Saturday, April 25, 2015

FT at Missouri Valley College

Assistant Professor of Physics
The Division of Math/Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physics to begin August of 2015.  The teaching load includes General Physics, Environmental Science, and other courses related to physics, preferably mathematics.  Minimum qualifications include a Masters in Physics, preferably a PhD, and teaching experience in the discipline.  Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary qualifications.  Duties include serving on campus committees and advising students.  
To apply, please email cover letter, c.v., three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Katherine Adams, Chair of the Math/Science Division, adamsk@moval.edu.  Applications should be submitted by May 22, 2015. EOE.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

FT Math/Physics Lecturer, Colorado State Pueblo

http://www.csupueblo.edu/HR/Employment/Pages/CurrentCareerOpportunities.aspx

Salary:$33,000 USD Per Year
POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Department of Mathematics and Physics is soliciting applications for one nine-month Lecturer position beginning Fall 2015. We invite applications from qualified physicists and mathematicians in any area of specialization.

The positions is
contingent on funding

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Department of Mathematics and Physics is part of the College of Science and Mathematics which offers four undergraduate programs and a Master's of Science program. There are 18 full time faculty members in the department, those in the professorate ranks hold doctoral degrees and the remaining lecturers hold, at a minimum, a master's degree. The college's offerings reflect the mission of the University by integrating modern technology in the classroom and by strongly emphasizing applied activities. 

A lecturer of Physics (or Mathematics) is expected to teach baccalaureate-level courses in physics (or mathematics). Teaching responsibilities include preparing and presenting course materials; administering appropriate tests; evaluating student outcomes; preparing, administering and grading assignments; and assigning final grades. The position will also involve participation in other departmental activities. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Required Qualifications
  • An earned Master's degree in Physics or Mathematics
Preferred Qualifications
  • An earned degree in Physics
  • Demonstrated post-secondary teaching effectiveness
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY 


CSU-Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south-central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, approximately 100 miles south of Denver in one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo is proud of its ethnically and culturally diverse populations of over 100,000 people. The University is dedicated to having a multi-cultural campus and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The University enrolls more than 4,000 students in twenty-seven undergraduate programs with approximately 510 full-time faculty and staff. The University is committed to diversity,and has made educational equity for students one of its highest priorities. With the endorsement of campus, community, system and government constituencies, the University has enthusiastically embarked on a strategic plan to enhance admissions standards, increase program offerings, and improve academic services, including the teaching/ learning process. The Pueblo community offers a major arts center, several golf courses, Lake Pueblo - a large reservoir for sailing and boating - and a 20.5 mile long nature trail for hikers and cyclists. The city is within a short drive of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, allowing for hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, camping, and skiing. 

All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted. Applicants must attach a letter of intent (cover letter); a current resume or CV; an unofficial transcript; and three professional references including names, addresses, and phone numbers to the on-line application. Applications submitted without the required information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with exception to their personal contact and demographic information. 

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Colorado State University - Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check. 

The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate. 

Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins. 

In compliance with the Clery Act 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: http://www.csupueblo.edu/CampusSafety/.

TT at Texas A&M - Kingsville

https://javjobs.tamuk.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54849

Job Summary: The Physics Program in the Department of Physics and Geosciences at Texas A&M University - Kingsville invites applications for a tenure-track position in physics at the Assistant Professor level, starting in August 2015.
We seek an energetic and dynamic addition to our growing department.
Job Responsibilities:
1. The successful candidate will be teaching all topics of undergraduate physics (including astronomy, music physics, classical physics, and modern physics at the elementary and advanced levels), supervising and teaching undergraduate physics laboratories, and helping to grow our new Texas Physics Consortium (TPC) program.
2. Therefore, additional responsibilities include an active role in student recruitment and retention, the development of externally-funded research, advisement of undergraduate research projects, and service to the University.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have a broad and diverse educational background and demonstrate outstanding skills and enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates.
Additionally, the applicant must provide documented evidence of 1) teaching physics at the undergraduate level, 2) recruiting students into a physics program, 3) mentoring undergraduate research projects, 4) communicating effectively in the English language, and 5) working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity.
A PhD in Physics is required.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

