Tuesday, October 1, 2013

FT Math/Physics, Indiana Wesleyan University

Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,200 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana campus and another 12,200 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, and online.
Within the state of Indiana, IWU has become the fastest-growing university and the largest private university in total enrollment. IWU is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best in the Midwest master’s universities, is listed among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and is recognized as a certified “Best Christian Workplace”.
Description of Position:
Indiana Wesleyan is seeking an individual for a shared appointment in Mathematics and Physics. Rank will be based on the successful applicant’s qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have interest and ability in collaborative efforts and who are able to teach a flexible schedule with changing emphasis in either field. We seek a candidate who is also committed to building and sustaining an active program of undergraduate research involving students from both departments. IWU faculty should model Christian servant leadership, and service expectations will be divided between the two departments. As constituents of our vibrant School of the Physical and Applied Sciences of 36 full-time faculty, the Departments of Mathematics and Physics have together six full-time faculty members and share strong commitments to high quality, academically rigorous teaching and undergraduate research.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Mathematics, Physics or a closely related field and an active, growing and evangelical Christian faith. A commitment to teaching excellence within a Christ-centered academic community is essential.
Application Process:
Visit our website, http://www.indwes.edu/hr to access the online application. Please note that the application page will expire 60 minutes after it is opened. We encourage you to review the application, gather the appropriate information and formulate responses to questions before reopening the application to submit your information. Please have the following documents accessible to attach and/or reference:
1. Curricular vitae
2. A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional and three personal references
3. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial)
Pending budget approval, the position will be open for fall of 2014. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.