Physics-Student Assistant Instructor
Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, KY

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Department Title

Physics & Astronomy

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Assigned Pay

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FLSA Status:
Non Exempt

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Funding Source Classification:
Institutionally funded position

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Duration of position:
Spring 2013 Semester (January 14 - May 18, 2013)

Position Summary:
The University is accepting applications for this position on a regular basis. When an opening is available your application will be considered in the candidate pool. The position of Student Assistant Instructor is designed to support the lead instructor in teaching an inquiry-based introductory physics course. The duties of the Student Assistant Instructor will, in general, include: - Assisting in class when students are engaged in group activities, which will include laboratory activities and group problem-solving sessions. - Setting up and tearing down laboratory equipment, which may include working with the laboratory manager to make sure equipment is available before the class period. - Assisting the lead instructor with in-class demonstrations; grading selected assignments, particularly those associated with laboratory activities. - Managing a class session for the lead instructor if he or she cannot be in class. The specific duties expected from the Student Assistant Instructor will be negotiated with the lead instructor before the course begins. These duties can be adjusted as the course progresses if both lead instructor and assistant instructor agree.

Contact Person:
Mary Lamb (

Minimum Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Minimum Educational Qualifications:
Candidate must have successfully completed two semesters of Introductory Physics and have sufficient knowledge of Physics to perform the duties of Student Assistant Instructor.

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Qualification Equivalencies:
No equivalencies.

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Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. For more information, please visit our Equal Opportunity Office .

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