Physics Lecturer

University of Georgia / Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full- time Lecturer with a start date of August 2022. This is a non-tenure track faculty position. A Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related field is required at the time of job offer. The Department, which currently has 24 faculty members, has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates should show a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and demonstrate potential to enhance teaching pedagogy. The person hired will teach six courses per year, primarily in the Department’s general physics programs, and will expected to engage in undergraduate curriculum development.

To apply for this position, please visit Applicants will be asked to provide contact information for three references. Attached documents should include a cover letter addressed to Prof. Steven Lewis, the Chair of the Search Committee, along with a CV and statement of teaching interests and philosophy that also includes a statement on diversity. All applications received by December 1, 2021 will receive full consideration.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and UGA are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UGA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the Department or search committee with such requests.

Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land- and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (; UGA is uniquely located within short drives to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (NL), Savannah River NL, Marshall Space Flight Center, and Atlanta.