Randolph College’s Department of Physics and Department of Environmental Studies seek a one-year full time Visiting Professor of Environmental Science and Physics, beginning July 1, 2012. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (such as Earth or Environmental Science, Geology, Geophysics, or Physics) or interdisciplinary graduate program is required. Field experience with geophysical methods is desirable. We seek a natural scientist whose first priority is high-quality teaching in a competitive liberal arts college. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability and interest in interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship, enthusiasm for community involvement and will be expected to participate in senior programs in both departments. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper-level physics, geology, and environmental science courses and engaging undergraduate students in research.
Send curriculum vitae, cover letter, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three referees to: Dr. Tatiana Gilstrap, Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24503 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.