Friday, October 9, 2015

TT at Fort Lewis College CO

The Fort Lewis College Department of Physics and Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physics at the Assistant Professor level commencing in Fall 2016.
The liberal arts mission of Fort Lewis College emphasizes excellence in undergraduate teaching with members of the department contributing to a thriving learning community. The successful applicant will also be expected to carry out research, design, or other scholarly work involving undergraduate students. Fort Lewis encourages applications from qualified candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community through their teaching, research and service. The applicant is expected to teach discipline-appropriate physics and engineering courses that span the curriculum.
The Physics and Engineering Department offers two Bachelors of Science degrees: Physics, and Engineering. The ideal candidate should be eager and qualified to teach a variety of courses within the department.
  • A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field that complements the existing expertise within the department. The degree must be completed and in hand by August 15, 2016.
  • The applicant must be committed to teach and mentor students on interdisciplinary topics. The willingness to work outside of your academic expertise is valued.
  • Successful college teaching experience is a significant attribute, particularly if the candidate is well versed in the use of modern pedagogical techniques.
  • The applicant is expected to develop an active role in extra-curricular, student-centered activities that broaden the undergraduate academic experience.
 Application Process:
Material should be submitted electronically as a SINGLE PDF document. Please submit:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial      copies are acceptable at this time; official transcripts are a condition      of employment for the successful candidate)
  • A narrative description (1-2 pages) of undergraduate      teaching interests and philosophy
  • A narrative description (1-2 pages) of      proposed research/design projects
  • A list of at least three professional      references (Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested for      selected candidates)
  • The successful candidate is required to      pass a background check per State law.
 Application materials should be sent via e-mail to Barbara Any questions regarding this search may be addressed to the search chair Ryan N. Smith:
 All e-mail submissions must include the applicants name, the phrase Physics Search, and Application Packet in the subject line, e.g., <Jane Doe, Physics Search, Application Packet>. Please send a SINGLE PDF file containing the requested materials as an attachment to your email. We advise using the Request Delivery Receipt option in your e-mail client as a confirmation that your application was received.
Applications received by November 1, 2015 will be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, sexual expression, political beliefs, or veteran status.  Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons.  The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff.  People from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  Fort Lewis College offers domestic partner benefits.