Open Until Filled
Summary of Position
The Instructional Laboratory Specialist will
organize, maintain, and upgrade instructional labs and demonstrations, work with instructors to coordinate laboratories and demonstrations,
maintain departmental computers, instruct and coordinate graduate teaching assistants, deliver instruction of introductory (400-level)
courses and support the development of new instructional materials.
Additional Job Information
UNH is a
federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This
position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical
exemption. You may not test out of this requirement.
Posting Number: PS3408FY22
Master’s degree in Physics or related field.
Two years of related experience which includes a combination of secondary/higher education teaching in an
appropriate scientific area, supervision, and computer management. Experience in computer networking and management (Windows, Macintosh, and
Linux operating systems).
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package
which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and
graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic
coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty
of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment
in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual
respect and shared inquiry.
The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast
area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide
Manage all Physics Department teaching laboratories, including organization, repairs and maintenance, and upgrades
of laboratory hardware. Coordinate all Laboratory experiments and classroom demonstrations with course instructors, including setting up,
organization and maintenance, and upgrades of demonstration hardware. Develop new laboratory experiments and manuals as needed. Coordinate
with the Equipment Committee to assess needs and make purchases for teaching lab equipment. Create and maintain a user-friendly online
inventory of demonstrations and lab equipment.
Support of Classroom
Coordinate the scheduling and training of graduate Teaching Assistants (TAs) and undergraduate Learning
Assistants (LAs) for introductory courses. Supervise a team of undergraduate Learning Assistants (LAs) including recruitment and schedule
management. Develop new classroom demonstrations as needed, and support active learning in classes by working with instructors. Possibility
to teach introductory (first year) physics courses.
Manage all departmental teaching resources including computers, computer networks and peripherals, overseeing
purchase, set up and maintenance. This includes coverage of all laboratory (instructional)
Other Duties as Assigned.
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.