Friday, March 16, 2012
VAP at Whitman College
The Department of Physics at Whitman College invites applications for a one-year faculty position beginning in August 2012 at the Visiting Assistant Professor rank. A Ph.D. in Physics, or a closely related field, is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate Physics lecture and laboratory courses at both lower- and upper- levels. Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics”. The online position description includes specific instructions on submission of the following materials: letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; graduate transcripts; teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working as teachers and scholars with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction; how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to diversity; and their interest in participating in the College’s general education offerings. Deadline: review of applications begins March 26, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.