diversity, 5) a publications list, and 6) names and contact information of four references (no letters), all in a single PDF file as an upload in the “CV/Resume” section. The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. For further information regarding application procedures, please address questions to sswearin@illinois.edu.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (https://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance/).

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu.

Requisition ID: 1020461
Job Category: Faculty
Apply at: https://jobs.illinois.edu