Monday, September 12, 2016

1.5 Year VAP, Illinois Wesleyan [Jan 2017]

The Physics Department of Illinois Wesleyan University is seeking to fill a one and a half-year Visiting Assistant Professorship beginning in January 2017. We seek candidates with enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment and a commitment to creative instruction in a variety of settings, including both lecture and laboratory. The successful candidates should be able to teach physics effectively at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. The successful applicant will typically teach a total of 6 courses per year, including introductory physics and lab, and may also teach intermediate or advanced courses, depending on the applicant's areas of interest.

Illinois Wesleyan is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts institution of approximately 1850 students, with programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, nursing, and business. The University is located in Bloomington, Illinois, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 130,000.
A Ph.D. in physics (or a very closely related field) by January 2017 is required. Applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. More information about the department is available at by writing to the Department Chair, Professor Bruno deHarak, at More information about the university is available at

Please submit a letter of application, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via email to Consideration of applications will begin on October 10, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Inclusive Excellence; details at