Lecturer Position at Princeton University

Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)
Full-time Lecturer in Materials Science & Engineering
Posted: September 20, 2017

The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Materials Science and Engineering to begin on February 1, 2018. This position is renewable for 1-year terms, depending on departmental need and satisfactory performance. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to assist with elective/laboratory courses, and to develop new courses or course components related to Material Science and Engineering.   In addition, the Lecturer will be expected to participate in the management of the undergraduate and graduate programs within the institute, including development/ management of PRISM teaching laboratories, course advising, mentoring, and other educational outreach activities. 

We are looking for an experienced Lecturer who has demonstrated excellence in the classroom.  The successful candidate will be expected to create a climate that embraces inclusivity and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring; one that incorporates creative approaches to teaching that enhance the student’s learning experience.  Although not required, a track record of peer-reviewed publications in the field of Materials Science and Engineering is considered a plus.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including publications), a statement of teaching experience/philosophy and any additional material relevant to the applicant’s teaching abilities (such as prior teaching evaluations, student comments, etc.), and contact information for three references.

Essential Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a PhD in Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or related fields, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence designing and teaching a variety of courses in Materials Sciences.  
For full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2017 by visiting this link: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/3362 

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.