Physics Lecturer


The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Physics and Optical Science

The Department of Physics and Optical Science at the UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE invites applications for a LECTURERSHIP.  This 9-month position will start in August 1, 2014 with an initial 3-year contract.  Required qualifications at time of appointment: an MS degree in physics, optical science, astronomy, or a related field; ability to teach lecture- and laboratory-courses at the college/university level; and a commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and to promote diversity as a value within the Department and the University.  Teaching responsibilities would include fundamental physics courses, astronomy, and general-education physics courses. Desired qualifications:  a Ph.D. in physics, optical science, astronomy, or a related field and prior teaching experience.

Applications must be submitted electronically at (position number 6698) and must include: (1) a letter of interest indicating how the candidate envisions contributing to the  educational programs; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy; (4) unofficial copies of undergraduate- and graduate- transcripts, and (5) a list of at least three professional references with their complete contact information.

For full consideration, all application materials should be received by January 15, 2014.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Questions about the search may be directed by email to the Physics Lecturer Search Committee Chair ( Applicants may visit for more information about the Department. 

UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. We celebrate diversity that includes, but not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants are subject to criminal background checks.