One-Year Instructorship, Loyola Chicago

www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57996

Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics, invites candidates for a one-year, non-renewable, full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor beginning Academic Year 2015-2016. The department serves more than 150 majors and minors and has concentrations in the areas of physics, biophysics, theoretical physics, dual-degree engineering and education. For a description of the Physics Department, please visit its website:http://www.luc.edu/physics/index.shtml.
Teaching responsibilities each semester shall include sections of introductory physics lectures, and a combination of introductory and advanced labs or other courses. In addition, the successful candidate will also direct a section of Freshman Projects each Spring Semester, which is a one-credit research course for first-year physics students. 

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Master's Degree or higher in physics or a related field. Candidates for the position should have a record of distinguished teaching and student mentorship, and must clearly demonstrate the potential for continued excellence in teaching 

2-Year VAP at Vassar College NY

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Vassar College invites applications for a two-year full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in fall semester of 2015.
  Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference.
Candidates should have a PhD in Physics or a related discipline and a commitment to undergraduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 5 courses each year, spanning all levels of the curriculum.
The position is open to candidates with expertise in any area of physics. The department currently consists of five physicists and two astronomers whose specialties are detailed on the department homepage at http://physicsandastronomy.vassar.edu.
To apply, please visit
http://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51818
to link to the posting for this position.
 Candidates should upload to this site (1) a letter of application, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and (4) a statement of research interests and experience. In addition, candidates should arrange for two letters of recommendation which will also be uploaded to the site. For inquiries, email Prof. Brian Daly, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, brdaly@vassar.edu.
For full consideration, complete applications should be received by May 11, 2015; applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

Open Rank at U Texas, Rio Grande Valley (specialty open, includes PER)

https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/5351

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Physics is accepting applications for one open rank faculty position to begin in the fall of 2015. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the undergraduate and graduate programs in Physics, establishing and conducting research, and scholarship activities serving the college and university
The Physics Department has strong research focus on gravitational wave astronomy, radio astronomy, optical astronomy, applied optics and lasers, nanotechnology, nanophotonics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, computational physics and physics education. There are six state-of-the-art laboratories funded by the NSF,NASA, US Air Force and NIH. The department offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and cooperative PhD degree in partnership with the University of Texas, Arlington.
The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American making it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.
Our new university will also be home to a School of Medicine and will transform Texas and the nation by becoming a leader in student success, teaching, research, and health care. UTRGV will enroll its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine will open in 2016.

Candidates from all areas of physics are invited, however, the preference will be given to applicants from experimental or applied physics areas. The duties will include teaching physics at both graduate and undergraduate levels, conducting research in the area of expertise, and participating in academic service and service to the community. The successful candidate is expected to build a strong research program on campus, be able to attract extramural funding to support this research, and supervise graduate students in the current M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Strong record of independent publications is desirable. Externally funded research and student support are considered a plus.
Candidates must meet the institutional requirements for tenure to be considered for the position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

TWO TT at UTexas, Rio Grande Valley (specialty open, includes PER)

https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/5352

Scope of Job
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Physics is accepting applications for two (2) tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions to begin in the fall of 2015. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the undergraduate and graduate programs in Physics, establishing and conducting research, and scholarship activities serving the college and university
The Physics Department has strong research focus on gravitational wave astronomy, radio astronomy, optical astronomy, applied optics and lasers, nanotechnology, nanophotonics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, computational physics and physics education. There are six state-of-the-art laboratories funded by the NSF,NASA, US Air Force and NIH. The department offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and cooperative PhD degree in partnership with the University of Texas, Arlington.
The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American making it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.
Our new university will also be home to a School of Medicine and will transform Texas and the nation by becoming a leader in student success, teaching, research, and health care. UTRGV will enroll its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine will open in 2016.
Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Physics or related discipline from an accredited university.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
Candidates from all areas of physics are invited, however, the preference will be given to applicants from experimental or applied physics areas. The duties will include teaching physics at both graduate and undergraduate levels, conducting research in the area of expertise, and participating in academic service and service to the community. The successful candidate is expected to build a strong research program on campus, be able to attract extramural funding to support this research, and supervise graduate students in the current M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Strong record of independent publications is desirable. Externally funded research and student support are considered a plus.
Preferred Qualifications
Postdoctoral research experience.
License or Certification Required?
SalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and Experience
Desired Start Date09/01/2015

