Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Fixed Term Lectureship, Penn State Behrend



Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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Behrend College
School of Science


Penn State Behrend invites applications for a non-tenure track, fixed-term appointment in Physics. This position will be at the rank of lecturer starting August 2016. Responsibilities may include: teaching both introductory and upper level undergraduate physics classes commensurate with degree and experience; performing scholarly activity; advising and mentoring students; and service to the school and college. Applicants able to teach upper level laboratory classes are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should possess a commitment to continued growth as an educator and willingness to be an active member of the program. Applicants must have at a least a M.S. in Physics or a related field. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,700 students. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and environmental science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. Upload four documents [1] cover letter, [2] curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, [3] copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and [4] teaching statement. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at kociolek@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.