The Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a full-time (9-month), position as Assistant Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon's Qatar campus. Higher ranks will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The proposed start date for the position is beginning January 2017.
Carnegie Mellon's Qatar campus (CMUQ) is a branch campus of Carnegie Mellon University and has served a diverse student body since 2004. CMUQ offer undergraduate majors in Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Computational Biology, Computer Science, and Information Systems. Current enrollment is approximately 400 students representing 37 countries. Approximately 40% of the students are Qatari. All classes are coeducational, and roughly 60% of the students on the CMUQ campus are women.
The initial appointment is for a period of three years. Assistant Teaching Professor is a nontenure-track faculty career position with provision for renewal and promotion to Associate Teaching and Full Teaching Professor. The standard teaching load for teaching-track faculty on the CMU Qatar campus is 2 courses per semester. Supervising research activities with the students from the Qatar campus is of value in this position.
A doctoral degree in physics is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence or exceptional promise in classroom teaching and student advising and mentoring. Promise of excellent ability to teach and mentor students of diverse backgrounds is a plus.
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions, and we seek individuals who are committed to this goal. Carnegie Mellon welcomes applicants who will contribute to such diversity through their teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.
Applicants should submit all materials electronically at www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8165. This includes a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of publications, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation. Recommenders who are unable to submit their letters electronically may mail them to: CMUQ Appointment Committee, Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
The screening of applications will begin Novermber 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.