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status.UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has anNSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Open Date04/15/2015
Close Date05/13/2015
Open Until Filled (overrides close field)No
Review of Candidates Start Date05/14/2015
Additional Information
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
Please Note
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

TT at SUNY Broome CC

Full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Physics available beginning Fall 2015 in the Engineering Science and Physics Department. Master's degree in physics is required; doctorate is preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching physics in the classroom, laboratory and online. Three years of teaching experience or an appropriate combination of teaching, relevant work experience, and scholarly activity are required. Prior teaching, especially in a community college environment, is preferred. 

Preference given to applicants with demonstrated interest and ability in the use of alternative and innovative instructional methods, familiarity with the use of technology in the classroom, and on-line teaching experience. Candidates comfortable in a student-centered environment and with a strong committed to the community college mission are encouraged to apply. Salary range is $38,563 to $50,423. Salary offer will be based on qualifications. 

Submissions accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, application materials must be received by May 15, 2015. Send letter of interest, resume, and the name, address and phone number of three references to SUNY Broome Community College, Attn: Human Resources Office, PO Box 1017, Binghamton, New York 13902.

Term FT Instructor, Georgia Perimeter College

https://careers.gpc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52029

Posting Number:
0001314  
Classification Title:
Limited Term Faculty  
Position Title:
Physics - Limited Term Faculty  
Department:
ALP-Alpharetta Center  
Campus:
Alpharetta Center  
Position Type:
Full-Time Faculty  
Posting Type:
Both  
Job Summary/Basic Function:
This position provides collegiate level instruction in Physics.  
Experience
Teaching experience on the college level is preferred, but not required.  
Education
A minimum of a Master's degree in Physics (with a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in Physics) or a closely related science discipline is required. Doctoral degree is preferred. 
GPC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) with all courses taught by SACS-qualified instructors. 
 
Scope/ Impact
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to teach Physics on the collegiate level. Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning. Must be knowledgeable of current laboratory safety practice and procedures. Excellent communication skills required. Requires excellent organizational skills required to maintain laboratory equipment, work within the department budget and produce, revise, and maintain appropriate records, such as accurate laboratory protocols for preparation and teaching materials, experiments and procedures. Must be able to effectively work with the Department Chair, Science Faculty, and staff, including supervising laboratory assistants. Effective computer skills and use of teaching and laboratory technology are required.  
Physical Requirements:
Position requires local travel. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds of materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate hand-eye coordination to use complex lab equipment in a safe and accurate manner is required. Adequate vision, hearing, and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone, and in writing. Job takes place in normal laboratory and/or classroom and/or office environmental conditions.  
Pre-Employment Requirements:
A Criminal History Check is Required.  
Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard hours (nights and weekends). Classes at GPC are offered morning, afternoon, and evening including weekends.  
Posting Date:
04-20-2015  
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary:
($37,581 w/Master's Degree) ($42,731 w/Doctorate's) per academic year with excellent benefits.  
Anticipated Start Date:
August 2015  
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Graduate Transcript 
 
Optional Applicant Documents:
Other Document 1
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Other Document 4 
 
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation is required for foreign graduate degrees. 

Please apply at: 
careers.gpc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52029 

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
 

Quicklink for Posting:
careers.gpc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52029  

FT Instructor/ Lab Manager, U of N Florida

https://www.unfjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=82902

Job Summary/Responsibilities
UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond. 

The responsibilities will be serving as lab manager for the department and half-time teaching during the academic year. 
 
 
Required Qualifications
The minimum qualifications for this position are an MS in physics or closely-related field and three years of university physics teaching experience. 

A pre-employment background check is performed on candidates selected for employment. 
 
