Thursday, March 17, 2016

VAP, Wesleyan CT

[Ed note: this position originally had a bad contact email. It has been corrected.]

Job Posting Number
Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Physics Department-1106
Job Category
Faculty Posting
Position Type

Position Details
The Wesleyan University Physics Department seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2016. The successful candidate will teach five courses during the 2016-17 academic year. Courses will be chosen to match the candidate’s interests and expertise with the department’s needs. Applications from graduates of programs in physics education are particularly welcome.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by September 1, 2016.
Management Competencies

Special Instructions To Applicants
You will be required to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a brief statement of teaching interests. We invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.
You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of two referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). Interfolio users, see Additional Information.
After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your two referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Additional Information
Review of applications will commence on 1 April.
Questions about the position may be directed to Janet Desmarais, Administrative Assistant for the Department of Physics (

Note for Interfolio users:
We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application.
For further instructions, look here:
Supplemental Questions

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Optional and Required Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Interests
Optional Documents