Monday, June 27, 2016

TWO VAPs, College of Charleston, SC

Internal Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics/Astronomy
Position Type Visiting
School/Area School of Sciences and Mathematics
Department Physics
Position Description
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the College of Charleston has two visiting assistant professor positions in physics and/or astronomy available for the academic year 2016-2017, August 16, 2016 – May 15, 2017. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy and must be able to accept legal employment in the United States. The teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester in a combination of physics and astronomy lectures and labs. The department consists of 18 roster faculty. Enrollment in each introductory physics or astronomy lecture is typically 48 students per semester with lab sizes of up to 24 students. Applicants must submit a cover letter, vita and statement of teaching philosophy, along with names and contact information for three references that can address their teaching ability or potential to: no later than June 30, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The College is a four-year liberal arts state-supported institution with over 10,000 undergraduate students and several graduate programs, located in the center of Historic Charleston. For more information on the College and the Department, visit

Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 06/07/2016
Closing Date 06/24/2016
Open Until Filled? Yes
Posting Number F2016019P
EEO Statement
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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