Lecturer - Department of Astronomy

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
Posted
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2017
Ref
9766/C1517
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Tracking Code 9766/C1517

Job Description

The Department of Astronomy at Boston University invites applications for a full-time lecturer during the 2017/2018 academic year. The successful candidate will teach two introductory courses in each semester. The two courses (AS101: The Solar System and AS102: The Astronomical Universe) are intended primarily for undergraduate non-science majors and satisfy the College of Arts & Sciences general education requirement as natural sciences divisional studies courses with laboratory components. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise multiple teaching fellows and to hold regular office hours on campus. 

Required Skills

A PhD in Astronomy or closely related field is required before the position begins. Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8990. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through Academic Jobs online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Information about the Department of Astronomy can be found at http://www.bu.edu/astronomy/ and inquiries may be directed to Ms. Anne Smartvlasak (asmart@bu.edu), Department of Astronomy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular