Thursday, April 7, 2016

1-Year VAP, SUNY Geneseo

Position Information

Campus TitleVisiting Assistant Professor - Physics and Astronomy
DepartmentPhysics & Astronomy
Position Summary
The Department of Physics at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August, 2016. The appointment is for one year. Duties of the position include:
• Teach undergraduate courses in physics, including lecture and lab-based courses.
• Opportunity to conduct research in physics with involvement of undergraduates in research highly encouraged.
• Contribute to department functioning through committee service.
• Contribute service to the discipline and/or community.
Required Qualifications
• PhD in Physics at time of appointment.
• Evidence of preparation to teach undergraduate lecture and lab courses.
Preferred Qualifications
• Prior successful teaching experience in Physics at the undergraduate level.
• Prior experience teaching or coordinating undergraduate lab sections.
• Evidence of an active research program in physics with capability for involving undergraduate researchers.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberF033
Number of Vacancies1
Full or Part-timeFull-Time
Appointment TypeTerm NonTenure Track
Length of Initial Appointment1 year
Appointment Start Date09/01/2016
Job Posting Date04/07/2016
Apply By04/22/2016
Job Posting Closed Date
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses teaching and research qualifications and a CV. In addition, applicants should be prepared to supply contact information (email address) for three references. References will be invited to submit letters of recommendation at the time of application.
Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by April 22, 2016. The final date that letters of reference will be accepted is May 9, 2016.
About SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:
Background Investigation Statement
All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at
Clery Statement
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