Monday, November 25, 2013

TT at King's College, PA

[Editor's note: this position has potential for dual career seekers, since King's College is about 10 miles away from Misericordia University, which announced a TT open position this fall as well ]

King's College seeks an Assistant Professor of Physics. This tenure track position begins fall 2014 and will be responsible for teaching introductory and advanced physics courses and will occasionally teach general education courses as a part of the College's core curriculum. Interested candidates should be committed to teaching at an institution where the liberal arts are emphasized, be prepared to develop a research program suitable for the inclusion of undergraduate science majors, and be committed to growing our new physics major and 3+2 Engineering program. A Ph.D. in a related discipline is required by fall 2014; prior postdoctoral or college teaching experience is beneficial. The successful candidate will also support the Holy Cross Mission and Catholic identity of the College.

Send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests involving undergraduates, academic transcripts, and three reference letters to Physics Search Committee, Academic Affairs Office, King's College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. No electronic applications will be accepted. Only complete applications will be reviewed. The position is open until filled; evaluation of candidates will begin December 16, 2013.

King's College is a private, Catholic, teaching college of the liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross. The College serves over 2400 full-time, part-time, undergraduate, and graduate students. A rigorous core curriculum provides the foundation for all majors. The College is located on a small urban campus in Wilkes-Barre, on the edge of the Pocono Mountains. King's College is committed to equal opportunity in the admission of students, the administration of its education programs and activities, and for employees and applicants for employment without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability in accordance with applicable laws. EOE