Thursday, November 6, 2014

VAP at Gettysburg College PA

Visiting Professor of Physics - One Year Appointment 

Position Summary: The Department of Physics at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year appointment with the possibility of a renewal for a second full year beginning August 2015. We seek individuals who have a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts environment to teach three courses per semester, one course possibly being an advanced laboratory course for upper-level physics majors. 

Candidates should have a doctorate in physics, astronomy, or a closely allied field. 

Application Details: 
Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and current email addresses for three professional references. Please limit the CV to 4 pages and teaching statement to 3 pages. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Applications and letters of recommendation received by January 15th will be given fullest consideration, but submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. 

Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Sharon Stephenson at

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability.