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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics – One Year Appointment 2018-2019

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and current email addresses for at least three professional references (at least one of whom can speak to your teaching ability). Please limit the CV to 3 pages and teaching statement to 3 pages. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Applications and letters of recommendation received by January 15th will be given fullest consideration, but submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Sharon Stephenson at sstephen@gettysburg.edu.

Posting Details

Position Information

Department Physics
Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics – One Year Appointment 2018-2019
Job Type One year full-time position
Is Tenure Track No
Job Summary

The Department of Physics at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in physics beginning August 2018. Our preference is for individuals who have engaged in research-supported pedagogy centered around student learning and who foster active learning environments. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester, where either a lecture or laboratory section is considered to be one course.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a doctorate in physics, astronomy, or a closely allied field. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who are committed to and can speak to mentoring and educating students from the broadest possible cross-sections of backgrounds and countries. Teaching experience or promise of excellence in teaching is desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and current email addresses for at least three professional references (at least one of whom can speak to your teaching ability). Please limit the CV to 3 pages and teaching statement to 3 pages. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Applications and letters of recommendation received by January 15th will be given fullest consideration, but submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Sharon Stephenson at sstephen@gettysburg.edu.

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Posting Number 20100095F

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Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents