Wednesday, June 29, 2016

VAP, Montclair State, NJ


Applicants must have a strong background in physics and interest in teaching undergraduate students. The primary responsibility of the candidate will be to teach the algebra or calculus-based undergraduate physics courses, lab sections, and possibly upper-level courses for physics majors. The teaching load will be 12-credit hours per semester with no more than two preparations. The department also offers opportunities to collaborate on research-related activities.


A Ph.D. in Physics or related discipline is preferred, but candidates with a Master's degree and extensive teaching experience in Physics may also be considered. All candidates should demonstrate evidence of effective teaching and have sensitivity to a diversity of student backgrounds.

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Applicants should submit a single .pdf file containing: (i) a CV and (ii) a single statement (3 to 6 pages) discussing their professional goals, teaching philosophy, and research experience. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately. All materials should be emailed to Alternatively, the package can be mailed to:

Attn: Physics Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Montclair, NJ 07043