Instructional Professor in Physics - Phoenix STEM Program

University of Chicago

United States

Instructional Professor in Physics - Phoenix STEM Program

The Physical Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for an
Instructional Professor (IP) (rank commensurate with experience) to be part of the Phoenix STEM
Program team. Phoenix STEM is a new program whose goal is to promote the success of historically
under-represented and first-generation students in STEM majors at the University of Chicago. The
Physics Phoenix STEM IP will teach collaborative learning workshops to help students succeed in our
introductory physics courses and support other pedagogical initiatives in the department. The Physics
Phoenix STEM IP will also work with the Phoenix STEM team to develop resources for Phoenix STEM
students and serve as an academic advisor for these students. This position reports to the Phoenix STEM
Program Director and to the Department of Physics Senior Instructional Professor. Expected start date is
between January 1 and July 1, 2023. This is a career-track position with potential progression,
competitive salary, and benefits, with time allocated for professional development.


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and at least 2 years of
teaching experience. Candidates with knowledge and experience in physics education research as well
as in diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's
Interfolio jobs board at, and upload a current curriculum vitae, a
syllabus, at least two sample assignments, teaching evaluations from two distinct courses, a teaching
statement, and the names and contact information of three references. This job will be posted until

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining
agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest
value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and
ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University's
Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic
information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the
University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call
773-702-1032 or email with their request.

In your application, please refer to


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