Tuesday, May 15, 2012

VAP at University of Alaska Fairbanks

The College of Natural Science and Mathematics of the University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for a one-year Term-funded position of Visiting Assistant Professor for the Department of Physics. Duties will include approximately 12 contact hours per week of teaching physics courses at the introductory and advanced undergraduate level, and coordinating and supervising activities related to labs. Preference will be given to a candidate who has a record of successful teaching beyond TA level, and be comfortable teaching courses that require proficiency with computer programming and simulation.
The Physics Department offers degrees for a comprehensive major at the undergraduate level and MS and Ph.D. in space physics and physics at the graduate level. The department graduates an average of 10 undergraduates, 4 masters and 3 Ph.D. per year, and conducts excellent research and teaching by a team of 14 faculty. Please visit our website: http://www.uaf.edu/physics for more information.
To apply, send cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and three letters of professional recommendation to our UAF Job Opportunities web-link: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=77142 Email inquiries can be sent to Department Chair, Ataur Chowdhury, at archowdhury@alaska.edu. The starting date for applications will begin on May 10, 2012. Review of applications will start on May 21, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.