Thursday, June 17, 2010

VAP at Univ. of Toledo

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Toledo invites applications for a non-tenure-track visiting position to begin in August 2010. Pending final budgetary approval, the appointment will be for one year with the possibility of reappointment for a second or third year at the discretion of the university. The position will have a primary focus on teaching introductory physics, astronomy, and natural science courses.

A Ph.D in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field is required for appointment at the Visiting Assistant Professor level; candidates with a Masters degree may be considered for appointment at the Visiting Instructor level. Prior teaching experience is required. The candidate filling this position will be expected to teach twelve credit hours of courses per semester, some of which may include laboratory or recitation sections. We encourage applications from women and minority candidates. Review of the applications will begin on July 10, 2010, but the position remains open until filled.

Applicants should include a current CV, a one- or two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters. Applications should be sent to: Chair, VAP Search Committee, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, MS111, Univ. of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 43606-3390 or by e-mail to