The Department of Physics and Astronomy,, invites applications for the position of Director of Undergraduate Instructional Laboratories and Demonstrations. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track appointment for which the preferred start date is July 1, 2008. Candidates should have an advanced degree (Masterís or Ph.D.) in physics or a closely related field by the time of the appointment and a demonstrated interest and ability in teaching, undergraduate laboratory development, and grant proposal writing for teaching and laboratory instruction. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the educational mission of the department by teaching laboratories in our introductory undergraduate courses and contributing to the continued innovation and development of these courses. The normal teaching load will be six contact hours per week during the academic year. The remainder of the successful candidateís time will be devoted to laboratory and demonstration management activities; working closely with the Physics Department faculty to develop and enhance our instructional labs; supervising student work in the laboratory; and overseeing and training student teaching assistants. The initial appointment is for one year and is renewable for multiple-year appointments pending good performance reviews.Selection from received applications will begin June 1, 2008. Complete applications must be submitted in hardcopy and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and the names of three references who have been asked to send letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent to the Physics Undergraduate Laboratory Director Search, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 525 Rivers Street, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC28608. Appalachian State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.