Sunday, September 11, 2016

3-Year VAP, College of Wooster, OH

The College of Wooster: Faculty: Physics
3-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Location: Wooster OH
Closes: Dec 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-4 hours)
The College of Wooster Physics Department invites applications for a three-year visiting position in Physics beginning Fall 2017 to teach upper and lower level physics courses and labs, and to guide student research projects. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education; the ability to meaningfully involve undergraduate students in research is essential. Ph.D. in Physics or related field required. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. The College of Wooster is an independent liberal arts institution with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Our department is an inclusive community with close faculty-student interactions and mentoring. Our physics club has won national awards for its elementary school outreach program. Each Wooster student completes a yearlong senior thesis project in our nationally recognized senior capstone program. Wooster ranks in the top 3 percent nationally as the baccalaureate origin of Ph.D.s when compared with other 4-year institutions.  For more information on the department and the College, please visit

Ph.D. in Physics or related field required.

Applicants should submit a letter of application including a statement of how they would contribute to diversity in the classroom or curriculum, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug- free workplace.