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Instructor of Physics (#82111) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, Natural Sciences Division, non- tenure track, full-time, general funds, nine-month appointment to begin August 2018, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

The Physics & Astronomy Department of the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo invites applications for passionate teachers with experience in coordinating and teaching hands-on physics laboratory courses as well as teaching introductory courses at the algebra and calculus levels. The applicant should possess a strong commitment to student learning and success. Student success is not only measured by the ability to master and pass curriculum but also by the degree of empowerment
with critical real-world thinking skills in preparation for post-college employment.


Teach lower-division physics courses, including laboratories for major and non-major students. Review laboratory curriculum and provide leadership in revamping and coordinating physics laboratory activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters in physics, astronomy, or related fields. Teaching experience in physics at the undergraduate level (Minimum 1 year)

Desirable Qualifications

Experience managing educational physics laboratories at the university undergraduate level. Demonstrated leadership in developing new or revamping physics laboratory courses at the undergraduate level. Prior knowledge or implementation of contemporary pedagogy in science education. Experience with equipment and scientific software (e.g. Vernier, PASCO, etc.) used in undergraduate physics laboratories. Knowledge of scientific software (e.g. Python, IDL, C++, etc.). Familiarity with undergraduate physics lab safety protocols. Successful experience working collaboratively with diverse faculty and student body

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications (How to Apply)

Visit and search for the Job Number 2018-00105 to submit an application.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. R. Pierre Martin,, 808-932-7028

Please refer to position #82111 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Closing date for applications is April 10, 2018.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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