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Lecturer, Physics

Rockford University
Job Location:
Rockford, 61108

The Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department at Rockford University (RU) seeks qualified candidates for a full-time academic year teaching position starting January 2024. This position comes with a benefits package and may be continued into future years. The qualified candidate must hold, at minimum, a Master’s Degree in Physics or a related field. A Ph.D. is preferred but not required, ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.

This is a teaching position for lower and upper-level undergraduate teaching in Physics. The Physics program at RU has a minor and is responsible for teaching general education and other service courses. A typical teaching load is 15 load hours per semester. Other responsibilities include attending department, college, and faculty meetings. The successful candidate with receive mentorship within the department and RU. They will also have the opportunity for curricular and programmatic input.

An ideal candidate will be creative, innovative, collaborative, and supportive of students. A successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching.

The University & Community

Rockford University is a private four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. Situated in Rockford, IL, RU’s campus boasts of a park-like setting nestled within the city.

Rockford University takes pride in creating a warm, welcoming environment for all faculty, staff, and students. Rockford University is committed to fostering a learning community where all members feel welcomed and valued. The university provides equality of opportunity in all areas of campus life and we strive to recognize and appreciate the unique value of our students, faculty, and staff.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin on October 9, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit via email a cover letter, CV, transcripts (official upon hire), the names and contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:

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