Director of Undergraduate Laboratories - Physics Department
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Location: Geneva, New York
Internal Number: 4067196
Director of Undergraduate Laboratories - Physics Department Hobart William Smith Colleges
Location: Geneva, NY Open Date: Apr 03, 2023
Description The Department of Physics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a Director of Undergraduate Physics Laboratory position. We seek an innovative person to teach physics laboratories, organize lab operations, and lead the modernization of the lab curriculum. This is a non-tenure track administrative appointment starting in the fall semester 2023.
Planning and teaching up to 4 sections per semester of physics laboratories.
Performing curriculum development for physics and astronomy laboratories in consultation with the department and faculty teaching the corresponding lectures.
Grading laboratory reports and other laboratory assignments and submitting grades to the lecture instructor(s) by assigned deadlines.
Performing routine maintenance of instruments and equipment used in the physics labs.
Holding at least six weekly office hours on campus for student.
Maintaining departmental laboratory safety plans.
Carrying out other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department
Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural, and economic circumstances.
Demonstrate knowledge for the Colleges' educational philosophy and mission.
Performs other related duties as required.
This is a full-time, 9-month, benefits-eligible position. This position description is not all-inclusive as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the academic year, with a possible shortened workweek during the scheduled summer hours' time period.
A Master's degree in physics, physics education, engineering, astronomy, or other closely related fields is required.
Experience teaching undergraduate physics laboratories or lectures is highly desirable.
The ideal candidate will also be helpful and resourceful, flexible and adaptable, and possess strong communication skills.
The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three (3) professional references to our application service, Interfolio (utilizing the Apply link on the right). Background check required.
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Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a future-focused liberal arts and sciences institution led by a faculty of accessible teacher/scholars known for the impact of their research and distinguished by the depth of their mentorship. Founded as two institutions - Hobart for men and William Smith for women - today's Colleges enjoy the exponential benefits of shared resources and combined spirit. Both maintain their own traditions, deans and athletic programs but together share a single administration, faculty, campus and curriculum. Located in Geneva, N.Y., a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, the Colleges have an enrollment of approximately 1,800 students, and offer undergraduate, pre-professional and graduate programs. Students complement broad, interdisciplinary study with hands-on learning experiences made possible by a constellation of centers for experience, action and thought.