Monday, September 28, 2015

TT at Aquinas College MI

Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics position starting August 2016. We are seeking an individual who exhibits a strong commitment to teaching physics lectures and laboratories for science and non-science students. 

Our faculty members are responsible for delivering quality, student-centered, hands-on, active instruction in order to prepare our students for success. We are looking for a dynamic, caring professional dedicated to teaching excellence and professional scholarship, who is committed to make a difference in education and research. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Applicants must have Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or closely-related field by the time of appointment
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate scholarship potential and a promising research agenda
Essential Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching load is 12 hours per semester
  • Maintaining office hours
  • Advising students
  • Participating in departmental and college-wide activities including developing new courses and active involvement in undergraduate research
  • Support of biology, chemistry, and mathematics programs,
  • Management of the Baldwin Observatory with a 16-inch telescope
  • Participation in research involving undergraduates.
  • Contributions to the ongoing advancement of the sciences at Aquinas will be expected.
To apply, submit the following: a cover letter, your teaching philosophy, a proposed research agenda, a curriculum vitae, and a list of references. Also include a statement on how you see yourself contributing to the Aquinas College mission ( Send all materials to Lori Orlowski, Director of Administration for Academic and Student Affairs. 
Lori Orlowski, Academic Affairs, Aquinas College
Phone: (616) 632-2151
Email Address:

Deadline: November 30, 2015 

Aquinas College will not sponsor a work visa for this position.