 
Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with some laboratory management experience.  
Department
Physics  
Division
Academic Affairs  
College
College of Arts and Sciences  
Approved Hiring Salary Range
$50,000 to negotiable  
Pay Basis
Annually  
Job Posting Date
04-14-2015  
Application Deadline Date
Open Until Filled
Application Review Date
(Only if open until filled)
04-29-2015  
Contract Period
(Faculty Positions Only)
12 months  
Anticipated Starting Date:
08-17-2015  
Location
(if not Jacksonville)
 
Documents that must be submitted electronically at time of application:
Other Doc
Unofficial Transcript 1
Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Unofficial Transcript 2 
 
Special Instructions
A statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages) must be submitted as Other Doc. 

In addition to the online application, three letters of reference must be submitted to Chris Kelso at PhysicsSearch@unf.edu or Department of Physics, Science and Engineering Bldg. 50, Room 2600, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224. Application review will begin on April 27, 2015. 
 

Monday, April 20, 2015

VAP at Mercer, GA

Mercer University invites applications for a 9-month position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics to begin in the fall of 2015. The Department of Physics grants only bachelor's degrees in physics, and is housed in the College of Liberal Arts. This position would teach twenty-one semester hours of physics courses per academic year and contribute to program and course development within the department and the college. To learn more about the Physics department please visit our department website at http://physics.mercer.edu and our University website at http://www.mercer.edu

Mercer University is a comprehensive institution composed of twelve colleges and schools enrolling 8,000 students. The historic core of the University, the College of Liberal Arts is a highly selective residential institution serving 2,000 students. We are distinguished by the rigor of our academic programs and our commitment to academic freedom. 

An earned doctorate in physics, or its requirements completed by August 2015, from an accredited college/university is required. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and experience beyond the level of teaching assistant. For inquires only, please contact balduz_jl@mercer.edu

Interested applicants must complete the brief online application at https://www.mercerjobs.com and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy. Selection of final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. Review of applications will begin immediately.

FT at Sterling College, KS

POSITION 
A full-time position in the Department of Natural Science and Mathematics is available beginning August 1, 2015.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Teach courses in Physics, Physical Chemistry, and Physical Science.
  • May be required to teach Pre-Calculus, Calculus I, and developmental mathematics courses as needed to meet demands of the college.
  • Advise current students and recruit prospective students.
  • Participate in faculty governance.
QUALIFICATIONS 
All SC employees are expected to demonstrate a strong and articulate Christian faith, to model and mentor students in servant leadership and in the integration of faith into every aspect of life and learning. Specific requirements for this position include:
  • Doctorate in Physics, Physical Chemistry, or related field preferred. M.S./M.A. considered.
  • College teaching experience that demonstrates an understanding of the teaching/learning process.
  • An understanding of undergraduate college students and an ability to relate well to them.
  • An understanding of an interdisciplinary approach to the liberal arts, and an ability to work with faculty from diverse disciplines.
COMPENSATION 
Salary and rank will be determined by credentials and experience applied to an established faculty salary schedule, and accompanying benefits.

THE COLLEGE 
Founded in 1887, Sterling College's mission is to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith. With 653 students and 40 full-time faculty, the campus community shares a vision to be recognized as the finest Christ-centered, servant-leadership-development-focused liberal arts experience in the Great Plains. The City of Sterling is a progressive town of about 2,300 with a very cordial relationship with the college. Sterling has its own medical clinic and a progressive public school system. The local economy is based on farming, ranching, oil, and small manufacturing companies. Hutchinson (pop. 42,000) is a 25-minute drive, and Wichita (pop. 385,000) is about 65 minutes away.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must undergo a background check. To apply: go to www.sterling.edu/employment and complete and submit everything listed once you click on the Physics listing. Please submit all of the requested documents electronically to rdodson@sterling.edu.

