Friday, March 1, 2013

VAP at SUNY Geneseo

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the State University of New York at Geneseo invites applications for a temporary, one-year, full-time faculty position at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer level to begin in August 2013.

The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in physics by August 20, 2013. The candidate must also demonstrate an interest and potential for excellent teaching throughout our undergraduate curriculum. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to be a good department colleague and a good citizen of the college. Preference will be given to candidates who can involve students in undergraduate research projects.

To apply, please submit an online faculty application at Online applications must include a cover letter, current vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of proposed research plans if applicable. Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to Ms. Casey Bickle, Department Secretary, Department of Physics, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454. Letters of recommendation may also be submitted electronically to or attached to the application.

Inquiries may be directed to Steve Padalino, Search Committee Chair, at To ensure full consideration, complete applications and letters of recommendation should be received by April 1, 2013.

SUNY Geneseo is a residential 4-year public liberal arts college located 30 miles south of Rochester, NY. Department facilities include a 1.7 MV Pelletron accelerator, 20-inch reflecting telescope, scanning probe microscopy lab, digital planetarium, and a cavity enhanced spectroscopy lab.

All applicants are subject to criminal background checks.
SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.