Wednesday, February 29, 2012

VAP at University of San Diego (CA)

The Physics Department at the University of San Diego is seeking an enthusiastic teacher with a Ph.D. in physics and a strong commitment to the undergraduate liberal arts environment. The ability to work in the United States is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general physics and possibly astronomy, full time, for one academic year, beginning in the fall of 2012. The Physics Department is housed in the Shiley Center for Science and Technology, a state of the art teaching and research facility completed in 2003, and is designed for interdisciplinary efforts. Our Department has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy in a liberal arts environment, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Interested applicants should submit their cv and teaching statement as one complete PDF file via email to with the subject line "physics2012search". The Letters of reference, and transcripts must be forwarded as hard copy to Professor Greg Severn, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Physics, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110. The Physics Department website: Review of applications begins on March 30, 2012.