Lecturer in Physics/Astronomy Stevens Institute of Technology

Job Summary

Visiting and Non-tenure Faculty Positions
Stevens Institute of Technology
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)

Hoboken, NJ
United States

Job Description

The Department of Physics in the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a Lecturer position in the field of physics/astronomy starting fall 2024. Candidates with teaching and research experience in astronomy are particularly encouraged to apply.


A Ph.D. in physics or astronomy is required, and postdoctoral research experience is preferred. Previous experience teaching undergraduate astronomy or physics classes and, in particular, introductory calculus- or algebra-based physics classes, is also strongly desired. We seek an energetic individual who is eager to teach undergraduates, including non-physics majors, and to explore and develop new teaching methods and technologies. Although not required, individuals with an interest in developing new courses, including courses in astronomy and astrophysics, are encouraged to apply.


EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. 


Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and strongly encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes. 


NSF ADVANCE Institution

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minority candidates, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 


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Compensation and Benefits

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Application Details

Application Instructions
Apply from institute website.

Please submit:
* Cover letter
* Curriculum vitae
* Research statement
* Teaching statement that includes a) teaching interests, b) teaching philosophy, and c) a plan on how to create an inclusive environment for students of all backgrounds in terms of classroom teaching, student advising, and graduate student mentoring
* Contact info for at least 2-3 references.

For any questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Ting Lu, at [email protected].
Publication Start Date
2024 Apr 05
Application Deadline
2024 May 30
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Ting Lu