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Temporary Lecturer in Physics or Astronomy

Position overview

Position title: Temporary Lecturer in Physics or Astronomy

Application Window

Open date: November 2nd, 2021

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 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: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 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

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in general Physics or Astronomy during the 2021-22 and 2022-2023 academic year, including summer session. Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department for the 2021-2022 and 2022-23 academic years, including Summer Session 2022. Positions may range from part time to full time.

Main duties will include teaching courses in general Physics and Astronomy, with the possibility of occasional upper-division teaching opportunities.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

The position will remain open until October 31, 2022. The pool will close at that time; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Appointments for Fall quarter are usually reviewed in June, Winter quarter in October, and Spring quarter review will begin in February.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review dates specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA in Physics, Astronomy or related field at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

Teaching experience at the college level

Application Requirements

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide the names and complete contact information for 3 references. In the event that an applicant is selected as the finalist, the department will conduct a reference check before extending an offer.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02085

Help contact: sschiferl@ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA