Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.
Wittenberg University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Physics Department to begin August, 2015. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Included among our facilities are a well-equipped machine shop, dedicated research laboratories, a parallel computing cluster, and an astronomical observatory.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field, or plan to complete their Ph.D. by the fall 2015 semester, and must demonstrate an interest in exemplary undergraduate teaching and research that involves undergraduate students.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Initially, consideration will be given to only those applications received before January 19, 2015. Screening will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must set up an account and apply through our online system. Complete applications should include the following Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF documents which can be uploaded during the application process:
- Cover letter
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Statement of research interests (the research statement should include how undergraduates might be engaged in research with the candidate)
- The names and contact information for three professional references
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.