Tuesday, October 13, 2015

VAP, SUNY- Oswego

The Department of Physics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a one year position with the possibility of extension as a Visiting Assistant Professor position.

Posting Date: October 13, 2015

Review Date: Review of applications will begin October 27, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: http://www.suny.edu/benefits/ 

Date of Appointment: August 2016
Description of Responsibilities: Will teach undergraduate courses in general physics (experimental and theoretical) and specialty courses in area of expertise.
This position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: Must have a PhD in Physics or related field at time of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications: Post-doctoral and/or previous teaching experience is desirable.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of graduate transcripts or equivalent verification of degree completion if from international institution, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references electronically to:


If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:

Mohammad Islam, Search Committee Chair
315 312 2878

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered. 

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department: The Department of Physics is a vibrant department that supports degrees in Physics, Applied Physics and Physics Education. The department has well equipped upper division laboratory equipment in astronomy and astrophysics, quantum mechanics, optics, nano-physics, nuclear physics and condensed matter physics. The department has an active undergraduate research program.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News "America's Best Colleges" in 2010, a Kiplinger's "Best College Value" for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu. 

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