Physics Education Lecturer

Towson University, PAGS Dept   Towson, MD   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 17, 2022

Lecturer, Physics Education

Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences

Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

 

The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences seeks a two-year lecturer lasting from fall 2022 through spring 2024.  Candidates are expected to have a graduate degree in physics education, science education, or a related field. The position requires teaching 12 contact hours of coursework weekly.

 

The successful candidate will be able to teach physical science courses for elementary and early childhood education majors and physics lecture and lab courses for pre-professional programs.

 

The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences:

The PAGS department (http://www.towson.edu/pags) is comprised of four related disciplines: physics, astronomy, geosciences and science education. Two hallmarks of the department are meaningful undergraduate research and actively embracing the teacher-scholar model. Towson University is unique in that it is one of the few academic institutions nationwide to house a significant number of education faculty in its content departments. The PAGS department has 28 full-time faculty, including five science educators.

 

Towson University:

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.