Wednesday, March 23, 2016

1-Year Instructorship, Augsburg College MN

Job Description:
The Department of Physics at Augsburg College invites applications for a full-time (6-course load), one-year, non-tenure-track position to begin August 15, 2016.  The Department is distinctive with faculty engaged in peer-reviewed research alongside undergraduates and committed to vibrant classes in the general education curriculum.  Teaching and mentoring students within the context of active scientific investigation is of paramount importance to us.
The person in this position may teach courses in General Physics, Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism, as well as opportunities to teach classes part of the general education curriculum.  A PhD in Physics or closely related field is preferred.

A Master's degree in Physics required; PhD in Physics or closely related field is preferred.

Additional Information:
Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the city's largest medical complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners Theatre district are just a few blocks away.  In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a vibrant branch campus in Rochester, the fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System.  In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Namibia.

Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to approximately 4,000 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 15:1, the college focuses on close personal interaction with faculty and experiential education opportunities on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings. See more at

Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.  Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these competencies.

Application Instructions:
Upload a cover letter, curriculum vita and evidence of successful teaching (e.g., evaluations, syllabi). As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in this search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by April 1, 2016.