Application Information

Sunday, April 19, 2015

VAP at Stetson, FL

Stetson University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor appointment (9 months) in the Department of Physics, starting August 15, 2015. We invite applicants who wish to gain experience teaching in a high quality program that values a close collaborative relationship with students, under the mentorship of experienced senior faculty.   This is a full-time non-tenure- track position.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physics (or a closely related field) or expect to complete a Ph.D. before August 2015.  Teaching experience beyond typical teaching assistantship duties in graduate school will be considered advantageous, but is not absolutely required.  Candidates can expect to teach an introductory level course, multiple introductory lab sections, and an upper level course in physics each semester.  For more information on our expectations in teaching, please see the Academic Affairs website: http://www.stetson.edu/other/faculty/teaching/preparing-to-teach-at-stetson.php
  Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration: 1) a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s interest in the position and qualifications, 2) a statement of the candidate's teaching philosophy, 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and 5) three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover by the recommenders via e-mail or mail, at least one of which should include an evaluation of teaching ability.  Applicants are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion.  Stetson University encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in physics.
 We prefer that application materials be submitted electronically to Dr. Kevin Riggs, chair of the search committee at physics@stetson.edu.  If necessary they can also be mailed to the following address:
 Dr. Kevin Riggs
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Physics
Stetson University
421 N. Woodland Blvd., Unit 8267
DeLand, FL 32723
 Applicants will be considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
THE DEPARTMENT:
 The Department of Physics (http://www.stetson.edu/artsci/physics/) offers an academically rigorous major in Physics, a track in Applied Physics, and a related pre-engineering program. All physics majors are required to complete a laboratory-based senior research project.  We have had considerable success placing students into high quality graduate programs in physics and engineering.  Faculty in the department are committed to providing experiential scientific training in a traditional liberal arts environment in which the primary focus is extensive interaction with undergraduate students in a small class size environment.  Our facilities include state-of-the-art introductory-level equipment and advanced equipment such as an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM), a UHV LEED system, a TV holography system, multiple optical tables, a small radio telescope, and multiple small optical telescopes.
 THE UNIVERSITY:
 Founded in 1883, Stetson University (http://www.stetson.edu) is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs.  Collectively, Stetson’s teacher-scholar faculty works with 3,800 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.  The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 2,500 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music.  Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1945, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves over 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees.  Graduate programs offered at the main campus and at Stetson University Center in Celebration include Business, Educational Leadership, Reading, Education, Counseling, and English. Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. 
 Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning.  Working closely with faculty, staff, and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively.  Stetson’s academic program prepares and inspires students to dare to be significant™, realizing 21stcentury learning goals that will foster their ability and commitment to make a difference in the world.  We seek faculty who themselves dare to be significant; think across disciplinary, methodological, and social boundaries; exercise pedagogical creativity and adaptability (including the use of technology to enrich and extend learning); and are passionate lifelong learners. 
 Stetson values the development of the whole person committed to engaging and building lifelong connections with the larger world through Personal Growth, Intellectual Development, and Global Citizenship. To that end, the University fosters policies, practices, and modes of inquiry to support and explore these values areas, integrated in a University-wide commitment to personal and social responsibility.  Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally.
 THE COMMUNITY:
 DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 25,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.
 SALARY:
 Salary is competitive.
 Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

Friday, April 17, 2015

VAP, Pacific University, OR

The Department of Physics invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in August of 2015. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. in Physics, a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates, and an interest in physics pedagogy. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate who wants to gain experience in a variety of hands-on, student-centered teaching techniques. Courses to be taught might include Introductory Physics with associated labs, Electronics, Cosmology, Optics labs, or other courses depending on the candidate’s experience. The possibility of research with undergraduate students exists.
The successful candidate must have authorization to work in the United States at the time of hire.
Applicants should submit electronically to Patty Larkins, Administrative Assistant, School of Natural Sciences, the following:
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a description of teaching experience and philosophy
  • unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • contact information of three people who we may contact for letters of reference
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Pacific University actively encourages applications from women and members of all protected groups. The successful applicant must have US work authorization at the time of hire.
Pacific University is an independent, comprehensive university in Forest Grove, Oregon (about 25 miles west of Portland). The Physics Department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences (ca. 1600 students), a liberal arts undergraduate college where faculty and staff are committed to an intimate, personalized education. The Physics Department consists of four faculty members and a lab manager, graduating about 5 majors a year.  We strive for an environment that encourages challenging, student-centered learning. For further information regarding the position, please contact Prof. Steve Hall at hall@pacificu.edu.